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Clay Reece Elected Council 10567 Grand Knight

Clay Reece
Clay Reece

Clay Reece has been elected Grand Knight of St. Patrick Knights of Columbus Council 10567 for fraternal year 2010 - 2011.

Clay becomes the 17th Grand Knight of the Council that was founded on March 17, 1991. He succeeds Mike Muro as Grand Knight.

"I feel honored and privileged to have been elected Grand Knight for the next year.  I look forward to all of the challenges ahead this next year. I know this council can do anything we set our mind to with everyone's support. Thanks to Mike Muro for the great job he did this past year as Grand Knight."

Clay became a Knight of Columbus on July 25, 2004 and became a Fourth Degree Knight on February 23, 2008. He and his wife Pat live in Pinson. Clay will officially take over as Grand Knight on July 1, 2010.

Other officers elected were:

  • Brandon Yow, Deputy Grand Knight
  • Larry Cannon, Chancellor
  • Ryan Scott, Recorder
  • Joseph Byrd, Advocate
  • Gerald Kiker, Warden
  • Chris Muro, Treasurer
  • Joe Dush, Inside Guard
  • Don Cannon, Outside Guard

The Council Board of Trustees is also in place for the new fraternal year. Mike Muro was elected Three-Year Trustee and will serve with returning members Ronnie Muro (Two-Year Trustee) and Phil Whatley (One-Year Trustee). Dale Blanchard will continue as the Council's Financial Secretary and Father Vernon Huguley will serve as Chaplain.

Shown below is a list of all previous Grand Knights of Council 10567.

Grand Knight

Fraternal Year

Louis N. Muro

Charter Grand Knight

John T. Majerik

1991 - 1992

Leo Russo

1992 - 1993
1993 - 1994

Lee Gunnin

1994 - 1995

Bryant Collins

1995 - 1996

Phil Slovensky

1996 - 1997

Tom Marks

1997 - 1998
1998 - 1999

Mike Muro

1999 - 2000

Dale Blanchard

2000 - 2001

Jerome C. Bradley

2001 - 2002

Tom Richardson

2002 - 2003
2003 - 2004

Louis J. Muro

2004 - 2005
2005 - 2006

Rob Smith

2006 - 2007

Chris Muro

2007 - 2008

Ronnie Muro

2008 - 2009

Mike Muro

2009 - 2010