Denis Brochu is a native of Quebec and began as Resident Director of SYA France in 2007. With both a B.S. and M.A. in French, Denis has spent his entire career promoting French language and culture. He is a seasoned educator and administrator, having taught all levels of French. While at member school Phillips Exeter Academy, Denis was department chair of foreign languages, particpated in immersion and exchange programs and served as the SYA coordinator. He also served as dean of students for many years.