Dave Huber Re-elected to High Chief Ranger
David E. Huber of Crown Point, Ind., was re-elected to the position of President of the Catholic Order of Foresters at the organization’s 50th National Convention in Omaha, Neb. The organization refers to the position of president as High Chief Ranger.
Huber was first elected to COF’s High Court, also known as the Board of Trustees, in 1984. He served as a High Court Trustee from 1984 to 1996. In the year 2000, he was elected to the position of High Secretary-Treasurer, and he held this position through January 2004. At this point, he was appointed to the position of High Chief Ranger, to complete the unexpired term of Robert Ciesla. He was then elected as High Chief Ranger during the 2004 National Convention, in fall of that year. He was re-elected as High Chief Ranger in 2008, 2012 and 2016. Huber has also earned the Legion of Honor (Third Degree) award from COF.
A graduate of Crown Point High School in Crown Point, Ind., and Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio, Huber first became interested in serving as a High Court Trustee from his father. He explains that Huber family involvement in COF dates back to his grandfather. “Endeavoring to lead the Order toward changes that are necessary to keep it relevant in an ever evolving society has been the greatest challenge and accomplishment,” Huber says of his time with COF. “I most enjoy traveling to the wide range of areas to meet with members [policy holders] at their local events, and witnessing firsthand the positive impact the Order has on the communities.” He describes his most recent favorite memory as the positive impact his local court, St. Mary 293, Crown Point, Ind., has had with the four blood drives it sponsors annually. Huber works at COF’s Home Office in Naperville, Illinois.