MCCAW SCHOOL OF MINES FOUNDATION

Henderson, NV   |  http://www.McCawMines.org

Mission

Educating the public about the mining industry

Ruling year info

1996

Executive Director

Philip Luna

Main address

P.O. Box 91208

Henderson, NV 89009 USA

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EIN

88-0366126

NTEE code info

Primary/Elementary Schools (B24)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

What we aim to solve

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

The general public is not aware of how important mining is in our normal lives.

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?

Mine Tours

Participants are given a guided tour of a replica mine to educate on the mining industry.

Population(s) Served
Children and youth

Where we work

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of free participants on field trips

This metric is no longer tracked.
Totals By Year
Population(s) Served

Children and youth

Related Program

Mine Tours

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

Attendance was affected by State Governor mandated closures and capacity reductions.

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.

We are educating the public as to the importance of the mining industry.

Through dynamic educational tours of a simulated mine and other exhibits

We are currently reorganizing to improve capacity and effectiveness.

We have the premier facility for elementary age children to attend as a destination field trip in the State of Nevada. We are improving our exhibits and expanding our programs to provide a more diverse and modern educational experience.

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.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    The general public

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

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.),

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

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To identify where we are less inclusive or equitable across demographic groups, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    Our staff, Our board,

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We look for patterns in feedback based on demographics (e.g., race, age, gender, etc.), We act on the feedback we receive,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to find the ongoing funding to support feedback collection,

Financials

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Operations

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

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MCCAW SCHOOL OF MINES FOUNDATION

Board of directors
as of 4/27/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board co-chair

Garrett Wake

Nevada Division of Minerals

Term: 2019 - 2021


Board co-chair

Steve Tibbals

Retired

Term: 2021 - 2024

Janet Dobry

Retired

Cindy Creighton

Nevada Taxpayers Assn

Jennifer Furman-Born

Clark County School District

Andrea Compton

Clark County School District

Lauren Davis

Mark Gorodetzer

22 Warriors Foundation

Kevin Howerton

Kinross

Brian Kendall

City of Henderson

Scott Petsel

Metallic Metals

Joseph Riney

Nevada Mining Assn

Craig Rosen

Desert Research Institute

Joshua Bonde

NV Science Center

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? Yes
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? Yes
  • 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

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 4/27/2021,

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

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

Race & ethnicity

No data

Gender identity

No data

 

No data

Sexual orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity strategies

Last updated: 04/27/2021

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Data
  • We review compensation data across the organization (and by staff levels) to identify disparities by race.
Policies and processes
  • We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
  • We seek individuals from various race backgrounds for board and executive director/CEO positions within our organization.
  • We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.