OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL INC., AMERICAN FRIENDS OF

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ACTIVITY OR MISSION: TO RAISE AWARENESS IN THE UNITED STATES OF, AND TO SUPPORT, THE OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL'S VITAL MISSION OF MAKING ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION AVAILABLE TO CAPABLE AND MOTIVATED STUDENTS FROM ALL SECTORS OF SOCIETY.

GOVERNANCE

PRINCIPAL OFFICER

ERAN BROSHY

Interim President, American Friends of Open University of Israel Inc.

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 990 WAS REVIEWED BY THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND WAS DISTRIBUTED TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR REVIEW PRIOR TO BEING SUBMITTED TO THE IRS. IF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS HAVE ANY QUESTIONS THEY ARE ADDRESSED.

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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.

ACH DIRECTOR, OFFICER, AND KEY EMPLOYEE, SUBMITS AT LEAST ONCE A YEAR A QUESTIONNAIRE DISCLOSING ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST OR RELATED PARTY TRANSACTION (ALL AS DEFINED IN THE CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY). THE AUDIT COMMITTEE REVIEWS ALL SUCH MATTERS AND DETERMINES THE PROPER ACTION TO BE TAKEN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CURRENT CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY.

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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.:

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OR BOARD OF DIRECTORS OR BOTH ANNUALLY REVIEW THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR'S COMPENSATION, MAKING USE OF COMPARATIVE DATA DURING THEIR DELIBERATIONS, AND MAINTAINING A RECORD OF THEIR DELIBERATIONS. THE SALARIES WERE BASED ON PRIOR YEAR'S STUDY. THE SUBSEQUENT STUDY WAS LAST DONE IN DECEMBER 2017.

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. T
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.

GOVERNING DOCUMENTS AND CONFLICT OF INTEREST POLICY ARE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS ARE POSTED ON ORGANIZATION'S WEBSITE, AND ARE ALSO AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST.

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
2019-12-31JASON KUSCHNEREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR96,46200
2018-12-31JASON KUSCHNEREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR160,00000
2017-12-31JASON KUSCHNEREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR150,00000
STAFF AND VOLUNTEERS
End of fiscal year Number of board members Number of paid staff Number of volunteers
2019-12-31428
2018-12-3116120
2017-12-3119121

PLEASE NOTE: This is a profile only of the US charity, OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL INC., AMERICAN FRIENDS OF. Information on this profile is from the OPEN UNIVERSITY OF ISRAEL INC., AMERICAN FRIENDS OF’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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