Welcome to Los Padres Chapter
Los Padres was founded in February 1974 and supports councils as north as Santa Maria and runs south down to Simi Valley. The chapter is divided up into five districts.
2020-2021 Chapter Officers
Chapter meetings are scheduled for the 4th Tuesday's of the even months. Chapter Officer & Planning meetings are the 4th Tuesday of the odd months. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our meetings are being held virtually. Meeting notifications will be sent to Chapter Councils through their District Deputy. If you have not received the meeting invitation or wish to have an item for the agenda, please send an email to email@example.com.
When we are able to meeting together, our meetings will be held at:
St. Joseph Catholic Church - Parish Hall (connected to Church)
1532 Linden Ave
Carpinteria, CA 93013.
Virtual General Meetings start at 7:00 p.m. and in person meetings will begin at 7:30 p.m. to allow for adequate travel time.
2020 - 2021 Chapter General Meeting Dates:
All councils are requested to send at least one representative to each general meeting.
Chapter Open Positions
The Los Padres Chapter currently has the following open Chapter Officer positions available:
The Chapter also has Chapter program chair positions available. For a list of open program chair positions or to volunteer for a position at the Chapter level - please send and email to KofCLosPadresChapter@gmail.com
District Mentor - Paul Calloway, PCP, PGK
District 77 - Javier Baro
Councils: 2475, 3570, 9231, 11137, 11465, 16154
District 78 - Francis (Chris) Arnoult
Councils: 1684, 5300, 6012, 13756
District 79 - Steve Loeffler
Councils: 750, 5272, 8397, 12805, 15016
District 80 - Open (David Waage - Acting DD)
Councils: 2498, 3608, 8800, 10067
District 81 - Mike LoCollo
Councils: 5746, 5803, 8072, 9410, 9969
Supreme Council has developed a new Exemplification ceremony for all New and current 1st Degree and 2nd Degree Brother Knights.
Effective July 1, 2020 - all councils in California are expected to be utilizing the new Exemplification ceremony and discontinue the current Admission / Formation and Knighthood Degrees. If you have any questions - please contact Paul Calloway at PGKCalloway@gmail.com or Chapter Advocate Tim Carvalho at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Knights COVID-19 Update
For information regarding the COVID-19 impact to Knights programs - see News and Announcements page.
Global Wheelchair Mission - Wheelchairs for Veterans
The Los Padres Chapter is supporting the Global Wheelchair Mission to provide wheelchairs for those in need. Our focus this year is on the Veterans in need in Ventura County and Santa Barbara County. For more information - go to our Wheelchair Mission page.