Cultural Council elects new board members

news release

The Cultural Council of Indian River County is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors.

Adam Conard

Adam Conard is a noted fine artist with a degree in business management and extensive experience in gallery management and curation. While serving on arts foundations he helped institute many public arts projects and developed emerging artists programs for young artists. Professionally, Conard has toured the country as a mural artist, and has had solo gallery exhibits and numerous inclusions in gallery shows including a museum show alongside works by Andy Warhol. Since moving to Vero Beach, he has become active in the arts community including an advisory position for the Vero Beach Art Club, co-chair of Under the Oaks Art & Craft show and as an administrator for the Art in Public Places program for the Cultural Council.

Frank Morse

Frank Morse is the managing director at Carter Morse & Goodrich. He has spent more than 35 years in the financial services industry. Past not-for-profit involvement include St. Vincent’s Medical Center, Junior Achievement, United Way of Eastern Fairfield County, CT and Barnum Museum. Morse recently retired from over 20 years of active participation with Jewish Senior Services in Bridgeport, CT. His roles included Executive Committee, Finance Committee and Board Member. In 2020, Frank was awarded the Arthur & Gladys Lunin Humanitarian award for outstanding service to the community.

Kristin Rohr

Kristin (Kiki) Rohr has lived in Vero Beach since 2018 following her retirement from a career in marketing communications and campaigns for companies mainly in the real estate and hospitality industries. Rohr served on a number of non-profit boards including the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington, Woodley House, Inc., a system of residential mental health treatment centers and the Edes Home Foundation, a grant-making fund serving low-income residents of Washington, D.C. Since moving to Vero Beach, Rohr has served on the boards of the Vero Beach Yacht Club and Impact 100 of Indian River County.

The current board of directors is Yvonne Steere, Chair, Caesar Mistretta, Vice Chair, Patricia Willis, Secretary and Lois K. Work, Treasurer. Directors are Kathy Bantleon and Joy Jackson.

The Cultural Council of Indian River County, a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, promotes visual, literary and performing arts through education, collaboration, marketing and advocacy to enrich the lives of residents and visitors. For more information visit or phone 772-770-4857.

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