Worshipful Bro. Andrew David Stevens PProvSGW
Andrew (familiarly known as Andy) was born in Margate on 14th August 1971, lived in Thanet until 1997 then escaped over the Wantsum and now live in Herne Bay. He attended Chatham House Grammar School in Ramsgate.
Andy began working for the welding & fabrication company started by his Father in 1989 (after working Saturdays and school holidays since he was fourteen)! He worked in most areas of the workshop eventually becoming involved in CNC programming and project design. He became a Director in 2001 and took over as Managing Director in 2008.
Andy is married to Gemma who is an Early Years Lecturer at East Kent College and they have two teenage daughters.
Initiated into the Rutupiae Lodge No 6611 in January 1997 (by his Dad).
Joined Chestfield Lodge No 9058 in Feb 2000, became Worshipful Master in 2006.
Held the offices (in 9058) of Charity Steward, ADC then became DC in 2012.
Member of the Kent Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge No 5866.
Founding Junior Warden of the Spirit of Rugby Lodge No 9922.
Honorary member of the Sharpers Hall Lodge No 9196 in Herne Bay.
Appointed Provincial Grand Steward in 2012.
Joined the team of Provincial Escorting Directors of Ceremonies in 2013.
Promoted to Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies in 2015.
Promoted to Provincial Senior Grand Warden in 2016.
Re-appointed Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies in April 2017.
Promoted to Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies in September 2017.
Exalted into the Graystone Chapter No 1915 in 2012, Andy is due to be Installed as First Principal in October 2017
Other Masonic Details:
Perfected into the Cornwallis Rose Croix Chapter No 444 and a member of the Wildfire Cork Lodge (Ye Ancient Order of Noble Corks).
Andy is the Treasurer of the East Kent Rugby Association and a Membership Advisor for the Herne Bay and Whitstable areas. He helped to develop the recruitment and membership process for “unsupported” enquiries.
Rugby Union – Andy is a big Leicester Tigers fan and also a member of the England Rugby Supporters Club. He also enjoys reading (when he has the time), camping & hill walking.