Board Members & Staff

These individuals are vital to what we do here for our community. This group supports the organization’s mission, are effective in building & monitoring strategies, and providing oversight while working on a number of our programs.

Meet the Spady Museum’s Board

A few of our Board Members were asked “What keeps you on the board and what do you want to see for the organization?”

Click + to expand their bio and see their responses.

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VERA FARRINGTON FOUNDER

Bio coming soon!

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DR. BARBARA SHULER
  • Proud to serve
  • All youngsters should know black history and be proud
  • Wants the organization to grow
  • All board members should participate
  • Ensure funding outside of grants
colleen-rhodd
COLLEEN RHODD
  • More organized
  • More future planning
  • Increase what we produce
  • More alliances
  • Become an organization that gives
lawrence-moncrief
LAWRENCE MONCRIEF
  • Make more people aware of black history
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LARRY ROSENSWEIG
  • Wants to be the physical and virtual resource for the history of black Palm Beach County
  • Develop a clearer focus
  • Develop a series of exhibits
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NANCY CHANIN
  • Increase our visibility
  • Take advantage of a friendly city commission
  • Hire
  • Get the schools involved
  • Expand our capacity and our site
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BILL WHIGHAM
Bio coming soon!
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STACEY COPELAND
  • Have something for everyone from pioneers to gen z
  • Action items for board members
  • Educate all people
  • Close the racial gap
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LOUIS HAYM
  • Move to the next level of execution
  • More board involvement
  • Commit to 1 Saturday a month volunteering in the museum
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CLARENCE VAUGHN
  • Wants to be the primary resource for black history in Palm
  • Beach County
  • Wants to grow in capacity
  • Capital plan
  • Digitize
  • Working committees
elizabeth-burrows
ELIZABETH BURROWS
  • Regional reputation and a national reach
  • Understanding of the organization
  • Equipped to be an ambassador
  • Want to create a fan base
  • I love the moment that people fall in love with the Spady Museum
  • Regional representation on the board
  • Black business owners on the board
  • Arts and cultural community on the board
christopher-redding
CHRISTOPHER REDDING
  • Put Spady on the list of must see venues

IN MEMORIAM

  • Charles Spencer Pompey – Founder​
  • Alfred “Zach” Straghn – Member

STAFF

  • ​Charlene Farrington, Executive Director​
  • ​Sharon Blake, Finance Officer
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