THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY IN AMERICA

WHEATON, IL   |  www.theosophical.org

Mission

THE OBJECTIVES OF THE THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY IN AMERICA ARE TO FORM A NUCLEUS OF THE UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD OF HUMANITY WITHOUT DISTINCTION OF RACE, CREED, SEX OR COLOR, AND TO ENCOURAGE THE STUDY OF COMPARATIVE RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY AND SCIENCE AND TO INVESTIGATE UNEXPLAINED LAWS OF NATURE AND THE POWERS LATENT IN MAN INFORMATION ABOUT THEOSOPHY IS PROVIDED THROUGH LECTURES, CONVENTIONS, BROADCASTING AND PUBLISHED MATERIALS

Ruling year info

1939

President

Barbara Hebert Ph.D.

Vice President

Dr. Douglas Keene M.D.

Main address

1926 N MAIN ST P. O. BOX 270

WHEATON, IL 60187 USA

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EIN

36-2167934

NTEE code info

Interfaith Issues (X90)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The Theosophical Society in America seeks to encourage open-minded inquiry into world religions, philosophy, science, and the arts in order to understand the wisdom of the ages, respect the unity of all life, and help people explore spiritual transformation.

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?

Quest Programs for Mind Body Spirit

A variety of programs designed to explore faith traditions, spiritual self-transformation, health and wellness, consciousness, meditation, and science and its role in our world.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

Our goal is to raise the awareness of all individuals in order to recognize the unity of all life.

Our strategies:
Education: various programs that encourage open-minded inquiry so that individuals can explore themselves and the world in which they live. These include but are not limited to non-dogmatic programs such as on-line and face to face lectures, workshops, and classes; books and study; and practice such as meditation and contemplation

We have a strong online presence, a dedicated staff, and a dedicated membership.

Financials

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Operations

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

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THEOSOPHICAL SOCIETY IN AMERICA

Board of directors
as of 08/02/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Barbara Hebert

The Theosophical Society in America

Term: 2017 - 2023

Barbara Hebert

The Theosophical Society in America

Douglas Keene

David Bruce

The Theosophical Society in America

Floyd Kettering

Humanitarian Service Project

Steve Schweizer

Rozi Ulics

Van Ly

Noy Chounramany

Kathryn Gann

Wallace Rainey

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • 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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 8/2/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Decline to state
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data