|The Grand Knight is responsible for all aspects of Council operation.
|The Deputy Grand Knight acts on behalf of the Grand Knight in
his absence and also serves as General Programs Director. His
emblem, the Compass, was also used by Columbus, the Mariner.
The Knights of Columbus Compass, with its points being Charity,
Unity, Fraternity and Patriotism, is known as the Compass of
Virtue; its 32 flame-like rays represent the 32 virtues which may
be possessed by men. It is hung from a purple ribbon. His robe is
the same as the Grand Knight, but without the
|The Financial Secretary is appointed by the Supreme knight, upon
recommendation of the council. His main area of responsibilities is
maintaining all membership records and is otherwise responsible for
all financial matters of the Council except those allocated to the
|The Treasurer is responsible for the safekeeping and
maintaining of all funds, maintains the accounts of the Council, of
a proper voucher from the Financial Secretary. Cross Keys worn
on a blue ribbon are symbolic of his complete authority over
funds, particularly for their safekeeping.
|The Advocate is the Chief Legal Officer of the Council,
The Scroll is emblematic of legal literature and law, while the Sword
indicates the power to defend and enforce the law.
The Advocate's robe is black with golden yellow trim and yellow cincture
with silver fringe.
|The Warden is the "watchdog" for all council property and degree
|The Recorder 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, His robe is black, with a white cincture with
|The Lecturer provides entertainment for the members after
meetings, particularly the second meeting of the month, which is our
social meeting, and handles certain other major social events of the
Council such as Family Dinners. His emblem consists of Lyre and
Scroll. These are traditionally symbols of music and literature and
the arts. Hence, the Lecturer is in charge of entertainment. His
ribbon is white over blue. The Lecturer wears a black robe with
national blue trimming and blue cincture with silver fringe.
|The Inside Guard and Outside Guard are charged with the security
of the Council Chamber and assist the Warden in meeting the duties of
|The Trustees (three in number) oversee the financial transactions
of the Council,
|MSGR. William S. Bevington Council #9132
Hendersonville, TN 37075