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Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas

aka Family History Place   |   Boerne, TX   |  www.gskctx.org
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Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas

EIN: 74-2235630


Mission

The object of this organization shall be to promote the study of family research, to collect and preserve biographical and historical records of the people of the community and their ancestors, to build and maintain a genealogical library, to offer programs of genealogical and historical interest to its members and to the general public, and to conduct education programs related to genealogy.

Ruling year info

1982

President

Jan Carr

Main address

PO Box 623

Boerne, TX 78006 USA

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EIN

74-2235630

Subject area info

Libraries

Public affairs

Community and economic development

Population served info

Children and youth

Adults

Ethnic and racial groups

Religious groups

Unemployed people

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NTEE code info

Single Organization Support (S11)

Libraries, Library Science (B70)

Single Organization Support (W11)

IRS subsection

501(c)(3) Public Charity

IRS filing requirement

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

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Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Annual Genealogical Seminar

Each year the Genealogical Society of Kendall County has brought an outstanding genealogist to the community as speaker for a day or two-day long seminar.  Attendees are from Kendall County and other areas throughout United States.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Families
Parents

Genealogy courses are offered by the Genealogical Society of Kendall County.  The courses are designed to meet various schedules and audience types, e.g., Seniors, Veterans, Youth, etc. A syllabus is provided, and homework is assigned.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Retired people
Children and youth
Veterans

The Genealogical Society of Kendall County has a First Families Program where descendants of Founders whose ancestors settled in Kendall County before December 31, 1862, and Early Settlers whose ancestors settled in Kendall County between January 1, 1863, and December 31, 1900, are recognized.  Books are assembled and maintained by the Society for each First Family ancestor.  The books contain relevant genealogical and historical information including photographs, biographies, and family group sheets.  The Society has currently recognized and preserved the histories of over 250 Kendall County ancestors.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Children and youth

The Genealogical Society of Kendall County operates a genealogical library and research center. We have approximately 5000+ books, and historical items in our collection. In addition, we have a computer center that provides access to 14 premium genealogical research sites such as Ancestry, Fold3 and others.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Retired people
Children and youth

Monthly 2-hour classes that cover various topics related to genealogical research.

Population(s) Served
Adults
Retired people
Children and youth

Where we work

Affiliations & memberships

Texas State Genealogical Society "Books Published by Partner Societies" 2022

Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Financials

Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas

Financial data

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas

Revenue & expenses

Fiscal Year: 2010

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Revenue
Contributions, Grants, Gifts $11,607
Program Services $605
Membership Dues $3,675
Special Events $9,305
Other Revenue $0
Total Revenue $25,204
Expenses
Program Services $12,091
Administration $13,687
Fundraising $463
Payments to Affiliates $396
Other Expenses $0
Total Expenses $26,641

Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas

Balance sheet

Fiscal Year: 2010

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Assets
Total Assets $131,137
Liabilities
Total Liabilities $1,829
Fund balance (EOY)
Net Assets $129,308

Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Documents
Form 1023/1024 is not available for this organization

President

Jan Carr

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Genealogical Society of Kendall County Texas

Board of directors
as of 03/09/2023
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Board co-chair

Jan Carr

Genealogical Society of Kendall County

Term: 2023 - 2021


Board co-chair

Karla Abbott

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Term: 2021 - 2023

Gloria Baker

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Karla Abbott

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Janice Brazil

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Sheila Colston

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Sandy Wilbourn

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Jennifer Bishop

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

James Hurst

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Richard Tomlinson

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Jan Carr

Genealogical Society of Kendall County member

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and 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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Not applicable
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No