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Mainstream Civic Engagement Foundation

Do More Than Vote

Mission

Mainstream Civic Engagement is dedicated to creating a Kansas government that truly represents its diverse constituents. We believe in the the power of informed participation and meaningful action in the political process. Our programs are designed to educate on the legislative issues facing Kansans, provide the innovative tools for effective personal advocacy, and increase civic participation by breaking down barriers to voting for marginalized communities, including young adults, communities of color, and LGBTQ+ Kansans.

Ruling year info

1994

Executive Director

Michael Poppa

Main address

6750 Antioch Rd Ste. 305G

Merriam, KS 66204 USA

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Formerly known as

The MAINstream Education Foundation

The MAINstream Coalition, Inc.

The Voter Network Foundation

EIN

48-1143190

NTEE code info

Voter Education/Registration (R40)

IRS filing requirement

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

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Programs and results

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Our Sustainable Development Goals

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Financials

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Mainstream Civic Engagement Foundation

Board of directors
as of 04/19/2023
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Board chair

Laura Wassmer

Brandon Kenig

Diosselyn Tot

David Smith

Erin Gould

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? No

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 10/11/2022

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Male, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, or other sexual orientations in the LGBTQIA+ community
Disability status
Person with a disability

Race & ethnicity

Gender identity

Transgender Identity

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Disability