Council Elections – coming soon …

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Council #3162 Officer elections will be coming soon. We are accepting nominations for the Columbian year 2021-22. If you are a 3rd Degree Brother Knight in good standing, we encourage you to consider an officer position and make a difference for your council.

The following positions are elected: Elections will be held on June 2

Grand Knight – Presides over all meetings. Appoints program and membership directors. Appoints committees as needed. Countersigns checks and orders for payment.

Responsible for the council’s First Degree Team.

Deputy Grand Knight – Assists the grand knight with operation of the council and any other duties assigned to him by the GK. In the absence of the grand knight, presides at

council meetings. Recommended to serve on the council’s Retention Committee.

Chancellor – Has the duty of strengthening the members’ interest in council activities.

Assists the grand knight and deputy grand knight with their duties as assigned. Recommended to serve on the council’s Admission Committee.

Recorder – Responsible for keeping and maintaining a true and permanent record of all actions of the council and maintains all correspondence of the council.

Treasurer – Charged with handling council funds. Receives money from financial secretary and deposits it in the proper council accounts. Responsible for paying all council expenses.

Advocate – Acts as parliamentarian for the council. Should have a working knowledge of Robert’s Rules of Order and Methods of Conducting a Council Meeting. When needed, will seek legal assistance from the state advocate.        

Warden – Responsible for supervising and maintaining all council property. Sets up council chambers for meetings and degree exemplifications. Oversees inside and outside guards.

Inside Guard/ Outside Guard – Attend the doors of the council chamber, checking for current membership cards and allowing entrance. 

Trustees – Supervises all financial business of the council and conducts the semiannual audits. Trustees are elected for terms of three years, two years and one year.

Council #3162 needs a dedicated group of officers to continue the productive charitable programs into the next fraternal year. Any 3rd Degree member who would like to submit their name for any of the Officer positions listed above, please contact BK Steve Kimball at e-mail: or tel# 760-500-7456.