The second Chapter meeting of the year for 2014 was a transition of Lieutenants. Robert Peters KC*HS had been Lieutenant of Australia – Western since 26 June 2006 to 3 May 2014 when his replacement Jack Gardner KCHS was made Lieutenant on Sunday 4 May 2014. He was also promoted to Knight Commander with Star at the same time.
The meeting started with a fellowship of members and prospective members for 2014. A light supper was served with all asked to bring a plate. As per usual there was plenty of food for all to sample before the meeting commenced.
The meeting commenced with Robert Peters presenting the new Lieutenant his certificate of promotion to KC*HS. He then presented Janet Gardner, the Lieutenants wife with her certificate of promotion from Dame to Dame Commander.
The meeting also introduced the new council assisting the Lieutenant. They are:
|Ecclesiastical K.M. of Ceremonies||Rev Fr Richard Smith|
|Lay Knight Master of Ceremonies||Derek Peters|
Major topics of discussion was the Investiture on 8th November 2014 and the contingent 13 of new Knights and Dames from Penang Malaysia joining the order during this investiture.
The meeting then proceeded as per normal and finished about 8:45pm.