PAUL BUNYAN RURAL TELEPHONE COOPERATIVE

Address
1831 ANNE ST NW SUITE 100
BEMIDJI, MN 566015660
Contact
Website: http://www.paulbunyan.net
Phone: +1 (218) 444-1234
Nonprofit
NTEE: W50 - Telephone, Telegraph and Telecommunication Services
EIN: 41-0745441

Mission

PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.
 201620152014
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1952
Subsection501(c)
Organization typeCorporation
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$1,520,295.00$1,309,726.00$1,127,915.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,263,503.00$1,087,884.00$973,159.00
Number of employees135132127
Number of people compensated >$100k655
Number of volunteers000
Number of highly compensated contractors545
Personnel
Anderson, Leo
TitleDATA SERVICES SUPERVISORDATA SERVICES SUPERVISORDATA SERVICES SUPERVISOR
Name of key/compensated personLEO ANDERSONLEO ANDERSONLEO ANDERSON
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$122,542.00$113,301.00$107,230.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$122,542.00  
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation$0.00  
Other reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Retirement and other deferred compensation$20,489.00  
Nontaxable benefits from org$15,896.00  
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$36,385.00$34,840.00$26,035.00
Sum of all compensation from org$158,927.00  
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Base reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00  
Bonus and incentive reportable comp from related orgs$0.00  
Other reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00  
Retirement and other deferred compensation from related orgs$0.00  
Nontaxable benefits from related orgs$0.00  
Compensation from related orgs previously reported as deferred$0.00  
Sum of all compensation from related orgs$0.00  
Campbell, Bruce
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE CAMPBELLBRUCE CAMPBELLBRUCE CAMPBELL
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$32,640.00$31,387.00$29,713.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Eklund, Gary
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY
Name of key/compensated personGARY EKLUNDGARY EKLUNDGARY EKLUND
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$29,134.00$29,110.00$27,178.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Falk, Tiffany
TitleINSTALL REPAIR  
Name of key/compensated personTIFFANY FALK  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$102,376.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$22,901.00  
PositionHighly compensated employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Frisk, Randy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personRANDY FRISKRANDY FRISKRANDY FRISK
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$29,716.00$29,587.00$28,456.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Hins, Tim
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personTIM HINSTIM HINSTIM HINS
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$32,372.00$31,288.00$33,471.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Howard, Steve
TitleINFO, TECH & DEVELOPMENT MINFO, TECH & DEVELOPMENT MANAGERINFO, TECH & DEVELOPMENT MANAGER
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE HOWARDSTEVE HOWARDSTEVE HOWARD
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$154,086.00$146,976.00$127,609.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$154,086.00$146,976.00$127,609.00
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation$25,763.00$24,574.00$13,877.00
Nontaxable benefits from org$15,896.00$15,896.00$14,572.00
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$41,659.00$40,470.00$28,449.00
Sum of all compensation from org$195,745.00$187,446.00$156,058.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Base reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bonus and incentive reportable comp from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nontaxable benefits from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Compensation from related orgs previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of all compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Johnson, Gary
TitleCEO & GMCEO & GMCEO & GM
Name of key/compensated personGARY JOHNSONGARY JOHNSONGARY JOHNSON
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$301,415.00$263,937.00$215,850.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$301,415.00$263,937.00$215,850.00
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation$50,397.00$44,130.00$23,598.00
Nontaxable benefits from org$15,896.00$15,896.00$14,572.00
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$66,293.00$60,026.00$38,170.00
Sum of all compensation from org$367,708.00$323,963.00$254,020.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Base reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bonus and incentive reportable comp from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nontaxable benefits from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Compensation from related orgs previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of all compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Martin, Glenda
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personGLENDA MARTINGLENDA MARTINGLENDA MARTIN
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$21,641.00$23,359.00$21,191.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Peterson, Kathy
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personKATHY PETERSONKATHY PETERSONKATHY PETERSON
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$32,934.00$28,798.00$30,043.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Schultz, Dave
TitleCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICERCHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER
Name of key/compensated personDAVE SCHULTZDAVE SCHULTZDAVE SCHULTZ
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$189,472.00$174,783.00$160,484.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$189,472.00$174,783.00$160,484.00
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation$31,680.00$29,224.00$17,410.00
Nontaxable benefits from org$15,896.00$15,896.00$14,572.00
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$47,576.00$45,120.00$31,982.00
Sum of all compensation from org$237,048.00$219,903.00$192,466.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Base reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bonus and incentive reportable comp from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nontaxable benefits from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Compensation from related orgs previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of all compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sutton, James
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJAMES SUTTONJAMES SUTTONJAMES SUTTON
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$33,063.00$33,172.00$29,469.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Tarbell, Jim
TitleVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personJIM TARBELLJIM TARBELLJIM TARBELL
Average hours per week working for org2.002.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$26,120.00$29,732.00$28,156.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
st Clair, Robert
TitleNETWORK OPERATIONS MANAGERNETWORK OPERATIONS MANAGERNETWORK OPERATIONS MANAGER
Name of key/compensated personROBERT ST CLAIRROBERT ST CLAIRROBERT ST CLAIR
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$155,992.00$152,454.00$134,309.00
Breakdown of reportable comp
Base reportable compensation from org$155,992.00$152,454.00$134,309.00
Bonus and incentive reportable compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation$26,082.00$25,490.00$14,440.00
Nontaxable benefits from org$15,896.00$15,896.00$14,572.00
Compensation from org previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$41,978.00$41,386.00$29,012.00
Sum of all compensation from org$197,970.00$193,840.00$163,321.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Base reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bonus and incentive reportable comp from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other reportable compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Retirement and other deferred compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nontaxable benefits from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Compensation from related orgs previously reported as deferred$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sum of all compensation from related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.PROVIDE TELECOMMUNICATION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROVISION OF TELEPHONE, INTERNET, AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.
Program descriptionPROVISION OF TELEPHONE, INTERNET, AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.PROVISION OF TELEPHONE, INTERNET, AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.PROVISION OF TELEPHONE, INTERNET, AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICES TO COOPERATIVE MEMBERS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$57,898,099.00$56,266,350.00$58,293,824.00
Revenue
Total revenue$57,979,903.00$56,510,216.00$58,371,585.00
Program service revenue (total)$57,696,536.00$56,202,083.00$56,501,330.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $0.00$0.00
Investment income$79,622.00$21,828.00$1,360,366.00
Total unrelated business revenue$823,334.00$829,465.00$907,773.00
Other revenue, current yr$203,745.00$286,305.00$509,889.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$410,685.00$510,937.00$523,578.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$59,113,198.00$57,589,420.00$59,882,890.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)-$64,846.00$3,511.00$274,862.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$39,503.00$49,744.00$36,541.00
Net rental income$268,591.00$282,794.00$235,027.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$196,487.00$80,847.00$59,447.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$695,628.00$656,191.00$610,515.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$133,147,502.00$133,895,359.00$135,649,469.00
Total assets, beginning of year$133,895,359.00$135,649,469.00$135,607,656.00
Total liabilities$55,024,038.00$59,310,533.00$64,335,488.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$59,310,533.00$64,335,488.00$70,231,810.00
Net assets$78,123,464.00$74,584,826.00$71,313,981.00
Net assets, beginning of year$74,584,826.00$71,313,981.00$65,375,846.00
Other liabilities$3,263,564.00$2,963,398.00$2,526,510.00
Intangible assets$0.00$394,646.00$1,071,182.00
Other assets$9,677,811.00$4,460,369.00$3,427,692.00
Investments: other securities$1,913,340.00$2,050,287.00$1,996,392.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$1,977,110.00$2,948,990.00$2,963,910.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,393,778.00$1,170,992.00$1,773,748.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$1,170,992.00$1,773,748.00$1,581,472.00
Investments: program-related$8,951,552.00$8,993,611.00$8,929,976.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$81,804.00$243,866.00$77,761.00
Savings & temp cash investment$1,098,805.00$4,581,437.00$4,996,932.00
Accounts receivable, net$35,567.00$193,580.00$356,244.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$310,191.00$390,295.00$266,760.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$5,090,010.00$5,099,665.00$4,873,169.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$46,670,464.00$51,247,470.00$56,935,809.00
Total net assets or fund balances$78,123,464.00$74,584,826.00$71,313,981.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$12,944,951.00$13,216,477.00$13,306,720.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members888
Number of independent voting members888
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Audit on consolidated basisTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-312015-12-312014-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-282017-01-242016-01-21
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0
Filing identifier201703199349310920201632989349301453201513179349305886
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