St. Vladimir's Seminary Elects New Executive Board Chair


(from left) Dean Archpriest John Behr, Alex Machaskee, Anne Mackoul, and Chancellor/CEO Archpriest Chad Hatfield(from left) Dean Archpriest John Behr, Alex Machaskee, Anne Mackoul, and Chancellor/CEO Archpriest Chad HatfieldAfter five years serving as Executive Chair of the St. Vladimir's Seminary Board of Trustees, Anne Glynn-Mackoul stepped down from the position at the annual meeting of the board, held on SVS' Crestwood, New York campus on November 16–18. Alex Machaskee, retired Publisher, President, and CEO of The Plain Dealer—Ohio’s largest newspaper—and current Chair of the board’s Communications Committee, was elected by his fellow board members to fill the position; the term for Executive Chair, according to the seminary Charter, is one year.

Mrs. Mackoul, an Antiochian Orthodox parishioner, was elected as the first ever Executive Chair of the board in 2006, at the same time Archpriests John Behr and Chad Hatfield were appointed to their respective positions as Dean and Chancellor/CEO of the seminary.

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