Faithful Navigator  he Navigator (Grand Knight) is responsible for the welfare of the Assembly. He presides over Assembly meetings, acts as an ex-officio member of all committees, appoints a membership and programming director, convenes officers for a monthly meeting, and ensures all necessary reports are submitted to the State and Supreme Council. He should also be aware of the Assembly’s financial status and ensure that his signature appears on all checks drawn. Faithful Friar he Friar (Chaplain) is the spiritual advisor of the Assembly. He is expected to make a report at Assembly meetings on religious matters. The Navigator appoints a priest in accordance with any rules established by the bishop of the diocese to serve as Faithful Friar.  For more specific duties, responsibilities and eligibility, refer to the Chaplain’s Handbook (reference TBA). Faithful Captain he Captain (Deputy Grand Knight) is second in command.  He assists the Navigator with Assembly affairs and fulfills all duties assigned to him by the Navigator. Should the Navigator be absent from an Assembly meeting, the Captain will preside. Faithful Admiral he Admiral (usually the Past Faithful Navigator) has a variety of responsibilities. Primarily, he assists the Navigator and the Captain in the execution of their duties and oversees the Assembly in both their absences. He is charged with strengthening the members’ interests in Assembly activities. The Admiral is chairman of the admission committee. Faithful Scribe he Scribe (Recorder) is responsible for maintaining a true record of all actions of the Assembly and its correspondence. Comptroller he Comptroller (Financial Secretary) is an elected position in the Fourth Degree. His main area of responsibility is maintaining all financial and membership records. He alone collects and receives all moneys from all sources, including annual dues from Assembly members. He also handles supply orders for the Assembly officers and members, filing the Report of Officers, and submitting all membership transactions to the Supreme Council. For more specific duties and responsibilities, Refer to the Faithful Comptroller’s Handbook (Reference TBA) Purser he Purser (Treasurer) is responsible for the safekeeping and maintaining of records regarding all Assembly funds and accounts. The Comptroller turns over all monies collected to the Purser and receives a receipt for same. The Purser is responsible for depositing all money into the Assembly’s accounts and provides the certificate of such monies to the Navigator. He is also responsible for payment of all expenses through a warrant signed by the F.N. and Comptroller. Pilot he Pilot (Warden) is the ‘watchdog’ for all Assembly property and degree paraphernalia, except the property of the Comptroller, Purser and Scribe. He is also responsible for setting up the Assembly chambers for meetings. Inside & Outside Sentinels he Sentinels have similar responsibilities, but distinct differences. The outside Sentinel (Outside Guard) tends to the outer door admitting visitors and members to the inner door. Once at the inner door, the inside Sentinel (Inside Guard) checks to make sure that their membership cards are current. Board of Trustees he board of trustees consists of three members elected by the Assembly and the Navigator who serves as chairman of the board. They oversee the work of the Comptroller and Purser, and with the Captain, serve on the Assembly’s retention committee. Usually during Assembly elections, only the three-year trustee is voted on, with the others moving up to become two and one-year trustees, respectively. Guard Commander he Guard Commander is appointed by the Faithful Navigator to organize and lead the Colour Corps for the Assembly, and is responsible for the training and deployment of the guard.
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