Council of Higher Degrees
Excerpt from the Bi-Laws
Authority and Regulation
Pursuant to the authority granted by the General Governor of the Loyal Order of Moose, the Council of Higher Degrees is hereby established. This Council shall be subject to the Constitution and General Laws of the Loyal Order of Moose on matters not specifically covered in these by-laws.
The Council of Higher Degrees consists of members of the Pilgrim Degree of Merit, the Fellowship Degree of Honor, the Moose Legion Degree of Service, the College of Regents, the Academy of Friendship and Star Recorder.
The official logo of the Council of Higher Degrees is the standing Moose overlaid on six (6) interlocking rings representing the Degrees of the Order. The color of the rings denote the degrees: Pilgrim is gold; Fellowship is French blue, Moose Legion is purple, College of Regents is black, Academy of Friendship is blue and the Star Recorder is green.
The Council is a Special Activity Group of the Order. The purpose of the Council of Higher Degrees is:
a) To be actively involved in the retention of Lodge, Chapter and Moose Legion members.
b) To promote and support the programs of Moose Charities.
c) To honor all newly elevated members of the Higher Degrees.
d) To honor the memories of deceased members of the Council of Higher Degrees.
e) To promote the programs of the Loyal Order of Moose and the Women of the Moose.
f) To encourage fraternal and social unity, benevolence and charity among all members of the Order.