AFD STAFF

Patricia MEAUSOONE

Executive Director

Born in Venezuela from a French father and a Venezuelan mother, Patricia grew up bilingual in Caracas, speaking both French and Spanish at home. She then moved to France with her family and lived in different cities across Northeastern France. She holds a Master’s Degree from the Grenoble School of Management and an MBA from the University of Kentucky. After several years in logistics, she decided to pursue her passion for teaching! She has worked in France, Spain and the US for the past 10 years. In her last position, she was a Children’s Program Coordinator and teacher at the Alliance Francaise de Westchester (NY). In July of 2017, she moved to Dallas where she joined the AF Dallas as a teacher, before becoming the new Director in May 2018.
Maylis d'ESPALUNGUE

Office Manager

Born in the south of France, Maylis hold a Master's Degree of the TSE - Toulouse School of Economics and was formerly an Analyst Credit Entreprise during 10 year's. She left France in 2014 to Rio de Janeiro with her family. After moving to Dallas in 2018, she obtained the DAEFLE diploma (French Certificate to teach French as a second Language) and she joined the Alliance in 2019 as French Teacher. She has been working as Office Manager since November 2019.
Désirée BRIENNE

Program Coordinator

Born in Brussels, Désirée was formerly a psychologist. Soon after she moved to the US in 2001, she started to teach French. She joined the Alliance Française de Dallas in 2016 where she has been working as Program Coordinator and French Teacher. She obtained the DELF and DALF certifications in 2017.
Eric NEGA

Program Coordinator Assistant

Born in Corsica, Eric worked for almost 20 years in the fashion retail sector. In his early forties, he decided to take a new turn in his life and moved to Lima, Peru. Soon after his arrival, he attended the Initial French Teacher Training in the Alliance Française de Lima where he taught then for 6 years. He obtained all the DELF and DALF certifications between 2012 and 2017. Moved to Dallas at the dawn of 2018, he has been working as a teacher at the Alliance since last fall and has joined the administrative team since the beginning of the year 2019 as program coordinator assistant.
Justine SILVESTRE

Cultural Events & Social Media Coordinator

Born in France, Justine holds a Master’s Degree in Marketing from Toulouse Business School. She worked for more than 6 years in Tourism Marketing in Paris, promoting foreign tourist destinations on the French market. In November 2017, she moved to Dallas and joined l’Alliance Française de Dallas in June 2018 as Cultural Events and Social Media Coordinator.
Nicolle HO

Receptionist

Born in the United States. Nicolle received a B.S. in Statistics from the University of Notre Dame where she also began learning French. During her university studies, Nicolle lived in Paris where she participated in a French Language immersion program and held internships at Institut Pasteur and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Today, Nicolle is a data engineer at AT&T and an Economics Research Associate at Harvard University. She joined Alliance Française de Dallas in 2018 where she works as the receptionist.

OUR TEACHERS

Florence ALGUDO

French Teacher

Mathilde ALLOUARD-CARNY

French Teacher - TEF and DELF certified

Désirée BRIENNE

French Teacher - DELF/DALF certified

Alexandra BRUNAIS

French Teacher

Marina CANIAUX

French Teacher

Maylis D’ESPALUNGUE

French Teacher

Cécile FEUERBACHER

French Teacher - TEF and DELF certified

Anne-Laure GEOFFRAY

French Teacher

Danièle GUILLAUME

French Teacher - TEF and DELF/DALF certified

Zélie JEANVOINE

French Teacher

Meriem KABANI

French Teacher

Patricia KOUADRI

French Teacher - TEF and DELF certified

Rob NAPIER

French Teacher

Eric NEGA

French Teacher - TEF and DELF/DALF certified

Florence QUESNEL

French Teacher - TEF and DELF certified

Laure ROSAY

French Teacher

Megan SILVER

French Teacher

Anne-Claire TAGNON

French Teacher

Ashley REED

English Teacher

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

The Alliance Française de Dallas has opportunities all year long for French teachers and students interested in short or long term internships.

  • Teaching Opportunities
  • Stagiaire/Internship Opportunities