Central Office

These staff members help keep our district operating efficiently and effectively, cultivating a positive learning environment.

Elimane Mbengue

Head of School
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    Elimane Mbengue has been with Académie Lafayette as Head of School since 2012. Before joining Académie Lafayette, he served as a school administrator in a French immersion school accredited by the French government and a charter school in Portland, Oregon.  Mbengue is an international educator with elementary, secondary and college teaching experience in Senegal, England and the United States.

    Mbengue was born and raised in Senegal, West Africa. He graduated from the Ecole Normale Supérieure of Dakar as an Inspector of Education – school district administrator in the francophone system. He has a master’s degree and a DEA (advanced study degree) in English and American studies from Cheikh Anta Diop University. He has a Certificate of Business Management from Portland State University and completed the Executive Development Program from the National Institute for School Leadership.

    Mbengue received the award Chevalier dans l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques (Knight in the Order of Academic Palms) from the Republic of France.

    Roger Goudiaby

    Director of Information Technology
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      Celia Liptak

      Director of Development
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        Steven Livingston

        Director of Finance
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          Dr. Jeff Sumy

          Director of Operations
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            Christy White

            Director of Admissions and Community Outreach
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              Marcia Berry

              Finance Coordinator
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                Alix Lasker

                Digital Media and Processes Coordinator
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                  Jessica Wallace

                  Human Resources Coordinator
                  Title IX, Discrimination, and Harassment Complaint Coordinator
                  Contact Jessica Wallace