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Year Appointed at Bishop Mora Salesian High School: 2015

Alumnus: 1994

Education: BA in English and Theology from Georgetown University (1998); MA in Educational Administration from Loyola Marymount University (2006), Non-Profit Leadership Certificate from Stanford University (2018), Non-Profit Learning Certificate from Harvard University (2019), Executive Certificate in Non-Profit Leadership and Management from the University of Notre Dame (2019)

Biography: Mr. Chacon was born and raised in Boyle Heights and is a product of Catholic education. He attended Santa Teresita Elementary School and graduated from Bishop Mora Salesian High School. Upon graduation from Salesian, Mr. Chacon attended Georgetown University where he graduated with a degree in English and Theology. Mr. Chacon returned to Salesian as a teacher, coach, Dean, and admissions officer following his Georgetown graduation. After completing three years of service at Salesian, Mr. Chacon left teaching to work in development for Loyola Marymount University and Caltech while pursuing his Masters Degree in Educational Administration from LMU. In 2005, Mr. Chacon received his masters degree and joined the St. Monica Catholic High School community as an Assistant Principal: Dean of Students and was appointed the Assistant Principal: Advancement three years later. In 2010, Mr. Chacon became the principal of St. Monica Catholic High School. In 2015, Mr. Chacon returned to his alma mater and became principal of Bishop Mora Salesian High School. On July 1, 2018, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles appointed Mr. Chacon as the first President in the history of Salesian High School.

Mr. Chacon enjoys being back on campus and seeing the growth of his alma mater in all areas. Some of his academic interests include English literature, poetry, and educational technology. He also seems to like construction projects (all 7 years of Mr. Chacon's principalship included construction projects at St. Monica and Salesian). In his spare time, Mr. Chacon enjoys the outdoors. He is an avid fisherman and can sometimes be seen at local lakes hoping to hook big fish. Mr. Chacon is also a traditional archer and occasionally competes in local archery competitions in Southern California. Mr. Chacon and his wife Annette are proud parents to two sons: Owen, a current sophomore at Salesian, and Andrew, a future Salesian Mustang!

Current Assignment: President