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John L. Schlageter, Esq., KCHS, Executive Director

John L. Schlageter is the first and current Executive Director of the Bethlehem University Foundation. He was appointed to the position on the 11th of April 2016 by resolution of the Board of Directors. Prior to his appointment, John sat as an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Foundation. 

Prior to his appointment, John was General Counsel of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA from 2007-2016. He was appointed General Counsel by then Archbishop Edwin F. O’Brien and continued to serve Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio following his appointment as the 4th Archbishop for the Military Services, USA.

John is a double graduate of the Catholic University of America, having received his Bachelor of Arts in History and his Juris Doctor from the CUA Columbus School of Law. John is a member of the Bar Associations of the State of Florida and the District of Columbia.

In addition to his duties as Executive Director, John is General Counsel of the Eparchy of Saint Maron of Brooklyn. He is a Knight of Columbus and a Knight Commander of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem. He is the current President of the Archdiocese of Washington Section of the Order. He is a member of the John Carroll Society, the Federalist Society, and an elected member of the Board of Directors of the Lasallian Foundation.

John and his wife Caitlin reside in Washington, D.C.