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The Red Cross of Constantine is an invitational Masonic Body for Masons who have distinguished themselves in the fraternity.  Membership requirements include membership in a recognized Lodge and Chapter of Royal Arch Masons.  In addition the candidate must be of the Christian Religion.


Iowa has two Conclaves,  St. Bartholomew Conclave (Polk County) and St. Ignatius Conclave (Linn County).  Membership invitations are sent out after a person has been proposed and cleared by the National body (the United Grand Imperial Council) and a unanimous ballot is received on the candidate.  


The Intendant General serves as the representative of the United Grand Imperial Council and has responsibilities for the Division of Iowa.  The current Intendant General is:
Jay Cole Simser
1309 Glendale Ave.
Ames, Iowa 50010
JaycoleS@AOL.com

Past Intendant Generals 
William H. Norris *..........................1917
Frederick W. Craig *......................1922
Charles C. Clark * .........................1935
E. W. F. Holler * ............................1942
Hubert Schouten * .........................1944
George E. Sanders *......................1952
A. E. Kannewurf * ..........................1964
Marion L. Miller * ...........................1972
Hugh E. Hossle * ...........................1983
Donald E. Stamy ...........................1988
Glenn E. Holmes ...........................1999*
Jay Cole Simser ........................... 2009