Lodge Management

Led by Duane A. Kemerley

“Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet.” — Henry Minztberg










Below are video guides to a wide range of management issues:

Meetings People Will Attend:

Agendas that are: Effective, Efficient, Planned, & Purposeful

Dates, Times, and Places That Work:

Calendar / Term Planning / Annual Planning

Getting the Word Out . . . and Back:

Developing Effective Communication Strategies

The Tie That Binds:

How Members Bond & Intervening in the Dropout Track

Building Effective Committees and Teams:

Including Dreamers, Realists, and Critics

Sharing Freemasonry:

Encouraging interest and response through effective storytelling

Becoming A Highly Effective Listener:

Skills: Paraphrase, Perception Check, Behavior Description, Productive Questions, & Fogging

Filling the Barrel:

Priorities for Management Behavior

The Stages of Organizational Degeneration:

From Excellent, to Neurotic, then Declining, and Eventually – Demise

Communicating Across the Generation Gaps:

Applying Generation Theory to Your Organization



Photo of the Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of New York: Aymann Ismail/ANIMALNewYork