State Officers

State Master Councilor - Christopher Little

SMC16Christopher Little
State Master Councilor

Christopher James Little was born on March 6, 1996 in Galveston City Hospital. He was heavily involved in Cub Scouts until the age of 10 when he was made a Boy Scout. All the leadership training and trust building exercises he learned there paved the way for his career in DeMolay.
He was initiated into Houston Chapter #201 in November of 2009, and the following spring he was one of seven young men that helped reinstate John Wayne Chapter #3667. Since then, Brother Little has returned his obligations, received a Blue Honor Key, Lamp of Knowledge, Representative DeMolay Award and Chevalier. He has served as Master Councilor for John Wayne Chapter and has earned his PMC-MSA.
He was invested into San Jacinto Priory and has served as Illustrious Knight Commander. He served as State Senior Councilor during 2014-2015. With the support of family, friends, and DeMolay brothers we was elected to the office of Deputy State Master Councilor of the Texas DeMolay Association under Brother Tony Peebler. On July 30, 2016 in Waco, Texas, he was elected and installed as the 87th State Master Councilor of the Texas DeMolay Association.

Deputy State Master Councilor - Cody Jones

DSMC16
Cody Jones
Deputy State Master Councilor

Cody Jones was born on August 15, 1996 in Red Oak, Texas to Larry Joe Jones and Stephanie Byrum Jones. While in high school, he was a part of the high school band and served on the equipment crew for four years, helping to set the rehearsals and loading the box truck before every game. During his fourth year on equipment crew, he was appointed equipment crew head. He graduated from Red Oak High School in June of 2014. After graduation, he applied for and was accepted into McLennan Community College’s Baylor Bound program in Waco. With this, he has had the great privilege to be able to march with his older brother in the Golden Wave Marching Band at Baylor University. He intends to receive a degree in Criminal Justice from Tarleton State University and then apply with the Dallas Police Department.
During his freshman year of high school, he was initiated into Legacy Chapter on March 12, 2011. He was elected and installed as Master Councilor in the spring of 2014. In July 2014, he had the wonderful honor of being elected State Junior Councilor for Texas DeMolay. In July 2015, he had another amazing honor of being elected as State Senior Councilor. At Conclave 2016, he was elected and installed as Deputy State Master Councilor. Cody is also a Master Mason at Sam P. Cochran Lodge in Dallas.

State Senior Councilor - Cole Spicer

SSC2016
Cole Spicer
State Senior Councilor

Cole Weston Spicer was born on May 7, 1998 in Athens, Texas to Steven and Brandi Spicer. He has two brothers, Colby and Coy. He is a locksmith by trade, and was homeschooled until he graduated in 2016.
Originally Brother Spicer was initiated into H. Malvern Marks Chapter on May 20, 2010, and then in July of 2012 he became a dual and founding member of Black Gold Chapter in Corsicana. He was invested into the Dallas/Fort Worth Priory at Conclave in 2014.

Brother Spicer has received his Representative DeMolay Award, Founder’s Membership Award, and has completed all five parts of the Leadership Correspondence Course to receive his Lamp of Knowledge. After serving as Master Councilor for Black Gold Chapter, he received his PMC-MSA in the spring of 2014. At the 2016 International Supreme Council session, he was elected to receive the Degree of Chevalier, which was conferred on July 23, 2016.

He served as a District Deputy State Master Councilor in 2013-2014 under Brother Joey McAteer. He was elected and served as State Junior Councilor in 2015-2016 under Brother Tony Peebler. He has now been elected to serve as State Senior Councilor under Brother Chris Little for the Texas DeMolay Association at Conclave in 2016.
Brother Spicer was initiated an Entered Apprentice Mason at Eureka Lodge #1060 on July 6, 2016.

State Senior Councilor - Theodore Ryan Frick

SJC2016
Theodore Ryan Frick
State Junior Councilor

Theodore Ryan Frick was born on February 1st, 2000 in Houston, Texas to Michael and Denise Frick. Ted has been heavily involved in public speaking, leadership, and community service organizations for most of his life such as the debate team, student council, and the Rotarian’s teen division, The Interact Club. He also works with his local, state, and federal government officials, as well as those at his school. Ted has two older brothers, Jim (a PMC from John Wayne Chapter) and Andy.

Ted was first initiated in William A. Dixon Squire Manor in Alvin, Texas and installed as the Charter Master Squire on May 14th, 2011. Then on March 28th, 2012, Brother Frick transferred over to DeMolay and was initiated into John Wayne Chapter. Since then, he has returned his Obligations (August and September 2012), passed all 5 LCC’s and subsequently earned his Lamp of Knowledge (August 2013), and earned his Representative DeMolay Award (May 2015). On May 17th, 2014, Ted was installed as the 11th Master Councilor of John Wayne Chapter. Following his term, Brother Frick was awarded the Past Master Councilor’s Meritorious Service Award (PMC-MSA). On May 21st, 2016, Ted was re-installed as the 15th Master Councilor of John Wayne Chapter.

In 2015, Ted was honored to be appointed by the 86th State Master Councilor Tony Peebler to serve as the District Deputy State Master Councilor for District 5. In 2016, he was elected to serve as State Junior Councilor for the Texas DeMolay Association under State Master Councilor Christopher Little.

Ted is currently a junior at Robert Turner College and Career High School in Pearland, Texas, taking specialty classes in Business Administration. In addition he also attend Alvin Community College, on track to earn his Associates Degree by the time he graduates high school in summer of 2018. Ted hopes to attend Texas A&M University, looking to participate in the Corps of Cadets ROTC program, as well as earn his Bachelor’s in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration to better prepare him for his future career in either the military or the government.

State Sweetheart - Taylor Beard

SH2016
Taylor Beard
State Sweetheart

Taylor Beard was born in Beaumont, Texas on July 19th 2002 and she is currently a freshman in high school residing with her family in Mauriceville, Texas. For seven years she participated in dance arts, as well as performing arts within the local community theatre. Taylor has also shared her time & talent to help in the children’s workshops they host each year. She hopes to one day pursue a career within the music industry.

In March of 2015 Taylor was introduced to DeMolay through her brother Jimmy Beard, at which time she was elected as the Chapter Sweetheart for Nederland Chapter. She joined Port Neches Assembly #159 of the International Order of the Rainbow for Girls in April of 2015, where she quickly worked her way up to hold the positions of Faith. Taylor has recently been elected to serve as Hope in her assembly. Much of her time is spent in “Service” to others. She is a volunteer not only to our masonic family, but to our community as well.

Taylor is always finding ways to be of good help to others. In her free time her interests include music, sketching, reading and traveling. Some of her favorite things are pizza bites, Converse sneakers, oversized hoodies, and random trips to the art museum. One of her favorite cities to visit is New Orleans because the artistic vibe & culture makes her “feel at home”. Thomas Moran & Pierre-Auguste Renior are her favorite artists.

District Deputy State Master Councilors

District 1 – Vacant
District 2 – Coy Spicer, Black Gold Chapter
District 3 – Brendon Camp, Red Oak Chapter
District 4 – Clay Orrison, Teddy Roosevelt Chapter
District 5 – Rex Wunsche, Lionheart Chapter
District 6 – Jimmy Beard, Nederland Chapter