The Governing Board

The FenchAm 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.

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 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 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

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