FLINT AREA CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU

Address
519 S SAGINAW ST SUITE 200
FLINT, MI 48502
Contact
Website: http://www.flintandgenesee.org
Phone: +1 (810) 600-1404
Nonprofit
NTEE: S30 - Economic Development
EIN: 38-2115859

Mission

PROMOTING FLINT, MICHIGAN AND THE GENESEE COUNTY AREA AS A DESTINATION FOR OVERNIGHT VISITORS.
 2012201120102009
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameSEE SCHEDULE O
Year of formation1976
Metropolitan statistical area2162
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel $42,187.00  
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation $42,186.00$99,064.00 
Number of employees61413 
Number of volunteers 45  
Personnel
Abdelnour, Nick
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  NICK ABDELNOUR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Beagle, Duncan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personHON DUNCAN M BEAGLEHON DUNCAN M BEAGLE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.00  
Blinke, Al
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personAL BLINKEAL BLINKEAL BLINKE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Cook, George
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personGEORGE COOKGEORGE COOKGEORGE COOK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Curtis, Jamie
TitleEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIO 
Name of key/compensated personJAMIE CURTISJAMIE CURTISJAMIE CURTIS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Defrain, Cheryl
Title  INTERIM PRES 
Name of key/compensated person  CHERYL DEFRAIN 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  40.00 
Demarr, Jack
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  JACK DEMARR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Fairman, Rich
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personRICH FAIRMANRICH FAIRMANRICH FAIRMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Gauthier, Ryan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personRYAN GAUTHIERRYAN GAUTHIER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.00  
Green, Keith
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  KEITH GREEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Harris, Sam
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personSAM HARRISSAM HARRISSAM HARRIS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Hatch, Al
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personAL HATCHAL HATCHAL HATCH 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Krapohl, Joe
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  JOE KRAPOHL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Kuch, Lisa
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personLISA KUCHLISA KUCH  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.00  
Locking, Chris
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCHRIS LOCKINGCHRIS LOCKINGCHRIS LOCKING 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Mark, Richard
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORSECRETARY/TR 
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD MARKRICHARD MARKRICHARD MARK 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Matthews, Cory
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCORY MATTHEWSCORY MATTHEWSCORY MATTHEWS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Miller, Karyn
TitleEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIO 
Name of key/compensated personKARYN MILLERKARYN MILLERKARYN MILLER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Preston, Jerry
Title  FORMER PRESI 
Name of key/compensated person  JERRY PRESTON 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  60.00 
Princinsky, Julianne
TitleEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIO 
Name of key/compensated personJULIANNE PRINCINSKYJULIANNE PRINCINSKYJULIANNE PRINCINSKY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Richmond, Randall
TitleVICE CHAIRMAVICE CHAIRMAVICE CHAIRMA 
Name of key/compensated personRANDALL RICHMONDRANDALL RICHMONDRANDALL RICHMOND 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Riddle, Terry
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  TERRY RIDDLE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Schripsema, Jack
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personJACK SCHRIPSEMAJACK SCHRIPSEMA  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00  
Seaman, Rose
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  ROSE SEAMAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Shickles, Tim
TitleIMMEDIATE PAIMMEDIATE PAIMMEDIATE PA 
Name of key/compensated personTIM SHICKLESTIM SHICKLESTIM SHICKLES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Szukhent, Michael
TitleEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIO 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL SZUKHENTMICHAEL SZUKHENTMICHAEL SZUKHENT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Thomas, Eric
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personERIC THOMASERIC THOMASERIC THOMAS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Thorp, Michael
TitleCHAIRMANCHAIRMANCHAIRMAN 
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL J THORPMICHAEL J THORPMICHAEL J THORP 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Verdun, Jeff
TitleSECRETARY/TRSECRETARY/TRDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJEFF VERDUNJEFF VERDUNJEFF VERDUN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Walli, Arne
TitleEMERITUSEMERITUSEMERITUS 
Name of key/compensated personARNE WALLIARNE WALLIARNE WALLI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
Walli, Gloria
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  GLORIA WALLI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Walli, Ron
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personRON WALLIRON WALLI  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.00  
Walling, Dayne
TitleEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIOEX-OFFICIO 
Name of key/compensated personDAYNE WALLINGDAYNE WALLINGDAYNE WALLING 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00 
White, Ridgway
Title  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  RIDGWAY WHITE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROMOTING FLINT, MICHIGAN AND THE GENESEE COUNTY AREA AS A DESTINATION FOR OVERNIGHT VISITORS.PROMOTING FLINT, MICHIGAN AND THE GENESEE COUNTY AREA AS A DESTINATION FOR OVERNIGHT VISITORSPROMOTING FLINT, MICHIGAN AND THE GENESEE COUNTY AREA AS A DESTINATION FOR OVERNIGHT VISITORS 
Program service expenses, total$122,550.00$442,104.00$688,943.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROMOTING FLINT AND GENESEE COUNTY THROUGH METHODS SUCH AS VISITOR'S GUIDE PUBLICATIONS, MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE HOSPITALITY TRAINING, TRADE PUBLICATION ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE AREA AS A CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW DESTINATION, AND OTHER ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE TOURIST MARKET.
Program expenses$122,550.00$442,104.00$688,943.00 
Program descriptionPROMOTING FLINT AND GENESEE COUNTY THROUGH METHODS SUCH AS VISITOR'S GUIDE PUBLICATIONS, MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE HOSPITALITY TRAINING, TRADE PUBLICATION ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE AREA AS A CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW DESTINATION, AND OTHER ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE TOURIST MARKET.PROMOTING FLINT AND GENESEE COUNTY THROUGH METHODS SUCH AS VISITOR'S GUIDE PUBLICATIONS, MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE HOSPITALITY TRAINING, TRADE PUBLICATION ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE AREA AS A CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW DESTINATION, AND OTHER ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE TOURIST MARKET.PROMOTING FLINT AND GENESEE COUNTY THROUGH METHODS SUCH AS VISITOR'S GUIDE PUBLICATIONS, MEMBERSHIP PROGRAMS THAT PROVIDE HOSPITALITY TRAINING, TRADE PUBLICATION ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE AREA AS A CONFERENCE AND TRADE SHOW DESTINATION, AND OTHER ADVERTISING TO PROMOTE THE TOURIST MARKET. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue-$441,554.00$898,123.00$842,301.00 
Revenue from contributions (total) $0.00$200.00$23,525.00
Investment income, current yr-$442,942.00$984.00$1,192.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$200.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Program service revenue (total)$1,388.00$897,139.00$840,909.00$808,266.00
Gross receipts$1,262.00$898,123.00$842,301.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues  $200.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments-$126.00$984.00$1,192.00 
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$437,762.00$889,072.00$839,693.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $122,550.00$442,104.00$688,943.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$315,212.00$446,968.00$150,750.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00  
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$143,841.00$17,848.00  
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$0.00$1,088,379.00$1,003,329.00$958,347.00
Total assets, beginning of year$1,088,379.00$1,007,318.00$958,347.00 
Total liabilities$0.00$209,063.00$133,064.00$90,690.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$209,063.00$137,053.00$90,690.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $879,316.00$870,265.00 
Net assets$0.00$879,316.00$870,265.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$879,316.00$870,265.00$867,657.00 
Other liabilities $24,638.00$97,399.00 
Other assets $24,638.00$450.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$879,316.00$9,051.00$2,608.00 
Advertising (total) $270.00$2,326.00 
Savings & temp cash investment $426,756.00$414,247.00 
Accounts receivable, net $229,223.00$166,526.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges $613.00  
Accounts payable & accrued expenses $184,425.00$35,665.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$0.00$879,316.00$870,265.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$8,608.00$14,957.00$14,940.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members02321 
Number of independent voting members02321 
Financial sheets audited TrueTrue 
Relationships among key personnel True  
Discontinued or disposed >25% of net assetsTrue   
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2012-01-012011-01-012010-01-01 
Tax year end date2012-12-012011-12-012010-12-012009-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue   
Final return / terminatedTrue   
Date e-filing submitted2013-07-302012-10-112011-10-14 
IRS schema version2012v2.12011v1.22010v3.2 
Filing identifier201301419349300210201211329349301121201121339349302272 
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