List of Mark Acting Officers 
The Mark Masons Order in the Province is administered by a number of hard working and dedicated Freemasons. The Brethren who have been honoured with Provincial Rank devote an enormous amount of their own time toward the smooth running of the Order.
Provincial Rank Acting Officer Lodge/Chapter
Provincial Grand Master R.W.Bro. Keith Hodgson PGM Faithfull Lodge No. 229
Deputy Provincial Grand Master V.W.Bro. Barry Kirkbride PGJO Gardiner Lodge No. 738
Assistant Provincial Grand Master W.Bro. Douglas Graham Sanderson PGSD Scawfell Lodge No. 1397
Senior Warden W.Bro. John Riley  Faithfull Lodge No. 229
Junior Warden W.Bro. Andrew Lister  Ehen Lodge No. 779
Master Overseer W.Bro. Clive Alan Swindle  Whitwell Lodge No. 151
Senior Overseer W.Bro. Shane Huddart  Monument Lodge No. 1567
Junior Overseer W.Bro. Graham Needham  Kent Dale Lodge No. 195
Chaplain W.Bro. Robert Friedrich Roeschlaub PDepGChap Loughrigg Lodge No. 805
Provincial Grand Treasurer W.Bro. Lee Howard Dixon  Faithfull Lodge No. 229
Registrar W.Bro. David Richardson Robinson PGSD Faithfull Lodge No. 229
Secretary W.Bro. Peter John Sacre PAGDC Derwent Lodge No. 282
Director of Ceremonies W.Bro. Phillip Carruthers GStwd Derwent Lodge No. 282
Almoner W.Bro. Kenneth Clark Archer PAGDC Derwent Lodge No. 282
Charity Steward W.Bro. Thomas Hodgson PAGDC Faithfull Lodge No. 229
Inspector of Works W.Bro. Stuart John Wallace  Duddon Lodge No. 1481
Sword Bearer W.Bro. Alan Moody  Derwent Lodge No. 282
Deputy Grand Chaplain W.Bro. David Fallowfield  Inglewood Lodge No. 462
Deputy Grand Secretary W.Bro. Lawrence James Hinde PAGDC Sewell Lodge No. 421
Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies W.Bro. Richard John Benn AGDC Gardiner Lodge No. 738
Senior Deacon W.Bro. James Wright  Knock Murton Lodge No. 1761
Senior Deacon W.Bro. Edward Alan Mitchinson  Loughrigg Lodge No. 805
Junior Deacon W.Bro. Michael James Ward  Bective Lodge No. 452
Junior Deacon W.Bro. Jose Antonio Guerreiro Faustino  Eden Valley Lodge No. 888
Provincial Assistant Grand Chaplain W.Bro. Michael Anthony Swidenbank  Kent Dale Lodge No. 195
Assistant Secretary W.Bro. John Coulthard Reay  Monument Lodge No. 1567
Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies W.Bro. David Christopher Pigney  Eden Valley Lodge No. 888
Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies W.Bro. Christopher Paul Hargreaves  Whitwell Lodge No. 151
Organist V.W.Bro. Neville Hurst Parry PGJO Bective Lodge No. 452
Standard Bearer W.Bro. John Moore Ravell  St. John’s Lodge No. 1037
Assistant Standard Bearer W.Bro. Gerald Davies  Belaside Lodge No. 1340
Inner Guard W.Bro. George Tuck  Alston Galena Lodge No. 1963
Steward W.Bro. Andrew Norman Dresser  Faithfull Lodge No. 229
Steward W.Bro. Brian William Payne  St. John’s Lodge No. 1037
Steward W.Bro. Allan Cooper  Sewell Lodge No. 421
Steward W.Bro. Peter Caunce  Gardiner Lodge No. 738
Tyler W.Bro. Norman James Eve PGStdB Derwent Lodge No. 282
Provincial Grand Master – RW Bro Keith Hodgson
 
R.W.Bro. Keith Hodgson Mark
R.W.Bro. Keith Hodgson was Installed as Provincial Grand Master on 21st June 2012. He was advanced in Faithfull Lodge No. 229 on 11 May 1983 and was Worshipful Master in 1997. He is a Past Master of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Mark Masters No. 1466, a member of Scawfell Lodge No. 1397 and The Grand Master’s Mark Lodge, and was a Founder of The Rugby Football Lodge.

His first appointment in Provincial Grand Lodge was that of Provincial Grand Steward in 1998, Provincial Grand Master Overseer in 1999 and Provincial Grand Senior Warden in 2001. He was appointed Assistant Provincial Grand Master in 2007. In the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons he was appointed to Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2004 and promoted to Past Grand Junior Deacon in 2008. 

Royal Ark Mariners
R. W. Bro. Keith Hodgson was Installed as Provincial Grand Master on 21st June 2012He was elevated in Collin Lodge No. 151 in March 1996 and was Worshipful Commander in 2005.

He is a member of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Commanders No. 1466. He was appointed Assistant Provincial Grand Master in 2007. In 2007 he was appointed to Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank.

Deputy Provincial Grand Master – VW Bro Barry Kirkbride
 
W.Bro. Barry Kirkbride

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V.W. Bro. Barry Kirkbride was Installed as Deputy Provincial Grand Master on 21st June 2012. He was advanced in Gardiner Lodge on 4 October 1983 and was Worshipful Master in 1994.

He is a Past Master of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Mark Masters No. 1466 and a Founder and Past Master of Arthur French Sewell Lodge of Provincial Grand Stewards No 1814.

His first appointment in Provincial Grand Lodge was that of Provincial Grand Steward in 1995, Provincial Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies 1996 to 1998, Provincial Grand Junior Warden in 1999. Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies 2000 to 2002 and Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies 2003 to 2011. In the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons he was appointed to Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2002, promoted to Past Grand Junior Deacon in 2007 and to Past Grand Junior Overseer in 2013. 

Royal Ark Mariners
W. Bro. Barry Kirkbride was Installed as Deputy Provincial Grand Master on 21st June 2012. He was elevated in St Herbert’s Lodge in January 1991 and was Worshipful Commander in 1995.

He was a Founder and Past Commander of William Crellin Lodge No. 738 and a Past Commander of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Commanders No 1466. He was appointed Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in 1998 and Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in 2002.

Assistant Provincial Grand Master – W Bro Douglas Sanderson
 
W.Bro. Malcolm Robson

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W. Bro. Douglas G. Sanderson was Installed as Assistant Provincial Grand Master on 21st June 2018. He was advanced into Scawfell Lodge on 6 April 1990 and was Worshipful Master in 1998. He is a Past Master of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Mark Masters No. 1466 and a Founder and Past Master of Knock Murton Lodge, Arthur French Sewell Lodge and is also a Founder Member of Golden Jubilee Lodge. His first appointment in Provincial Grand Lodge was that of Provincial Grand Steward in 1998, Promoted to Provincial Grand Standard Bearer in 2000 and Provincial Grand Junior Warden in 2002. Appointed to Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies 2012 and Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies 2013. In the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons he was appointed to Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2005 and promoted to Past Grand Senior Deacon in 2014. 

Royal Ark Mariners
W. Bro. Douglas G. Sanderson was Installed as Assistant Provincial Grand Master on 21st June 2018. He was elevated in Duddon Lodge in September 1992 and was Worshipful Commander in 1999.

He is a Founder and Commander of Knock Murton Lodge, No. 1761 and a Past Commander of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Commanders No. 1466. He was appointed Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in 2005 and Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in 2011.

Provincial Grand Secretary – W Bro Peter Sacre
 
W.Bro. Peter Sacre, PAGDC

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W Bro. Peter Sacre was advanced in Derwent Lodge No. 282 on 5th March 1986 becoming Master in 1999. He is a Founder member of Golden Jubilee Lodge No. 1821, being installed as Master in 2006 and is also a member of Cumbria Lodge of Installed Mark Masters No. 1466.

His first appointment in Provincial Grand Lodge was that of Provincial Grand Sword Bearer in 2001, being promoted to Past Provincial Grand Senior Overseer 2005, Past Provincial Grand Junior Warden in 2009 and further promoted to Provincial Grand Senior Warden in 2013. In 2018 W Bro Sacre was appointed Provincial Grand Secretary.

In the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons, he was appointed Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2016.

 

Royal Ark Mariners
W Bro. Peter Sacre was elevated in Derwent Valley RAM Lodge No.282 in 1992, was Worshipful Commander in 2009 and has been Scribe since 2010.

He is a member of the Installed Commanders No 1466 and was appointed Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank in 2016.