Joseph T. DeMatteis has been elected to serve a second term as grand knight of St. James the Apostle Knights of Columbus Council 10955.
During his first term, the council earned three awards, finishing first in the Florida in membership enrollment and for having the best monthly newsletter, which is mailed to all members. The council won the coveted Guiseppi Award for meeting and exceeding the quota in contributing to the financial support of vocations, which assist people who wish to dedicate their lives to teaching about the Catholic religion.
Other officers are the Rev. Michael F. Devine, chaplain; Deacon Paul Metilly, associate chaplain; Edward G. Rossi, deputy grand knight; Peter T. Liberantowski, chancellor; Donald A. Thomas, warden; Robert J. Williams, advocate; William E. Walsh, recorder; Ronald K. Jeanes, inside guard; George J. Witty, outside guard; Robert J. Carey, lecturer; and Juliano E. Martes, Thomas J. Zajewski and Arthur DaSilva, trustees.