WEST RIVER ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION INC

Address
PO BOX 412
WALL, SD 57790
Contact
Website: http://www.westriver.com
Phone: +1 (605) 279-2135
Nonprofit
NTEE: W80 - Public Utilities
EIN: 46-0204517

Mission

TO PROVIDE SAFE, RELIABLE, EFFICIENT, AND REASONABLY PRICED ELECTRICITY AND SERVICES, WHILE LEADING IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF OUR COMMUNITY FOR THE WELL BEING OF OUR MEMBERS.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1939
Subsection501(c)(12)
Organization typeCo-operative
Metropolitan statistical area6660
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$597,145.00$582,663.00$743,840.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$996,195.00$768,402.00$663,579.00
Number of employees616360
Number of people compensated >$100k854
Number of volunteers000
Number of highly compensated contractors544
Personnel
102016, William
Title SECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated person WILLIAM BIELMAIER- LEFT 102016 
Average hours per week working for org 5.20 
Reportable compensation from org $12,600.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $1.00 
Position Individual trustee or director, Officer 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
12016, Chuck
Title DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person CHUCK SLOAN- JOINED 12016 
Average hours per week working for org 8.60 
Reportable compensation from org $16,800.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $10.00 
Position Individual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Anders, Stan
TitleVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENTVICE-PRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personSTAN ANDERSSTAN ANDERSSTAN ANDERS
Average hours per week working for org10.408.108.90
Reportable compensation from org$14,600.00$14,900.00$15,600.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10.00$10.00$14.00
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
Arneson, Marcia
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMARCIA M ARNESONMARCIA M ARNESONMARCIA M ARNESON
Average hours per week working for org8.108.808.40
Reportable compensation from org$16,400.00$16,700.00$17,200.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10.00$10.00$14.00
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
Bielmaier, William
Title  SECRETARY
Name of key/compensated person  WILLIAM BIELMAIER
Average hours per week working for org  7.20
Reportable compensation from org  $14,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $7.00
Position  Individual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Eisenbraun, Larry
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personLARRY EISENBRAUNLARRY EISENBRAUNLARRY EISENBRAUN
Average hours per week working for org5.208.607.10
Reportable compensation from org$14,200.00$16,100.00$15,000.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$6.00$6.00$11.00
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
Hammerquist, Jerry
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJERRY HAMMERQUISTJERRY HAMMERQUISTJERRY HAMMERQUIST
Average hours per week working for org6.006.107.00
Reportable compensation from org$12,600.00$13,800.00$14,600.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$7.00$4.00$14.00
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
Hilgenkamp, Dawn
TitleCFOCFOCFO
Name of key/compensated personDAWN HILGENKAMPDAWN HILGENKAMPDAWN HILGENKAMP
Average hours per week working for org50.0048.0048.00
Reportable compensation from org$121,341.00$116,915.00$119,552.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$69,915.00$63,829.00$67,344.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Johnson, Richard
TitleCEO/GENERAL MANAGERCEO/GENERAL MANAGERCEO/GENERAL MANAGER
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD JOHNSONRICHARD JOHNSONRICHARD JOHNSON
Average hours per week working for org56.0055.0055.00
Reportable compensation from org$197,386.00$181,623.00$175,813.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$104,409.00$88,202.00$92,519.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Knuppe, Howard
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personHOWARD KNUPPEHOWARD KNUPPEHOWARD KNUPPE
Average hours per week working for org4.906.404.60
Reportable compensation from org$13,700.00$14,700.00$13,400.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10.00$6.00$14.00
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
Kusser, Veronica
TitleMARKETING MANAGERMARKETING MANAGERMARKETING MANAGER
Name of key/compensated personVERONICA KUSSERVERONICA KUSSERVERONICA KUSSER
Average hours per week working for org50.0048.0048.00
Reportable compensation from org$108,033.00$107,992.00$115,926.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$65,608.00$58,799.00$57,239.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Letcher, Mike
TitleMANAGER OF OPERATIONSMANAGER OF OPERATIONSMANAGER OF OPERATIONS
Name of key/compensated personMIKE LETCHERMIKE LETCHERMIKE LETCHER
Average hours per week working for org50.0048.0055.00
Reportable compensation from org$124,075.00$119,981.00$118,488.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$87,399.00$75,807.00$75,435.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Lewis, Jamie
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJAMIE LEWISJAMIE LEWISJAMIE LEWIS
Average hours per week working for org6.708.504.50
Reportable compensation from org$14,800.00$16,600.00$13,700.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10.00$10.00$15.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Moon, Andy
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personANDY MOONANDY MOONANDY MOON
Average hours per week working for org6.707.006.20
Reportable compensation from org$15,500.00$16,100.00$15,500.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10.00$10.00$14.00
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
Oct, Richard
Title  DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person  RICHARD RICHTER UNTIL OCT
Average hours per week working for org  6.90
Reportable compensation from org  $14,300.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $13.00
Position  Individual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Patterson, Jenny
TitleOFFICE SERVICES MANAGEROFFICE SERVICES MANAGER 
Name of key/compensated personJENNY PATTERSONJENNY PATTERSON 
Average hours per week working for org50.0048.00 
Reportable compensation from org$105,039.00$100,141.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$42,200.00$38,101.00 
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Peters, Sue
TitleDIRECTOR FROM 09/2017  
Name of key/compensated personSUE PETERS  
Average hours per week working for org12.80  
Reportable compensation from org$6,500.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Peters, Terry
TitleDIRECTOR UNTIL 07/2017DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personTERRY PETERSTERRY PETERS 
Average hours per week working for org3.104.60 
Reportable compensation from org$7,850.00$3,450.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$5.00$2.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Schmahl, Matthew
TitleSTAKING FOREMAN  
Name of key/compensated personMATTHEW SCHMAHL  
Average hours per week working for org50.00  
Reportable compensation from org$103,510.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$54,146.00  
PositionHighly compensated employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Shull, Wayne
TitleOPERATIONS SUPERINTENDENT  
Name of key/compensated personWAYNE SHULL  
Average hours per week working for org50.00  
Reportable compensation from org$103,961.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$45,052.00  
PositionHighly compensated employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Sloan, Chuck
TitleDIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personCHUCK SLOAN  
Average hours per week working for org13.50  
Reportable compensation from org$16,700.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$10.00  
PositionIndividual trustee or director  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesCOOPERATIVE - ELECTRICITY TO MEMBERSCOOPERATIVE - ELECTRICITY TO MEMBERSCOOPERATIVE - ELECTRICITY TO MEMBERS
Programs, including revenue & expenses
PROVIDED ELECTRIC SERVICE TO APPROXIMATELY 13,180 MEMBERS AND 17,038 METERS. ADDED OR REPLACED 190 METERS.
Program descriptionPROVIDED ELECTRIC SERVICE TO APPROXIMATELY 13,180 MEMBERS AND 17,038 METERS. ADDED OR REPLACED 190 METERS.PROVIDED ELECTRIC SERVICE TO APPROXIMATELY 12,898 MEMBERS AND 16,848 METERS. ADDED OR REPLACED 287 METERS.PROVIDED ELECTRIC SERVICE TO APPROXIMATELY 12,678 MEMBERS AND 16,561 METERS. ADDED OR REPLACED 200 METERS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$37,752,781.00$36,598,751.00$33,123,245.00
Revenue
Total revenue$38,136,791.00$36,964,403.00$33,366,095.00
Program service revenue (total)$37,794,524.00$36,635,788.00$33,160,943.00
Revenue from contributions (total)  $0.00
Investment income$313,332.00$333,867.00$201,877.00
Total unrelated business revenue-$20,889.00-$18,050.00-$24,950.00
Other revenue, current yr$28,935.00-$5,252.00$3,275.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$20,889.00-$18,051.00-$24,950.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$38,521,763.00$37,344,019.00$33,765,385.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$319,615.00$295,341.00$177,043.00
Net rental income-$20,889.00-$18,050.00-$24,950.00
Net inventory sales (total)$49,824.00$12,798.00$28,225.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$118,661,041.00$116,298,732.00$113,764,613.00
Total assets, beginning of year$116,298,732.00$113,764,613.00$112,824,558.00
Total liabilities$80,111,961.00$79,153,152.00$79,680,394.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$79,153,152.00$79,680,394.00$80,598,258.00
Net assets$38,549,080.00$37,145,580.00$34,084,219.00
Net assets, beginning of year$37,145,580.00$34,084,219.00$32,226,300.00
Other liabilities$2,631,324.00$3,345,530.00$4,723,009.00
Other assets$8,023.00$8,023.00$8,023.00
Investments: other securities$2,064,795.00$2,487,224.00$3,977,838.00
Investments: program-related$13,721,848.00$13,245,233.00$11,494,450.00
Escrow or custodial account liability$9,748.00$3,606.00$3,759.00
Inventories for sale or use$3,975,668.00$4,335,404.00$3,299,800.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$384,010.00$365,652.00$242,850.00
Savings & temp cash investment$2,711,147.00$2,375,276.00$3,113,808.00
Accounts receivable, net$3,807,674.00$3,980,216.00$3,915,022.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,238,460.00$1,480,234.00$1,668,264.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$3,795,467.00$3,808,904.00$3,234,022.00
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$1,220,422.00$1,372,426.00$1,524,430.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$72,455,000.00$70,622,686.00$70,195,174.00
Total net assets or fund balances$38,549,080.00$37,145,580.00$34,084,219.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$3,191,483.00$2,986,056.00$3,016,338.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members998
Number of independent voting members998
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Org has controlled entityTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-032017-10-162016-12-08
IRS schema version2017v2.22016v3.02015v2.1
Filing identifier201842059349300324201732029349300128201612079349300026
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