Each year, the delegates to the Annual Meeting of the State Council elect five brother Knight to serve as their elected leaders for the ensuring fraternal year. Each State Officer has specific duties and together they will guide the operations of the State Council. Each of the State Officers serve on the Executive Committee.
The State Deputy is the CEO of the State Council. He presides over all meetings, makes all appointments, and gives direction to the entire state staff. He is the primary representative of the Supreme Knight within the state, and serves as a permanent member of the Supreme Council.
The State Treasurer oversees the fiscal affairs of the State Council, working in collaboration with the Executive Secretary, Assistant State Treasurer, and all members of the state team.
Rev. Fr. Ray
Gutherie Center, IA
The State Chaplain is the spiritual advisor of the State Council. He advises the State Deputy and oversees all religious activities of the State Council. The State Chaplain is appointed annually by the elected State Deputy.
The State Advocate ensures the meetings and actions of the State Council conform with the Laws, Rules, and By-Laws of the Order and the By-laws and rules of the State Council. He chairs the Committee on Resolutions.
The State Secretary serves as the Chief Operating Officer of the State Council. He causes the official documents of the State Council to be filed and ensures the minutes of all meetings are recorded. He chairs the Committee on Credentials, and does other duties as assigned by the State Deputy.
The State Warden calls for the proper arrangement of all meeting of the State Council. He guards the doors and vouches for the members attending the Annual Meeting of the State Council. The State Warden does other duties as assigned by the State Deputy.