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Knights of Columbus

Council 7997

Officers

Fraternal Year 2016-2017

GRAND KNIGHT

The Grand Knight is responsible for the welfare of the Council. He presides over council meetings, acts as an ex-officio member of all committees, appoints a membership and programming director, convenes officers for a monthly meeting, and ensures all necessary reports are submitted to the State and Supreme Councils. The Grand Knight should also be aware of the Council's financial status and ensure that his signature appears on all checks drawn. The Grand Knight is a member of the advisory board with general supervision of the Council's Columbian Squire Circle.

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Name: Mike Milak

Email: mmilak33@

Phone:   941-380-7248


DEPUTY GRAND KNIGHT

The Deputy Grand Knight is second in command. He assists the Grand Knight with Council affairs and fulfills all duties assigned to him by the Grand Knight. Should the Grand Knight be absent from the Council meeting, the Deputy Grand Knight will preside. He is chairman of the Council's Retention Committee and also a member of the Advisory Board charged with overseeing the Council's sponsored Columbian Squire Circle.

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Name: Anthony Salvucci

Email: sensibones@aol.com

Phone: 941-764-0387


CHANCELLOR

The Chancellor has a variety of responsibilities. Primarily, he assists the Grand Knight and Deputy Grand Knight in the execution of their duties and oversees the Council in both their absences. He is charged with strengthening the members' interests and Council activities. The Chancellor is chairman of the Admission Committee and a member of the Columbian Squires Circle ceremonial team.

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Name: James Jerome

     Email: mcd1369@aol.com

     Phone:  941-228-0806


RECORDER

The Recorder is similar to a court reporter or a secretary. He is responsible for maintaining a true record of all actions of the Council and its correspondence.

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Name:  Edward De Chick

Email:  eddechick@yahoo.com

Phone:  941-661-5176


FINANCIAL SECRETARY

The Financial Secretary is appointed by the Supreme Knight, upon recommendation of the Council. His main area of responsibilities is maintaining all financial and membership records. He collects and receives all monies from all sources, including annual dues from Council members. He also handles supply orders for the council officers and members, filing the report of officer and submitting all membership transactions to the State and Supreme Councils.

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Name: Robert McGuire

Email: bob7997knight@hotmail.com

Phone:   941-426-3675


TREASURER

The Treasurer is responsible for the safe keeping and maintaining records of all Council funds and accounts. He is responsible for depositing money into the Council's accounts and providing a certificate of such monies to the Grand Knight. He is also responsible for payment of all expenses.

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Name:  Roy L.  Nichols

Email: jrmvols@gmail.com

Phone:   941-218-9601


LECTURER

The Lecturer is appointed by the Grand Knight to provide both educational and entertaining programs to the Council. He is responsible for the "Good of the Order" portion of the Council meetings. In order to provide members with informative and educational programs, he must be knowledgeable and aware of all Council programming.

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Name:Deacon Rich

Email:  rlfroh@hotmail.com

Phone: 941-412-4718


ADVOCATE

The Advocate is the legal representative of the Council and serves as the Council's attorney at trials and investigations of any interest to the Council. While he does not need to be a member of the legal profession, he should be familiar with the Council's by-laws, the Order's Charter, Constitution and Laws and Robert's Rules of Order.

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  Name:  Frank Stroker

  Email:   fstroker9@verizon.net

  Phone:  941-423-9962


WARDEN

The Warden is the "watchdog" for the Council property and degree paraphernalia, except the property of the Financial Secretary, Treasurer and Recorder. He is also responsible for setting up the Council chambers for meetings and ceremonial work. During ceremonial exemplifications, he will appoint and supervise guards.

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Name:  Santos Feliciano

Email:  

Phone:   941-426-5527


INSIDE GUARD

The Guards have similar responsibilities, but distinct differences. Once Brothers have been admitted to the Chamber by the Outside Guard, the Inside Guard checks to make sure the membership cards are current.

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Name: Larry Brazee

Email:

Phone:  517-526-2623


OUTSIDE GUARD

The Guards have similar responsibilities, but distinct differences. The Outside Guard tends to the outer door admitting visitors and members to the inner door.

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Name: Ricardo Sanvictores

Email:  

Phone:  941-426-6956

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TRUSTEE 1ST YEAR

The Board of Trustees consists of the Grand Knight and three members elected by the Council. Trustees supervise all financial business of the council. They serve as auditors for the semiannual audits and oversee the work of the Financial Secretary and Treasurer. The Grand Knight is the Chairman of the Board. It is suggested that the Board of Trustees and the Deputy Grand Knight serve on the council’s retention committee.

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Name: Don Taylor

Email: mjdon4@comcast.net

Phone: 941-629-4089


TRUSTEE 2ND YEAR

The Board of Trustees consists of the Grand Knight and three members elected by the Council. Trustees supervise all financial business of the council. They serve as auditors for the semiannual audits and oversee the work of the Financial Secretary and Treasurer. The Grand Knight is the Chairman of the Board. It is suggested that the Board of Trustees and the Deputy Grand Knight serve on the council’s retention committee.

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Name:  Mike Moses

Email: mike4831@operamail.com

Phone: 941-276-6069


TRUSTEE 3RD YEAR

The Board of Trustees consists of the Grand Knight and three members elected by the Council. Trustees supervise all financial business of the council. They serve as auditors for the semiannual audits and oversee the work of the Financial Secretary and Treasurer. The Grand Knight is the Chairman of the Board. It is suggested that the Board of Trustees and the Deputy Grand Knight serve on the council’s retention committee.

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Name: Chuck Raposa

Email:  m94vette@aol.com

Phone:  941 726 9301


DEACON

The Deacon is the spiritual adviser of the Council and serves as spiritual adviser to the brother Knights and families of the council. He provides his message to members at the beginning of the meeting as well as opening and closing prayers.

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Name: Deacon Rich Frohmiller

Email:  rlfroh@Hotmail.com

Phone:  941-412-4718


DISTRICT DEPUTY

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Name:.  William Jagenow

Email:  wljagenowjr@verizon.net

Phone: