Offices are positions of official responsibility within the Temple. Officers dutifully serve the Temple to ensure its smooth running. Offices require an Oath of Office.
The Councillors act as the general management as well as the Supreme Court to act and decide upon appeals. The Council is meant to provide a sense of direction without inhibiting the latitude that each Master, Knight and member deserves.
The degree administrator is responsible for developing, monitoring, and evaluating the progress of members undergoing the degree system.
Degree Administrator: Ryujin
As soon as a member begins a journal, or makes an introductory post, the Intake Officer (as well as possible other members) will greet you. If you have questions, and do not know who else to ask, this officer (as any other member would) will be happy to answer your questions.
The Knight's Secretary is responsible for organising and chairing the Knights' meetings, managing discussions and organising votes. Furthermore the Knight's Secretary is a contact person for all Temple Members who wish to contact the Knights directly.
Knight's Secretary: Adhara
The main focus of the Librarian is to ensure that information available on the Temple's website is kept up-to-date as well as ensuring that the Library contains relevant and useful resources.
Honourary title reserved for the longest serving members of the Temple.
Matriarch: Neaj Pa Bol
Patriarch: Br. John
The Moderator is tasked with ensuring that participants on TotJO's forum and Chat abide by the appropriate behaviour and courtesy towards each other.
A Pastor is a minister responsible for overseeing the spiritual welfare of the Temple. When the Pastor is unavailable, the Associate Pastor for Outreach is acting head of the clergy.
Pastor: Rosalyn J
Assistant Pastor for Outreach:
Assistant Pastor for the Seminary:
Retired bishop awarded this honourary title for their services to the clergy and to the Temple.
Pastor Emeritus: Kana Seiko Haruki
In our case the President is the chief secular operations officer of the corporation and deals with legal affairs and keeping the corporation legal under Texas and Federal law. He files the reports with the state. The President also concerns himself with the structure of our Temple.
President: Br. John
Public Relations and Marketing Officers
The "Head of Public Relations and Marketing" co-ordinates the "Marketing Team" and acts as spokesperson for the Order. The "Marketing Team" is tasked with community building and informing the public about the Order.
Head of Public Relations and Marketing:
The Secretary for the Clergy is tasked with the day-to-day communication and secretarial tasks of the clergy such as contacting clergy members, making announcements, arranging schedules, filing reports and maintaining records.
Secretary for the Clergy:
The Secretary for the Synod is tasked with the day-to-day communication and secretarial tasks of the Synod such as filing reports, maintaining records and recording meetings.
Secretary for the Synod:
An invaluable service guaranteeing the Temple`s membership safety and image a high degree of credibility. Security Officers are persons of trust who can and should be contacted in the case of any anti-social or illegal activities. All contacts are treated seriously and confidentially.
Honourary title for a former Pastor who has retired from day-to-day activities but still oversees the spiritual welfare of the Temple.
Senior Pastor: Br. John
Special Interest Advisors
These are members that have particular experience with individual Special Interest Groups and have taken on the responsibility of providing help and guidance to those seeking information. If you have any questions about a specific Special Interest Group, the relevant Advisor will be happy to answer them.
Special Interest Advisor for the Pagan Special Interest Group: Alan
Special Interest Advisor for the Abrahamic Special Interest Group: Neaj Pa Bol
Special Interest Advisor for the Eastern Special Interest Group: RyuJin
Supplemental Initiate Programme Administrator
The SIP Admin provides additional lessons to Initiates.
Supplemental Initiate Programme Administrator: Firewolf
Manages and maintains the web server and forum software that TOTJO runs on.
Systems Administrators: Ren
The treasurer is responsible for the management of the TotJO funds and paying for our hosting and related expenses.
Treasurer: Br. John
Vice President of Membership Affairs
Handles matters of membership such as answering enquiries, account issues, rank changing and moderation.
Vice President of Membership Affairs: MadHatter
Due to increasing interest shown by younger members and the potential vulnerability of such members, a youth officer (trusted members of our community) has the duty of accommodating for those under eighteen (18) years old. The youth officer is a person of trust who can be contacted in confidence on any issue. One important aspect of our youth work is the direction of discussion for under eighteen (18) year olds in the youth forum which can only be accessed after first talking with the Youth Officer.