The Association, created in the Fall of 1986, received its patent letters on October 27th of the same year. The official inauguration came on May 20th 1989 with the first meeting held in Saint-Grégoire-de-Bécancour, Québec. A few hundred participants attended this successful gathering.
The goals and objectives of the Association are :
- to regroup all the descendants in direct or indirect lines of
- to organize conferences and meetings for the purpose of making known the history and the genealogy of the family;
- to edit, print and distribute different kind of publications related to the history of the family.
A fifteen member
Board of Directors is responsible for the administration of the Association. These members are elected by the General Assembly for a three year mandate, renewable.