MESSAGE FROM STATE DEPUTY

 

STATE DEPUTY MESSAGE
October 2017

THANK YOUs and WELCOMEs

Here are some updates and changes that have taken place over the summer.

A recap of our achievements from last year. 

2016-2017 Goal                       2016 – 2017 Actual               2015-2016 Comparison

300 New members                           245                                          382

25 Star Councils                                  4                                            23

50 Round Tables                                 59                                           59

2 New Councils                                    0                                             1

As a result:

We had 10,599 Members as at July 1, 2017

We had 10,632 members at July 1, 2016

For 2016-2017 we ended up with 32 less members than July 2016                             

For 2015-2016 we had 102 members more than July 2015

And congratulations DD #1 Gerry Siedle – Star District.

STATE BOARD

Each of the State Officers was re-elected to continue for 2016-2017;

Bishop Bryan Bayda will continue as State Chaplain. State Board will consist of:

State Deputy, Brian Schatz;

State Chaplain, Bishop Bryan Bayda;

IPSD, Denis Carignan;

State Secretary, Chris Bencharski;

State Treasurer, Joe Riffel;

State Advocate, Larry Packet and

State Warden, Rene Gaudet 

STATE EXECUTIVE SECRETARY

We welcome Gerry Gieni as the new State Executive Secretary and a move of the State Office to Moose Jaw.

DISTRICT DEPUTIES AND PROGRAM DIRECTORS/CHAIRMEN

We encourage you to visit the State Website at www.kofcsask.com to see the all of the DDs and Program Directors/Chairmen, most of whom are soldiering on from last year.  There are, however, some changes.  We say Thank you to DD #13 Allan Schachtel who has completed his term and retiring State Community Activities Director Kerry Swallow and retiring State Young Adults Director Brad Lulik;

We welcome and look forward to working with new DDs #2 Greg Dozorec; #7 Gerald Hoffart; and #29 Ron Koenig; as well as new State Membership Director James Nestmann, State Young Adults Director and State College Council Coordinator Adam DeSa; State Cultural Diversity Chairman Marte Clemente Nogot;  State Forms Administrator Norm Magnin; and Father McGivney Guild and Protocol Chairman Cody Geiger.

DD #27 Don Brophy was State Membership Director last year; and State Council Director Paul Ponak was DD #2 the last 2 years before moving to their new portfolios this year. 

We are continuing our search and would welcome expressions of interest for DDs in Districts 4, 13, 14, 20, 21, 23, 24 and 25

We are continuing to search for a State Communications Director; State Training Coordinator; State Council Retention Chairman; State Council Reactivation Chairman; and New Council Development Chairman. 

Please don’t hesitate to Contact State Deputy Brian Schatz; State General Program Director Eugene Achtemichuk or State Membership Director James Nestmann to express your interest for or get more information about a DD or State Director/Chairman position.

DISTRICT REALIGNMENT:

After much discussion, consultation and consideration the following Districts, 25, 26 27 and 28 now consist of the following Councils:

District #25 – Vacant
#4938, S’toon
#5384, Davidson
#8905, S’toon
#10587, S’toon
#12740, Outlook

District #26 – Adrien Piche
#2695, S’toon
#8215, S’toon
8279, S’toon
#9539, S’toon
#9848, S’toon (this council is currently being merged into St. Philip Neri Council #9539)
#11429, S’toon
#11888, S’toon

District #27 – Don Brophy
#8301, S’toon
#8638, S’toon
#9538, S’toon
#9690, Martensville
#12156, S’toon

District #28 – Dennis Kyrzyk
#1517, S’toon
#5104, S’toon
#10580, S’toon
#11775, S’toon
#11936, S’toon
#13129, S’toon


Brian Schatz
State Deputy
Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus

 
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