World Affairs Council of San Antonio

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aka World Affairs Council of San Antonio   |   San Antonio, TX   |  www.wacofsa.org

Mission

World Affairs Council of San Antonio strives to promote public understanding of world affairs and United States foreign policy and to enhance the ability of its citizens and future leaders to participate in a global community.

Ruling year info

1982

Executive Director

Ms. Leslie Palmer

Main address

816 Camaron Street, Suite 2.15

San Antonio, TX 78212 USA

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EIN

74-2230419

NTEE code info

Promotion of International Understanding (Q20)

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Academic WorldQuest

Academic WorldQuest is a flagship youth education program of the national network of World Affairs Councils. This team competition engages high school students from across San Antonio and tests their knowledge of global issues and foreign policy. Support for this program makes it possible for the World Affairs Council to engage with students interested in international affairs, provide a quality educational experience, and to send the winning team on a once-in-a-lifetime expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C. to participate The Carlos and Malú Alvarez Academic WorldQuest National Competition.

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World Affairs Council of San Antonio

Board of directors
as of 5/10/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Nicolas Hollis

Coherent Cyber

Term: 2012 -

Carlos Alvarez

The Gambrinus Company

James Andrews

Overland Partners

Robert Barnett

Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, LLP

Pat Burr

University of the Incarnate Word

Patricia Diaz Dennis

Lukin Gilliland

Incyte Venture Partners, LLC

Brandon Grossman

BG Group LLC

Nicolas Hollis

Coherent Cyber

Jesse Lotay

Jackson Walker L.L.P.

Charles Lutz

Intercontinental Wealth Advisors, LLC

Timothy Martin

Southwest Research Institute

Benjamin Montañez

Norton Rose Fulbright

Chad Taylor

Taylor Luxury Lifestyle

Patrick Tobin

Jackson Walker L.L.P.

Tony Trevino

Lewis Energy Group

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 ? Yes
  • 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? Yes
  • 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