An invitational body composed entirely of York Rite Masonic leaders. Members must be a Past Master of a Symbolic Lodge, a Past First Principal of a Royal Arch Chapter, a Past Master of a Royal and Select Masters Council, and a Preceptor of a Knight Templar Preceptory; and nominated by a KYCH. A past Grand presiding officer receives the title of Knight of the York Grand Cross of Honour (KYGCH) if he serves in such a capacity after becoming a KYCH. Membership is unlimited in the presiding body. The presiding body is a Priory, and the presiding officer is a Prior (titled Eminent).