Sonny Van is a Knights of Columbus Field Agent with the Kennedy Agency, serving brother Knights and their families in Tigard, McMinville, Canby, Sherwood, Woodburn, Newberg, Gervais and St. Paul. Sonny has been a member of the Knights of Columbus for five years, and became a Field Agent for the Order in 2016. When asked why he became a Field Agent, Sonny said, “I became an Agent because I truly feel it is a blessing to be a part of such a great Catholic organization where I can spread the love of God and serve
our brothers and their families.”
Originally from Tualatin, Oregon, Sonny earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Information System/Business Accounting from Portland State University. Sonny’s work history includes working in IT as a network admin, as well as accounting. Prior to becoming a Field Agent, Sonny was a small business owner in the construction industry. Sonny is married to his wife of 20 years, Pam, who is a small business owner. They reside in Tualatin, with their two children, Martin (16), and Hillary (13). The Van family are members of St. Anthonys in Tigard, where Sonny participates in the choir at Sunday Mass. He also dedicates his services to the Vietnamese Community as Religious Education Teacher on Sundays. Sonny serves as Past Grand Knight of Columbia Council 7559 in Maryland for five years, and was involved in a number of activities. He currently belongs to Our Lady of the Valley Council 3591 in Tigard. When asked what he hopes to achieve for his members, Sonny said, “My purpose as Field Agent is to carry on the vision of the beloved Fr. Michael J. McGivney to help Catholic families avoid financial ruin and secure their financial well-being. It is such a privilege and honor to serve my fellow Knights in any way I possibly can.”
Sonny has extensive knowledge of the products the Knights of Columbus offers to members and their families, and stands ready to help them achieve their financial goals. Contact Sonny today to set up an appointment and learn how the Knights of Columbus can help protect your family.
Congratulations to Brother Sir Knight Tung Son Van of Our Lady of the Valley Council 3591 in Tigard.
Tung is proudly recognized here as “Oregon’s Top Recruiter for the 2016-2017 Fraternal Year”.
Tung was sponsor to 11 new brothers last year which topped the list of all Oregon recruiters.
Tung is a 5-year member of our Order joining in 2012 and a member of Fr. Robert O'Hara Assembly 1606 in Canby.
Thank you to Tung and all Oregon recruiters who continue to keep the Oregon Jurisdiction alive and growing."
Knights of Columbus
Oregon Membership Director