Catherine Berry

Catherine (née Craig) Berry joined O.T.O. in 1987. She has held a variety of leadership positions in the Order, at the local level (such as Master of Baphomet Lodge and Deputy Master of LVX Oasis, among others), the national level (Bishop of E.G.C., member of the Grand Tribunal, and U.S.G.L. Internet Secretary), and the international level. Despite the appearance of leading an entirely virtual existence, she does occupy a physical body in Los Angeles, where she lives with her wife Leanne. Among her personal areas of research are the role of humor in magick and the culture and philosophy of the ancient Aztecs.


Kim Knight

Kim Knight is the U.S.G.L. Initiation Training Coordinator and Western States Initiation Secretary. She also serves as the High Priestess of Psyche Eros Chapter, and as a Sovereign Grand Inspector General of the Order. Her areas of work in O.T.O. focus on organizational process, simplifying and refining initiation performance and process for local bodies. Kim loves to coordinate events. She lives in Portland with her husband, Brother Geoff, and Mija and Alma - the first two recruits in her Chihuahua Army.


Dr. Richard Kaczynski

Dr. Richard Kaczynski

Dr. Richard Kaczynski has been a member of O.T.O. since 1987. He travels, teaches and lectures widely, and has served O.T.O. as the past master of Blue Equinox Oasis, Most Wise Sovereign of Infinite Stars Chapter, Certified Initiator Trainer, and Sovereign Grand Inspector General. He is the author of The Billionth Monkey (2015), Forgotten Templars: The Untold Origins of Ordo Templi Orientis (2012), Perdurabo: The Life of Aleister Crowley (2010, 2002), and many others (find a complete list at Richard's website). He appeared in the television documentaries Secrets of the Occult (2006) and Aleister Crowley: The Beast 666 (2007). His current projects include an anthology of early writings by J. F. C. Fuller and Victor Neuburg, and a history of esoteric societies in the 19th and early 20th centuries (with a focus on sacred sexuality). By day, Richard is a social psychologist, biostatistician, and research scientist whose 1993 doctoral dissertation examined metaphysical beliefs and experiences among occult practitioners. He lives in Maryland with his wife, Tau Asteria, and their two cats.


Dr. David Shoemaker

Dr. David Shoemaker

Dr. David Shoemaker has been a member of O.T.O. since 1993. He is the Master of 418 Lodge, having succeeded his friend and teacher Soror Meral. He frequently speaks at NOTOCON, and serves the Order as a Bishop of EGC, Sovereign Grand Inspector General, and the M.W.S. of Alpha Chapter. David is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Sacramento, California, and was the founding President of the O.T.O. Psychology Guild. He led the team that developed the Pastoral Counseling Workshops. He is a Certified Initiator Trainer and a member of the USGL Initiation Training and Planning committees. His areas of interest include Qabalistic Psychology, ritual design, Raja Yoga, and systems of initiation (including G∴D∴-style rites and the A∴A∴). He was a co-editor of the journals Cheth and Neshamah, and has produced the podcast Living Thelema since 2010. The popular book of the same name was released in late 2013.  David's latest book, The Winds of Wisdom, contains a full record of his scrying of the Thirty Enochian Aethyrs, and was released by Nephilim Press in the fall of 2016. In addition to his work in magick and psychology, David is a composer and musician. He can be reached through his website Living Thelema.


Frater Lux Ad Mundi

Frater Lux Ad Mundi

Frater Lux Ad Mundi has been a member of O.T.O. since 1999. He has served the Order in a number of local and national capacities: Master of Thelesis Lodge in Philadelphia from 2000-2012; Chartered Initiator; Certified Initiator Trainer; co-editor of Behutet Magazine from 1999-2011; ordained EGC Priest; past Local Body Publications Secretary; Public Information Officer: and member of the U.S. Grand Lodge Planning Committee and Prison Ministry Advisory Panel; executive producer of USGL's Thelema, NOW! podcast; editor of the blog Zero Equals Two.


Jon Cohorn

Jon Cohorn has been an initiate of O.T.O. since early 2008. He is a member of Scarlet Woman Lodge in Austin, TX, where he currently serves as Deputy Master, 718 Encampment in San Antonio, TX, and Baphomet Chapter Rose Croix. Jon currently serves as the National Onsite Logistics Coordinator for the USGL Advanced Initiation Training team, as well as serving as a Chartered Initiator in the M
∴M∴M∴ and as an Ordained Deacon and Priest of the E.G.C. He has presented original lecture and ritual at Scarlet Symposium, TOTOCON, Mass Appeal, the Midwinter Magickal Revival, and NOTOCON. In addition to studies related to the O.T.O. and Thelema, Jon is a Devotee of Hekate, a Pilgrim on the Poison Path, and works regularly with the outer manifestations of the Sabbatic Craft.