2014 Virginia State Convention
State Deputy-elect Steve Burnley
Supreme Director Jim Scroggin and wife Lisa, and Virginia State Deputy Tony Fortunato and wife Pauline present the gifts during Saturday afternoon's Vigil Mass
General Agent Kevin Choate
Color Corps presents the colors at the opening business session Friday evening
At the dais during the Saturday business session: State Master Cy Alba, Supreme Board Member Jim Scroggin (California PSD), Associate State Chaplain Fr. Frank Ready and State Executive Secretary Richie Head
State Deputy Tony Fortunato congratulates Grand Knights from District 27 for winning the State Deputy Award for the current Fraternal Year
State Executive Secretary Richie Head, PSD, Vice Supreme Master
State Deputy Tony Fortunato presents the Knight of the Year Award to Bob Maher
Bishop Loverde delivers the homily at Saturday's Vigil Mass
Bishop Loverde speaks at the Saturday night banquet
Past State Deputies (l to r): Jimmy Dagenhart, Mike Lazzuri,
Pat O'Donnell, Mike Bellanca and Don Kehoe
State Deputy Tony Fortunato presents the State Deputy Award to the Grand Knight of Norfolk Council 367, Steven Kocurek
State Deputy Tony Fortunato presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Virginia Chief Squire Jonathan Beirne and Chief Squire Rose Leslie Molina
State Master Cy Alba and State Deputy Tony Fortunato present an award to Former Supreme Secretary and PSD Don Kehoe
State Deputy Tony Fortunato presents the Family of the Year Award to Deacon Martin "Sandy" Mattson and his wife.
KOVAR President Dennis Godfrey addresses the convention.
Immediate Past State Deputy Tommy Harger and wife Patti
May 2-4, 2014 - Delegates from throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia gathered at the Hyatt Dulles in Herndon for the 114th annual state convention.
The main order of business was the election of a new slate of officers for the 2014-2015 Fraternal Year. The list of new officers includes a lot of guys named Steve:
State Deputy - Stephen Burnley
State Secretary - Stephen Raschke, Sr.
State Treasurer - Michael Gasper
State Advocate - Stephen Kehoe
State Warden - Roy Blakeburn
In addition, many awards were given to those who have worked so hard to make this Fraternal Year such a great success.
State Deputy Tony Fortunato was extremely happy to be able to present the State Deputy Award to 57 of Virginia's 144 councils.
The Knight of the Year Award went to Bob Maher, of Saints Peter and Paul Council 11475.
The Family of the Year Award went to Deacon Martin "Sandy" Mattson and his wife and family.
Program Award winners were:
Council Activity: Fort Belvoir Council 11170
Community Activity: Norfolk Council 367
Culture of Life Activity: St. Mary of Sorrows
Youth Activity: Roanoke Council 562
Family Activity: St. Theresa's Council 11678
Church Activity: Msgr. Kelly Council 14129
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