Board Of Directors
JOIN THE LFNO BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The LFNO Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for new board members; Lycée parents are not eligible at this time. If you are interested in shaping the future of Lycée, we encourage you to check out the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools’ website. You will find FAQs, highlights of the past year, videos and even a 10-point “I’m Ready” checklist to help guide your decision to apply for a position on the board. Interested candidates need to fill out The TOP Shelf application. Please specify your interest in participating on the Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans Board of Directors in the application section entitled “Your Motivation” or in the section beginning “Please share anything else…” Thank you in advance for your time and commitment to Lycée.
David Amoss, CFA is an Equity Research Analyst covering the Midstream and Upstream energy sectors with Heikkinen Energy Advisors. Prior to joining Heikkinen, Mr. Amoss covered the Upstream energy sector at Howard Weil and Iberia Capital Partners. He previously worked as an economic consultant for AECOM in both Chicago and Sydney Australia, specializing in front-end traffic and revenue forecasting for transportation and energy projects. Mr. Amoss is a CFA Charterholder and currently serves on the Board of CFA Society of Louisiana where he has held the positions of President and Treasurer previously. He has been a member of the Finance Committee at LFNO since 2014 and was Chair of the Marketing Committee for the Board of Crimestoppers New Orleans. David lives in Lakeview with his wife Missy and their three children.
Carson Strickland is a financial advisor at Stokes & Hubbell Capital Management, an
independent investment advisory firm in New Orleans. In that role, he conducts investment research and management, as well as financial planning services, for a wide range of individuals, businesses and retirement plans throughout the Gulf Coast area. He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ (CFP®) professional and earned his BA from the University of Georgia and JD from Tulane Law School.A native New Orleanian, Carson appreciates the opportunity to serve on the Lycée Board of Directors and help continue the school’s educational mission within the community. He lives in the University area of New Orleans with his wife and two children.
Luke joined the board in 2014. He is a CPA at the professional services firm PwC, in New Orleans. Luke lives in Lakeview with his wife Rebecca and their two children and is proud to be a part of the Lycée community.
Dr. Lisa L. Tropez-Arceneaux
Lisa L. Tropez-Arceneaux, Psy.D. is a Pediatric Psychologist in New Orleans, Louisiana where she conducts psychological evaluations for children and adolescents. She also works with Physicians for Peace where she currently provides training and pediatric burn care to patients in South and Central America.
Dr. Tropez-Arceneaux received her Doctorate degree in Clinical Psychology in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 2006, she was awarded for her Excellence in Clinical Work with the Domestic Violence Clearinghouse in the prevention of adolescent dating violence and as well as her work with the military and local Hawaiian population from 2001-2005. Dr. Tropez-Arceneaux completed her clinical training at Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii, her internship at Howard University Hospital in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health in Washington, D.C. and her Fellowship in Pediatric Burn Psychology at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences in Baltimore, Maryland.
Margarete Wabnig is a New Orleans native, born and raised. She is overjoyed to return to New Orleans after 33 years of absence: 13 years in New York and 20 years overseas, primarily in Germany and Austria. In New York Margarete worked with Citibank in their management training program. She also served as a foreign currency trader. Fluent in French and German, she became the European specialist for Foreign Exchange Sales. In Kronberg, Germany, Margarete helped fundraise for Nourish the Children and became a certified health coach. Today Margarete works in New Orleans as a realtor with Keller Williams Realty. She is the first Certified International Property Specialist in Louisiana. Margarete is also active with the Preservation Resource Center.
Luc Soleau is a dual French-American citizen who was born and raised in France. Luc has a master’s degree in International Business Law from the University of Tours in France, and holds an MBA from Tulane University – A.B Freeman School of Business. Luc founded The Soleau Group which specializes in exporting agricultural parts to Africa, the Caribbean and South America. He is the New Orleans Vice President of the French American Chamber of Commerce, Gulf Coast Chapter. He practices Hapkido and is currently training for his black belt. His wife, Jeanne, is a native New Orleanian and they live in the city with their two sons, Martin and Simon.
Ben Castoriano is a dual French-American citizen who has lived in New Orleans for more than 10 years. He moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane Law School in 2004 and now practices law primarily in the area of commercial litigation at the law firm Frilot L.L.C. He was born in France, attended a school in London throughout his childhood, followed by public high school in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and University in Richmond, Virginia. Ben has always had a strong interest in education and seeks to bring his diverse cultural and educational experiences to the Lycée Board of Directors. He is also actively involved in the French-American Chamber of Commerce Gulf Coast Chapter. Ben has greatly enjoyed his time so far serving on the Lycée Board and looks forward to the school’s continued success and growth in the future.
RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS & AGENDAS
BOARD MEETING MINUTES
March 27 2018 | March 19 2018 |January 2018 |November 2017 | September 2017 | August 2017 |February 2017 | December 2016 | October 2016 | September 2016 | August 2016 | June 2016 | May 2016 | April 2016 | February 2016 | January 2016 | November 2015 | October 2015 | September 2015 | September 2015 Retreat | July 2015 | June 2015 | May 2015 1 | May 2015 2 | April 2015 1 | April 2015 2 | March 2015 | February 2015 | January 2015 | December 2014 | November 2014 | October 2014 | September 2014 | August 2014 1 | August 2014 2 | July 2014 | May 2013-April 2014
Updated April 18, 2018.