Officer Manuals


The Grand Lodge has six sample officer transition manuals for download on You can find them by first going to the Organizational Documents Folder and selecting the subfolder Sample Transition Manuals.

They are available as Word documents, as editing is required before implementation. The officer transition manuals are available for the following titles:

  • President
  • Recruitment Chair
  • Risk Manager
  • Secretary
  • Social Chair
  • Treasurer

It is suggested that Officers review the Transition Manual Guidelines first. The PDF covers the components of an effective manual and the purpose of having them in place.

As your Charge updates, creates new manuals, or runs into any questions, connect with Grand Lodge staff by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for feedback, answers, and support.

Active manuals should be hosted in the My Charge Files section of MyTDX. Annual reviews and updates are essential to keeping these documents as great resources for incoming Officers.