AaZ is a not-for-profit philanthropic, non political, non religious, independent NGO (Non Governmental Organization).
Those members who opt to allocate time to AaZ do so on a strictly volunteer basis.
AaZ is based in the Paris suburb of Garches, and registered at the Hauts-de-Seine département Préfecture administration under number W922002476
AaZ includes about 690 members world-wide: 60% in France, 35% in Italy, 2% in Switzerland, 1+% in the USA, and the rest in Belgium, Germany, Luxemburg, Denmark and Poland.
The Italian branch is registered as AaZ Onlus, a separate association in order to benefit from Italy's generous tax policies toward philanthropic organizations . Also for tax reasons AaZ-USA, the American branch, channels its funding through the Philanthropic Venture Foundation http://www.venturesfoundation.org , a 501c3 organization.
Our executive council or « bureau » is elected each year during our Annual Assembly in France. It is in constant communications with the Regional Delegates in France and the foreign branches. Members are informed directly by means of various publications and reports.
||Headquarters France :
President: Eliane Serveyre
Vice-President - secretary: Angèle Bomsel
Treasurer: Armand Breton
Delegates outside of France:
AaZ Onlus (Italy): Marco Vasta
AaZ-USA: Marc Pasturel
AaZ CH (Switzerland): Jean-Pierre Keller
Regional delegates in France: