DIESEL TECHNOLOGY FORUM INC

Address
5291 CORPORATE DRIVE NO 102
FREDERICK, MD 217032875
Contact
Website: http://www.dieselforum.org
Phone: +1 (301) 668-7230
Nonprofit
NTEE: S41 - Promotion of Business
EIN: 37-1394262

Mission

THE DIESEL TECHNOLOGY FORUM IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT THE ECONCOMIC IMPORTANCE AND ESSENTIAL USES OF DIESEL ENGINES, HIGHLIGHTING THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO REDUCE EMISSIONS FROM NEW AND EXISTING DIESEL ENGINES, AND LEADING THE WAY FOR FUTURE CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY IN ALL APPLICATIONS. IT REPRESENTS THE LEADERS OF THE DIESEL INDUSTRY INCLUDING ENGINE AND EQUIPMENT MAKERS, KEY COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS, FUEL PRODUCERS AND EMISSIONS CONTROL TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURERS.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation2000
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$349,618.00$346,074.00$324,425.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$418,906.00$411,470.00$290,756.00  
Number of employees555  
Number of people compensated >$100k221  
Number of volunteers000  
Number of highly compensated contractors111  
Personnel
Ag, Daimler
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE DAIMLER AGREPRESENTATIVE DAIMLER AGREPRESENTATIVE DAIMLER AG  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.20  
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  
Auto, Fiat
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOREPRESENTATIVE FIAT CHRYSLER AUTO   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.200.20   
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   
Bosch, Andreas
TitleDIRECTOR - EXECUTIVE COMMIDIRECTOR - EXECUTIVE COMMIDIRECTOR - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated personANDREAS SAMBEL BOSCHANDREAS SAMBEL BOSCHANDREAS SAMBEL BOSCH  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.50  
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  
Caterpillar, Carl
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER  
Name of key/compensated personCARL VOLZ CATERPILLARCARL VOLZ CATERPILLARCARL VOLZ CATERPILLAR  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.50  
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  
Chrysler,
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  REPRESENTATIVE CHRYSLER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.20  
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  
Company, Deere
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE DEERE COMPANYREPRESENTATIVE DEERE COMPANYREPRESENTATIVE DEERE COMPANY  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.20  
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  
Finkin, Ezra
TitleDIRECTOR - POLICY & EXTERNDIRECTOR - POLICY & EXTERNAL AFFAIRS   
Name of key/compensated personEZRA P FINKINEZRA P FINKIN   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$106,652.00$102,440.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,937.00$3,875.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Group, Volvo
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  REPRESENTATIVE VOLVO GROUP  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.20  
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  
Inc, Steve
TitleDIRECTOR - EXECUTIVE COMMIDIRECTOR - EXECUTIVE COMMIDIRECTOR - EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE  
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE MAY CUMMINS INCSTEVE MAY CUMMINS INCSTEVE MAY CUMMINS INC  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.500.500.50  
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  
Industrial, Cnh
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE CNH INDUSTRIALREPRESENTATIVE CNH INDUSTRIALREPRESENTATIVE CNH INDUSTRIAL  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.20  
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  
Matthey, Johnson
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON MATTHEYREPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON MATTHEYREPRESENTATIVE JOHNSON MATTHEY  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.20  
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  
Motors,
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE GENERAL MOTORSREPRESENTATIVE GENERAL MOTORSREPRESENTATIVE GENERAL MOTORS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.200.200.20  
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  
Schaeffer, Allen
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personALLEN R SCHAEFFERALLEN R SCHAEFFERALLEN R SCHAEFFER  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$312,254.00$309,030.00$290,756.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$37,364.00$37,044.00$33,669.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Volkswagen of Americ,
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  REPRESENTATIVE VOLKSWAGEN OF AMERIC  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  0.20  
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  
Volkswagen,
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE VOLKSWAGENREPRESENTATIVE VOLKSWAGEN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.200.20   
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   
Volvo,
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personREPRESENTATIVE VOLVOREPRESENTATIVE VOLVO   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.200.20   
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   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE DIESEL TECHNOLOGY FORUM IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT THE ECONCOMIC IMPORTANCE AND ESSENTIAL USES OF DIESEL ENGINES, HIGHLIGHTING THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO REDUCE EMISSIONS FROM NEW AND EXISTING DIESEL ENGINES, AND LEADING THE WAY FOR FUTURE CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY IN ALL APPLICATIONS. IT REPRESENTS THE LEADERS OF THE DIESEL INDUSTRY INCLUDING ENGINE AND EQUIPMENT MAKERS, KEY COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS, FUEL PRODUCERS AND EMISSIONS CONTROL TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURERS.THE DIESEL TECHNOLOGY FORUM IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT THE ECONCOMIC IMPORTANCE AND ESSENTIAL USES OF DIESEL ENGINES, HIGHLIGHTING THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO REDUCE EMISSIONS FROM NEW AND EXISTING DIESEL ENGINES, AND LEADING THE WAY FOR FUTURE CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY IN ALL APPLICATIONS. IT REPRESENTS THE LEADERS OF THE DIESEL INDUSTRY INCLUDING ENGINE AND EQUIPMENT MAKERS, KEY COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS, FUEL PRODUCERS AND EMISSIONS CONTROL TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURERS.THE DIESEL TECHNOLOGY FORUM IS A NON-PROFIT ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO RAISING AWARENESS ABOUT THE ECONCOMIC IMPORTANCE AND ESSENTIAL USES OF DIESEL ENGINES, HIGHLIGHTING THE CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENTS TO REDUCE EMISSIONS FROM NEW AND EXISTING DIESEL ENGINES, AND LEADING THE WAY FOR FUTURE CLEAN DIESEL TECHNOLOGY IN ALL APPLICATIONS. IT REPRESENTS THE LEADERS OF THE DIESEL INDUSTRY INCLUDING ENGINE AND EQUIPMENT MAKERS, KEY COMPONENT MANUFACTURERS, FUEL PRODUCERS AND EMISSIONS CONTROL TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURERS.  
Program service expenses, total$1,114,800.00$1,009,982.00$893,754.00  
Programs, including revenue & expenses
MEDIA RELATED - USED SOCIAL AND CONVENTIONAL MEDIA MONITORING PROGRAMS, AS WELL AS ISSUING AND TRANSLATING PRESS RELEASES TO PROVIDE TOP NEWS MONITORING SERVICES.
Program expenses  $62,899.00  
Program description  MEDIA RELATED - USED SOCIAL AND CONVENTIONAL MEDIA MONITORING PROGRAMS, AS WELL AS ISSUING AND TRANSLATING PRESS RELEASES TO PROVIDE TOP NEWS MONITORING SERVICES.  
OUTREACH ACTIVITIES - THE FORUM HELD SEVERAL SEPARATE EVENTS TO DISSEMINATE THE CLEAN DIESEL MESSAGE. EVENT AUDIENCES INCLUDED POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND OTHERS AT VARIOUS VENUES AROUND THE COUNTRY.
Program expenses$111,622.00$149,880.00$158,176.00  
Program descriptionOUTREACH ACTIVITIES - THE FORUM HELD SEVERAL SEPARATE EVENTS TO DISSEMINATE THE CLEAN DIESEL MESSAGE. EVENT AUDIENCES INCLUDED POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND OTHERS AT VARIOUS VENUES AROUND THE COUNTRY.OUTREACH ACTIVITIES - THE FORUM HELD SEVERAL SEPARATE EVENTS TO DISSEMINATE THE CLEAN DIESEL MESSAGE. EVENT AUDIENCES INCLUDED POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND OTHERS AT VARIOUS VENUES AROUND THE COUNTRY.OUTREACH ACTIVITIES - THE FORUM HELD SEVERAL SEPARATE EVENTS TO DISSEMINATE THE CLEAN DIESEL MESSAGE. EVENT AUDIENCES INCLUDED POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS, AND OTHERS AT VARIOUS VENUES AROUND THE COUNTRY.  
RESEARCH - USED FOR SEVERAL RESEARCH PROJECTS COMMISSIONED TO BETTER INFORM THE FORUM OF HOW TO EDUCATE POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, AND THE PUBLIC ON TOPICS OF INTEREST TO THE FORUM.
Program expenses$93,670.00$78,225.00   
Program descriptionRESEARCH - USED FOR SEVERAL RESEARCH PROJECTS COMMISSIONED TO BETTER INFORM THE FORUM OF HOW TO EDUCATE POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, AND THE PUBLIC ON TOPICS OF INTEREST TO THE FORUM.RESEARCH - USED FOR SEVERAL RESEARCH PROJECTS COMMISSIONED TO BETTER INFORM THE FORUM OF HOW TO EDUCATE POLICYMAKERS, MEDIA, AND THE PUBLIC ON TOPICS OF INTEREST TO THE FORUM.   
WEBSITE OPERATIONS - USED FOR MAINTAINING AND UPDATING THE FORUM'S WEBSITE TO BE A TOP RESOURCE FOR DISSEMINATING INFORMATION.
Program expenses$98,395.00$98,922.00$92,280.00  
Program descriptionWEBSITE OPERATIONS - USED FOR MAINTAINING AND UPDATING THE FORUM'S WEBSITE TO BE A TOP RESOURCE FOR DISSEMINATING INFORMATION.WEBSITE OPERATIONS - USED FOR MAINTAINING AND UPDATING THE FORUM'S WEBSITE TO BE A TOP RESOURCE FOR DISSEMINATING INFORMATION.WEBSITE OPERATIONS - USED FOR MAINTAINING AND UPDATING THE FORUM'S WEBSITE TO BE A TOP RESOURCE FOR DISSEMINATING INFORMATION.  
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,454,112.00$1,384,028.00$1,325,944.00  
Revenue from contributions (total)$50,000.00$50,000.00$55,000.00$55,500.00$1,331,833.00
Investment income, current yr$112.00$111.00$111.00  
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$50,000.00$50,000.00$55,000.00  
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Program service revenue (total)$1,404,000.00$1,333,917.00$1,270,833.00$1,267,833.00$0.00
Gross receipts$1,454,112.00$1,384,028.00$1,325,944.00  
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions$50,000.00$50,000.00$55,000.00  
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$112.00$111.00$111.00  
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,495,351.00$1,421,303.00$1,293,482.00  
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$25,631.00$8,632.00$9,744.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$755,606.00$704,681.00$715,154.00$552,156.00$426,095.00
Total assets, beginning of year$704,681.00$715,154.00$552,156.00  
Total liabilities$876,324.00$784,160.00$746,876.00$616,340.00$510,513.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$784,160.00$746,876.00$616,340.00  
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr-$120,718.00-$79,479.00-$31,722.00  
Net assets-$120,718.00-$79,479.00-$31,722.00  
Net assets, beginning of year-$79,479.00-$31,722.00-$64,184.00  
Other assets$8,231.00$8,231.00$8,231.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing$594,252.00$487,235.00$566,849.00  
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$487,235.00$566,849.00$360,132.00  
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$41,239.00-$37,275.00$32,462.00  
Advertising (total) $550.00$2,653.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$74,172.00$74,061.00$73,950.00  
Accounts receivable, net$22,500.00$34,000.00$28,000.00  
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$20,571.00$40,233.00$23,836.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$101,741.00$88,243.00$81,043.00  
Deferred revenue$774,583.00$695,917.00$665,833.00  
Total net assets or fund balances-$120,718.00-$79,479.00-$31,722.00  
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$25,041.00$11,367.00$20,382.00  
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members433  
Number of independent voting members433  
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue  
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01  
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990  
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-072016-09-262015-08-06  
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0  
Filing identifier201722569349301117201631329349301743201541349349301729  
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