Ronald F. Faust
Ron is an active, insurance member of the Father Inama Council 3924 in Cross Plains and Holy Trinity - Tri-County Assembly 1948. Ron and his wife Gail, have been married 33 years and raised 3 children: Theresa, Brian and Caroline. Both have taught Religious Education in their home parish of St. Francis Xavier in Cross Plains, and both are Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist. Gail also serves as Sacristan and Ron as Lector, Alter Server, and Choir Member. Ron is a Knight of Divine Mercy, a faith formation apostate for Catholic men; a retreatant at the KC founded Monte Averno Retreat Center in Appleton, and is on the 24/7 Eucharistic Adoration Team at Holy Redeemer Parish in Madison.
The Faust family has received the Council Family of the Month and Family of the Year Awards and Ron has been Knight of the Month and Knight of the Year. He has served as Council Recorder, Grand Knight, Trustee, 1st Degree Tam Member, and Mother's Day Breakfast Chairman, a Council project he initiated. Ron had the privilege of working with his Brother Council Knights who, with the help of then State Deputy Richard Ammon, successfully launched the Madison Diocese Respect Life Bill Campaign, now in its 5th year and winner of Supreme Council's second place award for community service projects for the 2004-2005 fraternal year. Most recently he served three years as the Respect Life Program Coordinator for the State Council.
As a Pro-Lifer, Ron, with the help of the State KC Respect Life Team, spear-headed the first of its kind Post Abortion Healing Conference in Wisconsin, which brought together two giants of this Ministry. Wisconsin's own Vicki Thorn of Project Rachel and Kevin and Dr. Theresa Burke of Rachel's Vineyard. It was this conference that is credited with bringing Father Frank Pavone, the founder and director of Priest for Life, to Wisconsin to speak at the State Deputy's Banquet of the 105th Convention of the Wisconsin State Council of the Knights of Columbus in Wisconsin Dells.
Both Ron and Gail work full-time and are involved in their community and in the American Legion Family, where Gail currently serves as the Wisconsin American Legion Auxiliary and Ron currently serves as the Sons of American Legion Detachment of Wisconsin Chaplain.