- The official dress for the Fourth Degree
Exemplification is black tuxedo, black bow tie, plain white
tuxedo shirt (NO wing tip shirts), black shoes, and
black cummerbund. Religious and members of the armed
services may wear their clerical garb or dress uniform
respectively. Members shall wear the official dress plus
social baldric, lapel pin and jewel of office.
Starting at the Supreme
level there is the Supreme Master and the Supreme Board of
Directors. The next level of the structure is broken into
provinces of which there are twenty. Each province is lead
by a Vice-Supreme Master. The Vice-Supreme Master wears a
light blue lined cape and chapeau. There are currently 15
provinces in the United States, 4 in Canada, 1 in Mexico and
1 in the Philippines.
province is then broken up into districts. Orange County
Assemblies are in the
Most districts are either an entire State or a
section of a larger State
(i.e. California has three districts - North, Central and
South). A Master (jewel pictured left) is in
charge of a District and wears gold lined cape and chapeau.
Master's are responsible for overseeing the Installation of
4th Degree Assembly Officers, The Renewal of Obligations in
January, and holding at least one 4th Degree Exemplification
a Master usually has a District Marshall
right) to assist him. The District Marshall wears a
green lined cape and chapeau. Faithful Navigators wear a
white cape and chapeau.
The Jewel for the 4th degree officers are suspended from a
red, white, and blue ribbon. Each contains the 4th Degree
Emblem and title of the Officer's position. The Assembly is
structured in much the same manner as a Council. Below is a
chart that shows the 4th Degree Assembly Officer's title and
the 3rd Degree Council equivalent.