ALEXANDER MUSS INSTITUTE FOR ISRAEL EDUCATION INC

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ACTIVITY OR MISSION: Our mission is to create a transformative experience for teens through study abroad programs in israel.

GOVERNANCE

PRINCIPAL OFFICER

Robert Werner

Policies and Practices T=True F=False
Board Meeting Minutes. Minutes are taken at each board meeting.

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Committee Meeting Minutes. Minutes are taken at meetings of committees acting on the board’s behalf.

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Internal Review of Form 990. Copy of Form 990 is provided to each board member prior to filing.

The Form 990 is prepared by a national accounting firm in conjunction with AMIIE's financial department. Upon completion, the 990 is reviewed and authorized by the organization's audit committee chair (as a representative of the governing body) together with the organization's co-executive directors and chief financial officer. Once the 990 is finalized, it is distributed to the full board of directors for review before filing with the Internal Revenue Service

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Conflict of Interest Policy. The organization has a conflict of interest policy. T
Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest. Officers, directors, trustees, and key employees are required to disclose annually interests that could give rise to conflicts of interest policy. T
Enforcement of Conflict of Interest Policy. The organization regularly and consistently enforces compliance with the conflict of interest policy.

The Director of Operations, working with administration, distributes the conflict of interest policy to board members, officers and key employees with instructions to sign for authorization and return them to the main office. The director of operations has been instructed to review all submitted notices and to identify any conflicts which need to be reported, consulting with legal counsel, if necessary. The director of operations has been instructed to notify the chairman of the board and the co-executive director of any conflict so that conflicted individuals appropriately recuse themselves from discussions and voting on matters on which they have a conflict of interest.

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Whistleblower Policy. The organization has a written whistleblower policy.

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Document Retention and Destruction Policy. The organization has a written document retention and destruction policy. T
Process for Setting Salary of Senior Staff, Parts A. and B.:

AMIIE does not compensate any of the individuals reported on part VII of the Form 990. the four officers reported with compensation are paid by a related party, Jewish National Fund, Inc ("jnf"). The processes used to determine officers' compensation are disclosed on JNF's Annual Form 990.

Part A. Process for Setting Salary of Top Management Official. The process for determining compensation of the CEO, Executive Director or other top management official includes a review and approval by independent persons, comparability data and contemporaneous substantiation of the deliberation and decision. F
Part B. Process for Setting Salaries of Senior Employees. The process for determining compensation of senior officials includes a review and approval by independent persons, comparability data and contemporaneous substantiation of the deliberation and decision. F
Disclosure of Documents. Disclose how the organization made governing documents, conflict of interest policy, and financial statements available to the public during the tax year.

AMIIE's Form 990 is published on the internet at www.amhsi.org (as well as www.guidestar.org) and is made available to the general public at AMIIE's regular place of business. AMIIE, likewise, makes its financial statements available online at www.amhsi.org. UPON REQUEST, THE ORGANIZATION WILL MAKE AVAILABLE ONLY THOSE additional DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE DISCLOSED UNDER THE PUBLIC INSPECTION LAWS.

NOTE: Tzedakah, Inc. strongly encourages each organization to make its minutes (with suitable redactions to preserve individual privacy) and all governing documents available to the public on its website. Tzedakah. Inc. considers failure to do so a failure in transparency and views requiring specific requests for documents to be an unnecessary burden on the public in view of the availability of internet websites.

PERSONNEL

SENIOR STAFF COMPENSATION
End of fiscal year Name Title Base salary Comp. from related org. Additional compensation
2019-12-31Leor SinaiCo Executive Director0139,99536,664
2019-12-31Orit RomeCo Executive Director0140,31432,738
2018-12-31Orit RomeBoard member0140,63032,812
2018-12-31Leor SinaiBoard member0140,31532,739
2018-12-31Greg litcofskyBoard Member, as of 1/1/170102,86629,419
2017-12-31Orit Rome137,404032,060
2017-12-31Leor Sinai137,101031,989
2017-12-31Hindie Fried107,39400
The following sources of information helped establish the compensation of the organization’s CEO/Executive Director:
  • Compensation committee
  • Compensation survey or study
  • Approval of the board or compensation committee.
STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS
End of fiscal year Number of board members Number of paid staff Number of volunteers
2019-12-3115018
2018-12-3112015
2018-12-3112015
2017-12-31162416
2017-12-31162416

PLEASE NOTE: This is a profile only of the US charity, ALEXANDER MUSS INSTITUTE FOR ISRAEL EDUCATION INC. Information on this profile is from the ALEXANDER MUSS INSTITUTE FOR ISRAEL EDUCATION INC’s Forms 990 filed with the Internal Revenue Service or the organization’s inernet website. A small amount of contact information may be from other sources. Tzedakah, Inc does not verify data provided by the listed charities.

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