Corinne Bagnol

Director and Certifications Coordinator

Born in Marseille, Southern France, Corinne has lived a few years in Ann Arbor, Michigan before moving to San Diego in 2001 with her husband and their two children. An active volunteer in San Diego for many years, Corinne is looking forward to sharing her cultural heritage and love of art through a diverse and innovative cultural program.

Svetlana Stoian

Educational Coordinator

Svetlana brings to our team her long and rich experience with the Alliance Française. In the early 90’s she helped open the first Alliance Française and the first French School in her hometown; Timisoara, Romania. After immigrating to Canada, she continued to work for the Alliance Française in Toronto, Mississauga and North York for more than 10 years as a full time teacher and eventually as Educational Director in charge of children’s programs.

Marie-France Sanderson

Cultural Coordinator

Marie-France came to Las Vegas in July 2014 and moved one year later to California.. She’s been working previously in Chile in South America for five years and in Washington DC for three years in French schools. She enjoys doing yoga and hiking and spending time with her four years and half son. Since October 2015, she’s very happy to help the Alliance Française as Cultural Coordinator, helping to organize events, looking for sponsors and making promotional flyers

Didier Bagnol


Astrid Mussi


Born in Grenoble, France, Astrid has lived for 12 years in Brussels, Belgium before moving to San Diego in 2011 with her husband and their 2 children. She has studied photographic art, comics and illustration. Astrid has exhibited her photographic work several times, mostly in Belgium. She’s passionate about art and culture, and sharing it with the world. She loves books, and particularly children's literature. She volunteers at the Alliance Française, helping managing the library.