Save Oswit Canyon Inc

More Sheep, Less Sprawl

aka Oswit Land Trust   |   Palm Springs, CA   |  http://www.saveoswitcanyon.org

Mission

Save Oswit Canyon, Inc’s original mission was to save a single canyon in Palm Springs, CA. Now that that mission has been completed (2019) we’ve expanded our scope to become a local land trust (DBA: Oswit Land Trust). Our new mission is to prevent development of environmentally sensitive open market parcels in and around Palm Springs, the Coachella Valley and adjacent areas.

Ruling year info

2019

President

Ms. Jane Garrison

Main address

1323 S. Driftwood Dr.

Palm Springs, CA 92264 USA

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EIN

83-2006672

NTEE code info

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (W12)

IRS filing requirement

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Save Oswit Canyon, Inc.

After saving Oswit Canyon in Palm Spring, CA from development in 2019 our org has grown to become a more encompassing land trust. Our ongoing mission is to find local environmentally sensitive parcels and purchase them to prevent further habitat destruction.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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Save Oswit Canyon Inc

Board of directors
as of 02/22/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Jane Garrison

Save Oswit Canyon, Inc.

Term: 2016 - 2021

Aaron Leider

Save Oswit Canyon, Inc.

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 8/20/2019

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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
Decline to state

Race & ethnicity

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