Metro East Humane Society

Address
8495 State Route 143
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Contact
Website: http://www.mehs.org
Phone: +1 (618) 656-4405
Nonprofit
NTEE: D20 - Animal Protection and Welfare
EIN: 37-1196065

Mission

To enrich lives by uniting cats and dogs with loving homes.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1986
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area7040
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$52,500.00$46,000.00$44,538.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$52,500.00$46,000.00$44,538.00  
Number of employees222524  
Number of volunteers425250250  
Personnel
Allen, Cindy
Title DirectorTreasurer  
Name of key/compensated person CINDY ALLENCINDY ALLEN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 1.003.00  
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  
Arnold, Katie
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personKATIE ARNOLD    
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    
Beers, Lara
TitleVice PresidentDirector   
Name of key/compensated personLARA BEERSLARA DUNAWAY BEERS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org3.001.00   
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   
Brinkmann, Dylan
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personDYLAN BRINKMANNDYLAN BRINKMANN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Cassens, Patty
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personPATTY CASSENSPATTY CASSENS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Clark, Claire
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person CLAIRE CLARK   
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   
Ebbert, Jennison
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person JENNISON EBBERT   
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   
Eckels, Elise
TitlePresidentVice PresidentVice President  
Name of key/compensated personELISE ECKELSELISE ECKELSELISE ECKELS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
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  
Flatt, Mitch
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person MITCH FLATT   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Hankamer, Beth
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  BETH HANKAMER  
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  
Hardman, Joel
Title DirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated person JOEL HARDMANJOEL HARDMAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director 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  
Highlander, Amanda
Title PresidentPresident  
Name of key/compensated person AMANDA HIGHLANDERAMANDA HIGHLANDER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 3.003.00  
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  
Howell, Lisa
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personLISA HOWELL    
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    
Huskey, Stephanie
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personSTEPHANIE HUSKEY    
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    
Jacks, Priscilla
Title DirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated person PRISCILLA JACKSPRISCILLA JACKS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director 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  
Malench, Peter
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  PETER MALENCH  
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  
McKeehan, Patrick
TitleTreasurerTreasurerDirector  
Name of key/compensated personPATRICK MCKEEHANPATRICK MCKEEHANPATRICK MCKEEHAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org3.003.001.00  
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  
Morgan, Paula
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person PAULA MORGAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Morton, Natacha
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person NATACHA MORTON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Plegge, Nicole
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personNICOLE PLEGGE    
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    
Renick, Anne
Title DirectorSecretary  
Name of key/compensated person ANNE RENICKANNE RENICK  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Current officer  True  
Average hours per week working for org 13.00  
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  
Renick, Timothy
Title DirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated person TIMOTHY RENICKTIMOTHY RENICK  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director 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  
Santanello, Cathy
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  CATHY SANTANELLO  
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  
Schmidt, Anne
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive Director  
Name of key/compensated personANNE SCHMIDTANNE SCHMIDTANNE SCHMIDT  
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org40.004040  
Reportable compensation from org$52,500.00$46,000.00$44,538.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 $500.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Smith, Sarah
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  SARAH SMITH  
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  
Steen, Ellen
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  ELLEN STEEN  
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  
Stowell, Samantha
TitleSecretarySecretary   
Name of key/compensated personSAMANTHA STOWELLSAMANTHA STOWELL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org3.003.00   
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   
Swallows, Lee
Title  Director  
Name of key/compensated person  LEE SWALLOWS  
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  
Thompson, Kelly
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personKELLY THOMPSON    
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    
Whiteford, James
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person JAMES WHITEFORD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1   
Whiteford, Wendy
Title DirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated person WENDY WHITEFORDWENDY WHITEFORD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001  
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   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO ENRICH LIVES BY UNITING CATS AND DOGS WITH LOVING HOMES.To enrich lives by uniting cats and dogs with loving homes.To enrich lives by uniting cats and dogs with loving homes.  
Program service expenses, total$411,229.00$326,343.00$350,831.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
TO ENRICH LIVES BY UNITING CATS AND DOGS WITH LOVING HOMES BY: -STAFF AND SUPPORT A "NO-KILL" ANIMAL SHELTER DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR CATS AND DOGS; -PROVIDE HUMANE MEDICAL TREATMENT, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER SERVICE TO SHELTER ANIMALS IN NEED; -PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF ADULTS AND YOUTH ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, INCLUDING RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP AND POPULATION CONTROL MEASURES; -VALUE AND ENCOURAGE PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE CORPORATIONS, AND ELECTED OFFICIALS; AND -RESPECT THE PUBLIC TRUST THROUGH THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF OUR RESOURCES.
Program expenses$411,229.00$326,343.00$350,831.00  
Grants and allocations made$39,598.00$19,791.00$23,530.00  
Program revenue$153,758.00$108,356.00$274,877.00  
Program descriptionTO ENRICH LIVES BY UNITING CATS AND DOGS WITH LOVING HOMES BY: -STAFF AND SUPPORT A "NO-KILL" ANIMAL SHELTER DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR CATS AND DOGS; -PROVIDE HUMANE MEDICAL TREATMENT, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER SERVICE TO SHELTER ANIMALS IN NEED; -PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF ADULTS AND YOUTH ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, INCLUDING RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP AND POPULATION CONTROL MEASURES; -VALUE AND ENCOURAGE PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE CORPORATIONS, AND ELECTED OFFICIALS; AND -RESPECT THE PUBLIC TRUST THROUGH THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF OUR RESOURCES.TO ENRICH LIVES BY UNITING CATS AND DOGS WITH LOVING HOMES BY: -STAFF AND SUPPORT A "NO-KILL" ANIMAL SHELTER DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR CATS AND DOGS; -PROVIDE HUMAN MEDICAL TREATMENT, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER SERVICE TO SHELTER ANIMALS IN NEED; -PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF ADULTS AND YOUTH ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, INCLUDING RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP AND POPULATION CONTROL MEASURES; -VALUE AND ENCOURGE PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE CORPORATIONS, AND ELECTED OFFICIALS; AND -RESPECT THE PUBLIC TRUST THROUGH THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF OUR RESOURCES.TO ENRICH LIVES BY UNITING CATS AND DOGS WITH LOVING HOMES BY: -STAFF AND SUPPORT A "NO-KILL" ANIMAL SHELTER DEDICATED TO PROVIDING A SAFE AND HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT FOR CATS AND DOGS; -PROVIDE HUMAN MEDICAL TREATMENT, VACCINATIONS, AND SPAY/NEUTER SERVICE TO SHELTER ANIMALS IN NEED; -PROMOTE THE EDUCATION OF ADULTS AND YOUTH ON THE HUMANE TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, INCLUDING RESPONSIBLE PET OWNERSHIP AND POPULATION CONTROL MEASURES; -VALUE AND ENCOURGE PARTNERSHIPS WITH COMMUNITY-BASED ORGANIZATIONS, SCHOOLS, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, PRIVATE CORPORATIONS, AND ELECTED OFFICIALS; AND -RESPECT THE PUBLIC TRUST THROUGH THE PROPER MANAGEMENT OF OUR RESOURCES.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$449,362.00$518,420.00$321,380.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$295,604.00$397,762.00$178,787.00$284,634.00$214,191.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$28,399.00$20,049.00$30,565.00  
Investment income, current yr$1,437.00$4,153.00$1,645.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$295,604.00$397,762.00$178,787.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$4,223.00$8,149.00$30,228.00  
Program service revenue (total)$148,098.00$108,356.00$110,720.00$83,106.00$133,769.00
Gross receipts$449,362.00$518,420.00$331,144.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$42,982.00$44,133.00   
Revenue from all other contributions$252,622.00$353,629.00$178,787.00  
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$4,223.00$8,149.00$2,552.00  
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,437.00$4,153.00$1,645.00  
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events  $27,676.00  
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$467,133.00$373,213.00$394,613.00  
Total functional expenses: program service $411,229.00$326,343.00$350,831.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$29,191.00$22,123.00$27,712.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$26,713.00$24,747.00$16,070.00  
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$357,349.00$404,639.00$254,492.00$327,980.00$323,229.00
Total assets, beginning of year$404,639.00$254,492.00$327,980.00  
Total liabilities$16,025.00$13,543.00$8,604.00$8,859.00$12,001.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$13,543.00$8,604.00$8,859.00  
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$18,130.00$57,298.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$328,194.00$362,202.00$218,848.00  
Temporarily restricted net assets$13,130.00$28,894.00$27,040.00  
Net assets$341,324.00$391,096.00$245,888.00  
Net assets, beginning of year$391,096.00$245,888.00$319,121.00  
Investments: other securities $111,556.00$107,470.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$125,402.00    
Cash: non-interest bearing$98,088.00$146,183.00$120.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$146,183.00$120.00$120.00  
Inventories for sale or use$10,254.00$11,528.00$2,547.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$17,771.00$145,207.00-$73,233.00  
Advertising (total)  $100.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$12,805.00$6,239.00$84,618.00  
Accounts receivable, net  $18,619.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$16,025.00$13,543.00$8,604.00  
Total net assets or fund balances$341,324.00$391,096.00$245,888.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$6,100.00$5,463.00$6,690.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members111815  
Number of independent voting members111815  
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01  
Tax year end date2017-12-012016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Date e-filing submitted2018-09-202017-10-042016-09-14  
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.1  
Filing identifier201841799349301119201731299349300303201611319349301766  
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