Appointment of the New Visitor of LEAD

Appointment of the New Visitor of LEAD

Brother Superior, Br. Robert Schieler, FSC, has appointed Br. Armin Luistro, FSC, Visitor of the Lasallian East Asia District. His term begins on 15th May 2019 and ends on 14th May 2023.

Br Armin brings with him over 33 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. He served as the Secretary of the Department of Education of the Republic of the Philippines from June 2010 to 2016 where he led the implementation of the K to 12 Basic Education Program. Prior to this, Br. Armin was at the helm of De La Salle University, serving as its President from April 2004 to June 2010. In previous years, he also served as President of the De La Salle University System, and several other La Salle schools. He was also Visitor of the legacy District of the  Philippines, before LEAD came to be, from 1997 to 2004. He was deeply involved in formation work in the legacy District of the Philippines before his appointment as Visitor: as vocation promoter, director of postulants, scholastics, and Novice Master.

Currently he is the President of De La Salle University Science Foundation as well as the President

of the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP), the country’s largest, business – led non -governmental organisation. He has also recently returned in his post as the President of De La Salle Philippines, the network of La Salle schools in the country.

Br. Armin also served in various capacities in other government and intergovernmental organisations. […]

An educator at heart, Br Armin began his teaching profession at De La Salle Lipa in Batangas, Philippines, where he worked as a religion teacher, homeroom adviser and campus minister from 1983-1986 […].

He obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy and Letters degree also from De La Salle University.

Congratulations, Br. Armin!

Ref.: LEAD Story, issue n. 287, December 2018.

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