Dateline: Manila, 21 October 2019 at 1305 hrs
Brother VW Jose Avelino “Joby” I. Magbanua of the James J. Wilson Chapter in Zamboanga City and of the Jacques DeMolay Masonic Lodge No. 305 has been appointed as Grand Representative to the International Supreme Council/DeMolay International.
This was confirmed today by Ms. Ma. Cristina M. Sordan, the Executive Director of SCOD who was present at the meeting. Aside from the GM, also present were PGM Riz Reyes, HPGM Albert Tan, GJC Albert Manlulu, JDGM Eric Atanacio and Brother Rowan Labro.
His official appointment came as the Executive Committee of the Supreme Council, Order of DeMolay of the Republic of the Philippines (SCOD-RP) led by Brothers Grand Master Adriano B. Durano III met today at the Philippine DeMolay Youth Center (PDYC).
Brother Joby Magbanua and his family flew to the United States last April 2019 a few weeks after the celebration of the 100th year of the Order of DeMolay at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC).
He is currently in Manila for a visit and is schedule to fly back to the United States later this month.
Credits to Bro. Tito Cruz, Chevalier