THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT FOUNDATION

Address
50 N MERRIMON AVE STE 115
ASHEVILLE, NC 28804
Contact
Website: http://www.acf.org
Phone: +1 (828) 281-0047
Nonprofit
NTEE: C40 - Botanical, Horticultural, and Landscape Services
EIN: 41-1483019

Mission

TO RETURN THE ICONIC AMERICAN CHESTNUT TO ITS NATIVE RANGE. REV. APR 2017
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1983
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area0480
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$242,803.00$201,913.00$83,846.00$132,500.00$125,000.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$207,874.00$150,136.00$83,846.00$132,500.00$125,000.00
Number of employees3439424143
Number of people compensated >$100k11011
Number of volunteers25002500350275275
Number of highly compensated contractors  00 
Personnel
'16, Brian
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDR BRIAN PERKINS THRU NOV '16    
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    
'16, Bruce
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE LEVINE THRU NOV '16    
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    
'16, Doug
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDOUG GILLIS THRU NOV '16    
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    
'16, Lynn
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personLYNN GARRISON THRU NOV '16    
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    
'16, Yvonne
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personYVONNE FEDEROWICZ THRU NOV '16    
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    
Agricola, John
Title DIR (THRU OCDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person DR JOHN D AGRICOLADR JOHN D AGRICOLADR JOHN D AGRICOLA 
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$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 
Anderson, John
Title   Director 
Name of key/compensated person   JOHN P ANDERSON 
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 
Barilovits, Steve
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTreasurerTreasurerTreasurer
Name of key/compensated personSTEVE BARILOVITS IIISTEVE BARILOVITS IIISTEVE BARILOVITS IIISTEVE BARILOVITS IIISTEVE BARILOVITS III
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.004.004.004.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
Bihun, Yurij
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personYURIJ BIHUNYURIJ BIHUNYURIJ BIHUNYURIJ BIHUN 
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$0.00 
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 
Burhans, Bryan
Title  Former President & CEOPresident & CEOPresident & CEO
Name of key/compensated person  BRYAN BURHANSBRYAN BURHANSBRYAN BURHANS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  60.0060.0060.00
Reportable compensation from org  $17,500.00$132,500.00$125,000.00
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
Carver, Gary
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   DR GARY CARVERDR GARY CARVER
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
Craddock, Hill
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDR HILL CRADDOCK    
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    
Craddock, J
Title DIR (THRU OCDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person DR J HILL CRADDOCKDR J HILL CRADDOCKDR J HILL CRADDOCKDR J HILL CRADDOCK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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
Cude, William
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM JAY CUDE    
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    
DONALD C WILLEKE
TitleLEGAL COUNSEDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personDONALD C WILLEKEDONALD C WILLEKE   
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   
DONALD WILLEKE ESQ
Title LEGAL COUNSELegal CounselLegal CounselLegal Counsel
Name of key/compensated person DONALD WILLEKE ESQDONALD WILLEKE ESQDONALD WILLEKE ESQDONALD WILLEKE ESQ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
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
Darling, Herbert
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   HERBERT F DARLINGHERBERT F DARLING JR
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   11.00
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
Doochin, Michael
TitleCHAIRMANCHAIRMANVice Chair DevelopmentVice Chair DevelopmentVice Chair Development
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL D DOOCHINMICHAEL D DOOCHINMICHAEL D DOOCHINMICHAEL D DOOCHINMICHAEL D DOOCHIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
Ellingboe, Albert
Title  Science DirectorScience DirectorScience Director
Name of key/compensated person  DR ALBERT H ELLINGBOEDR ALBERT H ELLINGBOEDR ALBERT ELLINGBOE
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$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
Ellingbone, Albert
Title DIR (THRU OC   
Name of key/compensated person DR ALBERT H ELLINGBONE   
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   
Federowicz, Yvonne
Title DIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person YVONNE FEDEROWICZYVONNE FEDEROWICZYVONNE FEDEROWICZYVONNE FEDEROWICZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.0011.00
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
Finegan, Ben
Title DIR (THRU OCDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person BEN FINEGANBEN FINEGANBEN FINEGAN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.0011 
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   
Firth, Penny
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector  
Name of key/compensated personDR PENNY FIRTHDR PENNY FIRTHDR PENNY FIRTH  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001  
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   
Garrison, Lynn
Title DIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person LYNN GARRISONLYNN GARRISONLYNN GARRISONLYNN GARRISON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00111
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   
Gillis, Doug
Title DIRECTORDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person DOUG GILLISDOUG GILLISDOUG GILLISDOUG GILLIS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.00111
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   
Irwin, Hugh
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   HUGH IRWINHUGH IRWIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   11
James, Joe
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DR JOE JAMES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1
James, Joseph
Title DIR (THRU OCDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person DR JOSEPH B JAMESDR JOSEPH B JAMESDR JOSEPH B JAMES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.0011 
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   
Jenkins, Jimmy
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    JIMMY JENKINS
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
Keiffer, Carolyn
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personDR CAROLYN HOWES KEIFFERDR CAROLYN HOWES KEIFFERDR CAROLYN HOWES KEIFFERDR CAROLYN KEIFFER 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.0011 
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   
Lamonica, Jack
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personJACK LAMONICA    
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    
Lamonica, John
Title DIR (THRU OCDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person JOHN LAMONICAJOHN LAMONICAJOHN LAMONICA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.0011 
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   
Levine, Bruce
Title DIRECTORDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated person BRUCE LEVINEBRUCE LEVINEBRUCE LEVINE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.0011 
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   
Lobdell, Lewis
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personLEWIS LOBDELLLEWIS LOBDELL   
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   
Lord, William
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   DR WILLIAM G LORDDR WILLIAM G LORD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   11
MacDonald, Bill
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DR BILL MACDONALD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1
Mann, Rex
Title DIR (THRU OCDirector Director
Name of key/compensated person REX MANNREX MANN REX MANN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org 1.001 1
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   
Marmet, Kathleen
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector  
Name of key/compensated personKATHLEEN MARMETKATHLEEN MARMETKATHLEEN MARMET  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001  
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   
Mayes, Catherine
TitleVICE CHAIR DSECRETARYSecretarySecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personCATHERINE MAYESCATHERINE MAYESCATHERINE MAYESCATHERINE MAYESCATHERINE MAYES
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
McCarthy, Brian
TitleVICE CHAIR SVICE CHAIR SVice Chair ScienceVice Chair ScienceVice Chair Science
Name of key/compensated personDR BRIAN MCCARTHYDR BRIAN MCCARTHYDR BRIAN C MCCARTHYDR BRIAN C MCCARTHYDR BRIAN C MCCARTHY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.002.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
Miller, Gregory
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDirector  
Name of key/compensated personDR GREGORY A MILLERDR GREGORY A MILLERDR GREGORY A MILLER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001  
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   
Mills, James
Title DIR (THRU OC   
Name of key/compensated person JAMES O MILLS   
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   
Morris, David
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personDAVID W MORRISDAVID W MORRIS   
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   
Nelson, Heather
TitleCONTROLLERACCOUNTING M   
Name of key/compensated personHEATHER NELSONHEATHER NELSON   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$60,173.00$20,635.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$72.00$66.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Nichols, Allen
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personALLEN NICHOLSALLEN NICHOLS   
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   
Patten, Z
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personZ CARTTER PATTENZ CARTTER PATTEN   
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   
Perkins, Brian
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person DR BRIAN PERKINS   
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   
Phelps, Tim
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    TIM PHELPS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1
Phelps, Timothy
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person TIMOTHY PHELPS   
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   
Rea, Glen
Title  Chairman EmeritusDirectorChairman Emeritus
Name of key/compensated person  GLEN REAGLEN REAGLEN REA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.004.00
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
Romero-Severson, Jeanne
TitleDIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personDR JEANNE ROMERO-SEVERSON    
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    
Sisco, Paul
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    DR PAUL H SISCO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1
Stanback, Bradford
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  Director
Name of key/compensated personBRADFORD G STANBACKBRADFORD G STANBACK  BRADFORD STANBACK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00  1
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   
Steiner, Kim
TitleSR SCIENCE AVICE CHAIR DChairmanChairmanChairman
Name of key/compensated personDR KIM STEINERDR KIM STEINERDR KIM STEINERDR KIM STEINERDR KIM STEINER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.005.003.003.003.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$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$0.00
Stoakes, Mark
Title DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person MARK STOAKES   
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, George
Title DIR (THRU OC   
Name of key/compensated person GEORGE R THOMPSON   
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   
Thomson, Lisa
TitlePRESIDENT &PRESIDENT &President & CEO  
Name of key/compensated personLISA THOMSONLISA THOMSONLISA THOMSON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0060.00  
Reportable compensation from org$147,701.00$129,501.00$66,346.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$14,543.00$12,985.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Tormoehlen, Barbara
TitleSECRETARYDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personBARBARA TORMOEHLENBARBARA TORMOEHLEN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org10.001.00   
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   
Wakeland, Bruce
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personBRUCE WAKELANDBRUCE WAKELAND   
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   
Wenderoth, John
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJOHN WENDEROTHJOHN WENDEROTH   
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   
van Bossuyt, Rufin
Title    Director
Name of key/compensated person    RUFIN VAN BOSSUYT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesRESTORATION OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREERESTORATION OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREETo restore the American chestnut tree to its native range within the woodlands of the eastern United States, using a scientific research and breeding program developed by its founders.To restore the American chestnut tree to its native range within the woodlands of the eastern United States, using a scientific research and breeding program developed by its founders.To restore the American chestnut tree to its native range within the woodlands of the eastern United States, using a scientific research and breeding program developed by its founders.
Program service expenses, total$2,138,036.00$2,584,299.00$1,929,169.00$1,812,285.00$1,873,850.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
CONTINUED RESEARCH BY INTEGRATING THREE MAJOR RESEARCH TRACKS INCLUDING: BREEDING, BIO-CONTROL, AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. EACH OF THESE APPROACHES HOLDS KEYS TO THE FUTURE OF THE SPECIES' RECOVERY, AND THE FOUNDATION IS COMMITTED TO SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATION AND ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT AT SCALE.
Program expenses$2,138,036.00$2,584,299.00   
Grants and allocations made$470,846.00$425,162.00   
Program descriptionCONTINUED RESEARCH BY INTEGRATING THREE MAJOR RESEARCH TRACKS INCLUDING: BREEDING, BIO-CONTROL, AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. EACH OF THESE APPROACHES HOLDS KEYS TO THE FUTURE OF THE SPECIES' RECOVERY, AND THE FOUNDATION IS COMMITTED TO SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATION AND ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT AT SCALE.CONTINUED RESEARCH BY INTEGRATING THREE MAJOR RESEARCH TRACKS INCLUDING: BREEDING, BIO-CONTROL, AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. EACH OF THESE APPROACHES HOLDS KEYS TO THE FUTURE OF THE SPECIES' RECOVERY, AND THE FOUNDATION IS COMMITTED TO SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATION AND ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT AT SCALE.   
CONTINUED RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE; ESTABLISHED MEADOWVIEW FARM FOR RESEARCH AND BREEDING OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE.
Program expenses  $1,888,228.00$1,750,667.00$1,814,961.00
Grants and allocations made  $166,078.00$143,705.00$192,114.00
Program description  CONTINUED RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE; ESTABLISHED MEADOWVIEW FARM FOR RESEARCH AND BREEDING OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE.CONTINUED RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE; ESTABLISHED MEADOWVIEW FARM FOR RESEARCH AND BREEDING OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE.CONTINUED RESEARCH IN DEVELOPING A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL FOR DISEASE RESISTANCE; ESTABLISHED MEADOWVIEW FARM FOR RESEARCH AND BREEDING OF THE AMERICAN CHESTNUT TREE.
THE FOUNDATION PUBLISHES THE JOURNAL, WHICH IS A SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL MAGAZINE DETAILING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND THE RESULTS THEREOF, PUBLISHED THREE TIMES A YEAR.
Program expenses  $40,941.00$61,618.00$58,889.00
Program description  THE FOUNDATION PUBLISHES THE JOURNAL, WHICH IS A SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL MAGAZINE DETAILING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND THE RESULTS THEREOF, PUBLISHED THREE TIMES A YEAR.THE FOUNDATION PUBLISHES THE JOURNAL, WHICH IS A SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL MAGAZINE DETAILING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND THE RESULTS THEREOF, PUBLISHED SIX TIMES A YEAR.THE FOUNDATION PUBLISHES THE JOURNAL, WHICH IS A SCIENTIFIC AND CULTURAL MAGAZINE DETAILING RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND THE RESULTS THEREOF, PUBLISHED SIX TIMES A YEAR.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$3,419,378.00$2,728,005.00$2,769,183.00$3,380,654.00$2,313,356.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$3,178,241.00$2,397,845.00$2,244,711.00$3,222,481.00$2,250,679.00
Revenue from noncash contributions  $6,766.00$17,476.00$5,498.00
Investment income, current yr$198,607.00$307,571.00$172,829.00$141,043.00$47,590.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$3,178,241.00$2,397,845.00$2,244,711.00$3,222,481.00$2,250,679.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$42,530.00$22,589.00$13,646.00$17,130.00$15,087.00
Program service revenue (total)  $337,997.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$3,431,477.00$3,160,802.00$2,951,876.00$3,424,741.00$2,450,155.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$404,007.00$365,647.00 $350,770.00$366,955.00
Revenue from gov't grants$58,357.00$323,886.00$260,876.00$400,016.00$367,798.00
Revenue from all other contributions$2,715,877.00$1,708,312.00$1,983,835.00$2,471,695.00$1,515,926.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$29,772.00$16,314.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$143,553.00$321,443.00$171,560.00$139,142.00$86,658.00
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)$12,758.00$6,275.00$13,646.00$17,130.00$15,087.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$2,513,795.00$2,952,785.00$2,482,370.00$2,262,159.00$2,407,863.00
Total functional expenses: program service $2,138,036.00$2,584,299.00$1,929,169.00$1,812,285.00$1,873,850.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$316,964.00$299,685.00$372,282.00$298,053.00$333,221.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$58,795.00$68,801.00$180,919.00$151,821.00$200,792.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$5,236.00 $16,278.00$3,050.00$936.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total)$32,956.00$19,502.00$17,501.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$6,077,746.00$5,156,601.00$5,994,475.00$5,929,483.00$4,508,596.00
Total assets, beginning of year$5,156,601.00$5,994,475.00$5,929,483.00$4,508,596.00$4,362,744.00
Total liabilities$390,249.00$493,310.00$836,307.00$891,304.00$728,995.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$493,310.00$836,307.00$891,304.00$905,908.00$794,416.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$25,000.00$121,281.00$263,608.00$254,544.00$251,499.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$4,953,875.00$4,287,433.00$5,133,451.00$5,012,213.00$3,755,975.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$704,365.00$345,831.00   
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$29,257.00$30,027.00$24,717.00$25,966.00$23,626.00
Net assets$5,687,497.00$4,663,291.00$5,158,168.00$5,038,179.00$3,779,601.00
Net assets, beginning of year$4,663,291.00$5,158,168.00$5,038,179.00$3,602,688.00$3,568,328.00
Other liabilities $86,528.00$171,327.00$252,802.00$331,084.00
Intangible assets$14,128.00$14,584.00$15,040.00$15,496.00$15,952.00
Other assets  $203,456.00$185,504.00$105,196.00
Investments: publicly traded securities$2,517,046.00$2,274,072.00$2,946,916.00$2,595,356.00$2,199,215.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,636,648.00$907,058.00$907,088.00$1,224,487.00$171,391.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$907,058.00$907,088.00$1,224,487.00$171,391.00$399,733.00
Escrow or custodial account liability$213,691.00$197,842.00$187,492.00$168,674.00$105,196.00
Inventories for sale or use$11,207.00$11,207.00$11,207.00$17,162.00$22,119.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$905,583.00-$224,780.00$286,813.00$1,118,495.00-$94,507.00
Advertising (total)$54,754.00$111,972.00   
Savings & temp cash investment  $57,209.00$44,543.00$148,498.00
Accounts receivable, net$20,707.00$44,691.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$18,940.00$44,723.00$704.00$2,019.00$21,927.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$163,744.00$187,537.00$174,128.00$150,097.00$111,578.00
Deferred revenue$895.00$1,175.00$155,341.00$154,958.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$11,919.00$20,228.00$148,019.00$164,773.00$181,137.00
Total net assets or fund balances$5,687,497.00$4,663,291.00$5,158,168.00$5,038,179.00$3,779,601.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$84,282.00$63,937.00$78,102.00$64,402.00$67,620.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members2326344139
Number of independent voting members2326344139
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-012013-07-012012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Has local chaptersTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address change   True 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-022017-08-292016-01-282014-12-022014-01-10
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.02014v5.02013v3.12012v2.0
Filing identifier201743179349304154201721149349300747201513149349302231201403149349300800201302849349300805
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