INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REPOSITORIES

Address
C/O MALACHITE MGMT 750 WEST PENDER
VANCOUVER, BC V6C 2T7
CA
Contact
Website: http://www.isber.org
Phone: +1 (604) 484-4693
Nonprofit
NTEE: C03 - Professional Societies, Associations
EIN: 46-1906754

Mission

ISBER IS A GLOBAL ORGANIZATION WHICH CREATES OPPORTUNITIES FOR SHARING IDEAS AND INNOVATIONS IN BIOBANKING AND HARMONIZES APPROACHES TO EVOLVING CHALLENGES FOR BIOLOGICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REPOSITORIES.
 2016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Doing business as nameISBER
Year of formation2013
Subsection code03
PF filing required0   
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Number of employees000 
Number of people compensated >$100k000 
Number of volunteers101011 
Number of highly compensated contractors111 
Personnel
Bvsc, Paul
Title  DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE 
Name of key/compensated person  PAUL BARTELS PHD BVSC 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0 
Fibms, Jane
TitleDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEDIRECTOR-AT-LARGE 
Name of key/compensated personJANE CARPENTER MAPPSCI FIBMSJANE CARPENTER MAPPSCI FIBMSJANE CARPENTER MAPPSCI FIBMS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.01.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0 
Frcpc, Brent
Title President-ElectDIRECTOR-AT-LARGE 
Name of key/compensated person BRENT SCHACTER MD FRCPCBRENT SCHACTER MD FRCPC 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00.0 
Hdr, Fay
Title  PAST PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person  FAY BETSOU DRSC HDR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0 
Lawlor, Rita
TitleDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEDIRECTOR-AT-LARGE 
Name of key/compensated personRITA LAWLORRITA LAWLORRITA LAWLOR 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.01.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0 
Mdfrcpc, Brent
TitlePresident   
Name of key/compensated personBRENT SCHACTER MDFRCPC   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.0   
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   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.0   
Mdphd, Xiaomin
TitleDIRECTOR-AT-LARGE   
Name of key/compensated personXIAOMIN WANG MDPHD   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.0   
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   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.0   
Mpub, Ana
TitleEXECUTIVE DIRECTOREXECUTIVE DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personANA TORRES BA MPUBANA TORRES BA MPUB  
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org13.513.5  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.0  
Ms, Heather
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personHEATHER SIEFERS MSHEATHER SIEFERS MSHEATHER SIEFERS MS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.01.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0 
Ms, Piper
TitleDIRECTOR-AT-LARGEDIRECTOR-AT-LARGE  
Name of key/compensated personPIPER MULLINS MSPIPER MULLINS MS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.01.0  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.0  
Ms, Rebecca
Title  DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE 
Name of key/compensated person  REBECCA PUGH MS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True 
Average hours per week working for org  1.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0 
Msc, Sarah
Title  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  SARAH MCCARTHY MSC MBA 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org  13.5 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs  0.0 
Phdakcmba, Zisis
TitlePRESIDENT-ELECT   
Name of key/compensated personZIsIS KOZLAKIDIS PHDAKCMBA   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.0   
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   
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.0   
Sexton, Katherine
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personKATHERINE SEXTON MBAKATHERINE SEXTONKATHERINE SEXTON 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.01.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0 
Vaught, Jim
TitlePAST-PRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT-ELECT 
Name of key/compensated personJIM VAUGHT PHDJIM VAUGHTJIM VAUGHT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.01.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs0.00.00.0 
Wang, Xiaomin
Title DIRECTOR-AT-LARGE  
Name of key/compensated person XIAOMIN WANG MD PHD  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True  
Average hours per week working for org 1.0  
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  
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.0  
Zaayenga, Andy
Title Past-PRESIDENTPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person ANDY ZAAYENGAANDY ZAAYENGA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org 1.01.0 
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 
Average hours per week working for related orgs 0.00.0 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesPROMOTES INNOVATIONS & HARMONIZATION IN SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT OF BIO-REPOSITORIES.PROMOTES INNOVATIONS & HARMONIZATION IN SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT OF BIO-REPOSITORIESPROMOTES INNOVATIONS & HARMONIZATION IN SCIENCE & MANAGEMENT OF BIO-REPOSITORIES 
Program service expenses, total$809,229.00$745,752.00$602,953.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
Annual Meeting & Exhibits that provides a global forum for discussion of a broad range of issues related to the establishment and operation of a wide variety of biorepositories including human, animal, seed, museum and environmental collections.
Program expenses$809,229.00$745,752.00$602,953.00 
Program revenue$787,067.00$923,918.00$823,001.00 
Program descriptionAnnual Meeting & Exhibits that provides a global forum for discussion of a broad range of issues related to the establishment and operation of a wide variety of biorepositories including human, animal, seed, museum and environmental collections.Annual Meeting & Exhibits that provides a global forum for discussion of a broad range of issues related to the establishment and operation of a wide variety of biorepositories including human, animal, seed, museum and environmental collections.Annual Meeting & Exhibits that provides a global forum for discussion of a broad range of issues related to the establishment and operation of a wide variety of biorepositories including human, animal, seed, museum and environmental collections. animal, seed, museum and environmental collections. 
INCREASING MEMBERSHIPS OF INDIVIDUALS, SMALL ORGANIZATIONS, MEDIUM ORGANIZATIONS AND LARGE ORGANIZATIONS
Program revenue$336,041.00$384,024.00$345,361.00 
Program descriptionINCREASING MEMBERSHIPS OF INDIVIDUALS, SMALL ORGANIZATIONS, MEDIUM ORGANIZATIONS AND LARGE ORGANIZATIONSINCREASING MEMBERSHIPS OF INDIVIDUALS, SMALL ORGANIZATIONS, MEDIUM ORGANIZATIONS AND LARGE ORGANIZATIONSINCREASING MEMBERSHIPS OF INDIVIDUALS, SMALL ORGANIZATIONS, MEDIUM ORGANIZATIONS AND LARGE ORGANIZATIONS 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,160,528.00$1,345,445.00$1,195,906.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$31,817.00$29,377.00$60,899.00$245,010.00
Investment income, current yr$1,333.00$0.00$0.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$31,817.00$29,377.00$60,899.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$4,270.00$8,198.00$9,801.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00  
Program service revenue (total)$1,123,108.00$1,307,870.00$1,125,206.00$12,241.00
Gross receipts$1,165,445.00$1,349,199.00$1,202,169.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$1,020.00$1,500.00  
Revenue from all other contributions$30,797.00$27,877.00$60,899.00 
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$6,695.00$9,971.00$8,543.00 
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$0.00$72.00$181.00 
Net revenue from gaming (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,333.00$0.00$0.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$2,425.00-$1,845.00$1,077.00 
Net inventory sales (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,133,629.00$1,051,235.00$859,053.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $809,229.00$745,752.00$602,953.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$324,400.00$305,483.00$256,100.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Legal fees (total)$1,559.00$1,296.00$1,777.00 
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
General management fees (total)$135,210.00$153,574.00$132,591.00 
Investment management fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$1,073,429.00$924,280.00$670,136.00$195,605.00
Total assets, beginning of year$924,280.00$670,136.00$159,670.00 
Total liabilities$449,624.00$323,049.00$363,115.00$225,437.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$323,049.00$363,115.00$189,502.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans & receivables from key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$623,805.00$601,231.00$307,021.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Permanently restricted net assets, end of yr$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Net assets$623,805.00$601,231.00$307,021.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$601,231.00$307,021.00-$29,832.00 
Other liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Bond liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Intangible assets$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other assets$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: other securities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$532,368.00$632,925.00$645,044.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$632,925.00$645,044.00$143,365.00 
Investments -- program-related$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Escrow or custodial account liability$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Loans and other payables to key persons$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Grants payable$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Inventories for sale or use$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$26,899.00$294,210.00$336,853.00 
Advertising (total)$2,136.00$6,760.00$3,234.00 
Savings & temp cash investment$370,776.00$25,030.00$0.00 
Accounts receivable, net$49,521.00$41,406.00$12,603.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$120,764.00$224,919.00$12,489.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$119,871.00$16,281.00$13,547.00 
Deferred revenue$329,753.00$306,768.00$349,568.00 
Unsecured notes & loans to unrelated parties$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$623,805.00$601,231.00$307,021.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Payment to affiliates$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members999 
Number of independent voting members999 
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue 
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990 
Date e-filing submitted2017-10-192016-12-302015-10-01 
IRS schema version2016v3.12015v2.12014v5.0 
Filing identifier201702359349301010201632259349303953201522479349300302 
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