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2017-2018 Officers
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Faithful
Navigator

Lenny Castillo
F.N., D.D., P.G.K.

(714)777-8877 x119
(714)315-7079 Cell
lennycastillo@johnson-frank.com

Lenny Castillo

The Navigator is responsible for the welfare of the Assembly.   He presides over Assembly 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 Council.   He should also be aware of the Assembly’s financial status and ensure that his signature appears on all checks drawn.   The Navigator is a member of the Advisory Board.

Faithful
Friar

Father Sy Nguyen
714-970-2771 Ext 113
syn@smdpyl.org

Father Sy Nguyen

The Friar (chaplain) is the spiritual advisor of the Assembly.   He is expected to make a report at Assembly meetings on religious matters.   The Navigator appoints a priest in accordance with any rules established by the bishop of the diocese to serve as Assembly Friar.

Faithful
Captain

Sir Knight Mark Lanphar
714-401-1357
mrl349@yahoo.com

Mark Lanphar

The Captain is second in command.   He assists the Navigator with Assembly affairs and fulfills all duties assigned to him by the Navigator. Should the Navigator be absent from an Assembly meeting, the Captain will preside.   He is chairman of the Assembly’s retention committee and also a member of the Advisory Board.

Faithful
Pilot

Sir Knight Brendan O'Shea
714-420-4528
osheacanyousee@gmail.com

Mark Lanphar

The Pilot is the ‘watchdog’ for all Assembly property and degree paraphernalia, except the property of the Comptroller, Purser and Scribe.   He is also responsible for setting up the Assembly chambers for meetings.   The Sentinels take work direction from the Pilot.

Faithful
Admiral

Sir Knight Curt Horner
PFN

714-401-8191 c
714-637-3189 h
curt779@yahoo.com

Curt Horner

The Admiral has a variety of responsibilities.   Primarily, he assists the Navigator and the Captain in the execution of their duties and oversees the Assembly in both their absences.   He is charged with strengthening the members’ interests in Assembly activities.   The Admiral is chairman of the admission committee.   This position is usually held by the most recent Past Faithful Navigator

Faithful
Comptroller

Sir Knight Gary Clark
U.S.Marines

(714) 600-4868
gary0524@sbcglobal.net

Gary Clark

The Comptroller is an elected position in the Fourth Degree.   His main area of responsibility is maintaining all financial and membership records.   He alone collects and receives all moneys from all sources, including annual dues from Assembly members.   He also handles supply orders for the Assembly officers and members, filing the Report of Officers, and submitting all membership transactions to the Supreme Council.   For more specific duties and responsibilities, Refer to the Faithful Comptroller’s Handbook

Faithful
Scribe

Sir Knight Scott Landry
714-235-7762 Cell
714-779-3896 Home
spacefitter@icloud.com

Scott Landry

The Scribe is similar to a court reporter or a secretary. He is responsible for maintaining a true record of all actions of the Assembly and its correspondence.   A Recorder’s Minute Book (#1403) is available from the Knights of Columbus Supply Department for keeping a record of meetings.   A copy of the last meeting's minutes is reviewed by the executive at a meeting prior to the Business meeting.

Faithful
Purser

Sir Knight Jim Giardino PGK, PFN
714-693-0456
jfg5639@att.net

Jim Giardino

The Purser is responsible for the safekeeping and maintaining of records regarding all Assembly funds and accounts.   The Comptroller turns over all monies collected to the Purser and receives a receipt for same.   The Purser is responsible for depositing all money into the Assembly’s accounts and provides the certificate of such monies to the Navigator.   He is also responsible for payment of all expenses through a warrant signed by the F.N. and Comptroller.

Faithful
Inner Sentinel

Sir Knight Kyle O'Shea
714-420-4528
osheacanyousee@gmail.com

 Kyle O'Shea

The Sentinels have similar responsibilities, but distinct differences.   The Outer Sentinel tends to the outer door, admitting visitors and members to the inner door. Once at the inner door, the Inner Sentinel checks to make sure that their membership cards are current.   The Sentinels work for and report to the Pilot.

Faithful
Outer Sentinel

Sir Knight Steve Michael PGK
714-390-1710
stmichael107@gmail.com

Steve Michael

The Sentinels have similar responsibilities, but distinct differences.   The Outer Sentinel tends to the outer door, admitting visitors and members to the inner door. Once at the inner door, the Inner Sentinel checks to make sure that their membership cards are current.   The Sentinels work for and report to the Pilot.

Faithful
First Year Trustee

Sir Knight Roberto Garcia PGK, FDD, PFN
714-833-9785
robgarcia@fullerton.edu

Roberto Garcia

The board of trustees consists of three members elected by the Assembly and the Navigator who serves as chairman of the board.   They oversee the work of the Comptroller and Purser, and with the Captain, serve on the Assembly’s retention committee.   During Assembly elections, only the three-year trustee is voted on, with the others moving up to become two and one-year trustees, respectively.

Faithful
Second Year Trustee

Sir Knight Tom Madracki
PGK, PFN
U.S.Army

714-779-0464
tom@madracki.com
Assembly Webmaster

Tom Madracki

The board of trustees consists of three members elected by the Assembly and the Navigator who serves as chairman of the board.   They oversee the work of the Comptroller and Purser, and with the Captain, serve on the Assembly’s retention committee.   During Assembly elections, only the three-year trustee is voted on, with the others moving up to become two and one-year trustees, respectively.

Faithful
Third Year Trustee

Sir Knight Rick Giddens PGK, PFN
714-998-0934
ricksmparsvc@aol.com

Rick Giddens

The board of trustees consists of three members elected by the Assembly and the Navigator who serves as chairman of the board.   They oversee the work of the Comptroller and Purser, and with the Captain, serve on the Assembly’s retention committee.   During Assembly elections, only the three-year trustee is voted on, with the others moving up to become two and one-year trustees, respectively.

Color Corps Commander

Sir Knight Ed Baluyot PGK, PFN
714-777-2900 Cell
mondy_47@yahoo.com

Ed Baluyot

The Color Corps Commander is appointed by the Navigator to organize and lead the Color Corps for the Assembly, and is responsible for the training and deployment of the guard.   The Navigator may appoint one or more Alternate Commander(s) to assist the Guard Commander.



NOTE:   The position of Advocate in the Third Degree is not carried over to the Fourth Degree.   These duties are usually undertaken by the serving Admiral.   There is also no equivalent to the "Lecturer" in the assembly.   The position of Comptroller is an elected position in the Fourth Degree, unlike the Third Degree where it is an appointed position, confirmed by Supreme..

Equivalent Positions:   Navigator (Grand Knight);   Captain (Deputy Grand Knight);   Admiral (Chancellor);   Scribe (Recorder);   Comptroller( Financial Secretary);   Purser (Treasurer);   Pilot (Warden);   Inside & outside Sentinels (Guards);   Trustees (Trustees)


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