Very Worshipful Bro. Mark Robert Jason Eyles-Thomas
Mark was initiated in the Universal Lodge No. 8219 in December 1993 and became the Worshipful Master in 2000. He has held several offices within the Lodge including Mentor, Assistant Director of Ceremonies and Treasurer. He is a subscribing member of four Lodges within the Province viz., Universal Lodge No. 8219, North Kent Masters’ Lodge No. 9062, Fiennes Cornwallis Lodge No. 9279 and the West Kent Masters’ Lodge No. 5778. Mark is also an honorary member of six further Lodges viz., Union Waterloo No.13 (Atholl Lodge Assoc.), Erdemont Lodge No. 5865, Swanley Lodge No. 5873, St Giles & St Luke Lodge No. 6668, Lodge of Sincerity No. 6868 and the Wheatsheaf Lodge No. 9445.
Mark was exalted in the Universal Chapter No. 8219 in January 1997 and became MEZ in June 2012 and again in 2019. He was appointed a Provincial Grand Steward in October 2011 and became a member of the West Kent Provincial Grand Stewards’ Chapter No. 8565 in March 2012. Mark is also a member of Regents Park Meridian Chapter No. 9202 and is a Founding member of the Hervey Chapter No. 1692 (primus Scribe N).
Mark became an active Grand Officer in April 2015, being appointed AGStB. In May 2016 he was appointed an Assistant Provincial Grand Master and received promotion in Grand Rank to PSGD in April 2017. He was appointed Deputy Provincial Grand Master in May 2018 and was promoted in Grand Rank to PGSwdB in April 2019.
Mark is President of the West Kent Light Blues Club, a Freeman of the City of London, a member of the Worshipful Company of Security Professionals and a playing member of the MCC. He is also a Mark Mason, Greenwich Chapter No. 332 and a member of the Ancient & Accepted Rite (Rose Croix), Westwood Chapter No.764 & Kent Chapter No. 1071.