Gaeton Conte became a Knight of Columbus on February 7, 2002 and his impact on St. Patrick and the Council has been dramatic. Gaeton, along with his brother Joseph, is a fixture at all Knights events, programs and service projects. They were named Family of the Year in 2004 and Gaeton was named Jerome C. Bradley Knight of the Year in 2006.
Gaeton has served the Council as Chancellor and Deputy Grand Knight and his term as Program Director produced a Church Activity Award from the Alabama State Council. He is a staunch proponent of Pro-Life activities and regularly attends the monthly Pro-Life, Mass, Rosary and March in downtown Birmingham. Gaeton has also served as Ticket Chairman during Springfest.