WEST MICHIGAN CEC INC

Address
1220 EASTGATE
MUSKEGON, MI 49442
Contact
Phone: +1 (231) 773-3221
Nonprofit
NTEE: B82 - Scholarships, Student Financial Aid Services, Awards
EIN: 47-1337406

Mission

MEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS ARE COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING IN WAYS THAT ALLOW THE MEMBER SCHOOLS TO INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY ELEVATE AND SUSTAIN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IN WEST MICHIGAN. IN PRACTICE, THE CEC WILL STRIVE TO HELP ENSURE THAT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WILL THRIVE IN WEST MICHIGAN FOR GENERATIONS TO COME BY FOCUSING EFFORTS ON RAISING FUNDS, MARKETING AND RECRUITMENT, SHARING RESOURCES AND ENJOYING COST SAVINGS FOR MEMBER SCHOOLS THROUGH JOINT PURCHASING POWER.
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Subsection code03
PF filing required0  
Metropolitan statistical area3000
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees 00
Number of volunteers 107
Personnel
Dekam, Dan
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDAN DEKAMDAN DEKAMDAN DEKAM
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True 
Current officer TrueTrue
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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  40.00
Doty, Doug
Title BOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated person DOUG DOTY 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True 
Average hours per week working for org 0.50 
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 
Meyers, Scott
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT MEYERSSCOTT MEYERSSCOTT MEYERS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue
Current officer TrueTrue
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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
Morse, Phil
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER 
Name of key/compensated personPHIL MORSEPHIL MORSE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.50 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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 
Onderlinde, James
TitleSECRETARYSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personJAMES ONDERLINDEJAMES ONDERLINDE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True 
Current officer True 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.50 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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 
Post, Gary
TitleTREASURERTREASURERTREASURER
Name of key/compensated personGARY POSTGARY POSTGARY POST
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue
Current officer TrueTrue
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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
Risselade, Joe
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personJOE RISSELADEJOE RISSELADEJOE RISSELADE
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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
Sikkenga, Barb
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBARB SIKKENGABARB SIKKENGABARB SIKKENGA
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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
Stuk, Jeff
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person JEFF STUKJEFF STUK
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
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
Varnado, Byron
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated personBYRON VARNADOBYRON VARNADOBYRON VARNADO
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 0.500.50
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$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
Wagner, Dave
Title  BOARD MEMBER
Name of key/compensated person  DAVE WAGNER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True
Average hours per week working for org  0.50
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
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activities MEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS ARE COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING IN WAYS THAT ALLOW THE MEMBER SCHOOLS TO INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY ELEVATE AND SUSTAIN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IN WEST MICHIGAN. IN PRACTICE, THE CEC WILL STRIVE TO HELP ENSURE THAT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WILL THRIVE IN WEST MICHIGAN FOR GENERATIONS TO COME BY FOCUSING EFFORTS ON RAISING FUNDS, MARKETING AND RECRUITMENT, SHARING RESOURCES AND ENJOYING COST SAVINGS FOR MEMBER SCHOOLS THROUGH JOINT PURCHASING POWER.MEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS ARE COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING IN WAYS THAT ALLOW THE MEMBER SCHOOLS TO INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY ELEVATE AND SUSTAIN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IN WEST MICHIGAN. IN PRACTICE, THE CEC WILL STRIVE TO HELP ENSURE THAT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WILL THRIVE IN WEST MICHIGAN FOR GENRATIONS TO COME BY FOCUSING EFFORTS ON RAISING FUNDS, MARKETING AND RECRUITMENT, SHARING RESOURCES AND ENJOYING COST SAVINGS FOR MEMBER SCHOOLS THROUGH JOINT PURCHASING POWER.
Primary exempt purposeMEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS ARE COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING IN WAYS THAT ALLOW THE MEMBER SCHOOLS TO INDIVIDUALLY AND COLLECTIVELY ELEVATE AND SUSTAIN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION IN WEST MICHIGAN. IN PRACTICE, THE CEC WILL STRIVE TO HELP ENSURE THAT CHRISTIAN EDUCATION WILL THRIVE IN WEST MICHIGAN FOR GENERATIONS TO COME BY FOCUSING EFFORTS ON RAISING FUNDS, MARKETING AND RECRUITMENT, SHARING RESOURCES AND ENJOYING COST SAVINGS FOR MEMBER SCHOOLS THROUGH JOINT PURCHASING POWER.  
Program service expenses, total$269,199.00$2,057.00$308,098.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS BETWEEN MEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS IN SHARING CURRICULUMS, RAISING REVENUES, AND EXPLORING COST SAVINGS MEASURES, AS WELL AS OTHER STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
Program expenses $2,057.00$308,098.00
Grants and allocations made  $305,000.00
Program revenue $198,888.00$309,740.00
Program description COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS BETWEEN MEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS IN SHARING CURRICULUMS, RAISING REVENUES, AND EXPLORING COST SAVINGS MEASURES, AS WELL AS OTHER STRATEGIC INITIATIVESCOLLABORATIVE EFFORTS BETWEEN MEMBER CHRISTIAN SCHOOLS IN SHARING CURRICULUMS, RAISING REVENUES, AND EXPLORING COST SAVINGS MEASURES, AS WELL AS OTHER STRATEGIC INITIATIVES
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$69,901.00$198,991.00$310,462.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $198,888.00$309,740.00
Investment income, current yr$198.00$103.00$722.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr $198,888.00$309,740.00
Total unrelated business revenue $0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr $0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total) $0.00 
Gross receipts $198,991.00$310,462.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from all other contributions $198,888.00$309,740.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments $103.00$722.00
Net rental income $0.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all $2,057.00$308,098.00
Total functional expenses: program service  $2,057.00$308,098.00
Total functional expenses: management and general $0.00$0.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising $0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total) $0.00$0.00
Investment management fees (total) $2,057.00$3,098.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$0.00$199,298.00$2,364.00
Total assets, beginning of year$199,298.00$2,364.00 
Total liabilities $0.00$0.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr $199,298.00$2,364.00
Net assets $199,298.00$2,364.00
Net assets, beginning of year $2,364.00 
Investments: publicly traded securities $199,298.00$2,364.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses $196,934.00$2,364.00
Total net assets or fund balances $199,298.00$2,364.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members 107
Number of independent voting members 107
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-09-012015-09-012014-09-01
Tax year end date2017-08-012016-08-012015-08-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5k  True
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990990
Reason for form submission
First filing  True
Date e-filing submitted2017-12-292017-04-182016-03-23
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v6.0
Filing identifier201713149349201056201633369349300433201620159349300117
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