Let Us Introduce Ourselves

Alliance Française of Austin is a self-financed nonprofit organization.  The mission of Alliance Française of Austin is to encourage the study and appreciation of French language and Francophone cultures, and to promote and share the language and cultures of the French-speaking world in Austin. Alliance Française of Austin is part of the acclaimed international Alliance Française network that was founded in Paris in 1883.  There are over 800 Alliance Française chapters around the world that serve 500,000+ members and students. Every Alliance Française chapter is part of the international Alliance Française network,  a network that is recognized around the world as the leader and gold-standard in providing superb French language instruction and enriching French-themed cultural events and programs.  Alliance Française d'Austin offers a comprehensive school program, with French language classes for adults and children at all levels and an exemplary private lesson program.  Our chapter also offers monthly French film screenings through the AFCiné-club, bi-monthly Pétanque matches, monthly Conversation groups and French Book Club discussions.  Membership in Alliance Française d'Austin offers the benefits of engaging with people from other cultures, knowledge of French language and Francophone cultures, and an active social and cultural calendar.


Board of Directors

President                Meri Krueger   

Vice-President       Jacques Weber   

Treasurer               Ellen Cartsonis   

Secretary               Christina Aimard   

Director Brice Zakra

Director                  Kathy Keils               

Director                  Melissa Vogt