R.W. Bro. Kosta Hatzis, District Deputy Grand Master, Ottawa District 1
Born and raised in Montreal, RW Bro. Kosta Hatzis's leanings towards Freemasonry started at an early age with his grandfather being a member of the craft and many appendant and concordant bodies.
Having attended both John Abbott College and McGill University, R.W. Bro Hatzis moved to Ottawa to join a software company - for a short stint of few month - and has now spent over 25 years in our beautiful city and region raising his family here.
R.W Bro. Hatzis joined the Craft in 2012 by knocking on the door of Prince of Wales Lodge where he was initiated, passed and raised. He served the district in capacity of Chairman four different times over the years. He was also a Past Master of Prince of Wales Lodge in 2018-19.
Due to his enjoyment and rewarding experiences in our gentle Craft, his Masonic journey did not stop there;
In 2013 he joined the Shrine where he is a Past Director, member of the Mini Bike unit and a Hillbilly.
In 2014 he joined the Royal Arch in Richmond as a member of Kitchener Chapter #210.
In 2016 he joined one of the best kept secrets of masonry, the Masonic Camping Association as a member of the Trillium Travelers.
In 2018, R.W. Bro Hatzis joined Ottawa Preceptory #32 and became a Knights Templar.
In 2022 taking his passion for motorcycle riding R.W. Bro Hatzis joined the Ontario Masonic Riding
Association, the Widows Sons National Capital Chapter.
And finally in 2023, RW. Bro Hatzis was made a member of St. Albans Lodge #106 on the registry of the
Grand Lodge of Quebec, which was his Grandfather's Lodge and is currently his (real) Brother's lodge in
In relationship to the Shrine, proudly in 2020, RW Bro Hatzis was honoured to be placed on the Board of
Governors of Shriners Hospital for Children Canada, a position he currently still holds.
Outside of Freemasonry, RW Bro Hatzis worked for IBM for over 20 years leading Professional Services
and Support organizations around the globe. After leaving IBM, he has enjoyed lending his storied
experience to younger companies in helping build their professional services organization, assisting with
their growth and executive management. Currently, he serves as the Chief Customer Officer for a global
software company in the telecommunications industry.
But more importantly that all his accomplishments in our Craft or in his private avocation, RWBro. Hatzis
is most proud of his family; being the loving husband of Sandra and the proudest father in the world of
two beautiful young ladies, Konnie & Katerina.