Board of Directors

Gregory St. Etienne, Chair and Board Contact

Alison Hartman, PhD, Secretary

Monique Cola, PhD

George Freeman

Derius Harrell

Christian Rhodes

Christy Slater

Carol Starr

Charles West

FirstLine Schools Executive Staff

Jay Altman, Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Neary, Chief Operating Officer

Gizelle Banks, Chief Financial Officer

Najah Shakir, Board Liaison


Sabrina Pence, Chief Academic Officer

Claudia Barker, Chief Development Officer



Board members can be contacted through the FirstLine Schools offices at 300 N. Broad Street, Suite 207, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119 or by emailing Gregory St. Etienne.

FirstLine Schools’ public records custodian is Rebekah Cain, Director of Operations.  She can be reached at FirstLine’s main number: 504-267-9038 or via email.