Our Leaders

Youth Leaders

International DeMolay Congress

The DeMolay Congress is the Senate-style body where two voting delegates represent each DeMolay Jurisdiction. The delegates meet once a year and elect an International Master Councilor and an International Congress Secretary, who lead and serve as the heads of the body for a time span of one year.

Max Shanmugasundaram - IMC

Max Shanmugasundaram

International Master Councilor

Cole Westermayer - ICS

Cole Westermayer

International Congress Secretary

Adult Leaders


The International Supreme Council is the governing body of DeMolay International.  It is composed of dedicated adult leaders from around the world who are responsible for the growth and success of DeMolay. The Grand Master, the Grand Senior Councilor, the Grand Junior Councilor, the Grand Secretary, and the Grand Treasurer are the elected leaders of the International Supreme Council.

Jeffery A. Brunson, GC

Grand Master


William R. Gordon

Grand Senior Councilor

GJC - Russ Scanlan

Russ A. Scanlan

Grand Junior Councilor


Gregory A. Chiles, PGM GC

Grand Treasurer

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Steven E. Crane, PGM GC

Grand Secretary

Board of Directors

DeMolay International

The Board of Directors transacts all business of DeMolay International and is composed of 19 positions specifically defined in the By-laws. The Board of Directors shall meet during the last three months of the calendar year at a time and place selected by the Grand Master, though traditionally, the Board of Directors meets quarterly to provide executive leadership and guidance for the organization. All actions of the Board of Directors must be ratified by the International Supreme Council, the governing body of DeMolay International.

The following slate of officers and directors were unanimously elected to serve on the Board of Directors for the current term:

Jeffery A. Brunson, GC

Chairman, Grand Master

William R. Gordon

Vice Chairman, Grand Senior Councilor

Russ A. Scanlan

Grand Junior Councilor

Gregory A. Chiles, PGM GC

Grand Treasurer

Steve E. Crane, PGM GC

Grand Secretary

Max Shanmugasundaram

Class VI Representative

International Master Councilor

Cole Westermayer

Class VI Representative

International Congress Secretary

Harry Needham

Region I Representative

Paul Mossberg

Region II Representative

R.J. "Jody" Meguiar

Region III Representative

John Wendell Haney, GC

Region IV Representative

Gavin DeGrave

Region V Representative

Jeffrey C. Kitsmiller, Jr., GC

Region VI Representative

Jonathan "Jon" Sellars, PGM GC

Region VII Representative

Troy Nutter

Region VIII Representative

Roberto Lara

Region IX Representative

Nikolaos Kilakos

Region X Representative

Brad Northcutt

Chairman, Executive Officers' Conference

Jeff McMorris

Jurisprudence & Legislation Committee Chair

Steven Yeffa

Budget and Finance Committee Chair

* Denotes non-voting members. ** Denotes non-voting employee that has a direct report to the Board of Directors

The Board of Directors consists of the following: one Class 1 member as a representative from each of the DeMolay regions; and the Grand Master, Grand Senior Councilor, Grand Junior Councilor, Grand Secretary, Grand Treasurer, a representative selected from the Executive Officers’ Conference, and two Class 6 members of DeMolay International. The Chairman of the Jurisprudence and Legislation Committee, the Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee and the General Counsel shall be members without a vote.

International Headquarters

DeMolay International – Henry E. “Hank” Stickney Service & Leadership Center

10200 NW Ambassador Drive, Kansas City, MO 64153
1-800-DEMOLAY (Toll Free) | (816) 891-8333  | Fax: (816) 891-9062
DeMolay Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 AM CST to 5:00 PM CST

Alan Kelvin

Executive Director

Frank Nordstrom

Director of Membership

Charity Lankford

Office Manager

Bobi L. Maddux

Manager of Administration


David Coffman

Interim Corporate Controller

For over one hundred years, DeMolay International has given young men the tools to become leaders on their path.




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