Together and by association, Brothers and Lasallians carry out the educational mission. Associative Groups are born out of this tenant, deriving skill and spirituality from one another to create educational communities to better serve their ministries and students. The Associative Groups are connected to and influence DENA through the Association for Lasallian Mission Committee.


LAAST

Lasallian Association of Albany, Syracuse, Troy

LAAST’s Lasallian membership are centered in the Capitol District of New York, but reach far west along the I-90 corridor to Niagara Falls.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Mr. Matthew Michaud

LAMM

Lasallian Association of Metropolitan Ministries

Centered in the New York metro area, Lasallians of LAMM hail from ministries throughout New York City’s five boroughs, but also includes educators from upstate New York.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Mr. Ted Frank
(Bishop Loughlin Memorial High)
Mr. William Gault
(De La Salle School)

PALM

Philadelphia Area Lasallian Ministries

PALM’s membership of Lasallians is not only concentrated in the city of Philadelphia, but its surrounding suburbs.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Ms. Denise Wallace
(St. Gabriel’s System)

RILAG

Rhode Island Lasallian Association Group

A small state makes for a close-knit cluster of associated Lasallians in Rhode Island.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Ms. Elissa Pensa-Cerros
(La Salle Academy)

ALL

Association of Legacy Lasallians

Legacy Lasallians continue to be energized and find their faith the Lasallian charism, working for the educational mission, even after retiring from or leaving their ministry.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Mr. Raymond Ricci
Dr. John Wilcox


Higher Education

Lasallians representing our College and University ministries.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Br. Jack Curran
(Manhattan College)
Ms. Lisa Juncaj
(Manhattan College)
Ms. Jamie Longo
(La Salle University)
Br. Ernest Miller
(La Salle University)

Young Lasallians

Young Lasallians are people who serve in our ministries between the ages of 23 and 35 years of age. DENA Young Lasallians have a representative Council and are connected to Young Lasallians on the Regional and Institute level.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Ms. Sarah Laitinen

Signum
Fidei

Former Christian Brothers still remain true to the mission with their support of ministries and works through their time, talent, and treasure.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Mr. James Casey

Western
DENA

The “Western Frontier” of our District covers our Lasallians in Michigan and Toronto.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Mr. Michael Luchka
(De La Salle College “Oaklands”)

Southern
DENA

South being a relative term in our District geography, our Baltimore and DC Lasallians are champions of the I-95 corridor.

Representatives on the Association Committee:
Mr. Colin Crawford
(St. John’s College High)


DENA Accompaniment: Brother Thomas Casey, Auxiliary Visitor, and Maryann Donohue-Lynch, Associate Executive Director, Office for Mission and Ministry