Biography - Junior Grand Warden Michael Wiggins

R.W. Michael Wiggins


Right Worshipful Michael A. Wiggins

Right Worshipful Junior Grand Warden
Most Worshipful Prince Hall Grand Lodge
Free and Accepted Masons of New Jersey

* Michael is married to Sister Monique Wiggins - Arbor Vitae Chapter No. 40
* Three daughters, Deja A. Wiggins, 20 (Attends Saint Joseph's University), Kyanna S. Filmore, 19 (Attends Rowan University), and Devynn R. Wiggins, 16 (Attends Winslow Township High School)
* Members of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church, Lawnside, NJ.

Michael has been employed over sixteen years with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ. He has experience in medical policy, operations, legal affairs, and training.

Michael is the founder and Program Director for the Hiram Junior Apprentice Mentoring Program (HJAMP), serving Camden, Gloucester, Burlington, and Salem Counties, and Philadelphia, PA. He is a former coach and administrator for the Winslow Township Basketball Association. Michael is a supporter of CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocate Association for Camden County. He served as a member of the Citizen's Advisory Committee, Winslow Township Board of Education.

Michael believes strongly in a philosophy that focuses on being financial and intelligent, identifying new resources, maintaining spirituality, and teaching the uninformed.

* Hiram Lodge No. 5, Lawnside, NJ
o Raised on February 17, 2005
o Worshipful Master 2009 - 2010
o Served on Lodge Dean of Instruction Committee
o Lodge Treasurer 2015 - 2016
* Lodge of Research and Education No. 2006 (Junior Warden 2014 - Present)
* Adoptive Bodies:
o Arbor Vitae Chapter No. 40 - OES (Worthy Patron 2013 - 2014)
o Order of Pythagorans, Francis C. Johnson Chapter (Lawnside, NJ)
* Appendant Bodies:
o Jeptha Chapter No. 14, HRAM
o Joshua Council No. 2, R&SM (Thrice Illustrious Master 2011 - 2012)
* Illustrious Recorder (2012 - Present)
* District Grand Lecturer, 1st District, Arthur L. Taylor, Grand Council R&SM (2014 - Present)
o Joshua Court No. 1, Ladies of the Circle of Perfection
o Mount Ararat Commandery No. 12
o Cyrenaica Court No. 11, Order of Cyrenes
o DeHugo Consistory No. 2, AASR Valley of Camden, NJ
* Grand Lodge Appointments (Previous)
o Assistant Grand Standard Bearer, 2010 - 2011
o Deputy of the South, William H. Moss Grand Council, Order of Pythagorans, 2010 - 2011
o District Grand Lecturer, First Masonic District, 2011 - 2013
o Assistant Grand Lecturer and Deputy Grand Lecturer - South, 2013 - 2014
o Grand Lecturer, 2014 - 2015
o Right Worshipful Junior Grand Warden, 2015 - Present

* Zamora Temple No. 73, AEAONMS

Hiram Lodge # 5, F&AM, PHA MWPHGL of NJ