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MasterTech Computer Products
A subsidiary of World Institute of Scientology Enterprises (WISE)


Collection of information (with critical view) on MasterTech Computer Products International. This is not a WISE licensed company but rather a part of WISE. There remains plenty to research but also plenty is known.

-- MasterTech was the company that would give thinly veiled Scientology "management" seminars to employees of dentist Aydin Cabi (also spelled Ayden Cabi) of C. AYDIN CABI, D.D.S., INC. Three employees who refused, on grounds of religious conscience, to attend the seminars were fired, they assert in a lawsuit. Prof. Dr. Stephen Kent was asked to write an expert report for the plaintiffs.

-- As can be read in the report by Kent, MasterTech uses a "MasterTech Personnel Potential Analysis Test" (PPA) [external link to PPA PDF file]. They don't only use it but have it developed and sell it too. And Personnel Potential Analysis is a trademark owned by MasterTech, as can be read on the website of WISE. Another product they sell is "Management by Statistics software". Here's some criticism on Management by statistics by William Barwell.

The Personnel Potential Analysis is basically the same as the Scientology recruitment tool Oxford Capacity Analysis. Some questions had to be changed in order to be Labor Law and Privacy Law compliant, I was told on inquiry. Every question that had to be altered in this way was surveyed and re-worked to get a result as close as possible to Scientology's OCA. With one exception, I was told, the PPA does not determine syndromes.


MasterTech and its tie with WISE


This is something of a puzzle and I'll let the following material hereafter speak for itself.

MasterTech, which is part of WISE and is responsible for getting LRH study and admin tech's out to the world via computer software, is looking for upstat staff to fill some positions.
MasterTech is not a WISE Member company, but rather is part of WISE. Staff are contracted and receive training on a 12.5 hour per week basis.

[Chris Melvin ED MasterTech on closed off scientologists mailinglist TNX, 1998. Later leaked on the Internet]

The Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations, has a file on MasterTech.

These are the "Officer/Director Detail":

MELVIN, CHRISTOPHER
1212 COURT STREET, SUITE A
CLEARWATER FL 33756 CPST

CUNNINGHAM, DON
6331 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.
LOS ANGELES CA 90028 D

WELCH, LAURI
6331 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.
LOS ANGELES CA 90028


Scientology publishes cookie-cutter pages listing some of its members on the Internet and one such page belongs to Chris Melvin.

Director Don Cunningham is a scientologist and member of Scientology's paramilitary Sea Organization. Meaning he pledged himself for a billion years to Scientology's cause and just as other Sea Org members, has a fake navy uniform (picture here). Mr. Cunningham is also Commanding Officer WISE International / Executive Director WISE International..

As of this writing (June 2004) I have no additional information on Ms. Lauri Welch.


California Secretary of State file on MasterTech Computer Products International, Inc.

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Corporation
MASTERTECH COMPUTER PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL, INC.
Number: C1474299 Date Filed: 12/28/1989 Status: active
Jurisdiction: California
Mailing Address
1212 COURT ST SUITE A
CLEARWATER, FL 33756
Agent for Service of Process
TIMOTHY BOWLES
ONE SOUTH FAIR OAKS AVE SUITE 301
PASADENA, CA 91105

Timothy Bowles is a well known scientologist and attorney. He was formerly of the Scientology litigation office of Bowles and Moxon. Moxen is Kendrick Moxon, an unindicted co-conspirator cited in the Snow White scandal in 1979 which had to do with infiltrating, obtaining documents and burglaries of the US government.

Bowles & Moxon's Timothy Bowles, who in the late 1970s worked as a paralegal in the very Scientology office where, unbeknownst to him, he says, massive covert operations against the government were being run at the time, admits to hiring private detectives, but only for use investigating personal injury or to serve subpoenas. Yet one detective paid with checks drawn on Bowles & Moxon accounts says that he was told many times to do thorough investigations of people involved in cases other than personal injury, including "trying to find dirt." An investigator said: "[Scientologists are] terribly vindictive and can cause you [any] amount of trouble." Private investigator Alan Chow provided written answers to questions provided by the American Lawyer that he concedes were reviewed and modified by the church because "I don't want any lawsuits coming down on me." [From "The Two Faces of Scientology," by William W. H ...


Various tidbits

Recently MasterTech Computer Products, Inc. moved to Glendale. MasterTech, a subsidiary of WISE, exists to disseminate LRH admin tech through computer software products which enormously increase production. Chris Melvin, Executive Director of MasterTech is delighted with his new location as it moves operations right to the heart of Glendale - home of the highest concentration of WISE members worldwide.
[From WISE magazine Prosperity #46 - as posted to ARS]


Note that I am not sure MasterTech Computer Products International Inc. is the same as the name look-a-likes below, but it is highly likely.

MASTERTECH

SHAREHOLDER: World Institute of Scientology Enterprise
DIRECTORS: Quentin Strube
Linda Lafriniere
Michael Bach
OFFICERS: President - Michael Bach
Secretary - Linda Lafriniere
Treasurer - Quentin Strube

[21 Sept. 1993 IRS 1023 form information submitted by Scientology]


LOS ANGELES COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, FICTITIOUS BUSINESS NAMES
DBA NAME:  MASTER TECH
MASTERTECH
MASTERTECH COMPUTER PRODS ETC
BUSINESS ADDRESS:  4751 FOUNTAIN AVE, LA 90029
OWNER:  CHURCH OF  SCIENTOLOGY  INTERNAT
FILING DATE:  02/19/1988
FILE NUMBER:  88-012783

[Hard Data on Scientology - '95/'96]


2. Section 501(c)(3). The Annual Report shall include a certification to the Service from CTCC members, in their Corporate, At-large, or Individual status, that Scientology-related entities recognized as described in Code section 501(c)(3) under section III, paragraphs B. or C. will operate in conformity with Code section 501(c)(3) and the regulations thereunder and that other Scientology-related entities will operate in a manner that does not jeopardize the tax-exempt status of any Scientology-related entity so recognized. Specifically, but not by way of limitation, such certification shall include the following Scientology-related entities: Church of Scientology Religious Education College Inc., Church of Scientology Advanced Organization Saint Hill Europe and Africa, Church of Scientology, Inc. (Advanced Organization Saint Hill Australia, New Zealand and Oceania), RTC Australia, San Donato Properties Corporation, Transcorp Services, S.A., MCL Services, N.V., Media S ...





World Institute of Scientology Enterprises = Recruitment Vehicle for Scientology





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