Brother Armin Luistro, FSC, was elected Superior General of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools on May 18, 2022, at the 46th General Chapter in Rome.
Brother Armin served as Visitor of the Lasallian District of East Asia (LEAD) since May 2019. Brother Armin brings more than 34 years of experience in both private and public educational sectors. Before being appointed LEAD Visitor, he served as president of De La Salle Philippines, the network of Lasallian schools in the country (2017 – 2019). He also served as secretary of the Department of Education in the Philippines (2010 – 2016) and president of De La Salle University in the Philippines (2004 – 2010).
Besides substituting for the Brother Superior General when needed, and being his first collaborator, the Brother Vice General is entrusted with the coordination of the Secretariats and Services of the Generalate. He also organizes and moderates the plenary sessions of the General Council.
The community life of the Council primarily occurs when the Brother General Councilors convene in Rome for their regular plenary sessions. These sessions focus on the needs and concerns of the Institute while facilitating faith sharing and the continuing formation of the General Council.