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 High Priestess of Psyche Eros Chapter and as a Sovereign Grand Inspector General of the Order. Her personal areas of expertise are in the areas of organizational leadership, initiation performance and process, and ritual technology. Her current favorite projects are focused on women in leadership and support for the long term vision of the Order. She lives in Tillamook OR with her EC husband Geoff and their Chihuahuas, Mija and Jimmy. 


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, E.G.C. Bishop, Sovereign Grand Inspector General, and Secretary of Academia Ordo Templi Orientis. 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. 


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 Sewell

Jon Sewell has been a member of O.T.O. since 1999. He is Past Master of Horizon Lodge in Seattle, and currently serves as Document Control Officer for USGL, and as an Ordained Priest, a Chartered Initiator, a Certified Initiator Trainer, and producer of a feature length presentation of Liber XV, the Gnostic Mass. In addition to these roles, Jon has developed an obsession with Aleister Crowley's Rites of Eleusis, which he has adapted into musicals. This fascination is indulged, supported, and sublimely enhanced by his wife and partner, Sister Melissa Holm, who shares his love for O.T.O. and devotion to being generally awesome.