Mme. Roy Vienneau is the first woman to occupy a secular position as Vice-President of a campus at l’Université de Moncton, the first woman to direct a francophone community college in New Brunswick, and one of the first women to graduate from the Faculty of Engineering at l’Université de Moncton.
In 2003, she was named Alumni of the Year from l‘Université de Moncton’s engineering faculty. In 2001, during her time as Director-General of New Brunswick Community College in Bathurst, the school became one of the first two colleges in the country to be eligible for research grants with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada.
Ms. Roy Vienneau also currently serves as chairperson of the board of directors of Coastal Zones Research Institute Incorporated, a board member of the Fondation Communautaire de la Péninsule acadienne, a member of the board of Comité Avenir Jeunesse de la Péninsule acadienne, and a member of the board of Collectivité ingénieuse de la Péninsule acadienne.
Ms. Roy Vienneau resides in Haut-Shippagan, with her husband Ronald Vienneau. She is the mother to two grown children, Isabelle and Cédric.