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JOIN THE LFNO BOARD OF DIRECTORS 

The LFNO Board of Directors is currently accepting applications for new board members. 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.

For public records request, please contact Marina Schoen, CEO & Custodian of Public Records. Email: mschoen@lfno.org . Phone: 504.620.5500.

Board By-Laws – 8.19.19

Louisiana Charter School Board Legal Handbook

Articles of Incorporation | Original Charter | Charter Renewal
Conflict of Interest Policy

Matthew Moreland, Chair mmoreland@lfno.org – phone: 504-832-3000
Caroline Borderlon, Vice-Chair cborderlon@lfno.org
Adrienne Warren
, Secretary awarren@lfno.org
Brett Long, Treasurer, blong@lfno.org

Ann Meese, Board Member ameese@lfno.org
Lauren Knight, Board Member  lknight@lfno.org
Shearon Roberts, Board Member, sroberts@lfno.org
David Amoss, Board Member damoss@lfno.org
Anitra Walker, Board Member awalker@lfno.org

Matthew Moreland

Chair
coming soon…

Caroline Bordelon

Vice Chair
Caroline Bordelon is an attorney with the New Orleans office of Deutsch Kerrigan, LLP, where she is a member of both its civil litigation and construction departments. Prior to joining Deutsch Kerrigan, Ms. Bordelon primarily worked defending insurance companies litigating complex insurance coverage cases. Ms. Bordelon received her Juris Doctorate from Tulane University, where she was named to the Order of the Barristers. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Bordelon was a middle school mathematics teacher on the island of O’ahu in Hawai’i. During her time as a mathematics teacher, she also served as head of the mathematics department at ‘Aiea Intermediate School. Ms. Bordelon is a native New Orleanian and attended New Orleans Center for the Creative Arts before graduating from the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts.

Adrienne Warren

Secretary

Adrienne Warren is the Director of Health Grants at Baptist Community Ministries, and brings over 10 years of administrative, fiscal and programming expertise in the health services arena. She has served in varying roles, providing strategic direction and oversight to public health programs located in Louisiana as well as Africa, the Caribbean and South America.

Adrienne and her husband, Lionel, are proud parents of two Lycee students. She is honored to serve on the Board and is excited to contribute toward LFNO’s ongoing growth and success.

Brett Long

Treasurer
Brett Long is a New Orleans native and Certified Public Accountant with experience across the private, public, and non-profit sectors. As an auditor with the Louisiana Legislative Auditor, he helped to conduct audits and data-driven analyses in healthcare, education, criminal justice, and public finance. In the business world, he has helped to found or consulted with several startups in food, healthcare, education, and energy. A graduate of Tulane and Harvard, he currently directs sales and operations for a local energy startup while also practicing as a CPA and consultant. He is honored by the opportunity to serve the students and community of Lycee Francais.

Anitra Walker

Board Member
Anitra Walker currently serves as a high school administrator, student/teacher mentor, professional development facilitator, and author. Ms. Walker has a passion for education and enjoys working with students, teachers, and parents. She received her B.A. in English and her Ed.S. in gifted education from Louisiana State University, in Baton Rouge. In addition, she received her M.Ed in secondary education from Southern University, and she is currently working on her Ed.D in educational leadership at Nova Southeastern University. She is extremely excited about her new roles with Lycée Français, and she is committed to doing her best to serve its parents, students, and teachers.

Lauren Knight

Board Member
Lauren Knight is passionate about providing opportunities for students and their families to live active, healthy, choice-filled lives. She was previously a school operations manager and secondary special education teacher who taught at KIPP New Orleans. Lauren is an experienced leader in school operations who has dedicated her career to supporting charter schools.

Shearon Roberts

Board member
Shearon Roberts, Ph.D. is an associate professor of Mass Communication and a faculty member in African American and Diaspora Studies at Xavier University of Louisiana. She holds a Ph.D. in Latin American Studies from Tulane University, a Masters in Mass Communication from LSU and a B.A. from Dillard University. She currently serves as the director of Xavier’s honors program. She is a past president of the Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication and serves on the board of the Louisiana Communication Association. She is a co-author/author of three books and a former award-winning journalist.

David Amoss

Board Member
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.

Ann Meese

Board member
Ann Meese is a retired educator who moved to New Orleans in July 2005 from Columbia, Missouri.  She received her PhD in General School Administration from the University of Missouri in 1996 with a secondary emphasis in African American Studies.  Her undergraduate and master’s degrees at the University of Cincinnati were in American History.  After teaching social studies in the West Lafayette and Columbia Public Schools, she served as curriculum director and then elementary principal for the Roselle V School District in suburban Chicago, Superintendent of the Bosworth R-V School District in rural northwestern Missouri and ended her career in the inner city as elementary principal of Jefferson School for the St. Louis Public School district.  In New Orleans she served three years on the Lycee School Board beginning in its second year.  She currently is a long time member of Rayne United Methodist Church’s Early Childhood Program Advisory Board and also a member of both the finance committee and the mission committee.  She is dedicated to the expansion of the Zero to Three Early Childhood System under the Louisiana Department of Education.

RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS & AGENDAS

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, July 12, 2021, at 6:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, July 12, 2021, at 6:00 PM. The Board of Directors will meet in person at 1800 Monroe Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. However, you can watch a live stream of the meeting here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CluK9YAcgGA The agenda and […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 5:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a special meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, at 5:30 PM. The committee will meet in person at 1800 Monroe Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. The agenda and public comment policy can be found here: DOWNLOADDocuments for the meeting can be […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 6:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 23, 2021, at 6:00 PM. The committee will meet in person at 1800 Monroe Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. The public is welcome to attend this meeting in person with the option of attending virtually via […]

POSTPONED: LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, June 21, 2021, at 6:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, June 21, 2021, at 6:00 PM. The committee will meet in person at 1800 Monroe Street, New Orleans, LA 70118. The public is welcome to attend this meeting in person with the option of attending virtually via […]

CANCELED: LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, June 14, 2021, at 6:00 PM

The LFNO Board of Directors Meeting on Monday, June 14, 2021, at 6:00 PM has been CANCELED. An email will be issued when the meeting is rescheduled. Merci. Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest colleges and universities throughout the world. Lycée Français will provide the opportunity for its students […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 8:00 AM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, at 8:00 AM. This will be a virtual meeting as per COVID-19 guidelines. Please click the link to join, the passcode is NOT required for this open public meeting. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86096076289?pwd=UlFucEE1Rkk2Z1VNOFR6STBZMFFlUT09 Meeting ID: 860 9607 […]

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Facilities Committee:
to provide optimal learning environment that is efficiently managed both operationally and financially in the short and long term.

David Amoss, Chair
Daniel Winkert
John Vollman
Dominic Willard
Bert Holland
Alexandra Plaisance
Erik Jungbacker

Governance Committee:
to oversee governance structures and practices of Lycée and report findings and make recommendations to the Board of Directors.

Dr. Shearon Roberts, Chair
Adrienne Warren
Caroline Bordelon
Brett Long
Dr. Ann Meese
Ayodele Theard-Lewis, Secretary
Dr. Richard Peters
Geri Robinson
Jeffray Teague
Molly Vigour

Academics Committee:
to provide a holistic academic environment that combines French language immersion with a rigorous curriculum which prepares students to live choice-filled lives.

Dr. Ann Meese, Chair
Lauren Knight, Co-Chair
Karin Barbee
Heather Knight
Dr. Kelley Morel
Anitra Walker
Ex-Officio: Sophie Capmartin
Ex-Officio: Danielle Dufauchard
Ex-Officio: Chana Benenson

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE MINUTES

Finance Committee: To provide an optimal learning environment that is efficiently managed both operationally and financially in the short and long term.

Brett Long
David Amoss
Catherine MacPhaille
Jeffray Teague
Bernard Guste
Ex-Officio: Keeanya Chenier

Athletics Committee:
To grow the school program into competitive and attractive LHAA program with complementary Middle and High School teams

Brett Long
Holly Kymes
Kier McGuire
Krystal Oliveira
Brett Patron
Lilly Schmidt
Ex-Officio: Mary-Devon Dupuy
Ex-Officio: Chana Benenson

Culture & Community Committee:
to integrate our French learning and community with our evolving youth culture encompassing a comprehensive policy with regards to inclusion, race, sexuality, religion and socio-economic background

Dr. Shearon Roberts, Chair
Matthew Moreland, Co-chair
Ayodele Theard-Lewis, Secretary
Adrienne Warren
Geri Robinson
Keisha Green
Ex-Officio: Chana Benenson
Ex-Officio: Danielle Dufauchard

FACILITIES COMMITTEE MINUTES

FINANCE COMMITTEE MINUTES

LFNO BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS

7.6.21 - Executive Committee of the Board Meeting Documents

6.23.21 - Board Meeting Documents

Agenda

A quick reference list of documents for this meeting are compiled here:

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6.10.21 - Executive Committee of the Board Meeting Documents

5.3.21 - Board Meeting Documents

4.15.21 - Executive Committee of the Board Meeting Documents

3.29.21 - Executive Committee of the Board Meeting Documents

10.8.20 - Board Meeting Documents

FACILITIES COMMITTEE MEETINGS

2.10.21 - Facilities Meeting Documents

12.18.20 - Facilities Meeting Documents

FINANCE COMMITTEE MEETING DOCUMENTS

6.17.21 - Finance Meeting Documents

5.14.21 - Finance Meeting Documents

3.12.21 - Finance Meeting Documents

12.15.20 - Finance Meeting Documents

ACADEMIC COMMITTEE MEETINGS

7.8.21 - Academic Meeting Documents

Agenda

 

Academic Meeting Documents

11.4.20 - Academic Meeting Documents

GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE MEETINGS

6.18.21 - Governance Meeting Documents

5.14.21 - Governance Meeting Documents

Agenda
PTO Policy – ENGLISH | FRENCH

4.28.21 - Governance Meeting Documents

4.15.21 - Governance Meeting Documents

12.16.20 - Governance Meeting Documents

11.13.20 - Governance Meeting Documents

Other Documents

Updated July 26, 2021