2014 Virginia State Convention

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

    Council 8600

Youth Activity: Roanoke Council 562

Family Activity: St. Theresa's Council 11678

Church Activity: Msgr. Kelly Council 14129

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