Constitution

The Croatian Heritage Foundation operates from its head office in Zagreb and branch offices in six Croatian regional centres - Pula , Rijeka, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik and Vukovar.

Director:

Marin Knezović, Mr.sci.
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The CHF Board of Directors:

Ivo Jelušić, President
Marinka Bakula Anđelić
Vlado Puljiz, prof.
Mihovil Nakić Vojnović
Srebrenka Šeravić, prof.

The work of the Croatian Heritage Foundation is overseen by a Board of Governors made up of five members (a president and 4 members) appointed by Croatian Government.

The Croatian Heritage Foundation is run by a Director, nominated by Croatian Government and appointed by the Board of Governors.

The Head of the Director's Office organises the operation of the offices of the Director and Deputy Director, and coordinates the operations of the various departments with the Director's Office.
Head of the Director's Office:

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The Croatian Heritage Foundation has 8 departments. Tasks are distributed to the various departments based on their function and similarity.

The Department of Culture proposes and implements programs of traditional culture and advances proposals to improve the same; organises exhibitions, concerts, dramatic arts seminars and plays for the theatre in Croatia and abroad; encourages, develops and improves cooperation with Croatian emigrants and their descendents in the field of culture.

The Department for Croatian Minorities operates in the frame of the Department of Culture, implementing tasks from the work program of the Department of Culture and the Department of Education, Science & Sports that pertain to the Croatian minority communities, and coordinates the work of the branches in the area of work with the Croatian minority communities.

Head of Department:
Srebrenka Šeravić, prof.
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The Department of Education, Science & Sports prepares and implements the Croatian language summer school programs, cooperates with the relevant institutions in Croatia and abroad, cooperates directly with institutions in the places in which emigrant communities live and with individuals active in the field of education, and proposes and implements other relevant programs in the area of the sciences and sports.

Head of Department:
Lada Kanajet Šimić, prof.
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The Publishing Department covers editorial tasks such the editing of Matica magazine, the Croatian Emigrant Almanac, the CHF Internet Portal and other publications from the CHF work program.

Head of Department:
Vesna Kukavica, prof.
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 The Croatian Emigrant Museum is responsible for carrying out all of the necessary preparations to establish a Croatian Emigrant Museum, cooperates with archive institutions and museums in Croatia and with Croatian emigrants in collecting materials for the Museum.

 Head of Department:

Ljerka Galic, prof.
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The Marketing & Promotions Department sells advertising space in Matica magazine and the CHF Internet pages, promotes CHF publications and programs and seeks sponsors for them, is responsible for renting out space at the CHF premises and carries out public relations tasks.

Head of Department:
Ivana Rora
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The General & Legal Affairs Department drafts proposals of statutes and other general acts, contracts, decisions and orders, monitors court, administrative and other proceedings to which the CHF is party, proposes and monitors the work of plenipotentiaries – CHF representatives in these proceedings, maintains contacts with representatives of emigrant organisations and individuals with an accent on legal assistance tasks for emigrants and their descendants and for returnee emigrants, and carries out tasks related to researching the genealogical roots of emigrants and their descendants.

Legal advisor:
Diana Mašala Perković, LLB
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The Finance Department is responsible for financial accounting and bookkeeping tasks.
Head of Department and Chief Accountant:
Nada Kolar
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CHF branch offices have been established by a decision of the CHF Board of Governors in Pula, Rijeka, Split, Dubrovnik and Vukovar to facilitate the mission of the CHF in the various parts of the country.



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Croatian Emigrant Almanac

 

Contact info

  • CROATIAN HERITAGE FOUNDATION
  • Trg Stjepana Radića 3
  • 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
  • Tel: +385 1 611 51 16
  • Fax: +385 1 611 15 22
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