The Association of the Acadian Museum of Prince Edward Island was founded on January 26, 1964 at a meeting held in Miscouche at the Convent of the Congregation of Notre Dame. The meeting was convened by the President of the Acadian Historical Society of Prince Edward Island, Sister Antoinette DesRoches. Attending the meeting were 26 individuals who came from several areas of the province.

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Board of Directors 1964

(Source: Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É.)(Source: Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É.)

President Dr. J. Aubin Doiron
Vice-president Edward J. Gaudet
Secretary Sister Antoinette DesRoches
Treasurer Ben DesRoches
Other Directors Elmer Blanchard

Francis C. Blanchard

Tilmon S. DesRoches

Cyrus J. Gallant

Tilmon B. Gallant

Alphée Gaudet

Note : In addition to those members of the first Board of Directors, it should be mentioned that Judge Sylvère DesRoches, Honourable Henry Wedge, and professor J. Henri Blanchard actively participated at the meetings where the planning was done for the building of the Acadian Museum.

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Board of Directors 19851986

Board of Directors, 1985 - 1986. 1st row (l. to r.): Murielle Arsenault, Cécile Gallant, Sister Marguerite Richard (curator), Orella Arsenault. 2nd row: Wilmer Blanchard, Joseph Cormier, J. Edmond Arsenault, Georges Arsenault, Martin Richard. Absent : Rena Martin.  (Source: Acadian Museum of P.E.I.) 1st row (l. to r.): Murielle Arsenault, Cécile Gallant, Sister Marguerite Richard (curator), Orella Arsenault.

2nd row: Wilmer Blanchard, Joseph Cormier, J. Edmond Arsenault, Georges Arsenault, Martin Richard. Absent : Rena Martin.

(Source : Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É.)

President J. Edmond Arsenault
Vice-president Georges Arsenault
Secretary Cécile Gallant
Treasurer Murielle Arsenault
Other Directors Orella Arsenault

Wilmer Blanchard

Rena Martin

Martin Richard

Board of Directors 1991 – 1992

Year of the construction and opening of the new Acadian Museum building.

Board of Directors, 1991 - 1992 1st row (l. to r.): Cécile Gallant (curator), Dr. J. Aubin Doiron, J. Edmond Arsenault, Marie-Anne Arsenault. 2nd row: Wilmer Blanchard, Angèle Barriault (administrative assistant), Aubin Richard, Florence Hardy, Martin Richard, Alice Richard, Jeanne-Mance Arsenault, Alméda Thibodeau, Robert Gaudet.  (Source: La Voix acadienne) 1st row (l. to r.): Cécile Gallant (curator), Dr. J. Aubin Doiron, J. Edmond Arsenault, Marie-Anne Arsenault.

2nd row: Wilmer Blanchard, Angèle Barriault (administrative assistant), Aubin Richard, Martin Richard, Alice Richard, Jeanne-Mance Arsenault, Alméda Thibodeau, Robert Gaudet.

(Source: La Voix acadienne)

President J. Edmond Arsenault
Vice-president Dr. J. Aubin Doiron
Secretary Marie-Anne Arsenault
Treasurer Florence Hardy
Other Directors Jeanne-Mance Arsenault

Wilmer Blanchard

Robert Gaudet

Alice Richard

Aubin Richard

Martin Richard

Alméda Thibodeau

Board of Directors 2013 – 2014

Board of Directors, 2013 - 2014 1st row (l. to r.): Alméda Thibodeau, Rose Arsenault, Jeannette Blaquière. 2nd row: René Audet, Ginette Arsenault, Anne Richard, Edgar Arsenault. Absent: Caroline Reid, Father Eddie Cormier. (Source: Acadian Museum of P.E.I.) 1st row (l. to r.): Alméda Thibodeau, Rose Arsenault, Jeannette Blaquière.

2nd row : René Audet, Ginette Arsenault, Anne Richard, Edgar Arsenault. Absents : Caroline Reid, Father Eddie Cormier.

(Source : Musée acadien de l’Î.-P.-É.)

President Edgar Arsenault
Vice-president Alméda Thibodeau
Secretary Caroline Reid
Treasurer Jeannette Blaquière
Other Directors Ginette Arsenault

Rosella Arsenault

René Audet

Father Eddie Cormier

Anne Richard

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