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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 – 10.4.19

Articles of Incorporation | Original Charter | Charter Renewal

Dr. Lisa Tropez-Arceneaux, Chair larceneaux@lfno.org
David Amoss, Vice Chairman damoss@lfno.org
Carson Strickland, Treasurer cstrickland@lfno.org
Graham Bosworth, Secretary gbosworth@lfno.org

Luke Clary, Board Member lclary@lfno.org
Michael Williams,
Board Member mwilliams@lfno.org
Dr. David W. Robinson-Morris, Board Member drobinson@lfno.org
Brett Long, Board Member blong@lfno.org
Lauren Knight, Board Member, lknight@lfno.org
Ann Meese, Board Member ameese@lfno.org
Caroline Bordelon, Board Member cbordelon@lfno.org
Matthew Moreland, Board Member mmoreland@lfno.org
Adrienne Warren, Board Member awarren@lfno.org

Dr. Lisa L. Tropez-Arceneaux

Chair
Dr. 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.

David Amoss

Vice Chairman
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

Treasurer
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.

Graham Bosworth

Secretary
Graham is an attorney and the founder and Principle of Bosworth Legal, LLC. He was raised in
New Orleans and is a graduate of the Orleans Parish Public School System. Since returning to New Orleans after law school, Graham spent five years in the District Attorney’s Office. In 2010, he formed his own private practice handling criminal defense and civil litigation. In 2016, Graham was appointed judge, pro tempore, of Orleans Parish Criminal District Court, Section “D.”

Graham also serves on a number of boards and committees, including serving as the Chair of the Louisiana Bar Association Criminal Justice Committee and President of the Board of the Southeastern Louisiana Adult Soccer Association, as well as serving as a member of the Broad Community Connections Board of Directors and the Lift, Louisiana Advisory Board. Graham is also the former Chair and President of the Mid-City Neighborhood Organization Board of Directors.

Graham and his wife, Amy, are raising two children in New Orleans. His eldest daughter attends Lycée Français. He is committed to the continued improvement of public education in New Orleans, and the growth and success of Lycée specifically, and is honored to be serving on the Lycée board.

Luke Clary

Board member
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 three children and is proud to be a part of the Lycée community.

Michael Williams

Board Member
Michael is a Shareholder at Liskow and Lewis APLC.  He joined the Board in 2013 and served as Board Chair from 2016-2018.  Michael received his undergraduate degree from Samford University and received his law degree from the University of Cincinnati College of Law.  Michael and his wife, Linh, have four children and live in Metairie.

Dr. David W. Robinson-Morris

Board member
David W. Robinson-Morris, Ph.D. is the founding Director of The Center for Equity, Justice, and the Human Spirit at Xavier University of Louisiana, Assistant Professor in the Division of Education and Counseling, and serves the university’s Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Research with a dual concentration in Higher Education Administration and Curriculum Theory, and an Education Specialist (Ed. S.) Certificate in Educational Leadership with a focus on applied research, measurement, and evaluation both from Louisiana State University (LSU). LEARN MORE

Brett Long

Board member
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.

Lauren Knight

Board member
Lauren Knight is Chief Operating Officer of School Food Solutions and owner of Pelican Playgrounds. She 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.

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.

Adrienne Warren

Board member
coming soon…

Matthew Moreland

Board member
coming soon…

Caroline Bordelon

Board member
coming soon…

RECENT ANNOUNCEMENTS & AGENDAS

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, November 18 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, November 18 at 6:30 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

Athletics Committee – Monday, November 11 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the Athletics Committee on Monday, November 11 at 6:30 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest colleges and […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, November 4 at 7:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, November 4 at 7:00 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, October 21 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, October 21 at 6:30 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, August 19 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, August 19 at 6:30 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, June 17 at 6:30 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

LFNO ACADEMIC COMMITTEE MEETING – Wednesday, June 5 at 5:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO ACADEMIC COMMITTEE on Wednesday, June 5 at 5:00 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, May 20 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, May 20 at 6:30 PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, April 22 at 6:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, April 22 at 6:00PM. The committee will meet at 600 Eleonore Street, New Orleans, LA 70115.  The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOAD Our Mission is that Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans students will matriculate into the finest colleges and […]

BOARD MEETING MINUTES

Facilities Committee:

David Amoss, Chair
Daniel Winkert
Michael Williams
John Vollman
Dominic Willard
Bert Holland
Caroline Bordelon
Ex-Officio: Tim Gray (Past Chair)
Ex-Officio: Jethro Celestin
Ex-Officio: Ting-ting Rivers
Ex-Officio: Marina Schoen

Governance Committee:

Graham Bosworth, Chair
Carson Strickland
Jeffray Teague
Molly Vigour

Academics Committee:

Dr. Ann Meese, Acting Chair
David Amoss
Dr. Lisa Tropes-Arceneaux
Dr. David Robinson-Morris
Karin Barbee
Heather Knight
Sophie Capmartin, Director of Academics
Annie Neahring, Humanities Coordinator
Mandi Lehnherr, Director of Exceptional Student Services
Samantha Kreuscher, STEM Coordinator
Yann Colin, Director of MS/HS
Ex-Officio: Marina Schoen
Ex-Officio:Danielle Dufauchard
Ex-Officio : Chana Benenson

Finance Committee: 

Carson Strickland, Chair
Luke Clary
David Amoss
Catherine MacPhaille
Jeffray Teague
Bernard Guste
Ex-Officio: Marina Schoen
Ex-Officio: Ting-ting Rivers

Updated November 22, 2019