Southwest Public Policy Institute

Better living through better policy.

Rio Rancho, NM   |  https://southwestpolicy.com
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Mission

The Southwest Public Policy Institute is a research and educational institution headquartered in Albuquerque. The mission is to improve the quality of life in the American Southwest by formulating, promoting, and defending sound public policy solutions based on the principles of free enterprise, personal responsibility, limited government, individual freedom, and traditional American values.

Ruling year info

2022

President

Patrick Monroe Brenner

Chairman

Brett Kokinadis

Main address

6841 Nacelle Rd NE

Rio Rancho, NM 87144 USA

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EIN

88-2196936

IRS filing requirement

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

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Our programs

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We Agree

With our big data-first approach and the inclusion of every state in the American Southwest in our work, there is tremendous potential for reinvigorating conservative principles and traditional American values with one motto: we agree. By separating political partisanship in conversations with constituents and addressing the individual issues with solutions to solve problems, I truly believe that we can help move American Southwest in a positive direction and set an example for the entire region to follow. By addressing K-12 education directly with parents of school-aged children, public safety and overwhelming criminal activity, economic growth and job creation, and energy policy prioritizing reliability and affordability in energy production, we can be sure that our outreach efforts are being delivered to the right people.

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How we listen

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    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our funders, Our community partners,

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Financials

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Southwest Public Policy Institute

Board of directors
as of 09/26/2022
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Board chair

Brett Kokinadis

Tonja Brandt

Brett Kokinadis

Joshua Young

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 ? 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

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Person without a disability

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