Sébastien Taveau is Past Master of Peninsula Lodge # 168 in San Carlos, California, and a member of the La Parfaite Union Lodge # 17 in San Francisco, California, as well as being 32 deg Scottish Rite, Burlingame Valley, California.
He is also a member of the Philalethes Society, the Southern California Lodge of Research and the Scottish Rite Research Society.
He also the Grand Representative of the Grande Loge Régulière de Belgique at the Grand Lodge of California.
Born in France, Sebastien arrived in the USA in 1996 and joined Freemasonry in 2003, having finally listened to the advice of family members inviting him to knock on the door of the Temple. Since then, he has served the Grand Lodge of California under different aprons and continues to volunteer within it. Avid for technology in the secular world, he endeavours to create links between the needs of the modern world for new technologies and the ancient precepts of learning rituals and degrees. In 2015, he participated in the subject “Tools And Implements Of The Information Age/Technology And The Fraternity” at the XIVth World Conference of Regular Masonic Grand Lodges held at San Francisco.
Axes of research:
- As an eternal apprentice, Sebastien continues to marvel at the scope of the subjects, seeking to always understand his Masonic journey.
- Origins of Scottish Rite rituals used in California.
- Links between modern technology and ritual learning.