Our Officers

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

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 Jose Chavez has been a member of the Elks Lodge since 32 years. He has also served as ER from 1996-1997, 2012-2013 and 2014 to present. Jose has been an instrumental part of keeping the San Pedro Elks community together since the devastating fire to the completion of the rebuild.  

Julia Aquino, Leading Knight

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

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TBA

Robert Heredia, Loyal Knight

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

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Robert has been a Elk for 17 Years. He has also held the position of Trustee , Lecturing Knight, Loyal Knight, Leading Knight, Chaplin.

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

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Joe has been a member for 11 years and has held the following positions: Inner Guard, Chaplain, Esquire, Assistant Esquire, and presently serving as Lecturing Knight for the past 3 years as well as Lodge Public Relations Chairman. Joe is a Ritual Word Judge and a member of the Jolly Corks.

Patti Folsom-Medina, Secretary

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Patti Folsom-Medina, Secretary

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TBA

Nick Baccari, Treasurer

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Patti Folsom-Medina, Secretary

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Nick has been a member of the Elks 11 years and has held this position for over a year. Nick had dedicated his time with the rebuild.

Officer Roles and Responsibilities

"The Chair Officers"   Are the  4 Knights of the Order.   Ideally, the Knight positions are rotated through "The Chairs" in their respective order and then  raise up to become The Exalted Ruler.  In addition, the Knights perform any duties appointed to them or that is specified in the Laws of the Order or Lodge By Laws.


Exalted Ruler – Is the The “President.”.  He/she is the Executive Officer of the Lodge and enforces and performs duties required by the Laws of the Order and the By-Laws of the Lodge. The Exalted Ruler (nick named the ER)  appoints all committees and has general supervision over all matters pertaining to the Lodge.


Leading Knight  –   1st Vice-President. Assists the Exalted Ruler in the performance of his/her duties. Will officiate in the absence of the Exalted Ruler.


Loyal Knight  –      2nd Vice President.  Second in command in the absence of the Exalted Ruler.


Lecturing Knight – 3rd Vice President. Third in command in the absence of the Exalted Ruler.


Secretary – Records minutes of Lodge meetings, maintains Lodge accounts, receives all monies and forwards to the Treasurer, reads/answers all correspondence, prepares/administers membership cards.


Treasurer – Receives all monies from the Secretary and gives a receipt, pays approved bills of the Lodge, maintains record of receipts and disbursements, and signs all checks. 


Trustees – Lodge has 5 Trustees. The Lodge Trustees control the funds and property of the Lodge and hold regular  meetings, keep a record of all investments and purchase all Lodge supplies, provide for an Accident Prevention Program and present an annual Lodge budget.


House Committee –  In  our lodge The House Committee  members are the 5 Trustees.  The Trustees control the bar and social quarters of the Lodge.  All decisions and actions of the House Committee are subject to the control and direction of the Lodge and its members by discussions and vote at Lodge meetings.


Tiler – Stationed at the door of the Lodge at all meetings, he/she permits no person to enter without previous announcement and permission from the Exalted Ruler. 


Esquire – Is stationed to the right of the Exalted Ruler during Lodge meetings. He/she organizes the Lodge, prepares candidates for initiation and introduces visiting members. 


Chaplain – Stationed to the left of the Exalted Ruler during Lodge meetings, he/she recites the opening and closing prayers, and performs the duties required by the Laws of the Order and By Laws of the Lodge. 


Inner Guard – Positioned at the inner door during Lodge meetings, the Inner Guard allows only those qualified to enter.


The Chaplain, Esquire, Inner Guard and Tiler are appointed by the Exalted Ruler. All other positions are elected. All officers perform other duties as appointed or as required by the Laws of the Order or Lodge By Laws.

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Our Officers

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

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 Jose Chavez has been a member of the Elks Lodge since 32 years. He has also served as ER from 1996-1997, 2012-2013 and 2014 to present. Jose has been an instrumental part of keeping the San Pedro Elks community together since the devastating fire to the completion of the rebuild.  

Julia Aquino, Leading Knight

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

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TBA

Robert Heredia, Loyal Knight

Jose Chavez, PER, Exalted Ruler

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

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Robert has been a Elk for 17 Years. He has also held the position of Trustee , Lecturing Knight, Loyal Knight, Leading Knight, Chaplin.

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

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Joe has been a member for 11 years and has held the following positions: Inner Guard, Chaplain, Esquire, Assistant Esquire, and presently serving as Lecturing Knight for the past 3 years as well as Lodge Public Relations Chairman. Joe is a Ritual Word Judge and a member of the Jolly Corks.

Patti Folsom-Medina, Secretary

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Patti Folsom-Medina, Secretary

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TBA

Nick Baccari, Treasurer

Joe Justiniano, Lecturing Knight

Patti Folsom-Medina, Secretary

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Nick has been a member of the Elks 11 years and has held this position for over a year. Nick had dedicated his time with the rebuild.

Officer Roles and Responsibilities

"The Chair Officers"   Are the  4 Knights of the Order.   Ideally, the Knight positions are rotated through "The Chairs" in their respective order and then  raise up to become The Exalted Ruler.  In addition, the Knights perform any duties appointed to them or that is specified in the Laws of the Order or Lodge By Laws.


Exalted Ruler – Is the The “President.”.  He/she is the Executive Officer of the Lodge and enforces and performs duties required by the Laws of the Order and the By-Laws of the Lodge. The Exalted Ruler (nick named the ER)  appoints all committees and has general supervision over all matters pertaining to the Lodge.


Leading Knight  –   1st Vice-President. Assists the Exalted Ruler in the performance of his/her duties. Will officiate in the absence of the Exalted Ruler.


Loyal Knight  –      2nd Vice President.  Second in command in the absence of the Exalted Ruler.


Lecturing Knight – 3rd Vice President. Third in command in the absence of the Exalted Ruler.


Secretary – Records minutes of Lodge meetings, maintains Lodge accounts, receives all monies and forwards to the Treasurer, reads/answers all correspondence, prepares/administers membership cards.


Treasurer – Receives all monies from the Secretary and gives a receipt, pays approved bills of the Lodge, maintains record of receipts and disbursements, and signs all checks. 


Trustees – Lodge has 5 Trustees. The Lodge Trustees control the funds and property of the Lodge and hold regular  meetings, keep a record of all investments and purchase all Lodge supplies, provide for an Accident Prevention Program and present an annual Lodge budget.


House Committee –  In  our lodge The House Committee  members are the 5 Trustees.  The Trustees control the bar and social quarters of the Lodge.  All decisions and actions of the House Committee are subject to the control and direction of the Lodge and its members by discussions and vote at Lodge meetings.


Tiler – Stationed at the door of the Lodge at all meetings, he/she permits no person to enter without previous announcement and permission from the Exalted Ruler. 


Esquire – Is stationed to the right of the Exalted Ruler during Lodge meetings. He/she organizes the Lodge, prepares candidates for initiation and introduces visiting members. 


Chaplain – Stationed to the left of the Exalted Ruler during Lodge meetings, he/she recites the opening and closing prayers, and performs the duties required by the Laws of the Order and By Laws of the Lodge. 


Inner Guard – Positioned at the inner door during Lodge meetings, the Inner Guard allows only those qualified to enter.


The Chaplain, Esquire, Inner Guard and Tiler are appointed by the Exalted Ruler. All other positions are elected. All officers perform other duties as appointed or as required by the Laws of the Order or Lodge By Laws.

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