Offices are positions of official responsibility within the Temple. Officers dutifully serve the Temple to ensure its smooth running. Offices require an Oath of Office.
The Councillors act as the general management (board of directors) as well as the Supreme Court to act and decide upon appeals. The Council is meant to provide a sense of direction without inhibiting the latitude that each Master, Knight, and member deserves.(read more)
The Council Secretary is responsible for the day-to-day communications and record-keeping of the Council, manages and certifies Council votes, and serves as organizational and logistical support to the department heads as needed. Because the Temple is incorporated as a non-profit, the Council Secretary also serves as the corporate secretary.
Council Secretary: ren
The Degree Administrator
The degree administrator is responsible for developing, monitoring, and evaluating the progress of members undergoing the degree system.
Degree Administrator: RyuJin
The Education Administration
The Education Administration is a committee which is responsible for all of the Temple's education, including the IP, the SIP, the Degree Scheme, and the Seminary.
Head of the Education Administration: Alexandre Orion
As soon as a member begins a journal or makes an introductory post, an Intake Officer (as well as possible other members) will greet you. If you have questions, and do not know who else to ask, these officers will be happy to answer your questions (as would any other member).
Head of Intake: River
The Knight's Secretary is responsible for organizing and chairing the Knights' meetings, managing discussions, and organising votes. Furthermore, the Knight's Secretary is a contact person for all Temple Members who wish to contact the Knights directly.
Knight's Secretary: TheDude
Assistant Knights Secretary: Rex
The main focus of the Librarian is to ensure that information available on the Temple's website is kept up-to-date as well as ensuring that the Library contains relevant and useful resources.
Assistant Librarian: River
Honourary title reserved for the longest serving members of the Temple.
Matriarch: Neaj Pa Bol
Patriarch: Br. John
In addition to other roles around the site, members who act as administrators can make changes to grant permissions appropriate to rank or status and make changes to the site (with the approval of the Council), as well as on Discord where relevant. Current active administrators are:
The Moderators are tasked with ensuring that participants on TotJO's forum, Discord and Chat abide by the appropriate behaviour and courtesy towards each other according to all temple rules and policies. The Head Moderator also serves as the Temple security officer, an invaluable service guaranteeing all Temple member's safety. The Security Officer is a person of trust who can and should be contacted in the case of any anti-social or illegal activities. All contacts are treated seriously and confidentially.
Head Moderator: Zero
Assistant Head Moderator: Rex
The IP Team
Associate Pastor: J. K. Barger
Assistant Pastor for the Seminary: (vacant)
Assistant Pastor for Outreach: (vacant)
Retired pastor awarded this honorary title for their services to the clergy and to the Temple.
Pastor Emeritus: Kana Seiko Haruki
In our case the President is the chief secular operations officer of the corporation and deals with legal affairs and keeping the corporation legal under Texas and Federal law. He files the reports with the state. The President also concerns himself with the structure of our Temple.
President: Br. John
Public Relations and Marketing
The Head of Public Relations and Marketing co-ordinates the Marketing Team and acts as spokesperson for the Order. The Marketing Team is tasked with community building and informing the public about the Order.
Head of Public Relations and Marketing: Vacant
Public Relations and Marketing Assistants: Vacant
Secretary of the Clergy
The Secretary for the Clergy is tasked with the day-to-day communication and secretarial tasks of the clergy such as contacting clergy members, making announcements, arranging schedules, filing reports, and maintaining records.
Secretary for the Clergy: Vacant
Secretary of the Synod
The Secretary for the Synod is tasked with the day-to-day communication and secretarial tasks of the Synod such as filing reports, maintaining records, and recording meetings.
Secretary for the Synod: Vacant
Former Pastor who has retired from day-to-day activities but still oversees the spiritual welfare of the Temple.
Senior Pastor: Br. John
Special Interest Advisor
These are members that have particular experience with individual Special Interest Groups and have taken on the responsibility of providing help and guidance to those seeking information. If you have any questions about a specific Special Interest Group, the relevant Advisor will be happy to answer them.
Special Interest Advisor for the Pagan Special Interest Group: Vacant
Special Interest Advisor for the Abrahamic Special Interest Group: Neaj Pa Bol
Special Interest Advisor for the Eastern Special Interest Group: RyuJin
Supplemental Initiate Programme Administrator
The SIP Admin provides additional lessons to Initiates.
Supplemental Initiate Programme Administrator: Zero
Manages and maintains the web server and forum software that TOTJO runs on.
Systems Administrators: Ren
Temple support specialist
Provide administrative support to the Temple: RosalynJ
The treasurer is responsible for the management of the TotJO funds and paying for our w3b hosting and related expenses.
Treasurer: Br. John
Due to increasing interest shown by younger members and the potential vulnerability of such members, Youth Officers (trusted members of our community) have the duty of accommodating those under eighteen (18) years old. The Youth Officers are trusted persons who can be contacted in confidence on any issue. One important aspect of our youth work is the direction of discussion for under eighteen (18) year olds in the youth forum which can only be accessed after first talking with the Youth Officer.
Youth Officers: Skryym
Editor of the 'TOTJO Times' a regular newsletter provided by the Temple.