Special from lasalle.org. Brother Robert Schieler, FSC, Superior General, has announced that former District of San Francisco New Orleans Director, Young Lasallians, Heather Ruple Gilson, will serve as Co-Secretary of Lasallian Association for the Institute, effective September, 2018.
Brother Robert made the announcement on the Institute website. The announcement reads in part:
“I am delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Heather Ruple Gilson as the Co-Secretary of Lasallian Association. As Co-Secretary, Heather will work closely with Br. Paco Chiva who, with her, is also Co-Secretary of Lasallian Association.
Her appointment is a concrete sign of our commitment to engage all Lasallians, especially women, in delivering the Lasallian educational mission.
With her husband and two small daughters, upon hearing the news of our appointment Heather said: ‘I am very excited and grateful for the opportunity to be a part of the Secretariat for Association and Mission. Thank you for the trust and confidence. I look forward to meeting and working with Brother Paco and beginning to plan how we will be able to move Association for Mission forward for the Lasallian Family.’”
Look for more on Ms. Ruple Gilson’s appointment and her new role in the Institute in future posts.