SPECIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION AGENCY INC

Address
2091 MAIN ST
COLCHESTER, VT 05446
Contact
Website: http://www.sstarides.org
Phone: +1 (802) 878-1527
Nonprofit
NTEE: P52 - Transportation, Free or Subsidized
EIN: 03-0285677

Mission

TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO ALL PERSONS WITHIN THE GREATER CHITTENDEN
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1983
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1303
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$161,266.00$155,570.00$141,652.00$509,060.00$134,275.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$161,266.00$155,410.00$141,653.00$139,116.00$134,275.00
Number of employees98107929192
Number of people compensated >$100k11111
Number of volunteers2121212121
Number of highly compensated contractors  12 
Personnel
Benner, Murray
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMURRAY BENNERMURRAY BENNERMURRAY BENNERMURRAY BENNERMURRAY BENNER
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Highest compensated employees (>$100k)   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0060.0060.0060.00
Reportable compensation from org$161,266.00$155,410.00$141,653.00$139,116.00$134,275.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$161,267.00$140,410.00   
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation $15,000.00   
Nontaxable benefits from org$1,040.00$7,500.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,040.00$7,884.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of all compensation from org$162,307.00$162,910.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bonanni, Chad
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personCHAD BONANNICHAD BONANNICHAD BONANNI  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
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  
Collins, Mary
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personMARY FRANCIS COLLINSMARY FRANCIS COLLINS   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org22   
Couture, Jeff
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    JEFF COUTURE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
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
Decatur, Donna
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDONNA RAE DECATURDONNA RAE DECATURDONNA RAE DECATURDONNA RAE DECATURDONNA RAE DECATUR
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Dube, Joel
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personJOEL E DUBEJOEL E DUBEJOEL E DUBEJOEL E DUBEJOEL E DUBE
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Duchesneau, Irene
Title    SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person    SR IRENE DUCHESNEAU
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    3.00
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
Fisk, Alicia
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personALICIA FISKALICIA FISKALICIA FISK  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
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  
Fortune, Tim
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personTIM FORTUNETIM FORTUNETIM FORTUNE  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
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  
Hill, Alexander
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personALEXANDER P HILLALEXANDER P HILL   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org22   
Huntington, Tracy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORPRESIDENTPRESIDENTDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTRACY HUNTINGTONTRACY HUNTINGTONTRACY HUNTINGTONTRACY HUNTINGTONTRACY HUNTINGTON
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.005.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Kane, Ellen
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   ELLEN KANEELLEN KANE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   2.002.00
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
Leavitt, Dick
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   DICK LEAVITTDICK LEAVITT
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   2.002.00
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
Lebaron, Dawn
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personDAWN LEBARONDAWN LEBARONDAWN LEBARON  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00  
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  
Markle, Patricia
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    PATRICIA MARKLE
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    2.00
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
Nunziata, Janet
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJANET S NUNZIATAJANET S NUNZIATAJANET S NUNZIATAJANET S NUNZIATA 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
O'Reilly, Kathi
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personKATHI O'REILLYKATHI O'REILLYKATHI O'REILLYKATHI O'REILLY 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
Ponto, Gail
Title   SECRETARYDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   GAIL PONTOGAIL PONTO
Position of compensated person
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   3.002.00
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
Scribner, Mark
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMARK SCRIBNERMARK SCRIBNERMARK SCRIBNERMARK SCRIBNER 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
Shepard, Dan
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  DAN SHEPARD  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  2.00  
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  
Shepard, Daniel
TitleTREASURERTREASURER   
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL SHEPARDDANIEL SHEPARD   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.00   
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   
Thompson, Gary
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   GARY THOMPSONGARY THOMPSON
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   2.002.00
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
Verdon, George
Title    PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    GEORGE VERDON
Position of compensated person
Current officer    True
Average hours per week working for org    5.00
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
Watson, Jim
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJIM WATSONJIM WATSONJIM WATSONJIM WATSON 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
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 
Watters, Rick
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personRICK WATTERSRICK WATTERSRICK WATTERS  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org3.003.003.00  
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  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesSEE PAGE 2, PART III, 1TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO MOBILITY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS, UNDERPRIVILEGED AND POOR INDIVIDUALS, AND OTHERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO ACCESS FIXED ROUTE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.TO PROVIDE TRANSPORTATION SERVICES TO MOBILITY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS, UNDERPRIVILEGED AND POOR INDIVIDUALS, AND OTHERS WHO ARE UNABLE TO ACCESS FIXED ROUTE PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION.TRANSPORTATION TO ELDERLY, DISABLED & LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALSTRANSPORTATION TO ELDERLY, DISABLED & LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS
Program service expenses, total$3,581,658.00$3,780,330.00$3,833,857.00$3,957,910.00$3,984,948.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
SPECIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION AGENCY ASSISTED GREEN MOUNTAIN TRANSIT WITH ITS ADA AND ELDERLY AND DISABLED PROGRAMS BY PROVIDING DOOR-TO-DOOR RIDES TO MOBILITY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS; ASSISTED THE STATE OF VERMONT WITH TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR ITS MEDICAID AND CDD CHILD CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS; AND ASSISTED VARIOUS HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES IN CHITTENDEN COUNTY WITH THEIR TRANSPORTATION NEEDS.
Program expenses$3,581,658.00$3,780,330.00$3,833,857.00  
Program revenue$413,785.00$449,254.00$437,998.00  
Program descriptionSPECIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION AGENCY ASSISTED GREEN MOUNTAIN TRANSIT WITH ITS ADA AND ELDERLY AND DISABLED PROGRAMS BY PROVIDING DOOR-TO-DOOR RIDES TO MOBILITY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS; ASSISTED THE STATE OF VERMONT WITH TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR ITS MEDICAID AND CDD CHILD CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS; AND ASSISTED VARIOUS HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES IN CHITTENDEN COUNTY WITH THEIR TRANSPORTATION NEEDS.SPECIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION AGENCY ASSISTS THE CHITTENDEN COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WITH ITS ADA AND ELDERLY AND DISABLED PROGRAMS BY PROVIDING DOOR-TO-DOOR RIDES TO MOBILITY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS; ASSISTS THE STATE OF VERMONT WITH TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR ITS MEDICAID AND CDD CHILD CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS; AND ASSISTS VARIOUS HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES IN CHITTENDEN COUNTY WITH THEIR SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION NEEDS.SPECIAL SERVICES TRANSPORTATION AGENCY ASSISTS CHITTENDEN COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY WITH ITS ADA AND ELDERLY AND DISABLED PROGRAMS BY PROVIDING DOOR-TO-DOOR RIDES TO MOBILITY IMPAIRED INDIVIDUALS; ASSISTS THE STATE OF VERMONT WITH TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR ITS MEDICAID AND CDD CHILD CARE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS; AND ASSISTS VARIOUS HUMAN SERVICE AGENCIES IN CHITTENDEN COUNTY WITH THEIR SPECIALIZED TRANSPORTATION NEEDS.  
TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO ELDERLY, DISABLED AND LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS. APPROXIMATELY 156,754 RIDES WERE PROVIDED DURING THE YEAR.
Program expenses   $3,957,910.00$3,984,948.00
Program revenue   $374,900.00$669,239.00
Program description   TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO ELDERLY, DISABLED AND LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS. APPROXIMATELY 156,754 RIDES WERE PROVIDED DURING THE YEAR.TRANSPORTATION SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO ELDERLY, DISABLED AND LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS. APPROXIMATELY 165,033 RIDES WERE PROVIDED DURING THE YEAR.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$4,128,657.00$4,451,667.00$4,759,169.00$4,533,967.00$4,395,074.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,696,672.00$3,982,026.00$4,307,986.00$4,159,067.00$3,725,670.00
Investment income, current yr$0.00$0.00$585.00$0.00$165.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,696,672.00$3,982,026.00$4,307,986.00$4,159,067.00$3,725,670.00
Total unrelated business revenue$18,200.00$16,800.00$12,600.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$18,200.00$16,800.00$12,600.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$413,785.00$452,841.00$437,998.00$374,900.00$669,239.00
Gross receipts$4,128,657.00$4,451,667.00$4,759,169.00$4,533,967.00$4,395,074.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$3,696,672.00$3,982,026.00$4,305,922.00$4,157,558.00$3,724,138.00
Revenue from all other contributions  $2,064.00$1,509.00$1,532.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$18,200.00$16,800.00$12,600.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments  $585.00 $165.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$4,144,698.00$4,330,848.00$4,302,743.00$4,395,455.00$4,343,135.00
Total functional expenses: program service $3,581,658.00$3,780,330.00$3,833,857.00$3,957,910.00$3,984,948.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$563,040.00$550,518.00$468,886.00$437,545.00$358,187.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total) $2,032.00$36,587.00$40,000.00$1,066.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$2,181,893.00$2,252,289.00$1,936,659.00$1,624,679.00$1,489,003.00
Total assets, beginning of year$2,252,289.00$1,936,659.00$1,624,679.00$1,489,003.00$1,450,290.00
Total liabilities$240,979.00$328,315.00$133,504.00$277,950.00$280,786.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$328,315.00$133,504.00$277,950.00$280,786.00$317,289.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,940,914.00$1,923,974.00$1,803,155.00$1,346,729.00$1,208,217.00
Net assets$1,940,914.00$1,923,974.00$1,803,155.00$1,346,729.00$1,208,217.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,923,974.00$1,803,155.00$1,346,729.00$1,208,217.00$1,133,001.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$97,777.00$106,134.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$106,134.00$337,416.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$16,041.00$120,819.00$456,426.00$138,512.00$51,939.00
Savings & temp cash investment$133,419.00$390,155.00$638,251.00$488,036.00$259,108.00
Accounts receivable, net$491,524.00$387,175.00$331,490.00$383,662.00$463,727.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$214,518.00$107,216.00$156,263.00$47,478.00$70,736.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$105,486.00$118,295.00$131,239.00$269,216.00$237,545.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties  $2,265.00$8,734.00$43,241.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$135,493.00$210,020.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$1,940,914.00$1,923,974.00$1,803,155.00$1,346,729.00$1,208,217.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$119,101.00$94,752.00$78,091.00$65,241.00$71,002.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1515131111
Number of independent voting members1515131111
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-042017-01-242016-01-292014-11-192013-11-13
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier201722849349300127201622919349300322201513139349300521201412959349300326201332569349300008
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