NORTH DAKOTA FIREFIGHTER'S ASSOCIATION

Address
1502 GRUMMAN LANE SUITE 2
BISMARCK, ND 58504
Contact
Website: http://ndfa.net/
Phone: +1 (701) 222-2799
Nonprofit
NTEE: M24 - Fire Prevention, Protection, Control
EIN: 45-0214074

Mission

TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE MEMBERS THROUGH UNIFORM AND ESTABLISHED NATIONAL TRAINING STANDARDS.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1975
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1010
Form of organization
AssociationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$92,734.00$87,008.00$84,112.00$79,902.00$117,450.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$93,234.00$88,818.00$84,112.00$79,902.00$117,450.00
Number of employees44444
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers0000 
Number of highly compensated contractors0000 
Personnel
Babinchak, Jason
TitleNW TRUSTEENW TRUSTEE   
Name of key/compensated personJASON BABINCHAKJASON BABINCHAK   
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   
Bensch, Paul
TitleSE TRUSTEESE TRUSTEE   
Name of key/compensated personPAUL BENSCHPAUL BENSCH   
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   
Freeman, Curtis
TitleSW TRUSTEESW TRUSTEESW TRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated personCURTIS FREEMANCURTIS FREEMANCURTIS FREEMAN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Gibson, Greg
Title   1ST VICE PRESIDENTFIRST VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person   GREG GIBSONGREG GIBSON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
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
Graba, Rick
Title    PAST PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person    RICK GRABA
Position of compensated person
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
Hildremyr, Jonathan
TitlePRESIDENT1ST VICE PRESIDENT2ND VICE PRESIDENTSW TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated personJONATHAN HILDREMYRJONATHAN HILDREMYRJONATHAN HILDREMYRJONATHAN HILDREMYR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
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 
Johnson, Dave
Title   NE TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person   DAVE JOHNSON 
Position of compensated person
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 
Klein, Allan
TitleSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERSECTREAS
Name of key/compensated personALLAN KLEINALLAN KLEINALLAN KLEINALLAN KLEINALLAN KLEIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.005.005.00
Reportable compensation from org$19,845.00$18,900.00$18,000.00$15,300.00$7,200.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,518.00$1,446.00$1,377.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Knuth, Robert
Title    TRAINING DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    ROBERT KNUTH
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $54,600.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Lande, Aaron
Title PAST PRESIDENTPRESIDENT2ND VICE PRESIDENTSECOND VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person AARON LANDEAARON LANDEAARON LANDEAARON LANDE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $500.00$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
Lautt, David
Title2ND VICE PRESIDENT    
Name of key/compensated personDAVID LAUTT    
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    
Lesmann, Karter
TitlePAST PRESIDENTPRESIDENT1ST VICE PRESIDENT  
Name of key/compensated personKARTER LESMANNKARTER LESMANNKARTER LESMANN  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
Reportable compensation from org$500.00$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  
Loh, Renee
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXEC DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personRENEE LOHRENEE LOHRENEE LOHRENEE LOHRENEE LOH
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$72,889.00$69,418.00$66,112.00$64,102.00$55,650.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$18,574.00$17,564.00$16,579.00$10,421.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Nelson, Chris
Title NE TRUSTEENE TRUSTEE  
Name of key/compensated person CHRIS NELSONCHRIS NELSON  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
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  
Schneibel, David
TitleNE TRUSTEE    
Name of key/compensated personDAVID SCHNEIBEL    
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    
Shockley, Kyle
Title  SE TRUSTEESE TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person  KYLE SHOCKLEYKYLE SHOCKLEY 
Position of compensated person
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 
Swedlund, John
Title  NW TRUSTEENW TRUSTEE 
Name of key/compensated person  JOHN SWEDLUNDJOHN SWEDLUND 
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 
Trosen, Dale
Title1ST VICE PRESIDENT2ND VICE PRESIDENT   
Name of key/compensated personDALE TROSENDALE TROSEN   
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   
Weber, Brent
Title   PRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person   BRENT WEBERBRENT WEBER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org   $500.00$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 activitiesTO PROVIDE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE MEMBERS THROUGH UNIFORM AND ESTABLISHED NATIONAL TRAINING STANDARDS.TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE MEMBERS THROUGH UNIFORM AND ESTABLISHED NATIONAL TRAINING STANDARDS.TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE MEMBERS THROUGH UNIFORM AND ESTABLISHED NATIONAL TRAINING STANDARDS.TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE MEMBERS THROUGH UNIFORM AND ESTABLISHED NATIONAL TRAINING STANDARDS.TO PROVIDE SAFETY AND WELFARE OF THE ASSOCIATION MEMBERS THROUGH UNIFORM AND ESTABLISHED TRAINING STANDARDS
Program service expenses, total$619,248.00$722,080.00$554,242.00$415,689.00$362,074.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
IN 2016 THE ASSOCIATION HELD CLASSES AND SEMINARS FOR OVER 6,000 INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SERVICES AND SKILLS OF ITS MEMBERS, INCLUDING AUTO EXTRICATION, EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATION AND BOIL OVER CLASSES.
Program expenses$253,062.00$453,505.00$280,272.00$218,062.00 
Program revenue$29,976.00$41,387.00$36,320.00$20,260.00 
Program descriptionIN 2016 THE ASSOCIATION HELD CLASSES AND SEMINARS FOR OVER 6,000 INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SERVICES AND SKILLS OF ITS MEMBERS, INCLUDING AUTO EXTRICATION, EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATION AND BOIL OVER CLASSES.IN 2015 THE ASSOCIATION HELD CLASSES AND SEMINARS FOR OVER 6,000 INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SERVICES AND SKILLS OF ITS MEMBERS, INCLUDING AUTO EXTRICATION, EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATION AND BOIL OVER CLASSES.IN 2014 THE ASSOCIATION HELD CLASSES AND SEMINARS FOR OVER 6,225 INDIVIDUALS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SERVICES AND SKILLS OF ITS MEMBERS, INCLUDING AUTO EXTRICATION, EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATION AND BOIL OVER CLASSES.IN 2013 THE ASSOCIATION HELD OVER 115 CLASSES AND SEMINARS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE SERVICES AND SKILLS OF ITS MEMBERS, INCLUDING AUTO EXTRICATION, EMERGENCY VEHICLE OPERATION AND BOIL OVER CLASSES 
IN 2016 THE ASSOCIATION HELD HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING SEMINARS FOR OVER 1,350 MEMBERS AND OVER 25 STATE AND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS FOR NEARLY 1,000 MEMBERS TO RECEIVE UPDATED INFORMATION ON FIRE SAFETY, PREVENTION AND SKILLS.
Program expenses$366,186.00$268,575.00$273,970.00$197,627.00 
Program revenue$13,822.00$39,635.00$35,717.00$23,537.00 
Program descriptionIN 2016 THE ASSOCIATION HELD HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING SEMINARS FOR OVER 1,350 MEMBERS AND OVER 25 STATE AND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS FOR NEARLY 1,000 MEMBERS TO RECEIVE UPDATED INFORMATION ON FIRE SAFETY, PREVENTION AND SKILLS.IN 2015 THE ASSOCIATION HELD HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING SEMINARS FOR OVER 1,350 MEMBERS AND OVER 25 STATE AND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS FOR NEARLY 1,000 MEMBERS TO RECEIVE UPDATED INFORMATION ON FIRE SAFETY, PREVENTION AND SKILLS.IN 2014 THE ASSOCIATION HELD HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING SEMINARS FOR OVER 1,350 MEMBERS AND 27 STATE AND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS FOR NEARLY 1,000 MEMBERS TO RECEIVE UPDATED INFORMATION ON FIRE SAFETY, PREVENTION AND SKILLS.IN 2013 THE ASSOCIATION HELD 50 HAZARDOUS WASTE TRAINING SEMINARS AND 18 STATE AND REGIONAL FIRE SCHOOLS FOR ITS MEMBERS TO RECEIVE UPDATED INFORMATION ON FIRE SAFETY, PREVENTION AND SKILLS. 
TO EDUCATE FIREFIGHTERS THROUGH CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING.
Program expenses    $362,074.00
Program revenue    $53,475.00
Program description    TO EDUCATE FIREFIGHTERS THROUGH CERTIFICATION AND TRAINING.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,427,716.00$1,104,736.00$831,113.00$713,189.00$682,947.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,360,619.00$1,016,226.00$750,763.00$666,174.00$605,501.00
Investment income, current yr$557.00$663.00$343.00$1,398.00$1,707.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,360,619.00$1,016,226.00$750,763.00$666,174.00$605,501.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$25,749.00$32,591.00$35,521.00$9,273.00$38,041.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$40,791.00$55,256.00$44,486.00$36,344.00$37,698.00
Gross receipts$1,427,716.00$1,104,736.00$831,113.00$713,189.00$699,207.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues    $15,285.00
Revenue from gov't grants$1,330,618.00$1,007,226.00$742,204.00$661,174.00$590,216.00
Revenue from all other contributions$30,001.00$9,000.00$8,559.00$5,000.00 
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$25,749.00$32,591.00$35,521.00$9,273.00$35,589.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$557.00$663.00$343.00$1,398.00$1,707.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)    $2,452.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,008,016.00$1,011,509.00$817,901.00$657,583.00$584,213.00
Total functional expenses: program service $619,248.00$722,080.00$554,242.00$415,689.00$362,074.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$379,495.00$280,728.00$255,248.00$241,894.00$222,139.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$9,273.00$8,701.00$8,411.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$1,000.00$11,955.00  $1,750.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,652,374.00$974,605.00$880,288.00$873,400.00$815,423.00
Total assets, beginning of year$974,605.00$880,288.00$873,400.00$815,423.00$717,645.00
Total liabilities$136,862.00$42,819.00$41,729.00$48,053.00$30,091.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$42,819.00$41,729.00$48,053.00$30,091.00$31,047.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,515,512.00$931,786.00$838,559.00$825,347.00$785,332.00
Net assets$1,515,512.00$931,786.00$838,559.00$825,347.00$785,332.00
Net assets, beginning of year$931,786.00$838,559.00$825,347.00$785,332.00$686,598.00
Other assets    $111.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$541,887.00$763,920.00$682,181.00$754,413.00$34,601.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$763,920.00$682,181.00$754,413.00$34,601.00$17,278.00
Inventories for sale or use$17,657.00$14,398.00$7,423.00$10,009.00$14,455.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$419,700.00$93,227.00$13,212.00$55,606.00$98,734.00
Savings & temp cash investment    $690,659.00
Accounts receivable, net$94,934.00$26,414.00$33,999.00$18,495.00$15,141.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$5,890.00$3,114.00$3,007.00$520.00$11,739.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$117,167.00$25,099.00$22,834.00$27,213.00$12,776.00
Deferred revenue$19,695.00$17,720.00$18,895.00$20,840.00$17,315.00
Total net assets or fund balances$1,515,512.00$931,786.00$838,559.00$825,347.00$785,332.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$92,462.00$46,301.00$37,720.00$25,625.00$13,467.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members88888
Number of independent voting members77887
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with family member    True
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-042017-01-182015-08-102014-12-032013-11-20
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201723069349300707201642809349300529201522089349300982201403149349301305201322949349300112
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