About LA Creole

The Louisiana Creole Research Association, Inc., known as LA Creole, was founded on August 21, 2004 as a New Orleans-based, non-profit family research and educational organization.

Its purpose is to assist Creoles of Color in researching their ancestry, to educate the general public about Creole history and culture, and to celebrate the contributions and legacy of a unique, sometimes forgotten people.

LA Creole Mission Statement

Louisiana Creole Research Association (LA Creole) advances family research, provides education and celebrates Creole culture.

Board of Directors 2017

Dr. Elizabeth Rhodes, President

Chantell Nabonne, Vice-President

Armand Devezin, Secretary

Jennifer Ellsworth, Treasurer

Constance Blair

Gwendolyn Bordenave (retiring Jan 1, 2018)

Curtis Graves

Ingrid Stanley (retiring Jan 1, 2018)

Joining the Board Jan 1, 2018:

Dr. Eva Simien Baham

Mark Charles Roudané