(2008 – 2010)
Past Faithful Navigator SK Patrick Rusheleau joined the Knights of Columbus on October 17, 1982 as a member of Rideau Council 2444 in Smith Falls, Ontario where he completed his 2nd and 3rd Degrees of our Order. SK Patrick has been a member of Council 2444 in Smith Falls; Renfrew Council 1916, in Renfrew; St. Martin De Porres Council 12909, in Scarborough, Ontario; Dr. J.F. Dunn Council 5153, in Carleton Place, Ontario; Ottawa’s Holy Cross Council 10617, and he is a charter member of Resurrection of Our Lord Council 13701, in Ottawa, Ontario.
During his years of services as a member of our Order PFN SK Patrick has served in a number of positions in the Third Degree of the Knights of Columbus beginning with Inside Guard; followed by; Advocate; Chancellor; Financial Secretary; and Deputy Grand Knight, culminating with his election to the office of council Grand Knight.
SK Patrick has served in the office of Grand Knight of several Councils. He last served in this office as a ‘Star Council’ Grand Knight during the Fraternal Year 2006 – 2007 in Resurrection of Our Lord Council 13701.
Sir Knight Patrick was elevated to the Fourth Degree of our Order with Canadian Martyrs Assembly 1597 of Renfrew, Ontario, on June 1st 1992.
He transferred his Fourth Degree membership in the Knights of Columbus to Bishop John Beahen Assembly 2230, in November of 2003.
During his membership in the Fourth Degree of our Order Sir Knight Patrick has served in the positions of Faithful Inner Sentinel; Faithful Trustee; Faithful Pilot; Faithful Captain and Faithful Navigator.
PFN SK Patrick Rusheleau was elected to the office of Faithful Navigator of Bishop John Beahen Assembly on May 27, 2008.
He served as Faithful Navigator of the assembly for two fraternal years, from July 1, 2008 to June 30, 2010.
He was elected to the office of Faithful Comptroller on May 25, 2010 .
PFN Sir Knight Patrick has also served as President of the Knights of Columbus Diocesan Association of the Diocese of Pembroke (FY 1992-1993) and a Counsellor of the Knights of Columbus Diocesan Association of the Archdiocese of Ottawa (FY 2008-2009).