A Cultural Gem in the Heart of the Valley

The Governing Board

The FrenchAm Academy's Governing Board

The FrenchAm Academy’s governing board provides strategic direction and ensures the school’s mission and purpose are respected. The Board maintains oversight of:

  • Mission, Policy, and Strategic Planning
  • Student Achievement
  • School Administration
  • Finances
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance
  • Promotion and Accountability to the Public

Corinne Arnout


Corinne hails from France and has been in dual language education administration for the past twenty years. She founded the French American School of Arizona with Patrice in 2010 and the French American Academy of Arizona in 2017.

Julie Scanio


Julie has over 25 years of experience in corporate business environment with a focuses in finance, technology and logistics. She holds a senior leadership position with IBM Global. She is the current Academy STEM teacher, made possible through a grant from IBM.

Roch Renaudot


Roch was born in France and raised in the United States. He attended Arizona public schools and is a 2008 graduate of Arizona State University with a degree in Aeronautical Engineering. Roch was a Chief Pilot with CAE, before joining SkyWest Airlines. In 2018, he became an Aviation Safety Inspector for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Brian Koehn


Brian has 25 years of experience in Finance specializing in Tax. He has held leadership positions with multinational corporations including 3 years as Head of European Tax in Switzerland. Brian has 2 children attending FrenchAm Schools.

Jaye Williams Faye


Jaye is the Chief Financial Officer of a Phoenix-based non-profit behavioral health provider specializing in children’s behavioral health. She is the parent of two children attending FrenchAm schools.

Board Meetings

The FrenchAm Academy’s governing board welcomes the public, including teachers, parents, and the community, to its public meetings. Notices of public meetings shall be posted on the FrenchAm Academy website and on the bulletin board in the Academy’s Front Lobby. Copies of the agenda will be available to the public at least 24 hours prior to the meeting, upon request. To request a copy of the agenda for an upcoming meeting email request to operations@frencham.org.

To Visit The FrenchAm Transparency Page – Click Here

The FrenchAm Schools admit students and employees of any race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students or employees at the school. The FrenchAm Academy does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sexual orientation, or gender identity in administration of its educational policies, admissions or hiring policies, and athletic or other school-administered programs.