AMERICAN LEGION BRISTOL POST 19

Address
PO BOX 292
BRISTOL, VT 05443
Contact
Website: http://www.legion.org
Phone: +1 (802) 453-2951
Nonprofit
NTEE: W30 - Military, Veterans' Organizations
EIN: 03-0301106

Mission

THE AMERICAN LEGION IS A PATRIOTIC VETERANS ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO ADVOCATING PATRIOTISM AND HONOR, PROMOTING A STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY, AND CONTINUED DEVOTION TO OUR FELLOW SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1985
Subsection code19
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$24,505.00$23,205.00$21,702.00  
Number of employees151414 13
Personnel
Ballard, Cheryl
Title    TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated person    CHERYL BALLARD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Barsalou, Steven
Title TRUSTEETRUSTEE FINANCE
Name of key/compensated person STEVEN BARSALOUSTEVEN BARSALOU STEVEN BARSALOU
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 1.00
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
Beckett, Debra
TitleFINANCE DIRE    
Name of key/compensated personDEBRA BECKETT    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
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    
Bedard, Brad
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personBRAD BEDARD    
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    
Commiskey, Charles
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES COMMISKEYCHARLES COMMISKEYCHARLES COMMISKEY  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Cota, Denny
Title2ND VICE CMD2ND VICE CMD2ND V. CMDR 2ND V. CMDR
Name of key/compensated personDENNY COTADENNY COTADENNY COTA DENNY COTA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org6.006.006.00 10.00
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
Derenzis, Philip
Title    CHAPLAIN
Name of key/compensated person    PHILIP DERENZIS
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Flynn, Elwyn
TitleHISTORIAN    
Name of key/compensated personELWYN FLYNN    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org2.00    
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    
Hallock, Kenley
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personKENLEY HALLOCKKENLEY HALLOCKKENLEY HALLOCK KENLEY HALLOCK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org2.001.001.00 2.00
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
Harrison, David
Title 1ST VICE CMD1ST V. CMDR 1ST V. CMDR
Name of key/compensated person DAVID HARRISONDAVID HARRISON DAVID HARRISON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 2.00
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
Heffernan, Timothy
TitleTRUSTEEFINANCE OFFIFINANCE OFFI TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personTIMOTHY HEFFERNANTIMOTHY HEFFERNANTIMOTHY HEFFERNAN TIMOTHY HEFFERNAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org1.002.002.00 2.00
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
Jimmo, Roger
Title HISTORIANHISTORIAN HISTORIAN
Name of key/compensated person ROGER JIMMOROGER JIMMO ROGER JIMMO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.00 4.00
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
Larose, Ronald
TitleCOMMANDERCOMMANDERCOMMANDER COMMANDER
Name of key/compensated personRONALD LAROSERONALD LAROSERONALD LAROSE RONALD LAROSE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org6.006.006.00 6.00
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
Larson, Karl
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEEJUDGE ADVOCA  
Name of key/compensated personKARL LARSONKARL LARSONKARL LARSON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Lathrop, Loren
TitleTRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personLOREN LATHROP    
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    
Lynaugh, Don
Title1ST VICE CMD    
Name of key/compensated personDON LYNAUGH    
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    
Prime, Marc
TitleTRUSTEE   JUDGE ADVOCA
Name of key/compensated personMARC PRIME   MARC PRIME
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00   2.00
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
Sherwin, Eldon
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEECHAPLAIN  
Name of key/compensated personELDON SHERWINELDON SHERWINELDON SHERWIN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Smith, Alan
TitleADJUTANTADJUTANTADJUTANT ADJUTANT
Name of key/compensated personALAN SMITH SRALAN SMITH SRALAN SMITH SR ALAN SMITH SR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00 40.00
Reportable compensation from org$24,505.00$23,205.00$21,702.00 $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
Tierney, Stephen
TitleTRUSTEETRUSTEETRUSTEE TRUSTEE
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHEN TIERNEYSTEPHEN TIERNEYSTEPHEN TIERNEY STEPHEN TIERNEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00 4.00
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 activitiesTHE AMERICAN LEGION IS A PATRIOTIC VETERANS ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO ADVOCATING PATRIOTISM AND HONOR, PROMOTING A STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY, AND CONTINUED DEVOTION TO OUR FELLOW SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS.THE AMERICAN LEGION IS A PATRIOTIC VETERANS ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO ADVOCATING PATRIOTISM AND HONOR, PROMOTING A STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY, AND CONTINUED DEVOTION TO OUR FELLOW SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS.THE AMERICAN LEGION IS A PATRIOTIC VETERANS ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO ADVOCATING PATRIOTISM AND HONOR, PROMOTING A STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY, AND CONTINUED DEVOTION TO OUR FELLOW SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS. THE AMERICAN LEGION IS A PATRIOTIC VETERANS ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO ADVOCATING PATRIOTISM AND HONOR, PROMOTING A STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY, AND CONTINUED DEVOTION TO OUR FELLOW SERVICEMEMBERS AND VETERANS.
Program service expenses, total  $257,025.00 $272,174.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DONATIONS AND ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS.
Program expenses  $43,043.00  
Grants and allocations made  $43,043.00  
Program descriptionDONATIONS AND ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS.DONATIONS AND ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS.DONATIONS AND ASSISTANCE TO LOCAL, CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS.  
MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF VETERANS AND THEIR SONS. THE LEGION SPONSORS PICNICS, DINNERS, DANCES, PARADES, CONVENTIONS AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS FOR THE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE LEGION PROVIDES DONATIONS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS PERSUING HIGHER EDUCATION.
Program expenses  $199,427.00 $103,683.00
Grants and allocations made    $44,099.00
Program descriptionMEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF VETERANS AND THEIR SONS. THE LEGION SPONSORS PICNICS, DINNERS, DANCES, PARADES, CONVENTIONS AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS FOR THE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE LEGION PROVIDES DONATIONS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS PERSUING HIGHER EDUCATION.MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF VETERANS AND THEIR SONS. THE LEGION SPONSORS PICNICS, DINNERS, DANCES, PARADES, CONVENTIONS AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS FOR THE MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE LEGION PROVIDES DONATIONS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS PERSUING HIGHER EDUCATION.MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF VETERANS AND THEIR SONS. THE LEGION SPONSORS PICNICS, DINNERS, DANCES, PARADES, CONVENTIONS AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS FOR MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE LEGION PROVIDES DONATIONS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS ENTERING COLLEGE. MEMBERSHIP CONSISTS OF VETERANS AND THEIR SONS. THE LEGION SPONSORS PICNICS, DINNERS, DANCES, PARADES, CONVENTIONS AND OTHER SOCIAL EVENTS FOR MEMBERS AND THEIR FAMILIES. THE LEGION PROVIDES DONATIONS TO LOCAL COMMUNITY GROUPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS TO LOCAL STUDENTS ENTERING COLLEGE.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$357,004.00$382,709.00$399,760.00 $347,569.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$16,390.00$14,836.00$16,163.00$15,051.00$10,221.00
Investment income, current yr$25,758.00$31,547.00$46,209.00 $21,448.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$16,390.00$14,836.00$16,163.00 $10,221.00
Total unrelated business revenue$10,546.00$18,824.00$182.00 $0.00
Other revenue, current yr$306,555.00$324,053.00$328,355.00 $306,055.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue $8,927.00   
Program service revenue (total)$8,301.00$12,273.00$9,033.00$2,630.00$9,845.00
Gross receipts$1,647,921.00$1,883,383.00$2,350,550.00 $881,006.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$12,311.00$12,284.00$9,909.00 $7,769.00
Revenue from all other contributions$4,079.00$2,552.00$6,254.00 $2,452.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$10,948.00$3,796.00$11,251.00 $13,204.00
Net revenue from gaming (total)$202,618.00$220,835.00$237,827.00 $210,831.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$25,758.00$31,547.00$24,960.00 $16,277.00
Net rental income-$166.00$430.00-$4,895.00-$3,315.00$1,364.00
Net inventory sales (total)$93,155.00$98,992.00$84,172.00 $80,656.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$328,894.00$306,767.00$320,412.00 $316,018.00
Total functional expenses: program service $328,894.00$306,767.00$257,025.00 $272,174.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$63,387.00 $43,844.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)  $3,319.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Investment management fees (total)$6,698.00$6,315.00$6,267.00 $4,332.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,625,762.00$1,575,125.00$1,586,717.00$1,574,450.00$1,538,873.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,575,125.00$1,586,717.00$1,574,450.00 $1,506,912.00
Total liabilities$7,960.00$42,965.00$101,175.00$147,161.00$171,462.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$42,965.00$101,175.00$147,161.00 $206,565.00
Net assets$1,617,802.00$1,532,160.00$1,485,542.00 $1,367,411.00
Net assets, beginning of year$1,532,160.00$1,485,542.00$1,427,289.00 $1,300,347.00
Other liabilities$7,960.00$10,244.00$9,268.00 $11,137.00
Other assets $56.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$43,396.00$52,127.00$32,370.00 $31,298.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$52,127.00$32,370.00$32,919.00 $36,748.00
Investments -- program-related$875,544.00$802,543.00$797,124.00 $728,457.00
Inventories for sale or use$20,930.00$2,849.00$2,500.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$28,110.00$75,942.00$79,348.00 $31,551.00
Advertising (total)  $2,806.00 $1,944.00
Savings & temp cash investment$33,723.00$46,206.00$68,107.00 $57,132.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable $32,721.00$91,907.00 $160,325.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,617,802.00$1,532,160.00$1,485,542.00 $1,367,411.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$16,726.00$16,473.00$15,923.00 $26,103.00
Payment to affiliates  $9,455.00 $10,805.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members121212 12
Number of independent voting members121212 12
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrue True
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01 2012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 990
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-122017-09-202016-08-04 2014-01-07
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v3.02014v6.0 2012v2.3
Filing identifier201821359349306937201731359349302913201631349349301638 201333229349300853
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