We are Catholic men building a
bridge back to faith Waconia Knights of Columbus Council 2506 Serving St. Joseph, St. Bernard, and
St. Victoria Parishes
Waconia K of C Council #2506
Officers for 2023 - 2024
My Brother Knights, Here is a list of the
officers for the Fraternal Year of 2023-2024 along with a
brief description of their duty's.
Chaplain, Father Stan Mader
Grand Knight, Chuck Walerius
Deputy Grand Knight, Charlie Loegering
Chancellor, Nick Kehtel
Recording Secretary, Joe Eiden
Financial Secretary, Mark Larsen
Treasurer, Josh Bovee
Lecturer, Deacon Greg Miller
Advocate, Fred Bleedorn
Warden, Greg Fruhwirth
Inside Guard, James Vettel
Outside Guard, Nate Matousek
3 Year Trustee, John Short
2 Year Trustee, Adam Hughes
1 Year Trustee, Kurt Siebert
Parish Liaison, James Vettel
Communications Director, John Short
Life Director, Charlie Loegering
Community, Adam Hughes
Faith, Nick Kehtel
Family, Chris Carson
Membership, Charlie Loegering
Member Retention, John Short
Officers Roles and
TheGrand Knightis the Chief
Executive Officer of the Council and responsible for all
aspects of Council operation. He presides over Council
meetings and is ex-officio member of all committees.
TheDeputy Grand Knight
acts on behalf of the Grand Knight in his absence and serves
as General Programs Director of the Council.
TheChancellor is the third
ranking Council Officer. He oversees Vocations and
indoctrinating new members into Council activities.
TheRecorder keeps the
minutes of the meetings, conducts correspondence as directed
by the Grand Knight, and keeps official historic documents
of the Council. In the absence of the Grand Knight and
Deputy Grand Knight, he presides at Council meetings.
all funds, maintains the accounts of the Council, and issues
Council checks upon receipt of a proper voucher from the
Advocateis the Chief Legal Officer of the Council,
resolving procedural matters, acting as parliamentarian, and
otherwise handling all legal activities.
TheWardenassures that all
members at meetings possess the current membership card. He
is custodian of all Council property except funds and
oversees properly setting up the Council Chamber. He directs
the activities of the Inside and Outside Guards.
TheInside Guard (1) andOutside Guards(2) are
charged with the security of the Council Chamber and assist
the Warden in meeting the duties of his Office.
TheTrustees(three in number)
oversee the financial transactions of the Council, review
all bills and financial reports and audit the Council's
financial records semi-annually.
The following are "Appointed"
Positions: The Chaplainprovides spiritual guidance to the Council.
TheFinancial Secretaryrecords all money transactions, issues and collects bills,
issues membership cards, and is otherwise responsible for
all financial matters of the Council except those allocated
to the Treasurer.
Lecturer provides education and entertainment
opportunities for the members such as guest speakers council
Membership Directoroversees all membership related
activities. Involved with recruiting and interviewing new
members and managing the flow of all new members through the
Program Directors: The
Parish Liaison Directoroversees and develops council
relations with the parish.
TheCommunications Directoroversees and directs the communications for the council via
email and updates the website.
and develops programs supporting the council’s faith
activities (Seminarian Support RSVP, Spiritual Reflection,
Building Domestic Church Kiosk, Columbus Day Mass,
Family Directoroversees and develops programs
supporting the council’s family activities (Fun Fest,
Thanksgiving Turkey & Fixings, Consecration to the Holy
Family, Christmas Party, Food for Families/Food Shelf, Keep
Christ in Christmas).
Life Directoroversees and develops programs
supporting the council’s Pro-Life activities (Pro-Life
Breakfast, Ultrasound Program, Tootsie Roll Drive, Special
Olympics, Pregnancy Center SWOW, House of Hope, Pro-Life
Flags / Novena for Life).
TheCommunity Directoroversees and develops programs supporting the council’s
community activities (Free Throw Contest, Fish Fry, Blood
Drive, Soccer Challenge, Backpack Drive, Gifts for Troops,
Coats for Kids).