Arts, Culture, and Humanities

Vero Heritage Inc

  • Vero Beach, FL
  • www.veroheritage.org

Mission Statement

Vero Heritage Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the preservation of historic buildings in our community and to heightening public awareness of our local heritage and historic preservations.

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Service Areas

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Florida

Local history museum/historic building visited by local residents and tourists from the United States and abroad.

ruling year

1993

Executive Director since 2016

Self-reported

Alexander Soares

Keywords

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historic building, museum

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Also Known As

The Heritage Center and Indian River Citrus Museum

EIN

59-3108608

 Number

4921389010

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

History Museums (A54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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WE'VE DONE A GREAT DEAL OF MAINTENANCE AND UPKEEP ON THE BUILDING THIS YEAR INCLUDING PAINTING, LIGHTING, REFINISHING THE ORIGINAL 1935 WOOD FLOOR.  HAVE ALSO UPDATED SIGNAGE AND ADDED SOME NEW CASES IN MUSEUM.  WE HAVE ALWAYS "OPERATED IN THE BLACK" DESPITE THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN AND WE ARE WORKING HARD TO CONTINUE THAT GOOD RECORD!

Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

Local history museum/historic building visited by local residents and tourists from the United States and abroad.

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Operations

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Vero Heritage Inc

Leadership

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Executive Director

Alexander Soares

BIO

Previously spent 14 years in Boys & Girls Clubs in Martin County (2011-2015) and Indian River County (2003-2011) in various leadership positions; most recently as Operations Director. Partnered with Soccer in the Community and FL Department of Health to create a national and state award-winning program combining fitness, nutrition and academic education for young people and community families. Degree in History (B.S.) from California State University San Bernardino.

STATEMENT FROM THE Executive Director

"IN A CITY WITHOUT A LENGTHY HISTORY...THE CITY IS ONLY 97 YEARS OLD...OUR BUILDING IS ONE OF THE OUTSTANDING EXAMPLES OF "EARLY VERO"!  BUILT AS THE COMMUNITY BUILDING, IT'S SERVED THE CITY WELL FOR 80 YEARS AND IT CONTINUES TO BE A PROUD EXAMPLE OF VERO'S HERITAGE.  OUR GOAL IS TO ENSURE ITS PRESERVATION SO FUTURE GENERATIONS MAY ENJOY."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Robert Paugh

Bill Bryant and Associates

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

No

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

No

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?