Appointed by the Grand Knight, consults and recommends to the Grand Knight the appointment of church, community, council, family and youth directors. Activities and events sponsored by the council in connection with the Service Program should be outlined, planned and recorded at least six months in advance. Monthly meetings should be held by the program director for members of their groups. Advance planning will prove an effective method assuring interesting meetings and successful sponsorship of council projects. Council reports should be made monthly by the various directors to the program director for submission to state officials for state recognition. The program director oversees the council’s programs to assure program completion for state recognition awards.