MILL RIVER WETLAND COMMITTEE INC

Educate - Advocate - Engage

aka MRWC, Mill River   |   Fairfield, CT   |  http://mrwc-fairfield.org/

Mission

Mill River Wetland Committee has a simple mission: to educate the community about the value of wetlands, to advocate for their continued protection, and to engage all people in the fight to protect our environment. MRWC believes that people protect the things they love, and love the things they have learned to understand. With the River-Lab program, more than half a century in Fairfield schools, MRWC has taught generations of students and parents to value the watersheds that support our lives.

Ruling year info

1970

President

Lynn Shavinsky

Main address

PO Box 38

Fairfield, CT 06824 USA

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EIN

06-0859820

NTEE code info

Water Resource, Wetlands Conservation and Management (C32)

IRS filing requirement

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Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

No Water = No Life -- He, who defends the River, defends the Earth -- MRWC works to Educate, Advocate and Engage the community on behalf of the watershed, of which every place on earth is a part. Future generations deserve a healthy and productive environment that provides habitats for large numbers and varieties of species.

Our programs

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

River-Lab

The River-Lab program provided by Mill River Wetland Committee is a hands-on inquiry based educational science program serving students in grades 3-6. The educational focus is the importance of healthy and productive River-Basin-Systems and the impact Human Development has on the watershed.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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Operations

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

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MILL RIVER WETLAND COMMITTEE INC

Board of directors
as of 2/26/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Jon Dilley

Mill River Wetland Committee

Term: 2020 -


Board co-chair

Carrie Rullo

Mindy Powlishen

Carrie Rullo

Jon Dilley

Christina Rescsanski

Joy Shaw

Kate O'Mahony

Mary Hogue

Reini Knorr

Steve Baker

Kiersten Chou

Subha Sunder

Mike Widmer

Lynn Shavinsky

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 ? 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? 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? Yes