The Scottish Rite Creed of Freemasonry is as follows:
Human progress is our cause, liberty of thought our supreme wish, freedom of conscience our mission, and the guarantee of equal rights to all people everywhere our ultimate goal.
Sovereign Grand Inspector General for Georgia
Ill. Brother Ted Collins was named Deputy of the Supreme Council in Georgia January 1st, 2017 by Grand Commander Ronald A. Seal. Ill. He was elected Sovereign Grand Inspector General for the Orient of Georgia at the 2017 Biennial Convention. Brother Collins was born May 29th, 1950 in Unadilla, Georgia to Wendell and Christine Collins. He graduated from Unadilla High School in 1968 and received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science from Georgia Southwestern University in 1972.
Ill. Brother Collins is married to the former Charlene Greene of Oglethorpe, Georgia who is a retired elementary school teacher. Ill. Brother Collins retired from the Postal Service after 32 years of service in 2006. Ill. Brother Collins and Charlene are parents of one daughter, Wendy Collins Chadwell, and one granddaughter, Weslynn Chadwell.