The role of the School Board

The School Board is responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of Lycée Claudel’s administrative functions. It implements the Principal’s goals, ensures current and future financial stability, organizes mass orientation sessions, and oversees institutional objectives and growth plans. In this respect, the School Board’s role is essentially a strategic one, and its primary focus is on long-term perspectives.

To consult the internal rulebook, click here. (French version only)

The School Board holds monthly meetings throughout the school year, and the general assembly is usually held in November. In addition, every member of the School Board must serve on at least one special committee that holds regular meetings.

The Headmaster, the primary school Principal, the administrative director, and the financial director are non-voting members of the School Board. 

School Board composition

Name Fonction Status


Pierre Danten President Elected Parent
David Haziza Vice-president Elected Parent
Alain Adam Treasurer Elected Parent
Jean-Nicolas Bustros Secretary Elected Parent
Sangita Kamblé Past President Co-opted member
Marta Lamosova Administrator Elected Parent
Simon Pomel Administrator Elected Parent
Carla Khazzaka Administrator Elected support staff
Colette Godet Administrator (Teacher) Teacher
Vacant  Administrator (Teacher) Co-opted member
Brigitte Proucelle Cooperation and cultural action advisor Ex officio
Philippe Courjault Headmaster Ex officio, non-voting member
Rachid Salama Administrative and Financial Director Ex officio, non-voting member
Pascal Adam Directeur of primary Ex officio, non-voting member
Pascaline Gaussot Deputy headmaster Ex officio, non-voting member
Aline Dimitri APELC President Ex officio, non-voting member

The role of the School Council

The School Council is a group made up of students, parents, teachers, and administrators. Its role is to offer guidance relating to the educational aspects of school life, at both primary and secondary levels. The School Council holds meetings 4 or 5 times per year.  

Essentially, the School Council is responsible for implementing the school’s educational vision, rules of procedure, and yearly school calendar. It also issues advisories about structural developments, educational innovations, educational project initiatives, activity schedules for clubs and associations, the organization of academic life, the school restaurant, and issues relating to health, hygiene, and safety.


Ex officio members

Brigitte PROUCELLE,Advisor for Cooperation and Cultural Action Philippe COURJAULT, Headmaster
Pascaline GAUSSOT, Deputy headmaster Rachid SALAMA, Administrative and Financial Director
Pascal ADAM, Director of Primary


Stéphanie GALOCHE, Director of student life pole


Invited members

Sangita KAMBLE, President of the School Board Florence PIOVANELLI, Head Counsellor of Education
Philippe ARMENGAU, Adviser to the Assembly of the French Abroad Daniel BRIGNOLI, Adviser to the Assembly of the French Abroad
Marc Albert CORMIER, Adviser to the Assembly of the French Abroad


Francine WATKINS, Adviser to the Assembly of the French Abroad



Anyès BABILLON, Holder Geneviève BERNATCHEZ, Substitute
Sherine NAHMIAS, Holder Philippe NGASSAM, Substitute
Anne-Sophie BELZILE, Holder Marta LAMOSOVA, Substitute
Aline DIMITRI, Holder Céline MAVNOUZA, Substitute



Morgane LASALLE, Holder Rewan KARAM, Substitute
Mélissa SUM WAH, Holder Megan HORSTHUIS, Substitute


Staff – Primary teachers

Paul RAVENSCROFT, Holder Myriam HOLOWKA, Substitute
Siège vacant, Holder Fatmé DAHER, Substitute


Staff – Secondary teachers

Hervé DAUBARD, Holder Siège Vacant, Substitute
Catherine MIRMIRAN, Holder Thomas COLLIN-LANGE, Substitute
Sophie CATHELINEAU, Holder


Support staff 

Radia FANOUS, Holder Ginette SECOURS, Substitute

The role of Primary School Committee

The Primary School Committee is comprised of up to 15 elected parents, 15 primary school teachers, administrative representatives, full members (Primary Director, headmaster, administrative and financial directors, national education inspector, and academic life representative).

The Primary School Committee votes on internal procedures, examines academic pacing, approves school projects, and offers organizational guidance, notably relating to:

  • Educational activities
  • Use of allocated resources
  • Integration of disabled students
  • Extracurricular activities
  • School hygiene
  • Protection and safety of students