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World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, Inc. (WISE)

Basic information
Name World Institute of Scientology Enterprises, Inc. (WISE)
Scientology-linked? Yes
Type Non-profit (religious)
Life span Feb 1, 1983 – ...
Status Active
Jurisdiction California (check...)
Stated purpose
“A major purpose of WISE is to prevent any business-related distraction or outside influence created by the public from interfering with the lines of the Churches of Scientology or Scientology Missions. This purpose is in fact, one of the very reasons that WISE came into existence. Its achievement allows orgs and missions to carry out with their job of moving the people of Earth onto and up The Bridge to full OT.” (1996)
“The World Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISETM) International is a religious, nonprofit corporation. This management organization is responsible for seeing that L. Ron Hubbard's Administrative Technology is made known, gotten into use and standardly delivered to the business world.” (1989)
“This corporation is a nonprofit religious corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Religious Corporation primarily for religious purposes. Its purposes are to promote and foster the religious teachings of L. Ron Hubbard in society, and to have and exercise all rights and powers from time to time granted to nonprofit corporations by law.” (1983)
Directors, officers, trustees, and key employees (as of 2008)
deRudder, Isabela Chief financial officer
Garrett, Donna Secretary
Waldroff, Scott Executive director
Other name(s)
Expanding Groups, Inc.
WISE Eastern U.S.
WISE Flag Land Base
WISE Western U.S.
Complementary info
From the library
Financial information
Received from...  Paid to...
Pollack Family Foundation, Inc. (2000)$3,300
Total received $3,300

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People (historical)
  • Directors, officers, trustees, and key employees
Duties (historical)