Most Worshipful Michael L. Dixon
M∴W∴ Mike Dixon lives in Edmond, Oklahoma with his wife of 33 years, Karen. He has four children, seven grandchildren and thirteen great grandchildren. M∴W∴ Dixon is a member of First United Methodist Church in Edmond.
M∴W∴ Dixon served with the Pryor, Oklahoma Police Department, attaining the rank of Sergeant, then with the Mayes County Sheriff’s Department as a Deputy Sheriff, and as an Agent with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs Control. M∴W∴ Dixon began his drug enforcement career primarily in undercover assignments and later promoted to Agent-In-Charge having served in that capacity until his retirement from the OBNDD. M∴W∴ Dixon’s command positions included supervising various Criminal Investigative units, the Communications Division, Information Technology Division, the Evidence and Supply unit, and as the Commander of the Mobile Command Post operations. While with the OBNDD, M∴W∴ Dixon was commissioned by the US Marshal’s Service as a Special Deputy United States Marshal, serving on Federal Drug Enforcement Task Forces investigating major criminal drug organizations and was the Agent-In-Charge of one of those Task Forces. Following his first retirement, he managed the office of the Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association then served as the Director of Law Enforcement for the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission. M∴W∴ Dixon also served in the Oklahoma Army National Guard as a Military Policeman and in the US Army Reserve as an Assistant Special Agent in the Criminal Investigation Division (CID). M∴W∴ Dixon retired in 2017 after a 43-year career in law enforcement.
M∴W∴ Dixon holds an Associate of Science Degree from Connors State College, a Bachelor of Science Degree from Northeastern Oklahoma State University, and a Master of Science Degree from Oklahoma State University.
M∴W∴ Dixon’s professional and leadership experience include serving on the Board of Directors for the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Retirement System for six years, with four years as Secretary; on the Board of Directors of the Regional Organized Crime Information Center for six years, including three years as Secretary; on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association for eleven (11) years; and is a Past President and Treasurer of the Association. M∴W∴ Dixon also served for two years on the Board of Directors of the Oklahoma City PC Users Group.
M∴W∴ Dixon served as Worshipful Master at Adair Lodge #99 and Edmond Lodge #37. He is a perpetual member of Edmond Lodge #37, Altus Lodge #62, Adair Lodge #99, St. Albans Lodge #192, India Lodge #551, Guildhall Lodge #553, and the Oklahoma Lodge of Research. He is also a member of Composite Lodge No. 107, Albert Pike Lodge No. 162, and Tranquility Lodge 2000 in Texas.
M∴W∴ Dixon served as Grand Marshal for three consecutive years and elected to the Grand Lodge advancing line in 2015. Mike served as Grand Master in 2018-2019.
M∴W∴ Dixon is a perpetual member of the McAlester, Guthrie, and Tulsa Scottish Rite Bodies, and invested with the Knight Commander of the Court of Honor in 2013. He serves as Co-Director of the Guthrie/McAlester 12th Degree Team and is a member of the McAlester Rose Croix team. He is a perpetual member of: Guthrie York Rite Bodies; India Shrine; Edmond Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star; National Sojourners Tinker Chapter; Heroes of ‘76, Nathaniel Green Camp; Royal Order of Scotland; McAlester Knights of St. Andrew; Order of the Sacred White Buffalo; Knight Masons; Oklahoma York Rite College; Scottish Rite Wisdom, Strength, and Beauty Association, the Scottish Rite Acacia Guild; and the Father Murrow Chapter, Allied Masonic Degrees. He is a member of the of Oklahoma College M.S.R.I.C.F., Oklahoma and National Philalethias Societies, Scottish Rite Research Society, and Red Cross of Constantine. He served as Secretary and President of the Edmond – Guthrie Shrine Club, Sultan of the India Shrine Oriental Band, and is Past President of the Central States Shrine Association of Shrine Oriental Bands. He served as Past Chapter Dad for the Edmond Chapter of the Order of DeMolay and received the Honorary Legion of Honor and Rainbow Grand Cross of Color.