Northern Canola Growers Association Inc

Address
125 Slate Dr No 4
Bismarck, ND 58503
Contact
Website: http://www.northerncanola.com
Phone: +1 (701) 223-4124
Nonprofit
NTEE: K28 - Farm Bureau, Grange
EIN: 45-0435502

Mission

The mission of the Northern Canola Growers Association is to promote and encourage the establishment and maintenance of conditions favorable to the production, marketing, processing, research, and use of canola; to promote efficient production through farmer education, public and private research, labeling and registration of crop protection products; to promote uniform seed and product standards; and to work to develop and implement agriculture policies that will enhance development of the industry.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1994
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area1010
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$9,600.00$5,600.00$9,385.00$6,655.00$7,000.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$3,600.00$7,655.00$7,325.00$7,000.00$8,500.00
Number of employees00000
Number of people compensated >$100k00000
Number of volunteers1414131415
Number of highly compensated contractors111  
Personnel
Aalund, Bryan
TitleSecretary/TreasurerSecretary/TreasurerDirectorDirector 
Name of key/compensated personBryan AalundBryan AalundBryan AalundBryan Aalund 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.003.000.600.60 
Reportable compensation from org$1,200.00$1,140.00$1,040.00$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 
Bachman, Bernie
Title  DirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person  Bernie BachmanBernie BachmanBernie Bachman
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  0.800.800.80
Reportable compensation from org  $705.00$600.00$500.00
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
Bjerke, Jay
Title Director   
Name of key/compensated person Jay Bjerke   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 0.60   
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   
Borgen, Tom
Title   Secretary/Treasurer (Dec-Feb)Secretary/Treasurer
Name of key/compensated person   Tom BorgenTom Borgen
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Current officer   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   3.003.00
Reportable compensation from org   $1,500.00$1,800.00
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
Brandjord, Wally
Title Director (Through 12/10/2014)DirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person Wally BrandjordWally BrandjordWally BrandjordWally Brandjord
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.100.100.50
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$500.00$300.00
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
Coleman, Barry
TitleExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive DirectorExecutive Director
Name of key/compensated personBarry ColemanBarry ColemanBarry ColemanBarry ColemanBarry Coleman
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.0040.00
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
Dec-Jan, Jon
Title   President (Feb-Nov) 
Name of key/compensated person   Jon Wert Vice Pres Dec-Jan 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   3.00 
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 
Dec-Jan, Pat
Title   Vice President (Feb-Nov) 
Name of key/compensated person   Pat Murphy Director Dec-Jan 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   2.20 
Reportable compensation from org   $700.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Dec-Jan, Ryan
Title   Secretary/Treasurer (Feb-Nov) 
Name of key/compensated person   Ryan Pederson Pres Dec-Jan 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Current officer   True 
Average hours per week working for org   3.00 
Reportable compensation from org   $1,500.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00 
Hart, Steve
TitleDirector (thru 11/8/16)Director   
Name of key/compensated personSteve HartSteve Hart   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.302.00   
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   
Jacobson, Zach
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personZach Jacobson    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.30    
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    
Jenks, Brian
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personBrian JenksBrian JenksBrian JenksBrian JenksBrian Jenks
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.300.600.600.600.60
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
Mack, Eric
Title Director (Through 12/10/2014)DirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person Eric MackEric MackEric MackEric Mack
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.600.600.600.60
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
Marquardt, Dan
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personDan Marquardt    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.30    
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    
Mickelson, Tim
TitleDirectorDirectorDirector  
Name of key/compensated personTim MickelsonTim MickelsonTim Mickelson  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org0.300.600.60  
Reportable compensation from org$600.00$870.00$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  
Mitchell, Greg
Title   DirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person   Greg MitchellGreg Mitchell
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.600.60
Reportable compensation from org   $400.00$500.00
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
Mongeon, Matt
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personMatt Mongeon    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.30    
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    
Murphy, Pat
TitleVice PresidentVice PresidentVice President Director
Name of key/compensated personPat MurphyPat MurphyPat Murphy Pat Murphy
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Current officerTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.002.202.20 0.60
Reportable compensation from org$1,200.00$1,680.00$1,345.00 $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
Pederson, Ryan
Title DirectorSecretary/Treasurer President
Name of key/compensated person Ryan PedersonRyan Pederson Ryan Pederson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue True
Current officer  True True
Average hours per week working for org 0.603.00 3.00
Reportable compensation from org $3,295.00$1,785.00 $2,800.00
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
Peltier, Keith
TitleDirectorDirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated personKeith PeltierKeith PeltierKeith PeltierKeith PeltierKeith Peltier
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org0.301.401.401.401.40
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
Rollness, Kyle
Title DirectorDirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person Kyle RollnessKyle RollnessKyle RollnessKyle Rollness
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.100.600.600.60
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
Romfo, Troy
TitleDirectorDirector   
Name of key/compensated personTroy RomfoTroy Romfo   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.300.80   
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   
Schaefer, Zach
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personZach Schaefer    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.30    
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    
Sundeen, Kristie
TitleDirector    
Name of key/compensated personKristie Sundeen    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.30    
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    
Waslaski, Kevin
Title Director (Through 12/10/2014)DirectorDirectorDirector
Name of key/compensated person Kevin WaslaskiKevin WaslaskiKevin WaslaskiKevin Waslaski
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 2.002.002.003.30
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$1,445.00$1,200.00$2,000.00
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
Wert, Jon
TitlePresidentPresidentPresident Vice President
Name of key/compensated personJon WertJon WertJon Wert Jon Wert
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue True
Current officerTrueTrueTrue True
Average hours per week working for org1.003.003.00 2.20
Reportable compensation from org$600.00$670.00$1,005.00 $600.00
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo develop markets, education and research programs for canola production.To develop markets, education and research programs for canola production.To develop markets, education and research programs for canola production.To develop markets, education and research programs for canola production.To develop markets, education and research programs for canola production.
Programs, including revenue & expenses
In the 2015 - 2016 year Northern Canola Growers Association completed two field tours for growers providing education on successfully growing canola. The organization also conducted an Annual Research Symposium to educate growers and industry on current-year canola research results and to discuss future research needs as well as conducted an Annual Meeting to provide educational knowledge to canola growers & industry. Conducted canola oil promotion activities at Culinary Institute of America at two different programs targeting young chefs and restaurants.
Program descriptionIn the 2015 - 2016 year Northern Canola Growers Association completed two field tours for growers providing education on successfully growing canola. The organization also conducted an Annual Research Symposium to educate growers and industry on current-year canola research results and to discuss future research needs as well as conducted an Annual Meeting to provide educational knowledge to canola growers & industry. Conducted canola oil promotion activities at Culinary Institute of America at two different programs targeting young chefs and restaurants.In the 2014 - 2015 year Northern Canola Growers Association completed two field tours for growers providing education on successfully growing canola. The organization also conducted an Annual Research Symposium to educate growers and industry on current-year canola research results and to discuss future research needs as well as conducted an Annual Canola Expo to provide educational knowledge to canola growers & industry. Conducted canola oil promotion activities at Culinary Institute of America at two different programs targeting young chefs and restaurants.In the 2013 - 2014 year Northern Canola Growers Association completed two field tour for growers providing education on successfully growing canola. Conducted an Annual Research Symposium to educate growers and industry on current-year canola research results and to discuss future research needs. Conducted an Annual Canola Day to provide educational knowledge to canola growers & industry. Conducted canola oil promotion activities at Culinary Institute of America at two different programs targeting young chefs and restaurants.In the 2012 - 2013 year Northern Canola Growers Association completed one field tour for growers providing education on successfully growing canola. Conducted an Annual Research Symposium to educate growers and industry on current-year canola research results and to discuss future research needs. Conducted an Annual Canola Day to provide educational knowledge to canola growers & industry. Conducted canola oil promotion activities at Culinary Institute of America at two different programs targeting young chefs and restaurants.In the 2011 - 2012 year Northern Canola Growers Association completed two field tours for growers providing education on successfully growing canola. Conducted an Annual Research Symposium to educate growers and industry on current-year canola research results and to discuss future research needs. Conducted an Annual Canola Day to provide educational knowledge to canola growers & industry. Conducted canola oil promotion activities at Culinary Institute of America at two different programs targeting young chefs and restaurants.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$842,977.00$732,337.00$732,329.00$699,645.00$689,595.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$834,310.00$732,946.00$716,702.00$690,360.00$664,300.00
Investment income, current yr$295.00$206.00$235.00$297.00$283.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$834,310.00$732,946.00$716,702.00$690,360.00$664,300.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$14,646.00$8,524.00$25,000.00
Other revenue, current yr$8,372.00-$815.00$746.00$464.00$12.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00-$5,408.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00$14,646.00$8,524.00$25,000.00
Gross receipts$865,577.00$760,175.00$760,334.00$717,331.00$706,933.00
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues$14,310.00$17,946.00$16,702.00$15,360.00$14,300.00
Revenue from all other contributions$820,000.00$715,000.00$700,000.00$675,000.00$650,000.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$295.00$206.00$235.00$297.00$283.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events$8,372.00-$815.00$746.00$464.00$12.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$823,232.00$733,115.00$705,212.00$667,142.00$686,257.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
General management fees (total)$252,405.00$245,045.00$238,015.00$232,200.00$226,460.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$299,039.00$279,621.00$278,609.00$246,043.00$212,071.00
Total assets, beginning of year$279,621.00$278,609.00$246,043.00$212,071.00$203,167.00
Total liabilities$10,947.00$11,274.00$9,484.00$7,035.00$5,566.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$11,274.00$9,484.00$7,035.00$5,566.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$288,092.00$268,347.00$269,125.00$239,008.00$206,505.00
Net assets$288,092.00$268,347.00$269,125.00$239,008.00$206,505.00
Net assets, beginning of year$268,347.00$269,125.00$239,008.00$206,505.00$203,167.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$19,745.00-$778.00$27,117.00$32,503.00$3,338.00
Advertising (total)$73,795.00$89,285.00$74,202.00$70,216.00$63,750.00
Savings & temp cash investment$299,027.00$276,147.00$258,708.00$243,402.00$211,952.00
Accounts receivable, net$12.00$3,474.00$26.00$43.00$119.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges  $19,875.00$2,598.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses    $5,566.00
Deferred revenue$10,947.00$11,274.00$9,484.00$7,035.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$288,092.00$268,347.00$269,125.00$239,008.00$206,505.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1211121212
Number of independent voting members1211121212
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-012011-12-01
Tax year end date2016-11-012015-11-012014-11-012013-11-012012-11-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with entity ownerTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-172016-07-262015-05-142014-07-182014-01-09
IRS schema version2015v3.02014v6.02013v4.02012v2.12011v1.5
Filing identifier201702199349300805201630909349300033201500929349300525201401899349300920201302879349300030
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