GENESEE COUNTY FARM BUREAU INC

Address
PO BOX 379
SWARTZ CREEK, MI 48473
Contact
Website: http://www2.michfb.com/counties/index/25
Phone: +1 (810) 732-3770
Nonprofit
NTEE: K28 - Farm Bureau, Grange
EIN: 38-1375283

Mission

FARM BUREAU IS A FREE INDEPENDENT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL, VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION OF FARM FAMILIES UNITED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ANALYZING THEIR PROBLEMS AND FORMULATING ACTION TO ACHIEVE EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT AND THEREBY PROMOTE NATIONAL WELFARE. FARM BUREAU IS LOCAL, STATEWIDE, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IN ITS SCOPE AND INFLUENCE AND IS NON-PARTISAN, NON-SECTARIAN, AND NON-SECRET IN CHARACTER.
 20172016201520142012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1945
Subsection code05
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area2162
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$63,421.00$46,430.00$47,332.00$56,768.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$46,912.00$50,169.00$45,078.00$50,691.00 
Number of employees2333 
Number of people compensated >$100k   0 
Number of volunteers47  0 
Number of highly compensated contractors   0 
Personnel
Ferry, Cody
Title BOARD MEMBERDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person CODY FERRYCODY FERRYCODY FERRY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$62.00 
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 
Griffin, Jennifer
Title  SECRETARY/TRSECRETARY/TREASURER 
Name of key/compensated person  JENNIFER GRIFFINJENNIFER GRIFFIN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $45,078.00$47,857.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $2,254.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00$0.00 
Hill, Dan
Title BOARD MEMBERDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person DAN HILLDAN HILLDAN HILL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$256.00 
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 
Horton, Mike
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personMIKE HORTON    
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    
Hunt, William
TitleVICE-PRESIDEVICE-PRESIDEVICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM HUNTWILLIAM HUNTWILLIAM HUNTWILLIAM HUNT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$375.00 
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 
Jelinek, Phillip
TitleTHIRD MEMBERPRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personPHILLIP JELINEKPHILLIP JELINEKPHILLIP JELINEKPHILLIP JELINEK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$429.00 
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 
Knickerbocker, Jeff
TitleDIRECTORBOARD MEMBERDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJEFF KNICKERBOCKERJEFF KNICKERBOCKERJEFF KNICKERBOCKERJEFF KNICKERBOCKER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$468.00 
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 
Lapak, Sonja
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personSONJA LAPAK    
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    
Morey, Chad
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person CHAD MOREYCHAD MOREYCHAD MOREY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$417.00 
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 
Morey, Laura
TitlePROMO & EDU.    
Name of key/compensated personLAURA MOREY    
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    
Porter, Ray
Title BOARD MEMBERDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person RAY PORTERRAY PORTERRAY PORTER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$261.00 
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 
Raymond, Liz
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personLIZ RAYMOND    
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    
Yancho, Christina
Title DIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person CHRISTINA YANCHOCHRISTINA YANCHOCHRISTINA YANCHO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$121.00 
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 
Yancho, Michael
TitlePRESIDENTTHIRD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL YANCHOMICHAEL YANCHO   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
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   
Yancho, Mike
Title  THIRD MEMBERTHIRD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person  MIKE YANCHOMIKE YANCHO 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  2.002.00 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$445.00 
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 
Zietz, Jennifer
TitleSECRETARY/TRSECRETARY/TR   
Name of key/compensated personJENNIFER ZIETZJENNIFER ZIETZ   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$46,912.00$50,169.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$15,838.00$2,508.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesFARM BUREAU IS A FREE, INDEPENDENT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL, VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION OF FARM FAMILIES.FARM BUREAU IS A FREE, INDEPENDENT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL, VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION OF FARM FAMILIES.FARM BUREAU IS A FREE INDEPENDENT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL, VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION OF FARM FAMILIES UNITED FOR THE PURPOSE OF ANALYZING THEIR PROBLEMS AND FORMULATING ACTION TO ACHIEVE EDUCATIONAL IMPROVEMENT, ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY, AND SOCIAL ADVANCEMENT AND THEREBY PROMOTE NATIONAL WELFARE. FARM BUREAU IS LOCAL, STATEWIDE, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL IN ITS SCOPE AND INFLUENCE AND IS NON-PARTISAN, NON-SECTARIAN, AND NON-SECRET IN CHARACTER.FARM BUREAU IS A FREE INDEPENDENT, NON-GOVERNMENTAL, VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION OF FARM FAMILIES. 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROMOTION AND EDUCATION - EDUCATION ABOUT THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY IS OFFERED TO HUNDREDS IN THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITH EVENTS, SUCH AS BREAKFAST ON THE FARM, AND TO GIVE TO 4-H CLUBS, FFA CHAPTERS, SCHOOLS AND CIVIC GROUPS.
Program description PROMOTION AND EDUCATION - EDUCATION ABOUT THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY IS OFFERED TO HUNDREDS IN THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITH EVENTS, SUCH AS BREAKFAST ON THE FARM, AND TO GIVE TO 4-H CLUBS, FFA CHAPTERS, SCHOOLS AND CIVIC GROUPS.PROMOTION AND EDUCATION - EDUCATION ABOUT THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY IS OFFERED TO HUNDREDS IN THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITH EVENTS, SUCH AS BREAKFAST ON THE FARM, AND TO GIVE TO 4-H CLUBS, FFA CHAPTERS, SCHOOLS AND CIVIC GROUPS.PROMOTION AND EDUCATION - EDUCATION ABOUT THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY ARE OFFERED TO HUNDREDS IN THE GENERAL PUBLIC WITH EVENTS SUCH AS BREAKFAST ON THE FARM AND TO GIVE 4-H CLUBS, FFA CHAPTERS, SCHOOLS AND CIVIC GROUPS. 
PROMOTION AND EDUCATION - EDUCATION TO MICHIGAN CONSUMERS ABOUT AGRICULTURE THROUGH WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND SCHOOLS AND COORDINATING PUBLIC OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE AND EDUCATE ABOUT AGRICULTURE. IN ADDITION, EDUCATION TO FARMS ON ISSUES IMPACTING AGRICULTURE.
Program descriptionPROMOTION AND EDUCATION - EDUCATION TO MICHIGAN CONSUMERS ABOUT AGRICULTURE THROUGH WORKING WITH CHILDREN AND SCHOOLS AND COORDINATING PUBLIC OUTREACH PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE AND EDUCATE ABOUT AGRICULTURE. IN ADDITION, EDUCATION TO FARMS ON ISSUES IMPACTING AGRICULTURE.    
PUBLIC POLICY - USING A GRASS ROOTS PHILOSOPHY VOLUNTEER MEMBERS SURFACE CURRENT AND EMERGING AGRICULTURAL ISSUES TO PROVIDE DIRECTION TO THE STATE ORGANIZATION IN A PLAN OF WORK ON A LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL.
Program descriptionPUBLIC POLICY - USING A GRASS ROOTS PHILOSOPHY VOLUNTEER MEMBERS SURFACE CURRENT AND EMERGING AGRICULTURAL ISSUES TO PROVIDE DIRECTION TO THE STATE ORGANIZATION IN A PLAN OF WORK ON A LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL.PUBLIC POLICY - USING A GRASS ROOTS PHILOSOPHY VOLUNTEER MEMBERS SURFACE CURRENT AND EMERGING AGRICULTURAL ISSUES TO PROVIDE DIRECTION TO THE STATE ORGANIZATION IN A PLAN OF WORK ON A LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL.PUBLIC POLICY - USING A GRASS ROOTS PHILOSOPHY VOLUNTEER MEMBERS SURFACE CURRENT AND EMERGING AGRICULTURAL ISSUES TO PROVIDE DIRECTION TO THE STATE ORGANIZATION IN A PLAN OF WORK ON A LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL.PUBLIC POLICY - USING A GRASS ROOTS PHILOSOPHY VOLUNTEER MEMBERS SURFACE CURRENT AND EMERGING AGRICULTURAL ISSUES TO PROVIDE DIRECTION TO THE STATE ORGANIZATION IN A PLAN OF WORK ON A LOCAL, STATE AND NATIONAL LEVEL. 
YOUNG FARMERS - EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR CURRENT LOCAL AG LEADERS WITHIN THE AGES OF 18 TO 35. ALSO OFFERS SOCIAL EVENTS AND ENCOURAGES INVOLVEMENT TO DEVELOP FUTURE LEADERS.
Program descriptionYOUNG FARMERS - EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR CURRENT LOCAL AG LEADERS WITHIN THE AGES OF 18 TO 35. ALSO OFFERS SOCIAL EVENTS AND ENCOURAGES INVOLVEMENT TO DEVELOP FUTURE LEADERS.YOUNG FARMERS - EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR CURRENT LOCAL AG LEADERS WITHIN THE AGES OF 18 TO 35. ALSO OFFERS SOCIAL EVENTS AND ENCOURAGES INVOLVEMENT TO DEVELOP FUTURE LEADERS.YOUNG FARMERS - EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR CURRENT LOCAL AG LEADERS WITHIN THE AGES OF 18 TO 35. ALSO OFFERS SOCIAL EVENTS AND ENCOURAGES INVOLVEMENT TO DEVELOP FUTURE LEADERS.YOUNG FARMERS - EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP SKILL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS FOR CURRENT LOCAL AG LEADERS WITHIN THE AGES OF 18 TO 35. ALSO OFFERS SOCIAL EVENTS AND ENCOURAGES INVOLVEMENT TO DEVELOP FUTURE LEADERS. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$192,818.00$209,585.00$193,631.00$214,483.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$155,522.00$175,366.00$163,082.00$163,902.00$171,930.00
Investment income, current yr$15,342.00$14,831.00$16,355.00$37,320.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$155,522.00$175,366.00$163,082.00$163,902.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$21,954.00$19,388.00$14,194.00$13,261.00 
Other revenue, current yr$21,954.00$19,388.00$14,194.00$13,261.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue   -$6,624.00 
Program service revenue (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$207,720.00$302,012.00$196,631.00$214,483.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$155,522.00$175,366.00$163,082.00$163,902.00 
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$21,104.00$19,388.00$14,194.00$13,261.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$9,313.00$16,659.00$16,464.00$37,320.00 
Net rental income$850.00 $0.00$0.00$11,653.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$194,478.00$164,220.00$187,715.00$196,305.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Total functional expenses: fundraising$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$496,174.00$487,388.00$436,963.00$448,006.00$445,043.00
Total assets, beginning of year$487,388.00$436,963.00$448,006.00$429,828.00 
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year   $0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$496,174.00$487,388.00$436,963.00$448,006.00 
Net assets$496,174.00$487,388.00$436,963.00$448,006.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$487,388.00$436,963.00$448,006.00$429,828.00 
Investments: other securities$115,702.00$111,391.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$249,791.00$244,465.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$3,983.00$3,741.00$3,897.00$8,114.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$3,741.00$3,897.00$8,114.00$4,007.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$1,660.00$45,365.00$5,916.00$18,178.00 
Advertising (total)$5,406.00$7,920.00$6,133.00$7,948.00 
Savings & temp cash investment  $427,500.00$432,622.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$496,174.00$487,388.00$436,963.00$448,006.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$23,055.00$1,704.00$1,704.00$1,704.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members9101111 
Number of independent voting members91000 
Relationships among key personnel True   
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-09-012015-09-012014-09-012013-09-01 
Tax year end date2017-08-012016-08-012015-08-012014-08-012012-08-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-172017-10-192016-07-212014-11-24 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v6.02013v3.0 
Filing identifier201723179349301362201712279349300531201600759349300410201412949349300321 
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