Supreme Secretary Patrick T. Mason was elected to the Board of Directors in 2017, after serving as State Deputy of New Mexico (2016-2018). Mr. Mason joined the Supreme Council staff in September 2020 as an Assistant Supreme Secretary. He is a member of the Osage Nation, a Midwestern Native American tribe of the Great Plains. Prior to his work at the Supreme Council, Mr. Mason worked full-time as a partner at the law firm of Mason & Isaacson, and represented the Little Sisters of the Poor, the Missionaries of Charity, the Diocese of Gallup and the Navajo Nation. He earned degrees from Thomas Aquinas College and the University of New Mexico School of Law. Mr. Mason and his wife, Rachel, are the parents of five young children and recently moved to Connecticut from Gallup, New Mexico.