Statement of Compliance: Conflict of Interest Policy, Whistleblower Policy, IRS 990 Review

IRS regulations require that we have a system in place to document compliance with IRS-mandated Conflict of Interest and Whistleblower Policies, and for GWS Board members to document that they have reviewed our annual tax return (IRS Form 990). This webform is our means of fulfilling these regulations.

The form must be completed annually by (1) members of the George Wright Society Board of Directors, (2) GWS key employees, and (3) all others who are members of GWS Committees having Board-delegated power and/or federal agency liaisons to the GWS Board.

Members of the GWS Board of Directors: Fill out Parts 1-3.

GWS Key Employees: Fill out Parts 1-2 only.

Others (not on the GWS Board) who are members of GWS Committees and/or liaisons: Fill out Parts 1-2 only.

do hereby affirm that I:

• Have received a copy of the George Wright Society Conflict of Interest Policy (http://www.georgewright.org/conflictofinterest.pdf);
• Have read the George Wright Society Conflict of Interest Policy, and understand it;
• Agree to fully comply with the Conflict of Interest Policy, subject to any superseding ethics requirements of my employing agency/organization, which take precedence over the George Wright Society Conflict of Interest Policy in cases where the two conflict; and
• Understand that the George Wright Society is a charitable organization and that in order to maintain its federal tax exemption it must engage primarily in activities which accomplish one or more of its tax-exempt purposes.

By filling out this field, you agree that your printed name has the same legal force as your signature.

do hereby affirm that I:

• Have received a copy of the George Wright Society Whistleblower Policy (http://www.georgewright.org/whistleblower.pdf);
• Have read the George Wright Society Whistleblower Policy, and understand it;
• Agree to fully comply with the Whistleblower Policy.

By filling out this field, you agree that your printed name has the same legal force as your signature.

do hereby affirm that I:

• have received a digital copy (PDF format) of the George Wright Society's most recent IRS Form 990 prior to its filing with the Internal Revenue Service; and
• have reviewed the George Wright Society's most recent IRS Form 990 and conveyed to the GWS Executive Office any concerns or questions regarding the George Wright Society's most recent IRS Form 990.

By filling out this field, you agree that your printed name has the same legal force as your signature.