Friends of West Africa Theological Seminary

Friends of WATS exists to mobilize and deploy the Body of Christ to join Jesus Christ in His Mission through WATS

aka Friends of WATS   |   Duncan, SC   |  http://friendsofwats.org

Mission

We provide scholarships for the training of pastors, missionaries and church leaders from 100 or more African denominations, including a dozen countries. We direct adjunct faculty from North America. We support wholistic ministries in medicine, water purification and other areas.

Ruling year info

1996

Chairman of the Board

Matthew Oni Maxey

Administrative Director

Polly Heffernan

Main address

609 E Main St

Duncan, SC 29334 USA

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EIN

35-1950856

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (B12)

Hospital (General) (E22)

AIDS (H81)

IRS filing requirement

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Student Sponsorship

We raise more than $1 million annually for scholarships, capital projects and operating expenses for WATS, which has trained over 2,000 church leaders since 1989.

Population(s) Served

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Financials

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Friends of West Africa Theological Seminary

Board of directors
as of 2/14/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Matthew Maxey


Board co-chair

Dr. James Rose

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