Lamont R. Cole Masonic Bio
Lamont R. Cole is a Special Deputy Grand Master for the Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Michigan. This appointment allows Cole to lend his professional expertise in non-profit, business and educational structures into actionable processes to advance Prince Hall Masonry in Michigan.
Brother Cole is a former Detroiter who loves working with the community, he worked as Senior Program Manager for the Freedom Institute’s staple program Freedom Weekend; where he managed 20 major events that took place in a time span of three days with a budget of $500,000.00. Cole has also served as Outreach Staff for the Detroit Branch of the NAACP; likewise, as the Interim Executive Director for the Grand Rapids Branch of the NAACP.
As a Senior Consultant to National Community Development Institute (Oakland, California), Lamont facilitated conversations that focused on bridging the educational divide with the Douglas & Maria DeVos Foundation. Lamont also serves as a guest lecturer at the University of Michigan’s School of Social Work and Davenport University’s School of Urban Education.
Past Master – Prince Hall Lodge No. 24, F.&.A.M. P.H.A. (Detroit)
Past Patron – Guiding Star Chapter No. 11 O.E.S. P.H.A. (Detroit)
Grand Inspectors General of the 33o – Wolverine Consistory No. 6, A.A.S.R. of F.M. (Detroit)
Secretary for the Michigan Commanders of the Rite, A.A.S.R. of F.M.
Recording Secretary for the Midwest Regional Conference of Grand Masters and Masons
Honorary Member: Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge of F.&.A.M. P.H.A., Jurisdiction of Ohio
Honorary Member: Olive Branch Lodge No. 542 F.&.A.M. (Grand Lodge of Michigan) Garden City, MI.
Honorary Member: Dearborn Lodge No. 172 F.&.A.M. (Grand Lodge of Michigan) Dearborn, MI.
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.
Fellowship Chapel United Church of Christ, Detroit, Michigan