WISCONSIN ADAPTIVE SPORTS ASSOCIATION INC

aka WASA   |   Brookfield, WI   |  www.wasa.org

Mission

To promote community collaboration of adaptive sports and recreation opportunities to those with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments in Wisconsin.

Ruling year info

1997

President

Melissa Oberst

Main address

715 Talon Trail

Brookfield, WI 53045 USA

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EIN

39-1881287

NTEE code info

Other Recreation, Sports, or Leisure Activities N.E.C. (N99)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

WASA is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization with the mission: "To promote community collaboration of adaptive sports and recreation opportunities to those with physical disabilities and/or visual impairments in Wisconsin."

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?

Sled Hockey

Adaptive Ice Hockey

Population(s) Served
People with physical disabilities

Adaptive basketball using wheelchairs with teams of various divisions that belong to the National Wheelchair Basketball Association (NWBA).

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

Adaptive Lacrosse using wheelchairs

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

Adaptive Tennis using wheelchairs

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

Adaptive Rugby using wheelchairs

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

Adaptive ball/court sport for those with visual impairments

Population(s) Served
People with vision impairments

Adaptive Softball using wheelchairs

Population(s) Served
People with disabilities

Where we work

Accreditations

Charitable Organization- State of Wisconsin 2021

Our Sustainable Development Goals

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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Financials

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Operations

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

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WISCONSIN ADAPTIVE SPORTS ASSOCIATION INC

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Melissa Oberst

Melissa Oberst

Junior Milwaukee Bucks

Joseph Schubert

Schubert Law Officers

Kenneth Lee

Zablocki V,A,

Allen Neu

Wisconsin Wheelchair Sports Association

Jackie Egelhoff

River Tennis Club

Jeremy Lade

UW-Whitewater Wheelchair Athletics

Anthony Sabel

WASA Lightning Wheelchair Rugby

Dan Dorszynski

Wet Sand Corporation

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 ? 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? Yes
  • 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 9/13/2021

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Leadership

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Race & ethnicity

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Gender identity

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Sexual orientation

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Disability

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Equity strategies

Last updated: 03/28/2021

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Policies and processes
  • We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.