Lasallian Animators Workshop

9th Joint Gathering of
Animators and the Association Committee

Monday, April 19
11:00 am – 5:30 pm



  • Building new paths to transforming lives
  • Best practices sharing
  • Keynote Presentation by Heather Ruple Gilson and Joe Gilson
    • Lasallian Community: the Heart, Memory, and Guarantor of the Charism
  • Association Committee Meeting
  • How do we rebuild culture


    • Session I 11:00am-12:30pm
    • Session II-A 1:00pm-2:30pm
    • Session II-B: 3pm-3:15pm
    • Session III: 3:30pm-5:15pm

This program is presented without charge by the Office for Mission and Ministry and the Auxiliary Visitor. For additional information, contact Justin Martineau (

Association Committee

  • Sophia Cartagena, Young Lasallians, Behavioral Assistants Supervisor-Tides Family Services
  • Elissa Cerros, RILAG, Fine Arts Department Chair-La Salle Academy (Providence)
  • Colin Crawford, Southern Tier, Social Studies Department Chair-St John’s College High School
  • Ted Frank, LAMM, Library Media Specialist/Lasallian Animator-Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
  • Skip Gaus, PALM, Retired
  • Tony Shilen, WAGL, Science Teacher/Lasallian Animator-St. Joseph’s Collegiate Institute
  • John Voutsinos, WAGL, Vice Principal/Director of Student Services-De La Salle College “Oaklands”


  • Brother Lawrence Goyette, Auxiliary Visitor
  • Justin Martineau, Associate Director for Mission and Ministry

Living the Charism in Association for Mission In order to foster and enrich our Lasallian charism, we recognize the need to invite and encourage all members of Lasallian communities to associate for mission. We aim to ensure that each local ministry is supported by, and in turn, supports district, regional and international formation initiatives. (DENA Mission Assembly: Directional Statement)