The Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools during its 45th General Chapter in Rome has elected Br. Robert Schieler for the mission of Superior General in the coming years.
Brother Robert Schieler was born in 1950 in the city of Philadelphia, USA. He made his final profession in 1979.
In its first year he served as a teacher in his own country and spent 13 years as missionary in the Philippines.
He studied Modern European History and has a Ph.D. in Educational Administration.
From 1991 to 1998 he was Auxiliary Visitor of the District of Baltimore, served as Director of Education for former USA-Toronto Region from 1998 to 2001; later he was Visitor of his district from 2001 to 2007. During the last seven years he has been a General Councillor for the new Lasallian Region of RELAN (USA and Canada) residing in Washington.
The Institute of the De La Salle Christian Brothers and the entire Lasallian Family, we all congratulate Br. Robert Schieler and would like to offer him our unconditional support and prayer for the new endeavor entrusted to him as the 27th successor of St. John Baptist de La Salle.
We thank Br. Alvaro Rodríguez for the excellent work of government and animation performed during the two term mandate during which he has served as Superior General.