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The Alliance Française of Providence is managed by a small team of 3 part time people.

Dominique Gregoire has been the Executive Director since October of 2015. He was associated with the Alliance Française of Providence as its President from 1998 to 2014. Born in France Dominique was a City Manager in a New Town, a blue-collar suburb of Rouen, the capital of Normandy until he moved to the United States with his family in 1986. He then was Director of Housing in the Governor's Office and worked for the City of Providence. Under his leadership the Alliance has grown from a $20,000.00 a year organization to a $200,000.00 budget in 2019. The Alliance purchased its headquarters in 2010 becoming one of only 12 Alliances in the USA owning their home.


Corinne Martin serves as the Language Center Coordinator. Born in France Corinne is a highly trained scientific professional who owned her own business in Nice before moving to the US with her family. She joined the Alliance in October 2015 and has managed the Language Center ever since growing it from 250 students a year to 430 in 2019. She organizes the classes for 10 teachers, scheduling, positioning students in the right level class and collecting the payments . In addition, Corinne publishes the weekly newsletter of the organization and has also proven herself to be a skilled teacher and animator of the Salon de Conversation and several group and individual classes.


Janet Germano serves as Development Coordinator. After serving on the Board of Directors as Treasurer of the Alliance Janet pivoted to her new role in October of 2017. She gained her experience as she was involved for many years in the management of a local not-for-profit organization. Every year she launches and manages the Annual Appeal. She very closely monitors the memberships. She also actively participates in the organization and logistics of several events (French Dinner, Francofête, Holiday parties ... ). Her design skills allow her to be instrumental in the maintenance of the Website and the creation of posters and flyers to advertise the activities of the Alliance. Her experience in property management is precious in the choice of our tenants, the collection of rents and the maintenance of our home.


928 Smith Street

Providence, RI



Monday:        10AM - 4PM      Thursday:   11AM - 6PM

Tuesday:        11AM - 6PM      Friday:        10AM - 4PM Wednesday:  12PM - 6PM      Saturday:      9AM - 3PM

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The Alliance Française de Providence is 501(c)(3) institution.

Contact Us

Tel: (401) 272-6243

Email: contact@afprovidence.org