NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS ASSOCIATION

Address
1002 W MAIN AVE NO 3
WEST FARGO, ND 58078
Contact
Website: http://www.ndgga.com
Phone: +1 (701) 282-9361
Nonprofit
NTEE: K28 - Farm Bureau, Grange
EIN: 45-0343618

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS ASSOCIATION (NDGGA) IS TO SERVE NORTH DAKOTA WHEAT AND BARLEY PRODUCERS WITH EDUCATION, LEADERSHIP, INFORMATION AND REPRESENTATION TO INCREASE PROFITABILITY AND ENHANCE VALUE ADDED OPPORTUNITIES. NDGGA ACCOMPLISHES THIS THROUGH PROMOTING AND EMPHASIZING RESEARCH, LOCATING GRAIN AND GRAIN PRODUCT MARKETS, AND PARTICIPATING IN STUDIES TO SOLVE GRAIN PROBLEMS THAT ARE COMMON TO NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1967
Subsection code05
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area2520
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$127,000.00$122,400.00$120,000.00 $145,327.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$138,375.00$131,825.00$129,800.00 $113,050.00
Number of employees102 2
Number of people compensated >$100k111 0
Number of volunteers000 0
Number of highly compensated contractors000  
Personnel
Bernhardt, Tom
TitleSECRETARY/TREASURERSECRETARY/TREASURERDIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personTOM BERNHARDTTOM BERNHARDTTOM BERNHARDT TOM BERNHARDT
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org$800.00$600.00$0.00 $875.00
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
Ehlis, Frank
Title  DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated person  FRANK EHLIS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  5.00  
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  
Elkin, Jay
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJAY ELKINJAY ELKIN  JAY ELKIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00  5.00
Reportable compensation from org$950.00$950.00  $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
Ellis, Ryan
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personRYAN ELLISRYAN ELLIS   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00   
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   
Formo, Mark
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR1ST VICE PRESIDENT 2nd VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personMARK FORMOMARK FORMOMARK FORMO MARK FORMO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org$1,875.00$2,475.00$1,875.00 $1,350.00
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
Howe, Michael
Title1ST VICE PRESIDENT1ST VICE PRESIDENTDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personMICHAEL HOWEMICHAEL HOWEMICHAEL HOWE  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00  
Reportable compensation from org$1,075.00$950.00$675.00  
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  
Johnsrud, Dennis
Title2ND VICE PRESIDENT2ND VICE PRESIDENTDIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDENNIS JOHNSRUDDENNIS JOHNSRUDDENNIS JOHNSRUD DENNIS JOHNSRUD
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$1,250.00 $800.00
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
Kessel, Ed
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personED KESSELED KESSEL   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00   
Reportable compensation from org$1,900.00$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   
Kessel, Greg
Title  DIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  GREG KESSEL GREG KESSEL
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  5.00 5.00
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
Lentz, Doyle
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    DOYLE LENTZ
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    5.00
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
Martin, Mike
Title  DIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  MIKE MARTIN MIKE MARTIN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  5.00 5.00
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
Mertz, Jeff
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJEFF MERTZJEFF MERTZ   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00   
Reportable compensation from org$1,350.00$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   
Nesham, Gary
Title  SECRETARY/TREASURER  
Name of key/compensated person  GARY NESHAM  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  5.00  
Reportable compensation from org  $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  
Neshem, Gary
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR  SECRETARY/TREASURER
Name of key/compensated personGARY NESHEMGARY NESHEM  GARY NESHEM
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00  5.00
Reportable compensation from org$1,700.00$800.00  $1,150.00
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
Thykeson, Brad
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personBRAD THYKESONBRAD THYKESONBRAD THYKESON BRAD THYKESON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org$950.00$975.00$825.00 $3,625.00
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
Weckerly, Terry
Title  DIRECTOR DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  TERRY WECKERLY TERRY WECKERLY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  5.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00 $2,225.00
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
Weinand, John
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENT2ND VICE PRESIDENT DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN WEINANDJOHN WEINANDJOHN WEINAND JOHN WEINAND
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org$3,075.00$2,675.00$1,500.00 $2,175.00
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
Wisness, Robert
Title  PRESIDENT 1st VICE PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person  ROBERT WISNESS ROBERT WISNESS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True True
Average hours per week working for org  5.00 5.00
Reportable compensation from org  $3,075.00 $2,375.00
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
Wogsland, Dan
Title    EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    DAN WOGSLAND
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org    40.00
Reportable compensation from org    $98,475.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs    $22,161.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs     $0.00
Wogsland, Daniel
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL WOGSLANDDANIEL WOGSLANDDANIEL WOGSLAND  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00  
Reportable compensation from org$124,700.00$122,400.00$120,000.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$35,469.00$0.00$0.00  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTSTO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTSTO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTS TO PROMOTE GRAIN PRODUCTS
Programs, including revenue & expenses
NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS ASSOCIATION PROVIDES A VOICE FOR WHEAT AND BARLEY PRODUCERS ON DOMESTIC POLICY ISSUES SUCH AS CROP INSURANCE, DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND THE FARM BILL WHILE SERVING AS A SOURCE FOR AGRONOMIC AND CROP MARKETING EDUCATION FOR ITS MEMBERS.
Program descriptionNORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS ASSOCIATION PROVIDES A VOICE FOR WHEAT AND BARLEY PRODUCERS ON DOMESTIC POLICY ISSUES SUCH AS CROP INSURANCE, DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND THE FARM BILL WHILE SERVING AS A SOURCE FOR AGRONOMIC AND CROP MARKETING EDUCATION FOR ITS MEMBERS.NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS ASSOCIATION PROVIDES A VOICE FOR WHEAT AND BARLEY PRODUCERS ON DOMESTIC POLICY ISSUES SUCH AS CROP INSURANCE, DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND THE FARM BILL WHILE SERVING AS A SOURCE FOR AGRONOMIC AND CROP MARKETING EDUCATION FOR ITS MEMBERS.NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS ASSOCIATION PROVIDES A VOICE FOR WHEAT AND BARLEY PRODUCERS ON DOMESTIC POLICY ISSUES SUCH AS CROP INSURANCE, DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND THE FARM BILL WHILE SERVING AS A SOURCE FOR AGRONOMIC AND CROP MARKETING EDUCATION FOR ITS MEMBERS. NORTH DAKOTA GRAIN GROWERS PROVIDES A VOICE FOR WHEAT AND BARLEY PRODUCERS ON DOMESTIC POLICY ISSUES SUCH AS CROP INSURANCE, DISASTER ASSISTANCE AND THE FARM BILL WHILE SERVING AS A SOURCE FOR AGRONOMIC AND CROP MARKETING EDUCATION FOR ITS MEMBERS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$737,810.00$741,999.00$798,618.00 $481,940.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$685,092.00$656,301.00$747,154.00$568,839.00$452,109.00
Investment income, current yr$1.00$1.00$1.00 $1,504.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$685,092.00$656,301.00$747,154.00 $452,109.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Other revenue, current yr-$11,718.00-$9,644.00-$5,723.00 -$9,968.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Program service revenue (total)$64,435.00$95,341.00$57,186.00$4,906.00$38,295.00
Gross receipts$758,653.00$756,643.00$813,391.00 $502,686.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$18,034.00$27,668.00$24,785.00 $15,470.00
Revenue from fundraising events$12,000.00$10,600.00$20,600.00 $8,555.00
Revenue from gov't grants$655,058.00$618,023.00$701,013.00 $428,084.00
Revenue from all other contributions $10.00$756.00  
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1.00$1.00$1.00 $1,504.00
Net rental income $0.00 $0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$11,718.00-$9,644.00-$5,723.00 -$9,968.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$674,224.00$637,586.00$663,208.00 $616,095.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 $0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$382,097.00$304,866.00$160,978.00$55,404.00$46,523.00
Total assets, beginning of year$304,866.00$160,978.00$55,404.00 $198,501.00
Total liabilities$194,609.00$180,964.00$141,489.00$171,325.00$113,240.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$180,964.00$141,489.00$171,325.00 $131,063.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$187,488.00$123,902.00$19,489.00 -$66,717.00
Net assets$187,488.00$123,902.00$19,489.00 -$66,717.00
Net assets, beginning of year$123,902.00$19,489.00-$115,921.00 $67,438.00
Other liabilities$33,809.00$26,962.00$15,843.00 $5,820.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$349,036.00$253,935.00$154,908.00 $19,200.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$253,935.00$154,908.00$53,976.00 $30,437.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$63,586.00$104,413.00$135,410.00 -$134,155.00
Advertising (total)$87,088.00$55,521.00$49,774.00 $41,342.00
Savings & temp cash investment$1,430.00$1,429.00$1,428.00 $23,911.00
Accounts receivable, net$31,631.00$49,502.00$4,642.00 $1,419.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges    $1,111.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$122,567.00$111,640.00$110,136.00 $100,720.00
Deferred revenue$38,233.00$42,362.00$15,510.00 $6,700.00
Total net assets or fund balances$187,488.00$123,902.00$19,489.00 -$66,717.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization    $3,776.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members121212 12
Number of independent voting members121212 12
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrue  
Accrual accounting    True
Tax year start date2016-07-012015-07-012014-07-01 2012-07-01
Tax year end date2017-06-012016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 990
Reason for form submission
Address change    True
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-042017-01-192016-02-01 2014-05-27
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.0 2012v2.1
Filing identifier201703389349300450201622859349301082201503139349302260 201431219349301358
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