Special from Christian Brothers Conference. Mark Freund, a longtime school leader with Lasallian ties, has been selected as the next executive director of the Christian Brothers Conference Office for Lasallian Education.
As executive director, Freund will promote the Lasallian mission and assume a leadership role in representing Lasallian Education at the national and international levels. He will also oversee activities designed to serve ministries in the Lasallian Region of North America, including developing formation programs, fundraising, and representing the mission to the Catholic Church, to educational, civic, and governmental entities, and to business and philanthropic organizations.
Charlie Legendre, AFSC, chair of the Lasallian Education Council, the board to which Freund will report, welcomed Freund and praised his record of success.
“Mr. Freund brings extensive experience in Catholic education as a teacher and effective school leader,” said Legendre. “His record of animation and organization in schools, his demonstrated success in development, finance and strategic planning, and his collaborative approach to leadership will serve the Region well. Mr. Freund’s deep faith and affinity for the Lasallian charism led him to seek the position as executive director. We are grateful for his openness to God’s call to serve the Lasallian family of the Region.”