COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS

Address
888 17TH STREET NW NO 306
WASHINGTON, DC 200063312
Contact
Website: http://www.americanambassadors.org
Phone: +1 (202) 296-3757
Nonprofit
NTEE: Q035 - International, foreign affairs and national security
EIN: 52-1296972

Mission

TO ADVANCE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE AMBASSADOR AND THE EMBASSY TEAM IN CARRYING OUT U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND TO DEVELOP YOUNG LEADERS FOR SERVICE TO THE NATION.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1983
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$122,312.00$118,919.00$123,854.00$111,136.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$105,570.00$103,500.00$111,487.00$99,498.00 
Number of employees2223 
Number of people compensated >$100k1110 
Number of volunteers42424443 
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Abshire, David
Title  VICE CHAIR (DEC. 10/2014)VICE CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated person  DAVID M ABSHIREDAVID M ABSHIRE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Argyros, George
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personGEORGE L ARGYROSGEORGE L ARGYROSGEORGE L ARGYROSGEORGE L ARGYROS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Bagley, Elizabeth
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personELIZABETH FRAWLEY BAGLEYELIZABETH FRAWLEY BAGLEYELIZABETH FRAWLEY BAGLEYELIZABETH FRAWLEY BAGLEY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Bernstein, Stuart
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSTUART A BERNSTEINSTUART A BERNSTEINSTUART A BERNSTEINSTUART A BERNSTEIN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Blair, William
Title DIRECTOR (DEC. 8/29/2015)DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person WILLIAM MCC BLAIR JRWILLIAM MCC BLAIR JRWILLIAM MCC BLAIR JR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Blinken, Donald
TitleDIRECTORVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personDONALD M BLINKENDONALD M BLINKENDONALD M BLINKENDONALD M BLINKEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officer TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Bliss, Donald
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personDONALD T BLISSDONALD T BLISS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Bloch, Julia
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJULIA CHANG BLOCHJULIA CHANG BLOCHJULIA CHANG BLOCHJULIA CHANG BLOCH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Brown, Keith
TitleCHAIR EMERITUS (DEC. 7/2016)CHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUS 
Name of key/compensated personKEITH L BROWNKEITH L BROWNKEITH L BROWNKEITH L BROWN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Chambers, Anne
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personANNE COX CHAMBERSANNE COX CHAMBERSANNE COX CHAMBERSANNE COX CHAMBERS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Chorba, Timothy
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personTIMOTHY A CHORBATIMOTHY A CHORBATIMOTHY A CHORBATIMOTHY A CHORBA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.0010.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cobb, Charles
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES E COBB JRCHARLES E COBB JRCHARLES E COBB JRCHARLES E COBB JR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cobb, Sue
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSUE M COBBSUE M COBBSUE M COBBSUE M COBB 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Dornbush, K
Title DIRECTOR (RET. 11/9/2015)DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person K TERRY DORNBUSHK TERRY DORNBUSHK TERRY DORNBUSH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Dougan, Diana
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDIANA LADY DOUGANDIANA LADY DOUGANDIANA LADY DOUGANDIANA LADY DOUGAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Duke, Robin
Title  DIRECTOR (RET. 11/2014)DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  ROBIN C DUKEROBIN C DUKE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Elson, Edward
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personEDWARD E ELSONEDWARD E ELSONEDWARD E ELSONEDWARD E ELSON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Erwin, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMARK W ERWINMARK W ERWINMARK W ERWINMARK W ERWIN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Gardner, Richard
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person RICHARD N GARDNERRICHARD N GARDNERRICHARD N GARDNER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Gelb, Bruce
TitleCHAIRCHAIRCHAIRCHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE S GELBBRUCE S GELBBRUCE S GELBBRUCE S GELB 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Gildenhorn, Joseph
TitleVICE CHAIR AND TREASURERVICE CHAIR AND TREASURERVICE CHAIR AND TREASURERVICE CHAIR AND TREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personJOSEPH B GILDENHORNJOSEPH B GILDENHORNJOSEPH B GILDENHORNJOSEPH B GILDENHORN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Gretzinger, Carolyn
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCAROLYN M GRETZINGERCAROLYN GRETZINGERCAROLYN GRETZINGERCAROLYN GRETZINGER 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$105,570.00$103,500.00$111,487.00$99,498.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$16,741.00$15,419.00$12,367.00$11,632.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Hand, Lloyd
Title DIRECTOR (RET. 5/5/2015)DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person LLOYD N HANDLLOYD N HANDLLOYD N HAND 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Heuvel, William
TitleCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUS 
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM J VANDEN HEUVELWILLIAM J VANDEN HEUVELWILLIAM J VANDEN HEUVELWILLIAM J VANDEN HEUVEL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Holden, Glen
TitleVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personGLEN A HOLDENGLEN A HOLDENGLEN A HOLDENGLEN A HOLDEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Holliday, Stuart
Title VICE PRESIDENT (RET. 11/9/2015)VICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person STUART W HOLLIDAYSTUART W HOLLIDAYSTUART W HOLLIDAY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Current officer TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Hughes, G
TitleSENIOR VP & SECRETARYSENIOR VP & SECRETARYSENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARYSENIOR VICE PRESIDENT & SECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personG PHILIP HUGHESG PHILIP HUGHESG PHILIP HUGHESG PHILIP HUGHES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.005.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Johnson, Brenda
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personBRENDA LAGRANGE JOHNSONBRENDA LAGRANGE JOHNSON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Johnson, C
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personC DONALD JOHNSONC DONALD JOHNSONC DONALD JOHNSONC DONALD JOHNSON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Korn, Lester
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personLESTER B KORNLESTER B KORNLESTER B KORNLESTER B KORN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Lewis, Delano
Title DIRECTOR (RET. 11/9/2015)DIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person DELANO LEWIS SRDELANO LEWIS SRDELANO LEWIS SR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loeb, John
TitleVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIRVICE CHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personJOHN L LOEB JRJOHN L LOEB JRJOHN L LOEB JRJOHN L LOEB JR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Orr, Robert
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personROBERT M ORR    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Ourisman, Mary
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMARY M OURISMANMARY M OURISMANMARY M OURISMANMARY M OURISMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.004.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Peacock, Penne
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personPENNE KORTH PEACOCKPENNE KORTH PEACOCKPENNE KORTH PEACOCKPENNE KORTH PEACOCK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Reid, Ogden
TitleCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR EMERITUSCHAIR 
Name of key/compensated personOGDEN R REIDOGDEN R REIDOGDEN R REIDOGDEN R REID 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Roosevelt, Selwa
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSELWA S ROOSEVELTSELWA S ROOSEVELTSELWA S ROOSEVELTSELWA S ROOSEVELT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Rosapepe, James
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJAMES C ROSAPEPEJAMES C ROSAPEPEJAMES C ROSAPEPEJAMES C ROSAPEPE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Russo, Paul
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personPAUL A RUSSOPAUL A RUSSOPAUL A RUSSOPAUL A RUSSO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Schechter, Arthur
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personARTHUR L SCHECHTERARTHUR L SCHECHTERARTHUR L SCHECHTERARTHUR L SCHECHTER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Schieffer, J
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJ THOMAS SCHIEFFERJ THOMAS SCHIEFFERJ THOMAS SCHIEFFERJ THOMAS SCHIEFFER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Sedgwick, Theodore
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personTHEODORE R SEDGWICK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Sobel, Clifford
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCLIFFORD M SOBELCLIFFORD M SOBELCLIFFORD M SOBELCLIFFORD M SOBEL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Spielvogel, Carl
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCARL SPIELVOGELCARL SPIELVOGELCARL SPIELVOGELCARL SPIELVOGEL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Stuart, Robert
Title  CHAIR EMERITUS (DEC. 5/2014)CHAIR EMERITUS 
Name of key/compensated person  ROBERT D STUART JRROBERT D STUART JR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Towell, Timothy
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personTIMOTHY L TOWELLTIMOTHY L TOWELLTIMOTHY L TOWELLTIMOTHY L TOWELL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Valdez, Abelardo
TitlePRESIDENT EMERITUSPRESIDENT EMERITUSPRESIDENT EMERITUSPRESIDENT EMERITUS 
Name of key/compensated personABELARDO L VALDEZABELARDO L VALDEZABELARDO L VALDEZABELARDO L VALDEZ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Wos, Aldona
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personALDONA Z WOS MDALDONA Z WOS MDALDONA Z WOS MDALDONA Z WOS MD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO ADVANCE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE AMBASSADOR AND THE EMBASSY TEAM IN CARRYING OUT U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND TO DEVELOP YOUNG LEADERS FOR SERVICE TO THE NATION.TO ADVANCE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE AMBASSADOR AND THE EMBASSY TEAM IN CARRYING OUT U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND TO DEVELOP YOUNG LEADERS FOR SERVICE TO THE NATION.TO ADVANCE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE AMBASSADOR AND THE EMBASSY TEAM IN CARRYING OUT U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND TO DEVELOP YOUNG LEADERS FOR SERVICE TO THE NATION.TO ADVANCE PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE ROLE OF THE AMBASSADOR AND THE EMBASSY TEAM IN CARRYING OUT U.S. FOREIGN POLICY AND TO DEVELOP YOUNG LEADERS FOR SERVICE TO THE NATION. 
Program service expenses, total$331,618.00$353,442.00$346,125.00$342,433.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 11-12 FOCUSED ON "MIDDLE EAST MAYHEM: ISIS - A DEADLY REALITY". THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON NOVEMBER 9-10 ALSO IN WASHINGTON, DC, ANALYZED THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT.
Program expenses $116,396.00   
Program description BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 11-12 FOCUSED ON "MIDDLE EAST MAYHEM: ISIS - A DEADLY REALITY". THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON NOVEMBER 9-10 ALSO IN WASHINGTON, DC, ANALYZED THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT.   
BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 16-17, FOCUSED ON "EUROPE'S REFUGEE/MIGRANT CRISIS AND ITS GEOPOLITICAL IMPLICATIONS." THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON NOVEMBER 14-15 IN NEW YORK, ANALYZED THE "FOREIGN POLICY CHALLENGES FACING THE NEW ADMINISTRATION."
Program expenses$115,895.00    
Program descriptionBI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 16-17, FOCUSED ON "EUROPE'S REFUGEE/MIGRANT CRISIS AND ITS GEOPOLITICAL IMPLICATIONS." THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON NOVEMBER 14-15 IN NEW YORK, ANALYZED THE "FOREIGN POLICY CHALLENGES FACING THE NEW ADMINISTRATION."    
BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 6, EXAMINED "RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND THE UNITED STATES." THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON OCTOBER 20-21 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, FOCUSED ON "AFRICA'S FUTURE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY."
Program expenses  $135,727.00  
Program description  BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 6, EXAMINED "RUSSIA, UKRAINE AND THE UNITED STATES." THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON OCTOBER 20-21 AT THE UNIVERSITY OF UTAH, FOCUSED ON "AFRICA'S FUTURE IN THE GLOBAL ECONOMY."  
BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 7, FEATURED A TOUR D'HORIZON BY OFFICIALS OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT. THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON NOVEMBER 19 AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, FOCUSED ON THE MIDDLE EAST. THE SPRING CONFERENCE WAS ONE OF THE EVENTS THAT MARKED THE COUNCIL'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY. THE COUNCIL ALSO HELD AN AWARDS CEREMONY AT MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER ON MAY 6 AND A FORMAL DINNER AT THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES ON MAY 7 TO CELEBRATE THIS MILESTONE.
Program expenses   $102,559.00 
Program description   BI-ANNUAL CONFERENCES: THESE MEETINGS PROMOTE THE DISCUSSION OF SALIENT ISSUES OF THE DAY WITH ADMINISTRATION LEADERS AND REPRESENTATIVES OF THE FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMUNITY. THE SPRING CONFERENCE, HELD IN WASHINGTON, DC ON MAY 7, FEATURED A TOUR D'HORIZON BY OFFICIALS OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT. THE FALL CONFERENCE, HELD ON NOVEMBER 19 AT GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY, FOCUSED ON THE MIDDLE EAST. THE SPRING CONFERENCE WAS ONE OF THE EVENTS THAT MARKED THE COUNCIL'S 30TH ANNIVERSARY. THE COUNCIL ALSO HELD AN AWARDS CEREMONY AT MERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL CENTER ON MAY 6 AND A FORMAL DINNER AT THE ORGANIZATION OF AMERICAN STATES ON MAY 7 TO CELEBRATE THIS MILESTONE. 
FELLOWSHIPS: COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP: IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE FUND FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, THE COUNCIL SPONSORED ITS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE 13TH YEAR IN A ROW. THE PROGRAM ENABLED SIX OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TO ATTEND SUMMER CLASSES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS AND FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI PEER MENTORS, AND TO PURSUE INTERNSHIPS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN WASHINGTON, DC. THE COUNCIL ALSO PROVIDED MENTORING TO THREE HIGHLY QUALIFIED STUDENTS WHO WOULD HAVE RECEIVED FELLOWSHIPS IF FINANCIAL RESOURCES HAD BEEN AVAILABLE. THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM ENABLES EACH STUDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERNSHIP AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS.COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS' DAVIS PUBLIC DIPLOMACY FELLOWSHIP: THE COUNCIL ALSO SPONSORED ITS DAVIS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, WHICH ENABLED TWO FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS SPECIALIZING IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (PD) TO PARTICIPATE IN A TWO-WEEK INTENSIVE TRAINING SEMINAR AND RECEIVE MENTORING FROM AMBASSADORS AND PD SPECIALISTS.
Program expenses$77,894.00$82,510.00$72,638.00$75,618.00 
Program descriptionFELLOWSHIPS: COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP: IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE FUND FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, THE COUNCIL SPONSORED ITS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE 13TH YEAR IN A ROW. THE PROGRAM ENABLED SIX OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TO ATTEND SUMMER CLASSES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS AND FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI PEER MENTORS, AND TO PURSUE INTERNSHIPS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN WASHINGTON, DC. THE COUNCIL ALSO PROVIDED MENTORING TO THREE HIGHLY QUALIFIED STUDENTS WHO WOULD HAVE RECEIVED FELLOWSHIPS IF FINANCIAL RESOURCES HAD BEEN AVAILABLE. THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM ENABLES EACH STUDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERNSHIP AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS.COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS' DAVIS PUBLIC DIPLOMACY FELLOWSHIP: THE COUNCIL ALSO SPONSORED ITS DAVIS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, WHICH ENABLED TWO FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS SPECIALIZING IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (PD) TO PARTICIPATE IN A TWO-WEEK INTENSIVE TRAINING SEMINAR AND RECEIVE MENTORING FROM AMBASSADORS AND PD SPECIALISTS.FELLOWSHIPS: COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP: IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE FUND FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, THE COUNCIL SPONSORED ITS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE 12TH YEAR IN A ROW. THE PROGRAM ENABLED SIX OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TO ATTEND SUMMER CLASSES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS AND FELLOWSHIP ALUMNI PEER MENTORS, AND TO PURSUE INTERNSHIPS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN WASHINGTON, DC. THE COUNCIL ALSO PROVIDED MENTORING TO THREE HIGHLY QUALIFIED STUDENTS WHO WOULD HAVE RECEIVED FELLOWSHIPS IF FINANCIAL RESOURCES HAD BEEN AVAILABLE. THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM ENABLES EACH STUDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERNSHIP AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS.COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS' DAVIS PUBLIC DIPLOMACY FELLOWSHIP: THE COUNCIL ALSO SPONSORED ITS DAVIS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, WHICH ENABLED THREE FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS SPECIALIZING IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (PD) TO PARTICIPATE IN A TWO-WEEK INTENSIVE TRAINING SEMINAR AND RECEIVE MENTORING FROM AMBASSADORS AND PD SPECIALISTS.FELLOWSHIPS: THE COUNCIL'S INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ($30,384), SPONSORED IN COOPERATION WITH THE STATE DEPARTMENT AND THE FUND FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, ENABLED SIX OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATES TO ATTEND SUMMER CLASSES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, RECEIVE MENTORING FROM FORMER U.S. AMBASSADORS AND PURSUE STATE DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIPS. THREE HIGHLY QUALIFIED STUDENTS, WHO WOULD HAVE RECEIVED INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIPS IF FINANCIAL RESOURCES HAD BEEN AVAILABLE, PARTICIPATED IN STATE DEPARTMENT INTERNSHIPS AND RECEIVED MENTORING FROM FORMER AMBASSADORS. THE COUNCIL ALSO SPONSORED ITS DAVIS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM ($24,696), WHICH ENABLED TWO FOREIGN SERVICE OFFICERS SPECIALIZING IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY (PD) TO PARTICIPATE IN A TWO-WEEK INTENSIVE PD TRAINING SEMINAR AND RECEIVE MENTORING FROM AMBASSADORS AND PD SPECIALISTS.COUNCIL OF AMERICAN AMBASSADORS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP: IN COOPERATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND THE FUND FOR AMERICAN STUDIES, THE COUNCIL SPONSORED ITS INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM FOR THE 10TH YEAR IN A ROW. THE PROGRAM ENABLED SIX OUTSTANDING UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS TO ATTEND SUMMER CLASSES AT GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS, WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL, AND TO PURSUE INTERNSHIPS AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE IN WASHINGTON, DC. THE COUNCIL ALSO PROVIDED MENTORING TO TWO HIGHLY QUALIFIED STUDENTS WHO WOULD HAVE RECEIVED FELLOWSHIPS IF FINANCIAL RESOURCES HAD BEEN AVAILABLE. THE MENTORSHIP PROGRAM ENABLES EACH STUDENT TO PARTICIPATE IN AN INTERNSHIP AT THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE AND RECEIVE MENTORING BY FORMER AMBASSADORS. 
PUBLICATIONS/COMMUNICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2015. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2015 INCLUDED: ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERT JACOBSON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO VIETNAM TED OSIUS, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LIBERIA DEBORAH R. MALAC, AND U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SPAIN JAMES COSTOS. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE COUNCIL'S ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY, HAD OVER 3,000 VIEWS IN 2015. THE COUNCIL LAUNCHED A PODCAST INITIATIVE, "CAA LIVE@MERIDIAN", IN 2015. FEATURED AS A "NEW AND NOTEWORTHY" PODCAST ON ITUNES, CAA LIVE@MERIDIAN COUNTED FIVE PODCAST INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER OR CURRENT U.S. AND FOREIGN CHIEFS OF MISSION DURING THE YEAR.
Program expenses $84,788.00   
Program description PUBLICATIONS/COMMUNICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2015. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2015 INCLUDED: ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WESTERN HEMISPHERE AFFAIRS ROBERT JACOBSON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO VIETNAM TED OSIUS, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LIBERIA DEBORAH R. MALAC, AND U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SPAIN JAMES COSTOS. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE COUNCIL'S ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY, HAD OVER 3,000 VIEWS IN 2015. THE COUNCIL LAUNCHED A PODCAST INITIATIVE, "CAA LIVE@MERIDIAN", IN 2015. FEATURED AS A "NEW AND NOTEWORTHY" PODCAST ON ITUNES, CAA LIVE@MERIDIAN COUNTED FIVE PODCAST INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER OR CURRENT U.S. AND FOREIGN CHIEFS OF MISSION DURING THE YEAR.   
PUBLICATIONS/COMMUNICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2016. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2016 INCLUDED: AFGHANISTAN'S AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S., DR. HAMDULLAH MOHIB, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE EUROPEAN UNION ANTHONY LUZZATTO GARDNER, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA MARK W. LIPPERT AND U.S. AMBASSADOR TO DENMARK RUFUS GIFFORD. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE COUNCIL'S ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY, HAD OVER 1,600 VIEWS IN 2016. THE COUNCIL RE-LAUNCHED ITS PODCAST UNDER ITS OWN BRAND, "CAA LIVE!" IN 2016. CAA LIVE! COUNTED SIX PODCAST INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER OR CURRENT U.S. AND FOREIGN CHIEFS OF MISSION DURING THE YEAR.
Program expenses$83,841.00    
Program descriptionPUBLICATIONS/COMMUNICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2016. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2016 INCLUDED: AFGHANISTAN'S AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S., DR. HAMDULLAH MOHIB, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE EUROPEAN UNION ANTHONY LUZZATTO GARDNER, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO THE REPUBLIC OF KOREA MARK W. LIPPERT AND U.S. AMBASSADOR TO DENMARK RUFUS GIFFORD. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE COUNCIL'S ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY, HAD OVER 1,600 VIEWS IN 2016. THE COUNCIL RE-LAUNCHED ITS PODCAST UNDER ITS OWN BRAND, "CAA LIVE!" IN 2016. CAA LIVE! COUNTED SIX PODCAST INTERVIEWS WITH FORMER OR CURRENT U.S. AND FOREIGN CHIEFS OF MISSION DURING THE YEAR.    
PUBLICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2013. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2013 INCLUDED: ROSE GOTTEMOELLER, ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY; MICHAEL HAMMER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS; HENRY S. ENSHER, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ALGERIA; ARNOLD CHACON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO GUATEMALA; MARK A. PEKALA, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LATVIA; AND DAVID BRUCE WHARTON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ZIMBABWE. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY ADMINISTERED BY THE COUNCIL, HAD 127 POSTS IN 2013.
Program expenses   $76,750.00 
Program description   PUBLICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2013. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2013 INCLUDED: ROSE GOTTEMOELLER, ACTING UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ARMS CONTROL AND INTERNATIONAL SECURITY; MICHAEL HAMMER, ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR PUBLIC AFFAIRS; HENRY S. ENSHER, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ALGERIA; ARNOLD CHACON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO GUATEMALA; MARK A. PEKALA, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO LATVIA; AND DAVID BRUCE WHARTON, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO ZIMBABWE. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY ADMINISTERED BY THE COUNCIL, HAD 127 POSTS IN 2013. 
PUBLICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2014. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2014 INCLUDED: WENDY SHERMAN, UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS; MARTIN LEE, QC, SC, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF HONG KONG; AMBASSADOR JAMES B. SMITH, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SAUDI ARABIA; AMBASSADOR ANNE ANDERSON, IRELAND'S AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.; AND AMBASSADOR JENDAYI E. FRAZER, PH.D., FORMER ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE COUNCIL'S ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY, HAD ALMOST 3,000 VIEWS IN 2014.
Program expenses  $86,124.00  
Program description  PUBLICATIONS: THE COUNCIL PUBLISHED TWO ISSUES OF ITS FOREIGN AFFAIRS JOURNAL, THE AMBASSADORS REVIEW, IN 2014. AUTHORS OF REVIEW ARTICLES IN 2014 INCLUDED: WENDY SHERMAN, UNDER SECRETARY OF STATE FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS; MARTIN LEE, QC, SC, FOUNDING CHAIRMAN OF THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY OF HONG KONG; AMBASSADOR JAMES B. SMITH, U.S. AMBASSADOR TO SAUDI ARABIA; AMBASSADOR ANNE ANDERSON, IRELAND'S AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S.; AND AMBASSADOR JENDAYI E. FRAZER, PH.D., FORMER ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF STATE FOR AFRICAN AFFAIRS. AMBASSADORS PERSPECTIVES, THE COUNCIL'S ON-LINE FORUM FOR FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMENTARY, HAD ALMOST 3,000 VIEWS IN 2014.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$411,281.00$499,903.00$398,786.00$1,015,295.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$291,518.00$306,160.00$289,011.00$493,266.00$344,001.00
Revenue from noncash contributions   $99,024.00 
Investment income, current yr$119,539.00$191,894.00$107,033.00$269,595.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$291,518.00$306,160.00$289,011.00$493,266.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$149.00$0.00$60.00 
Other revenue, current yr$224.00$1,700.00$2,742.00$252,374.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total) $149.00$0.00$60.00$377.00
Gross receipts$974,174.00$1,264,011.00$1,604,443.00$3,904,084.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$185,000.00$227,500.00$220,750.00$207,250.00 
Revenue from fundraising events   $24,024.00 
Revenue from all other contributions$106,518.00$78,660.00$68,261.00$261,992.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$108,121.00$105,137.00$107,909.00$102,334.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events   $249,767.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$224.00$1,700.00$2,742.00$2,607.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$402,680.00$431,229.00$437,468.00$431,772.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $331,618.00$353,442.00$346,125.00$342,433.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$62,570.00$69,229.00$60,447.00$61,639.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$8,492.00$8,558.00$30,896.00$27,700.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$4,954,816.00$4,679,125.00$4,764,475.00$4,606,815.00$3,947,514.00
Total assets, beginning of year$4,679,125.00$4,764,475.00$4,606,815.00$3,947,514.00 
Total liabilities$46,201.00$60,063.00$61,108.00$48,716.00$97,000.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$60,063.00$61,108.00$48,716.00$97,000.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$10,000.00$19,457.00$105,901.00$122,859.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$3,351,415.00$3,067,361.00$3,040,377.00$2,889,900.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$57,200.00$51,701.00$162,990.00$168,199.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00$1,500,000.00 
Net assets$4,908,615.00$4,619,062.00$4,703,367.00$4,558,099.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$4,619,062.00$4,703,367.00$4,558,099.00$3,850,514.00 
Other assets$10,141.00$11,139.00$11,707.00$13,273.00 
Investments: other securities$4,848,845.00$4,515,343.00$4,462,849.00$4,222,465.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$58,409.00$88,783.00$111,265.00$133,513.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$88,783.00$111,265.00$133,513.00$163,348.00 
Inventories for sale or use$7,923.00$9,014.00$2,074.00$1,788.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$8,601.00$68,674.00-$38,682.00$583,523.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$15,857.00$17,806.00$18,804.00$28,802.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$2,924.00$2,891.00$4,014.00$2,724.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$951.00$63.00$2,059.00$16.00 
Deferred revenue$45,250.00$60,000.00$59,049.00$48,700.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$4,908,615.00$4,619,062.00$4,703,367.00$4,558,099.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$13,976.00$33,169.00$33,530.00$19,963.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members37404043 
Number of independent voting members37404043 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Relationships among key personnelTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2017-09-272016-10-052015-08-142014-09-17 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.0 
Filing identifier201711379349300131201631449349300533201531419349300513201411279349301316 
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