Most important to the State of New York Illustrious Brother Peter J. Samiec, 33° Active Member of Supreme Council resigned as Deputy for New York; a position he has filled since 2008.
He was elected Grand Lieutenant Commander of Supreme Council, 33°, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction of the United States of America replacing Illustrious Brother Jim S. Deyo, 33° Active Member who retired as the Grand Lieutenant Commander. Congratulations to Illustrious Brother Peter as you assume your new duties. We are all most appreciative of your efforts and leadership in New York State as our Deputy.
Illustrious Brother David P. Spencer, 33° Active Member of Supreme Council was elected Deputy for New York replacing Illustrious Brother Peter. Congratulations to David as you assume your new duties. We all look forward to working with and assisting Brother David in the future.
Illustrious Brother Stephen R. Whittaker, 33°, Active Member of Supreme Council was elected Grand Master General of Ceremonies of Supreme Council. Congratulations to Brother Stephen.
Congratulations go to all of these Brothers as they assume new leadership duties in the Supreme Council.
Brother Secretaries, the new Allegiance for 2013-2014 to be used in all Valley publications accompanies this letter. The 2013-2014 Allegiance replaces all versions previously used. Please make certain that is used effective August 20, 2013.
Sincerely and fraternally,
Ill.·. James D. Swan, Jr., 33°
Council of Deliberation, AASR, NY