I would like to start by saying thank you. Thank you for a life time of brotherly friendship and thank you for your vote of confidence in re-electing me to this most esteem position. I am indeed proud to serve Freemasonry in this capacity. In return of that confidence, I pledge to all the members of the United Supreme Council, 33° of the Ancient & Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Prince Hall Affiliation, Southern Jurisdiction that I will do my utmost to fulfill the duties of Sovereign Grand Commander with respect for the members and a keen focus on the future.
Illustrious Deary Vaughn, 33°
Sovereign Grand Commander