ILLUSTRIOUS SIR, DAVID C. HUTCHINS
Congratulations to Ill. Sir Dave
Greeting to all,
I want to start by saying thank you to all that have supported NUR and me through this wonderful journey. In 2016 I placed my name in the running as a divan officer primarily out of frustration of seeing some things that were happening, that a lot of nobles, myself included, disagreed with: also not seeing things that should be. Having been raised by what I would learn to be mostly Masonic values and traditions throughout most of my life and then eventually joining the fraternity to become a brother of Christiana #35 A.F. &A.M, I have a belief in performing certain things certain ways; sometimes to the benefit of others and many times to my own detriment. I am optimistically hopeful that I will be able to serve you well as potentate of NUR. It is the belief of your current divan that there is no reason “NUR Shrine” should operate any differently than our blue lodges operate. We have a solid blue lodge mason line. The Ancient Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine was founded for fun and fellowship for the Masonic fraternity, latter creating the philanthropy of Shriners Hospitals For Children. The main basis of our order is FUN. We must however be ever mindful that we are Freemasons first and must conduct ourselves as such. Business management is not a new task for me. Having run my own business for over 25 years and now managing part of someone else's business as well as being in the leadership position of several other organizations throughout the years. I hope I am able to live up to the fraternal expectations and set into place some things that will carry NUR for generations to come.
Ill, Sir. David C. Hutchins 2020 NUR Potentate