Office of the Grandmaster
Grand Master of the OSC – Col. Sir Michael Thornley KCO J.P.
The founder and Grand Master for life of the Humanitarian Order of the Southern Cross (OSC) is Col. Sir Michael Thornley.
The term Grand Master is one carried forward from the origins of the OSC as a civil Order of Chilvary.
– Knight Commander of the Royal Order of the Star of Oceania, Hawaii. Awarded by H.R.H. Prince Darrick of Hawaii. Head of the Royal Hawaiian families of Kalakaua & Kamehameha.
– Kentucky Colonel as granted and commissioned by Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear 2012 for services to Humanity.
– Member of the Imperial Society of St. George of Lalibela, the Royal House of Selassie, Ethiopia as granted by H.R.H. Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie
– Member of the Canadian Health Sciences Institute (TCHSI)
– Member Association Européenne des membres de Corps et Organismes Publics de Sécurité et de Défense (AECOPSD)
– Founder and CEO of the Michael Thornley Organisation 2014
– Founder and President of the Thornley Wildlife Foundation 2016
– Received an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from the New Testament Bible Church Biblical Institute in Monroe, Louisiana, USA. The Institute is accredited by and with the World Council of Post-secondary and Religious Education in March 2015
– Justice of the Peace, Qld, Australia 1988
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