Governing Board

The French American Academy of Arizona's Governing Board provides strategic direction and ensures the school conducts itself in a manner consistent with the charter. The Board maintains oversight of:

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

Meet the Board

Meet the Governing Board of the French American Academy of Arizona

Corinne Arnout

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.

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Vanessa Anspach


Vanessa is an educator with 15 years’ experience in public and private Elementary education. She is an Arizona certified cross-categorical Special Education teacher and has two children enrolled at FrenchAm.


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.


Amy Shaw


Amy, or “Shaw”, is an operations executive with 25 years’ experience in Fortune 100 and privately-owned companies creating and leading high-performing teams. Her child has been enrolled at FrenchAm schools since 2012.


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 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 outside the main office. FrenchAm Academy will give additional public notice as is reasonable and practical as to all meetings. 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


January 2019
  • No meeting
February 2019
  • Wednesday, February 6, 7:00 am
  • Minutes
March 2019
  • No meeting
April 2019
  • Tuesday, April 9, 2019, 7:00 am
  • Minutes
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 9:00 am Executive Session
  • Minutes
May 2019
  • Thursday, May 17, 2019, 7:30 am
  • Minutes
June 2019
  • Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 11:45 am
  • Minutes
  • Monday, June 24, 2019, 11:45 am
  • Minutes
July 2019
  • No meeting
August 2019
  • No meeting
September 2019
  • Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7:15 am
  • Minutes
October 2019
  • Monday, October 14, 2019, 12:00 pm Executive Session - FrenchAm Front Office
  • Minutes

All meetings are held in the FrenchAm Teacher's Lounge unless otherwise noted.