The Deputy Grand KKnight is the second in command in the local council. He is also elected annually, assists the grand knight in the operation of council affairs and is responsible for any duties assigned to him by the grand knight.
In the absence of the Grand Knight, the Deputy Grand knight presides at council meetings and functions as the Grand Knight would. The Deputy Grand Knight is a member of the Advisory Board charged with general supervision of a Columbian Squires circle sponsored by his council. It is suggested that the Deputy Grand Knight and the board of trustees serve on the council’s retention committee.