Bro. Neil Fraser RWPGM. On Saturday March 18th 2017, Bro. Neil Fraser PM 156 was installed as the Grand Master of the Province of Renfrewshire East by the Grand Master Mason Bro. Charles I.R. Wolridge Gordon of Esselmont. The ceremony was carried out in a most dignified manner and the Grand Master Mason was assisted by his Director of Ceremonies Bro. William Gauld PM 307 who installed Neil's commissioned Office Bearers.

Every Lodge in the Province was represented at the Installation. In addition deputations came from all over Scotland - in particular a large deputation travelled down from the Province of Ross and Cromarty as Neil's Mother Lodge is Lodge Seaforth No. 854 from Fortrose in the Black Isle.

Representatives also attended from the District Grand Lodges of New Zealand South and the Middle East; the deputation from the Middle East was headed their Distruict Grand Master Bro. Kang Tee Youg.

The Brethren of Lodge St. Barchan wish Bro. Neil every success during his term as Provincial Grand Master.