M. Douglas Neal, 32° KCCH

Personal Representative

and Treasurer

Valley of Bluefield

Larry T. Bates, 33°

Personal Representative

Valley of Clarksburg

 H. Jackson "Jack" Yost, 33°

Sovereign Grand Inspector General

Orient of West Virginia


Charles M "Chuck" Ryan, 32° KCCH

Personal Representative and

General Secretary

Valley of Wheeling

Welcome to the Scottish Rite Orient of West Virginia – We are so very pleased you found us!  We are dedicated to teaching mankind the tenets of Morality, Relief of Need, Brotherly Love, Truth, Honor, Respect of Womanhood, Peace, and many other glorious lessons that help men to better themselves and the world in general.


There are nine Scottish Rite Valleys in the Orient of West Virginia, each of which is managed by a personal representative of our Sovereign Grand Inspector General (SGIG) the Illustrious H. Jackson (Jack) Yost., 33°.  These Valleys are Bluefield, Charleston, Clarksburg, Huntington, Logan, Martinsburg, Morgantown, Parkersburg and Wheeling.  You can learn more about each Valley by clicking on their hyperlink or learn about the Scottish Rite in general by navigating through this web site's menu.


If you are a Master Mason, you are most welcome to continue your journey by joining our Scottish Rite membership.  Ask any Scottish Rite member or contact your local Scottish Rite office by following the above links to the Valley closest to your home.


Human progress is our cause, liberty of thought our supreme wish, freedom of conscience our mission, and the guarantee of equal rights to all people everywhere our ultimate goal.