is supervised by the Executive Members of the Bethel Guardian
Council consisting of five adults.
Their titles are: Bethel
Guardian, Associate Bethel Guardian (a Master Mason), Guardian
Secretary and Guardian Treasurer.
A fifth member can be either the Guardian Director of Music
or Guardian Director of Epochs.
Executive members of the Bethel Guardian Council are appointed
yearly. Those eligible
for appointment as Bethel Guardian and Associate Bethel Guardian are
Master Masons or women over twenty years of age who are wives,
daughters, granddaughters, mothers, grandmothers, sisters,
half-sisters, or widows of Master Masons, where members of an
organization basing its membership requirements on Masonic
relationship, Past Bethel Guardians or Majority Members of the
International Order of Job’s Daughters.
Adults having the same eligibility who are the parent,
stepparent or guardian of a member are eligible for appointment to
the other executive council positions.
The Executive Council recommends Master Masons and eligible
adults to assist with the Bethel
work and those so selected are known as Associate Members of the
Bethel Guardian Council.
The Supreme Guardian Council is composed of Grand Guardians,
Associate Grand Guardians, Past Grand Guardians, Past Associate
Grand Guardians, Past Jurisdictional Guardians and Past Associate
Jurisdictional Guardians and is the legislative body of the IOJD.
A Board of Trustees oversees the business affairs of the
Supreme Guardian Council.
Jurisdictional Guardian Council may be formed within a state,
province or country under the Supreme Guardian Council when there
are two or more Bethels. It
is composed of members of Executive Bethel Guardian Councils, past
Bethel Guardians and Past Associate Bethel Guardians, and operates
under the direction of the Supreme Guardian.
the international headquarters in
Nebraska, an Executive Manager oversees the daily operations of the IOJD.
Official regalia, paraphernalia, forms, committee reports,
and legislative decisions are distributed from this office.
In addition, the Supreme Guardian Council produces an
international newspaper and maintains an internet website reporting
events and news of he IOJD. The
official jeweler is Doc Morgan, Inc., located in
further information, please contact Mrs.
Susan Anderson, Bethel Guardian