Our board of directors are hard at work improving and revitalizing FABCO. Learn more about our board members and their individual projects here.


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Isabelle Tran

Isabelle Tran is a globetrotter at heart. She had resided and worked in France, Japan, the USA and China. Currently, Ms. Tran is the Branch Office Manager of Transamerica Financial Advisors, Inc.

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Vice-President Orlando

Celyne Parage-Donadi

Born in Paris, Celyne Parage-Donadi brought her European fashion flair to Orlando in 1995. She is a talented hair stylist dedicated to the beauty industry. She owns a salon at Porte Noire in Orlando.


Vice-President Space Coast

Olivier Monard

Olivier has amassed over 15 years of experience in the aeronautics sector with major players such as Dassault and Air France. He is the CEO of Orbis Aviation an aircraft sales and acquisition consulting company located in Melbourne, Florida.

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Membership Director & Treasurer

Valerie Perez

Born in Beauvais, France, Valerie Perez has lived in Florida since 1994. She owns several franchise stores in the health & fitness industry in the Orlando area and she is the proud mom of 2 sons.

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Event Director

Isabelle Chauffeton

Isabelle Chauffeton is a dynamic and seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in event planning, F2F and virtual conferences organization, corporate travel and incentive management. Over the years she has established a market spanning from France, Morocco, South Africa to the USA. Her adaptability combined with her strong leadership skills, has led her to better position her company to handle the most challenging of times, while always striving to deliver the best ROI and innovative events for her clients. Isabelle is a dual US and French citizen and speaks English, French and Spanish.

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Creative Director

Laurence Laffont

For over 20 years in France, Laurence Laffont has been a successful realtor and interior designer. She is also an experienced event planner. Along with her three sons she moved to Florida in 2010 to pursue her entrepreneurial journey.


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Brigitte Jensen

Brigitte Jensen has been the Honorary consul of France for North and Central Florida since 1995. The French Government knighted Ms. Jensen as “Chevalier De L’Ordre Du Mérite” which is among the highest of distinctions a person may be honored with in France. She is also the Dean Of The Orlando Consular Corps. She is an accomplished businesswoman and professional.

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Laurent Baudel

Laurent is the Head of Commercial and Government Programs of Airbus OneWeb Satellites, based in Merritt Island, Florida, with over 20 years of leadership and program and supply chain experience in the satellite industry Laurent moved in Florida with his family in 2017 and live on the Space Coast since.
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Sandrine Burke

Born in Versailles, France, Sandrine Burke has been living in Florida since 1987 and is a dual US and French citizen . She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BSBA with Major in Marketing and is the mother of two sons. She has been working as a Case Manager at SilzerLaw Chartered helping clients with their US Citizenships since 2004.

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