Arch Mason, BC and Yukon
2016 - 2017
MEC Godfrey Onyemaobi was born
in 1966 in Nigeria West Africa where he had his Education,
graduating with a B.Sc in Media Communications and a Masters in
International Relations and Strategic Studies in 1988 and 1990
Coming from an active political
family, he became active in Nigerian Politics and was elected to
the State Assembly in 1991, serving as Minority Chief Whip and
served in various capacities while elected. He was actively
involved in making Laws protecting the Rights of Women and
Children. Unfortunately, in 1994 the Military struck in a Coup
and proscribed all democratic structures. He went back to his
original passion which was advertising and Public Relations and
worked as an advert Copywriter for Daily Star Newspapers and a
Consultant on many major brand adverts. A job he did with
passion till 2000 when he left Nigeria.
In late 2000 he migrated to
Canada where he met his wife and has two lovely sons. He is
currently a self-employed Computer Network Systems Professional
and specializes in cyber security and network administration.
Hobbies include playing Chess, listening to music, esoteric
studies and brainstorming.
He began his Masonic
career in Nigeria where he got his three Craft Degrees in Lodge
Meridian # 1742 on the Roll of the Grand Lodge of Scotland
District Grand Lodge of Nigeria in 1993, now # 34 Under the
Grand Lodge of Nigeria. In 2001 he affiliated with Burrard Lodge
#50 and has served as WM and currently serves as Director of
Ceremonies. He was appointed Grand Pursuivant of the Grand Lodge
of BC &Y in 2013.
Served as 1st
Principal of North Vancouver King Solomon Chapter # 16
and was appointed Grand Superintendent of District # 7 in 2010.
Elected as Grand Senior Sojourner of our Grand Chapter in 2012.
Served as Thrice
Illustrious Master of Zaphon Council #8 Cryptic Rite Masons
Royal and Select Masters
(2009) and was appointed Grand Steward of the Grand Council R &
SM of Western Canada in 2010. Elected as Grand Inspector General
of BC Lower Mainland District in 2013.
Presided over Capilano
River Lodge #8 Royal Ark Mariners in 2009 as Worthy Master
Presided over Jordan
Preceptory #76 Sovereign Great Priory of Canada - Knight
Templars as Preceptor.
2009 2010 & 2010 2011. Appointed as Grand Captain of the
Guard of The Sovereign Great Priory of Canada in 2013
Presided over Dogwood
Council #171 Allied Masonic Degrees of Canada (AMD) as Sovereign
Master. 2009 2010 &
2010 2011. Appointed Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2014.
Presided over B.C & Yukon
Conclave #7- Order of the Secret Monitor (OSM) as Supreme Ruler
2012. Appointed Grand Bow Bearer in 2014.
Presided over Lumen
Terrestris College - Societas Rosicrusiana in Anglia (S.R.I.A)
as Celebrant in 2011
Member - Royal City
Conclave #22- Red Cross of Constantine Grand Imperial Conclave
Member - York Rite
Sovereign College of North America British Columbia College #
Member - Fraser
Tabernacle #163 The Holy Royal Arch Knight Templar Priests
Grand College of England.
Member - Knights of the
York Cross of Honour (KYCH) Priory #67.
Worthy Master - Baldwin
Chapel #99 Commemorative Order of St Thomas of Acon. (Founder