Mr. Lutes serves as Chair of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington's Advisory Council on Multicultural Affairs. For years, he has developed the programs of the Spanish Catholic Center, a social and health services nonprofit.
He serves on the President's Council of Catholic Charities, Archdiocese of Washington, DC, which honored him with The Caritas Award, its highest recognition of volunteers.
Mr. Lutes has also completed several decades of service in leadership in the Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts of America organizations. Additionally, after more than a quarter-century in the bass section, Mr. Lutes is the longest-serving member of the Our Lady of Lourdes parish choir.