State Office

Office Staff

Mailing Address

Illinois Knights of Columbus

P.O. Box 681

Kankakee, IL 60901-0681


Tel: 815.935.2262

Fax: 815.935.2078


Street Address

Illinois Knights of Columbus

187 S. Indiana Ave.

Kankakee, IL 60901


State Chaplain -

Bishop Michael McGovern, Belleville Diocese

Associate State Chaplain -

Fr. Paul Gins

College Council Chaplain - 

Fr. Braden Maher

Elected Officers

State Deputy -

Jeff Peters, Council 7624

State Treasurer -

Mike Blackburn, Council 10884

State Warden -

Ken Martinek, Council 

Selected Officers

State Membership Director -

John Lough, Council 14008

State New Council Development Director -

Steve Zalas


Associate State Chaplain -

Fr. Chuck Tuttle

Associate State Chaplain -

Fr. Claudio Diaz


State Secretary -

Lloyd Reinkensmeier, Council 2964

State Advocate -

Jim Jatcko, Council 1143

Immediate Past State Deputy - 

Steve Mann, Council 14024

State General Program Director - 

Stuart Mattson

State Charitable Activities Director

Sam Trauernicht

Supreme Representatives to Illinois

Regional Growth Director -

Jim Caffrey

Regional Training Director -

Jon Olson