Past Grand Matrons
1955 – 1957
Lady Mabel Gordon
The First Grand Matron. She also served as a Supreme Recruit Deputy and paved the way for all of the Grand Matrons who followed after her.
1957 - 1974
Sister Mary Arline
Remembered as a leader who was a kind, humble, and gentle spirit who led with grace and empathy.
1974 - 1978
Sister Pinkie McDonald
Her focus was strong on growing the organization. She is remembered for her skill in conferring degrees and growing the Worthy Matron Council.
1978 - 1983
Sister Fannie Simmons
Her focus was on leadership. She is remembered for her motto:
"Love many, trust few. Learn to paddle your own canoe."
1983 - 2017
Sister Christine Hayes
The longest seated Grand Matron in International Mason's history, only stepping down due to newly instituted term limits. Her influence is still seen and felt in the organization today.
2017 - 2021
Sister Peachie Tresvant
Lead the Grand Chapter through the first two years of the COVID Pandemic. She was known for ensuring that every state knew of Florida's significance. She coined the phrase: "Florida ROCKS!"