Officers

Eugene A. Dust
Grand Knight
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Thomas Murphy
Deputy Grand Knight
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Greg Pulles
Chancellor
Edward J Hagerty
Financial Secretary
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Mark Mertens
Treasurer
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James Grube
Recorder
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Thomas R. Silver
Advocate
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John Rode
3rd Year Trustee
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Dave Stumpf
2nd Year Trustee
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Bill Swing
1st Year Trustee
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Marty Dehen
Lecturer
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Patrick W Karn
Outside Guard
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Tom Lee
Inside Guard

Past Officers

Knights of Columbus Good Samaritan Council 13096
History of Council Officers
For the Fraternal Year July 1 through June 30
Term Chaplain Grand Knight Dep Grand Knight Chancellor Recorder FN Secretary Treasurer Lecturer Advocate Warden Inside Guard Outside Guard Trustee 3 yr Trustee 2 yr Trustee 1 yr
2019-2020 Vacant Eugene Dust Thomas Murphy Greg Pulles James Grube Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen Tom Silver Dan Cincoski Tom Lee Pat Karn John Rode Dave Stumpf William Swing
2018-2019 Vacant John Rode Eugene Dust Thomas Murphy James Grube Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen Tom Silver Dan Cincoski Jose Rodrigueq Pat Karn Dave Stumpf William Swing Earl Forrence
2017-2018 Vacant John Rode Eugene Dust Thomas Murphy James Grube Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen Tom Silver Jason Touw Jose Rodrigueq Pat Karn Dave Stumpf William Swing Earl Forrence
2016-2017 Fr. John Drees Dave Stumpf John Rode Eugene Dust James Grube Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen Tom Silver Jason Touw John Gooley Pat Karn William Swing Earl Forrence Daniel Cincoski
2015-2016 Fr. John Drees Dave Stumpf John Rode Eugene Dust James Grube Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen Tom Silver Jason Touw John Gooley Pat Karn William Swing Earl Forrence Daniel Cincoski
2014-2015 Fr. Andrew Stueve William Swing Dave Stumpf John Rode Joe Badalucco Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen Eugene Dust Davone Yang Tom Silver Murray Wolf Earl Forrence Daniel Cincoski James Grube
2013-2014 Vacant Earl Forrence William Swing David Stumpf James Seifert Edward Hagerty Mark Mertens Martin Dehen George Laurance Davone Yang John Rode Craig Lyon Daniel Cincoski James Grube Thomas Silver
2012-2013 Vacant Daniel Cincoski Joseph Kendrick Earl Forrence James Seifert William Swing Mark Mertens George Laurance David Stumpf Davone Yang John Rode Craig Lyon James Grube Thomas Silver Patrick Karn
2011-2012 Vacant Daniel Cincoski Joseph Kendrick George Laurance James Seifert William Swing Mark Mertens Earl Forrence David Stumpf Davone Yang Earl Forrence Craig Lyon James Grube Thomas Silver Patrick Karn
2010-2011 Rev. Sam Catapano James Grube Daniel Cincoski George Laurance Joseph Badalucco William Swing Mark Mertens Earl Forrence David Stumpf Davone Yang Joseph Kendrick Craig Lyon James Seifert Patrick Karn Thomas Silver
2009-2010 Rev. Sam Catapano James Seifert James Grube Daniel Cincoski Joseph Badalucco William Swing Mark Mertens Earl Forrence David Stumpf Davone Yang David Sheffield Craig Lyon Patrick Karn Thomas Silver Martin Dehen
2008-2009 Rev. Sam Catapano Pat Karn James Seifert James Grube Daniel Cincoski William Swing Mark Mertens Earl Forrence David Stumpf Earl Forrence Davone Yang William Goddard Thomas Silver Martin Dehen Don Carsten
2007-2008 Rev. Sam Catapano Thomas Silver Patrick Karn Randy Barenburg Daniel Cincoski William Swing Mark Mertens William Hanson Leonard Lopez Davone Yang Craig Lyon Martin Dehen Don Carsten William Rudolph
2006-2007 Fr. Jonathon Licari Martin Dehen Thomas Silver David Stumpf Daniel Cincoski Jerry Sisk Mark Mertens Ed Ayd James Seifert William Swing Davone Yang David Sheffield Don Carsten William Rudolph Patrick Karn
2005-2006 Fr. Joseph Feders Don Carsten Martin Dehen Edward Ayd Daniel Cincoski Jerry Sisk Mark Mertens Mark Pedote David Stumpf James Seifert William Swing Brian Wernimont William Rudolph Patrick Karn Thomas Silver
2004-2005 Fr. Jonathon Licari David Mazurek Don Carsten Martin Dehen Daniel Cincoski Jerry Sisk Mark Mertens Dennis Hanson Thomas Wehmhoff Edward Ayd James Seifert William Swing Mike McDole Patrick Karn Thomas Silver
2003-2004 Fr. Jonathon Licari David Mazurek Don Carsten Martin Dehen Daniel Cincoski Jerry Sisk Mark Mertens Dennis Hanson Edward Ayd William Swing James Seifert Mike McDole Patrick Karn Thomas Silver
2002-2003 Council established April 11 2002

Officer’s Roles and Responsibilities

Grand Knight

The grand knight is responsible for the overall welfare the council. Elected annually by the council membership, the grand knight must provide thoughtful and inspired leadership to the council officers, the Service Program directors, chairmen and members of the council.

Deputy Grand Knight

The deputy grand knight is the second in command in the local council. He is also elected annually and assists the grand knight in the operation of council affairs and is responsible for any duties assigned to him by the grand knight.

Chancellor

The chancellor is elected annually to serve the council in a variety of ways. Primarily, he assists the grand knight and deputy grand knight in the execution of their duties and takes charge of the council during the incapacity or extended absence of both.

Recorder

The recorder is responsible for keeping a true record of all council actions and maintains a record of all council correspondence.

Treasurer

The treasurer is the elected official in charge of handling all council funds. He receives money from the financial secretary and issues a receipt for such. He is also responsible for depositing all money in the proper council accounts and providing a voucher or certificate of deposit to the grand knight for each transaction.

Advocate

The advocate is the council parliamentarian. He need not be a member of the legal profession; however, he should be thoroughly familiar with all of the laws of the Order as stated in the “Charter, Constitution and Laws’’ and with the council by-laws.

Warden

The warden is responsible for supervising and maintaining all council property, except that which belongs to the financial secretary.

Inside Guard/ Outside Guard

The Outside guard attends the council chamber doors. The Inside guard checks the current membership card before allowing entrance.

Trustee

The board of trustees consists of three members elected by the council and the grand knight, who serves as chairman of the board. They oversee the work of the financial secretary and treasurer, and with the deputy grand knight serve on the council’s retention committee. During council elections, only the three-year trustee is voted on, with the others moving on to become two and one-year trustees, respectively.