THE WRITER'S GARRET

Dallas, TX   |  www.writersgarret.org

Mission

The mission of The Writer's Garret is to foster the education and development of readers, writers, and audiences by putting them in touch with quality literature, each other, and the communities in which they live and write.

Ruling year info

1995

Co-Executive Director

Mr. Aaron C Glover

Co-Executive Director

Mr. Michael H Clay

Main address

1250 Majesty Drive

Dallas, TX 75247 USA

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EIN

75-2581178

NTEE code info

Arts, Cultural Organizations - Multipurpose (A20)

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

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Our programs

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

Educational Opportunities - Offered to approximately 7,100 students and community members Writing/literature classes/forums/roundtables/readings/performances/workshops and seminars.

Population(s) Served

Literary Resource Center - Offered to the general public, a lending and resource library with 200 different literary magazines and journals, videotapes of interviews and readings with nationally renowned writers.

Population(s) Served

Technical Assistance and Professional Development for Teaching Reading and Writing - Offered technical assistance and professional development in areas of writing, editing, publishing, reading, teaching, and literary professionalism to more that 19,000 Texans.

Population(s) Served

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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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THE WRITER'S GARRET

Board of directors
as of 12/15/2017
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Mr. J. Roderick Pannek

Children's Menu Catering

Term: 2015 -


Board co-chair

Dr. Sha-shonda Porter

Richland College

Term: 2017 -

Wei Wei Jeang

Grable Martin Fulton PLLC

Samantha Keyes

Vizient Inc.

Sam Garrett

Grable Martin Fulton PLLC

Ford Harmon

Maddrey PLLC

Jeanne Devine

Council with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Scott Finley

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James Johanns

Godwin Bowman & Martinez PC

Starla Patterson

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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? 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