DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU INC

Address
PO BOX 430
AUBURN, IN 46706
Contact
Website: http://www.dekalbcvb.org
Phone: +1 (260) 927-1499
Nonprofit
NTEE: S30 - Economic Development
EIN: 35-2103037

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU IS TO PROMOTE AND ATTRACT TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA, TO ALLOW TOURISTS TO EXPERIENCE THE EPITOME OF SMALL, RURAL, MIDWESTERN TOWNS WITH THE RICH HISTORY CENTERED AROUND ITS TRANSPORTATION HERITAGE.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area2760
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$53,000.00$53,000.00$53,000.00$53,000.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$53,000.00$53,000.00$53,000.00$53,000.00 
Number of employees4334 
Personnel
Armstrong, Ben
TitleSECRETARY    
Name of key/compensated personBEN ARMSTRONG    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
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    
Brinkman, Laura
TitleBOARD MEMBER SECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personLAURA BRINKMAN LAURA BRINKMANLAURA BRINKMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.00 1.001.00 
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 
Christensen, Ted
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personTED CHRISTENSEN    
Position of compensated person
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    
Custer, Katrina
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person KATRINA CUSTERKATRINA CUSTERKATRINA CUSTER 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Dangler, Shannon
TitleBOARD MEMBE    
Name of key/compensated personSHANNON DANGLER    
Position of compensated person
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    
Dillinger, Bentley
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person BENTLEY DILLINGERBENTLEY DILLINGERBENTLEY DILLINGER 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Dove, Larry
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personLARRY DOVELARRY DOVE   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Frey, David
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person DAVID FREYDAVID FREYDAVID FREY 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Holman, Carlyle
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personCARLYLE HOLMANCARLYLE HOLMAN   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Horrom, Herb
Title BOARD MEMBERPRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person HERB HORROMHERB HORROMHERB HORROM 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
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 
Klink, Kendra
Title SECRETARY   
Name of key/compensated person KENDRA KLINK   
Position of compensated person
Current officer 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   
Liberty, Dawn
Title TREASURER   
Name of key/compensated person DAWN LIBERTY   
Position of compensated person
Current officer 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   
Martin, Richard
TitleEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DIEXECUTIVE DI 
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD MARTINRICHARD MARTINRICHARD MARTINRICHARD MARTIN 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$53,000.00$53,000.00$53,000.00$53,000.00 
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 
McDaniel, Brad
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personBRAD MCDANIEL    
Position of compensated person
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    
Otis, Jeremiah
TitleTREASURER    
Name of key/compensated personJEREMIAH OTIS    
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrue    
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    
Payne, Mike
TitlePRESIDENTVICE PRESIDEBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personMIKE PAYNEMIKE PAYNEMIKE PAYNEMIKE PAYNE 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 
Prieto, Kristy
Title  TREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated person  KRISTY PRIETOKRISTY PRIETO 
Position of compensated person
Current officer  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
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 
Shultz, Anita
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  ANITA SHULTZANITA SHULTZ 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
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 
Surber, Candi
Title  BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  CANDI SURBERCANDI SURBER 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
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 
Wleklinski, Al
TitleVICE PRESIDEPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE 
Name of key/compensated personAL WLEKLINSKIAL WLEKLINSKIAL WLEKLINSKIAL WLEKLINSKI 
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
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 MISSION OF THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU IS TO PROMOTE AND ATTRACT TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA, TO ALLOW TOURISTS TO EXPERIENCE THE EPITOME OF SMALL, RURAL, MIDWESTERN TOWNS WITH THE RICH HISTORY CENTERED AROUND ITS TRANSPORTATION HERITAGE.THE MISSION OF THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU IS TO PROMOTE AND ATTRACT TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA, TO ALLOW TOURISTS TO EXPERIENCE THE EPITOME OF SMALL, RURAL, MIDWESTERN TOWNS WITH THE RICH HISTORY CENTERED AROUND ITS TRANSPORTATION HERITAGE.THE MISSION OF THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU IS TO PROMOTE AND ATTRACT TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA, TO ALLOW TOURISTS TO EXPERIENCE THE EPITOME OF SMALL, RURAL, MIDWESTERN TOWNS WITH THE RICH HISTORY CENTERED AROUND ITS TRANSPORTATION HERITAGE.THE MISSION OF THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU IS TO PROMOTE AND ATTRACT TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY, INDIANA, TO ALLOW TOURISTS TO EXPERIENCE THE EPITOME OF SMALL, RURAL, MIDWESTERN TOWNS WITH THE RICH HISTORY CENTERED AROUND ITS TRANSPORTATION HERITAGE. 
Program service expenses, total$232,679.00$227,298.00$214,042.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN VISITORS AND SUPPORT AS THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM THE MOST RECENT RECESSION. THE DEKALB VISITORS BUREAU CONTRIBUTES TO THIS GROWTH THROUGH ITS WORK IN PROMOTING/ADVERTISING AND PROVIDING FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO DEKALB COUNTY'S AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS. TO FURTHER PROMOTE TOURISM THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU INVESTED IN "INFORMATION KIOSKS" THAT PROVIDE THE TOURIST WITH INFORMATION ON THE COUNTY'S ATTRACTIONS, FESTIVAL AND EVENTS, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, AND SHOPPING. THERE ARE SEVEN KIOSKS WHICH ARE LOCATED IN ALL THE HOTELS AND ONE DOWNTOWN.
Program expenses$232,679.00$155,149.00$152,290.00  
Grants and allocations made$20,000.00$20,000.00$20,610.00  
Program revenue$327,169.00$331,626.00   
Program descriptionTOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN VISITORS AND SUPPORT AS THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM THE MOST RECENT RECESSION. THE DEKALB VISITORS BUREAU CONTRIBUTES TO THIS GROWTH THROUGH ITS WORK IN PROMOTING/ADVERTISING AND PROVIDING FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO DEKALB COUNTY'S AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS. TO FURTHER PROMOTE TOURISM THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU INVESTED IN "INFORMATION KIOSKS" THAT PROVIDE THE TOURIST WITH INFORMATION ON THE COUNTY'S ATTRACTIONS, FESTIVAL AND EVENTS, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, AND SHOPPING. THERE ARE SEVEN KIOSKS WHICH ARE LOCATED IN ALL THE HOTELS AND ONE DOWNTOWN.TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN VISITORS AND SUPPORT AS THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM THE MOST RECENT RECESSION. THE DEKALB VISITORS BUREAU CONTRIBUTES TO THIS GROWTH THROUGH ITS WORK IN PROMOTING/ADVERTISING AND PROVIDING FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO DEKALB COUNTY'S AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS. TO FURTHER PROMOTE TOURISM THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU INVESTED IN "INFORMATION KIOSKS" THAT PROVIDE THE TOURIST WITH INFORMATION ON THE COUNTY'S ATTRACTIONS, FESTIVAL AND EVENTS, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, AND SHOPPING. THERE ARE SEVEN KIOSKS WHICH ARE LOCATED IN ALL THE HOTELS AND ONE DOWNTOWN.TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN VISITORS AND SUPPORT AS THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM THE MOST RECENT RECESSION. THE DEKALB VISITORS BUREAU CONTRIBUTES TO THIS GROWTH THROUGH ITS WORK IN PROMOTING/ADVERTISING AND PROVIDING FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO DEKALB COUNTY'S AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS. TO FURTHER PROMOTE TOURISM THE DEKALB COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU INVESTED IN "INFORMATION KIOSKS" THAT PROVIDE THE TOURIST WITH INFORMATION ON THE COUNTY'S ATTRACTIONS, FESTIVAL AND EVENTS, RESTAURANTS, HOTELS, AND SHOPPING. THERE ARE SEVEN KIOSKS WHICH ARE LOCATED IN ALL THE HOTELS AND ONE DOWNTOWN.TOURISM TO DEKALB COUNTY AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS HAS SEEN AN INCREASE IN VISITORS AND SUPPORT AS THE ECONOMY CONTINUES TO RECOVER FROM THE MOST RECENT RECESSION. THE DEKALB VISITORS BUREAU CONTRIBUTES TO THIS GROWTH THROUGH ITS WORK IN PROMOTING/ADVERTISING AND PROVIDING FUNDING ASSISTANCE TO DEKALB COUNTY'S AREA MUSEUMS, FESTIVALS AND ATTRACTIONS. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$327,750.00$332,401.00$294,627.00$268,096.00 
Revenue from contributions (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$581.00$775.00$564.00$936.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$36.00 
Program service revenue (total)$327,169.00$331,626.00$294,063.00$267,124.00$266,098.00
Gross receipts$327,750.00$332,401.00$294,627.00$268,096.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$581.00$775.00$564.00$936.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)   $36.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$300,144.00$282,062.00$266,368.00$233,115.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $232,679.00$227,298.00$214,042.00$115,856.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$67,465.00$54,764.00$52,326.00$117,259.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$561,948.00$534,951.00$484,074.00$455,256.00$423,206.00
Total assets, beginning of year$534,801.00$484,074.00$455,256.00$423,206.00 
Total liabilities$2,721.00$3,179.00$2,641.00$212.00$3,143.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$3,180.00$2,641.00$2,082.00$3,143.00 
Net assets$559,227.00$531,772.00$481,433.00$455,044.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$531,621.00$481,433.00$453,174.00$420,063.00 
Intangible assets$9,166.00$11,639.00   
Other assets$650.00$650.00$650.00$650.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$291,752.00$259,427.00$365,297.00$350,788.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$259,427.00$365,297.00$350,788.00$329,349.00 
Grants payable  $1,870.00-$610.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$27,606.00$50,339.00$28,259.00$34,981.00 
Advertising (total)$110,850.00$114,708.00$119,900.00$105,056.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$244,596.00$244,287.00$94,003.00$93,769.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$2,721.00$3,179.00$771.00$822.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$559,227.00$531,772.00$481,433.00$455,044.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$7,887.00$7,904.00$5,697.00$1,674.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members11111111 
Number of independent voting members10101010 
Financial sheets audited TrueTrue  
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5k   True 
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-162016-12-192015-09-192014-10-28 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1 
Filing identifier201722789349300932201622239349302087201532229349300533201432199349301528 
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