TEAM WATTERS SONAR SEARCH & RECOVERY INC

Never Give Up

aka TWSSR   |   Moro, IL   |  teamwatterssonar.com

Mission

OUR MISSION To use our expertise, experience, technology, time and effort to do everything in our power to bring loved ones who are lost in our waterways home to their families, To assist law enforcement agencies in the recovery and preservation of evidence.

Ruling year info

2014

Owner, President

Mrs Tammy Watters

co owner, director

Mr Dennis Watters

Main address

5893 State Route 140

Moro, IL 62067 USA

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EIN

26-1601935

NTEE code info

Search and Rescue Services (M23)

Crime, Legal Related N.E.C. (I99)

Marine Science and Oceanography (U21)

IRS filing requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990-N.

Communication

Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

We are in desperate need to have funds for our searches but we also need to update some of our sonar equipment used in searching the water.

Our programs

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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

New Cases

These are cases where someone has currently gone missing and are suspected to be in the water ways. Local Law Enforcement may call us to help them find the victim, the family may call us and request our help, or we may hear that their is a victim and we would offer our services to Law Enforcement

Population(s) Served
Emergency responders
Adults

When needed we assist Law Enforcement on cases that have gone cold as they receive new information that the victim or item is believed to be in the water

Population(s) Served
Emergency responders
Adults

We provide 24/7 support to all agencies to help them with any questions or problems they may have with their sonar equipment.

Population(s) Served
Emergency responders
Adults

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Learn about the organization's key goals, strategies, capabilities, and progress.

Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To have funds readily available so we can continue searching for missing loved ones believed to be in a waterway and get them back home to their families as soon as possible.

We will file for grants and try some fundraisers.

We will work with area establishments to try to put on some fundraisers as well.

Iwe will work with other organizations on how they accomplish their funding

We have now found 103 victims since 2005 and several vehicles and other evidence for Law Enforcement. We just want to continue helping Law Enforcement and families

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    verbal,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    None to date

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our board,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    We don't have any major challenges to collecting feedback,

Financials

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Operations

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

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TEAM WATTERS SONAR SEARCH & RECOVERY INC

Board of directors
as of 2/7/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Tammy Watters

Team Watters Sonar Search & Recovery, Inc.

Term: 2014 -


Board co-chair

Dennis Watters

Team Watters Sonar Search & Recovery, Inc.

Term: 2014 -

Mike Bradshaw

Retired Law Enforcement Professional

Nancy Marti

Central Record Depository

Dennis Watters

Team Watters Sonar Search & Recovery, Inc

Tammy Watters

Team Watters Sonar Search & recovery, Inc

Board leadership practices

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

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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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 03/23/2020

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

The organization's co-leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender (cisgender)
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

 

Sexual orientation

Disability

We do not display disability information for organizations with fewer than 15 staff.