Center for the Study of the Americas (CENSA)

aka CENSA   |   Berkeley, CA   |  http://wp.globalalternatives.org/

Mission

We research, analyze and support grassroots alternatives in the Americas and the world.

Ruling year info

1982

President

Dr. Clara Nicholls

Vice President

Dr. Peter Rosset

Main address

2156 Jefferson Ave

Berkeley, CA 94703 USA

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EIN

95-2672760

NTEE code info

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (V05)

Research Institutes and/or Public Policy Analysis (K05)

International Agricultural Development (Q31)

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Financials

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Center for the Study of the Americas (CENSA)

Board of directors
as of 7/31/2018
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Board chair

Dr. Peter Rosset

El Colegio de la Frontera Sur (ECOSUR)

Peter Rosset

Cecile Earle

Miguel Altieri

Patricia Flynn

Clara Nicholls

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