Governance of the Order

The government of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr is constituted as followed: 

  • the Grand Knight, who is the temporal head of the Order;

  • the Sovereign Council which assists him;

  • the Constitutional Council which interprets the regulations, statutes and Constitution of the Order. It arbitrates in disputes between the different organs of government, the national Priories , and the members of the Order;

  • the Governing Council which provides for the equal and fair representation of all the national Priories ; and

  • the General Assembly which permits the expression of all members of the Order.

In addition to the above, the government of the Order is comprised of and assisted by the following Councils and bodies:

  • the Council of Admissions

  • the Council of Humanities;

  • the Council of Auditors;

  • the Council of Communications;

  • the Juridical Council;

  • the Office of the Advocate General; and

  • Consular Offices and Consular Representatives.

The following are the Current Members of the Sovereign Council:

  • His Most Excellency Konstantine Pandolfi, Grand Knight of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr
  • The Most Reverend Archimandrite Maximos Weimar, Grand Chancellor of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr (E.G.C.O.S.G)
  • The Most Reverend Schema-Archimandrite Dr. Nektairy Hajjpetropoulos, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr (E.G.C.O.S.G)
  • The Reverend Father Silouan, Minister of Humanitarian Aid of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr. (E.G.C.O.S.G)
  • The Reverend Father Parthenios Miller, Minister of Finance and Records of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr (E.G.C.O.S.G)
  • Her Most Excellency Persephone Pandolfi, Grand Dame of the Holy Orthodox Order of Saint George the Great Martyr
  • Her Excellency Maria Andreevna, Minister of the Sovereign Council and Advisor to the Supreme Knight (D.G.C.O.S.G)
  • His Excellency Pavlos Siewers, Minister of the Sovereign Council and Advisor to the Supreme Knight (K.G.C.O.S.G)
  • His Excellency Mihalis Hatzikostantis, Minister of the Sovereign Council and Advisor to the Supreme Knight (K.G.C.O.S.G)
  • Her Excellency Deanna Hatzikostantis, Minister of the Sovereign Council and Advisor to the Supreme Knight (D.G.C.O.S.G)
  • His Excellency Yevgeniy Kovalchuk, Minister of the Sovereign Council and Advisor to the Supreme Knight (K.G.C.O.S.G)
  • His Excellency Maximos Rundquist, Minister of the Sovereign Council and Advisor to the Supreme Knight (K.G.C.O.S.G)