From October 21st to 25th, 2019, the Provincial Councils of Canada, USA, Central and Occidental Mexico, Central America, and Norandina joined together in Long Branch, New Jersey in the USA. They met as a part of the plan for the Arco Norte Region to reorganize the personal and institutional strengths in order to grow and foster the Marist mission throughout the region.

This meeting was also attended by: Brs. Luis Carlos Gutiérrez, General Vicar; João Carlos do Prado and Ken McDonald, General Council liasons with the Arco Norte Region; and Br. Alberto Aparecio, Executive Secretary of the America Sur Region as a guest.