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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: . Phone: 504.620.5500.

Board By-Laws – 10.4.19

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

Matthew Moreland, Chair – phone: 504-832-3000
Caroline Borderlon, Vice-Chair
Lauren Knight
, Secretary
Brett Long, Treasurer,

Ann Meese, Board Member
Adrienne Warren, Board Member
Erik Jungbacker, Board Member
Dr. J.C. Wagner Romero, Board Member
Shearon Roberts, Board Member,
Damon Carraby, Board Member
Graham Bosworth,
Board Member,
David Amoss, Board Member
Anitra Walker, Board Member

Matthew Moreland

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.

Lauren Knight

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.

Brett Long

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.

Dr. J.C. Wagner Romero

Board member

Dr. J.C. Wagner Romero is a native New Orleanian whose family immigrated to Louisiana from Nicaragua. He currently serves as Chief of Staff at Einstein Schools, a network of four public schools in New Orleans East, as well Adjunct Professor of Education at Delgado Community College. As a multicultural education scholar, Dr. Romero’s research focuses on immigrant, Latinx youth experiences in schooling and their communities. Dr. Romero remains actively engaged in New Orleans by serving on the Board of Directors for Living School and the Center for Racial Justice at Dillard University.  Dr. Romero earned his doctorate in education from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He also earned his master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Northwestern State University.

Adrienne Warren

Board member
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.

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.

Graham Bosworth

Board member
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.

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.

Damon Carraby

Board member
Damon P. Carraby is the Senior Manager of Foundations and Major Gifts at St. Augustine High School. Damon has a B.A. in Urban Studies with a focus in Public Policy from Dillard University. He is excited to serve on the board for Lycee Francias because he sees how important it is to connect individuals and community partners to create meaningful opportunities for the students, staff, and parents of Lycee.


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.

Erik Jungbacker

Board member
Erik is a commercial real estate developer and the general counsel of a commercial real estate company. He holds a Bachelors from the University of Wisconsin, a Masters in Finance from Tulane’s Freeman School of Business, and a J.D. from Tulane Law. He has also served as a New Orleans public school teacher and public school volunteer soccer coach for over ten years. Erik is passionate about French-immersion education and ensuring that all kids in New Orleans have access to globally-competitive, eye-opening, and awesome schools.

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.


LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, December 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, December 21 at 6:30 PM. This will be a virtual meeting as per COVID-19 guidelines. Please click the link below to join the webinar: join by phone:    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, November 16 at 5:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, November 16 at 5:30 PM. This will be a virtual meeting as per COVID-19 guidelines. Please click the link below to join the webinar:     Please click this URL to join. join by phone: Dial(for higher quality, […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, October 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, October 19 from 6:30 PM to 6:00 PM. This will be a virtual meeting as per COVID-19 guidelines. Please click the link below to join the webinar: iPhone one-tap :US: +13017158592,,82121766420# or +13126266799,,82121766420#Or Telephone:Dial(for higher quality, […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Thursday, October 8 at 5:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Thursday, October 8 from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. This will be a virtual meeting as per COVID-19 guidlines. Please click the link below to join the webinar: iPhone one-tap : US: +13126266799,,86419657904# or +19292056099,,86419657904# Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, […]

LFNO Board of Directors Meeting – Monday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, Sept. 28 at 6:30 PM. This will be a virtual meeting as per COVID-19 guidlines. The agenda can be found here: DOWNLOADDocuments for the meeting can be found HERE. Our Mission is that Lycée Français de […]

LFNO Board Meeting – Monday, February 3 at 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans will be holding a public meeting of the LFNO Board of Directors on Monday, February 3 at 6:00 PM – 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 […]


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
Ex-Officio: Jethro Celestin
Ex-Officio: Marina Schoen

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

Graham Bosworth, Chair
Jeffray Teague
Molly Vigour
Adrienne Warren
Ann Meese
Brett Long

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
Theresa Outlaw
Anitra Walker
Dr. Jancarlos Wagner-Romero
Ex-Officio: Sophie Capmartin
Ex-Officio: Marina Schoen
Ex-Officio: Danielle Dufauchard
Ex-Officio: Chana Benenson

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

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

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

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

Community & Culture 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

Davis Robinson-Morris
Shearon Roberts
Adrienne Warren
Matthew Moreland
Ayodele Theard-Lewis
Ex-Officio: Marina Schoen
Ex-Officio: Jethro Celestin
Ex-Officio: Chana Benenson
Ex-Officio: Danielle Dufauchard




10.8.20 - Board Meeting Documents


12.18.20 - Facilities Meeting Documents


12.15.20 - Finance Meeting Documents


11.4.20 - Academic Meeting Documents


12.16.20 - Governance Meeting Documents

11.13.20 - Governance Meeting Documents

Updated Jan. 13,  2021