Officers and Directors

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Father Steve Antes

Chaplain

Father Steve joined Holy Spirit Catholic Church in July 2020 as Parochial Vicar and soon after became a member of the Knights of Columbus Council 8157 and graciously accepted the […]

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Jorge Ruiz

Grand Knight

The Grand Knight presides over all meetings and is tasked with enforcing the rules and regulations of the Council and the laws of the order, and is chairman of the […]

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Jim Russell

Jim Russell

Deputy Grand Knight

The Deputy Grand Knight Assists the grand knight with operation of the council and any other duties assigned to him by the grand knight. In the absence of the grand […]

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Mike Fitzgerald

Chancellor

The Chancellor has the duty of strengthening the members’ interest in council activities. Assists the grand knight and deputy grand knight with their duties as assigned. Recommended to serve on […]

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Pete Perta

Peter Perta

FINANCIAL SECRETARY

The Financial Secretary is responsible to collect and receive all moneys due the council, and all funds received from any source.  He keeps an account of the indebtedness of each […]

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Raymond Presas

Recorder

The Recorder is assigned the task of keeping a true record of the doings of this council upon books approved by the Board of Directors and furnished by the Supreme […]

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James Smith

Treasurer

The Treasurer’s job responsibilities include being the custodian of all funds of the council.  He shall pay to the Supreme Council all money assessed by it or the Board of […]

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Russell Gully

ADVOCATE

The Advocate is the attorney for the council.  The Advocate will advise the council in all matters that require legal clarification.  The advocate will be the counsel is case of […]

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John Espree

Warden

The Warden is responsible for supervising and maintaining all council property. Sets up council chambers for meetings and degree exemplifications. Oversees inside and outside guards. John Espree joined the Knights […]

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Efrain Ochoa

Inside Guard

Attends the doors of the council chamber, checks current membership cards and allows entrance. Assist warden with his responsibilities.

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Steve Reid

Steve Reid

Outside Guard

Attends the doors of the council chamber, checks current membership cards and allows entrance. Assist warden with his responsibilities.

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Wendell JeanPierre

Lecturer

The Lecturer is appointed by the grand knight to provide both educational and entertaining programs to the council. He is responsible for the ‘Good of the Order’ portion of council […]

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David Dybala

David Dybala

Trustee One-Year

David has served as operations chairman for the church festival, coordinating the manpower needed to get most of the infrastructure up and running and taken down at the conclusion of […]

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Tom Greco

Trustee Two-Year

The Board of Trustees consists of grand knight and three other elected members. Trustees supervise all financial business of the council and conducts the semiannual audits. Trustees are elected for […]

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Allen Reitmeier

Trustee Three-Year

Trustees supervise all financial business of the council and conducts the semiannual audits. Trustees are elected for terms of three years, two years and one year. At each regular election, […]

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Keith Archer

Sacramental Gifts Director

Keith Archer grew up in Oklahoma City and came to the Dallas area for work in his mid-20s. He’s a project manager for Weldon Parts. Keith spends most Saturdays participating […]

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David Dybala

David Dybala

FAMILY DIRECTOR

Father McGivney sought to strengthen the familial bond of father to mother and children to parents. Catholics often struggle with the reality that they do not have the opportunity to […]

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Deacon Al Evans

FAITH DIRECTOR

Our goal is to strengthen our men and their families in the faith. When we entered the Order, we were reminded to constantly inform ourselves in the Catholic faith. This […]

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Wendell Jean Pierre

Disaster Preparedness Director

Wendell had done extensive reading related to increasing his faith life, including research on the Knights, when he was invited to join our council by Tony Gonzalez during a Holy […]

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Jim Kowalski

Membership Director

Jim Kowalski has been Assistant Diocesan Deputy for two years and Membership Director for about five at the Dallas Diocese. Jim is a two-time Grand Knight at 8157 and Knight of […]

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Mike Moloughney

LIFE DIRECTOR

Mike took both his first and major degrees early in 2005 and advanced to the Fourth Degree on Sept. 27, 2014.  His list of council and Holy Spirit activities includes […]

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Dan Murphy

COMMUNITY DIRECTOR

In his capacity as our director of community activities, Dan Murphy oversees the annual cookout at the V.A. hospital. Not coincidentally, he has organized the parish’s annual Veterans Day dinner and […]

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Roberto Nieto

Roberto Nieto

Health Director

Roberto keeps a busy schedule – operating a neurology clinic in Mansfield with two daughters in college and one in high school – but decided it was a good time […]

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Allen Reitmeier

Baseball Concessions Director

Allen Reitmeier was the Knight who coordinated all the activities involving the operation of the concession stands until recently. Allen, the recipient of the 2010 Knight of the Year award has […]

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Allen Reitmeier

Knight Hands Director

Allen started the Knight Hands service program to assist anyone in need in the Holy Spirit Parish area who is in need of minor repairs and small projects around the […]

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Jorge Ruiz

Program Director

Jorge serves as Safe Environment Director, Awareness Committee Director, our website editor and administrator. He manages our web calendars and our email marketing campaigns. The Awareness Committee serves as the Public […]

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James Smith

Church Activities Director

James serves as our Church Activities Director. James joined the Knights of Columbus in February 2013. James is a retired phlebotomist. He and wife Judy have been members of Holy […]

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John Espree

Degree Team Sound Technician

John Espree joined the Knights in 2012 and he’s a member of our Degree Team. He and wife Bonnie live in Duncanville.

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