OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT INSTITUTE INC

Address
1605 KING STREET 3RD FLOOR
ALEXANDRIA, VA 22314
Contact
Website: http://www.opei.org
Phone: +1 (703) 678-2986
Nonprofit
NTEE: W80 - Public Utilities
EIN: 52-0977552

Mission

TO ASSIST AND IMPROVE THE ECONOMIC INTERESTS OF THE OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY BY SERVING THE COMMON INTERESTS OF ITS MEMBERS IN THE AREAS OF PUBLIC SAFETY, ENVIRONMENTAL RESPONSIBILITY, AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1952
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area8872
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$928,162.00$1,006,585.00   
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,181,641.00$1,238,737.00   
Number of employees1110   
Number of people compensated >$100k55   
Number of volunteers325385   
Number of highly compensated contractors65   
Personnel
616, Lee
Title THEN DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person LEE SOWELL CHAIR THRU 616   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officer 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   
616, Tom
Title TREASURER FROM JULY 2016   
Name of key/compensated person TOM CROMWELL DIR THROU 616   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officer 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   
Ariens, Daniel
TitleVICE CHAIR    
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL ARIENS    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
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    
Bennett, Earl
Title DIRECTOR THRU JUNE 2016   
Name of key/compensated person EARL BENNETT   
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   
Chair, Paul
Title THRU 6/16; THEN DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated person PAUL MULLET IMMED PAST CHAIR   
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   
Cohen, Edward
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personEDWARD COHENEDWARD COHEN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Coons, Gerald
TitleVP, INDUSTRY AFFAIRS (UNTIL 01/2017)VP, INDUSTRY AFFAIRS   
Name of key/compensated personGERALD COONSGERALD COONS   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$183,229.00$182,630.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$59,651.00$61,623.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Cromwell, Tom
TitleSECETARY/TREASURER    
Name of key/compensated personTOM CROMWELL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
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    
Dorsey, Tim
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personTIM DORSEYTIM DORSEY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Dufour, Marc
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personMARC DUFOURMARC DUFOUR   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Duncan, Tom
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR FROM JULY 2016   
Name of key/compensated personTOM DUNCANTOM DUNCAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Fischer, Bjoern
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR FROM JULY 2016   
Name of key/compensated personBJOERN FISCHERBJOERN FISCHER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Hampton, Peter
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personPETER HAMPTONPETER HAMPTON   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Hawes, Jean
Title VP, FIN & ADMIN UNTIL JAN. 2016   
Name of key/compensated person JEAN HAWES   
Position of compensated person
Current officer True   
Average hours per week working for org 39.50   
Reportable compensation from org $191,365.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $62,262.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
Hlay, Jean
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personJEAN HLAYJEAN HLAY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Hoffman, Michael
Title DIRECTOR THRU JUNE 2016   
Name of key/compensated person MICHAEL HOFFMAN   
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   
Hohler, Jeff
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR FROM JULY 2016   
Name of key/compensated personJEFF HOHLERJEFF HOHLER   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Kiser, Kris
TitlePRESIDENT & CEOPRESIDENT & CEO   
Name of key/compensated personKRIS KISERKRIS KISER   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org38.0038.00   
Reportable compensation from org$524,557.00$501,427.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$68,411.00$68,117.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Knott, Greg
TitleVP, REGULATORY AFFAIRSVP, REGULATORY AFFAIRS   
Name of key/compensated personGREG KNOTTGREG KNOTT   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$167,315.00$161,936.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$37,594.00$38,975.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Merrett, Tim
TitleCHAIR    
Name of key/compensated personTIM MERRETT    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
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    
Mullet, Paul
TitlePAST CHAIR    
Name of key/compensated personPAUL MULLET    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
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    
Mustico, Daniel
TitleVP, GOV & MKT AFFAIRSVP, GOV & MKT AFFAIRS   
Name of key/compensated personDANIEL MUSTICODANIEL MUSTICO   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00   
Reportable compensation from org$160,761.00$155,730.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$45,211.00$46,321.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Olsen, Rick
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR FROM JULY 2016   
Name of key/compensated personRICK OLSENRICK OLSEN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Shomers, Suzanne
TitleVP, FIN & ADMINVP, FIN & ADMIN   
Name of key/compensated personSUZANNE SHOMERSSUZANNE SHOMERS   
Position of compensated person
Current officerTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org39.5039.50   
Reportable compensation from org$145,779.00$45,649.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$39,092.00$27,459.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00   
Sowell, Lee
TitleIMMEDIATE PAST CHAIR    
Name of key/compensated personLEE SOWELL    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Current officerTrue    
Average hours per week working for org0.50    
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    
Teske, Todd
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personTODD TESKETODD TESKE   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org0.500.50   
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   
Thru, Daniel
Title 6/16; THEN VICE CHR FROM 7/16   
Name of key/compensated person DANIEL ARIENS SECTREAS THRU   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officer 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   
Thru, Tim
Title 6/16; THEN CHAIR FROM 7/16   
Name of key/compensated person TIM MERRETT VICE CHAIR THRU   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Current officer 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   
Whyte, Fred
Title DIRECTOR THRU DEC 2015   
Name of key/compensated person FRED WHYTE   
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   
Withers, David
Title DIRECTOR FROM JULY 2016   
Name of key/compensated person DAVID WITHERS   
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 activitiesSEE PART III, LINE 1.SEE PART III, LINE 1.   
Programs, including revenue & expenses
OPEI MEMBERS PARTICIPATE ON COMMITTEES THAT HAVE A DIRECT IMPACT ON SUCH CRITICAL INDUSTRY ISSUES AS FUELS, SAFETY STANDARDS, EMISSIONS AND SPECIAL MARKETING AND TECHNICAL PROJECTS. IN ADDITION, OPEI FACILITATES NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES THAT HELP MEMBERS COMPETE EFFECTIVELY IN THE INDUSTRY AND PROVIDES INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC INFORMATION, SUCH AS PRODUCT SHIPMENT REPORTS, STATE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY UPDATES AND INDUSTRY ECONOMETRIC FORECASTS, AS WELL AS DEVELOPMENTS AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY.
Program descriptionOPEI MEMBERS PARTICIPATE ON COMMITTEES THAT HAVE A DIRECT IMPACT ON SUCH CRITICAL INDUSTRY ISSUES AS FUELS, SAFETY STANDARDS, EMISSIONS AND SPECIAL MARKETING AND TECHNICAL PROJECTS. IN ADDITION, OPEI FACILITATES NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES THAT HELP MEMBERS COMPETE EFFECTIVELY IN THE INDUSTRY AND PROVIDES INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC INFORMATION, SUCH AS PRODUCT SHIPMENT REPORTS, STATE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY UPDATES AND INDUSTRY ECONOMETRIC FORECASTS, AS WELL AS DEVELOPMENTS AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY.OPEI MEMBERS PARTICIPATE ON COMMITTEES THAT HAVE A DIRECT IMPACT ON SUCH CRITICAL INDUSTRY ISSUES AS FUELS, SAFETY STANDARDS, EMISSIONS AND SPECIAL MARKETING AND TECHNICAL PROJECTS. IN ADDITION, OPEI FACILITATES NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES THAT HELP MEMBERS COMPETE EFFECTIVELY IN THE INDUSTRY AND PROVIDES INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC INFORMATION, SUCH AS PRODUCT SHIPMENT REPORTS, STATE LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY UPDATES AND INDUSTRY ECONOMETRIC FORECASTS, AS WELL AS DEVELOPMENTS AFFECTING THE INDUSTRY.   
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$8,052,185.00$6,724,017.00   
Revenue from contributions (total)  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$564,733.00$99,035.00   
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00   
Total unrelated business revenue$26,908.00$45,666.00   
Other revenue, current yr$83,496.00$86,659.00   
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$409.00$8,975.00   
Program service revenue (total)$7,403,956.00$6,538,323.00$6,088,576.00$5,700,290.00$5,321,405.00
Gross receipts$12,056,579.00$7,368,026.00   
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$83,496.00$86,659.00   
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$152,617.00$136,927.00   
Net rental income  $0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$6,893,140.00$6,906,812.00   
Fees for services
Lobbying fees (total)$18,540.00$22,587.00   
Legal fees (total)$126,516.00$525,359.00   
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00   
Investment management fees (total)$60,132.00$56,386.00   
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$15,850,262.00$14,016,273.00$12,980,291.00$12,147,345.00$11,132,004.00
Total assets, beginning of year$14,016,273.00$12,980,291.00   
Total liabilities$8,190,299.00$7,332,076.00$6,405,336.00$5,609,657.00$5,187,679.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$7,332,076.00$6,405,336.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$7,659,963.00$6,684,197.00   
Net assets$7,659,963.00$6,684,197.00   
Net assets, beginning of year$6,684,197.00$6,574,955.00   
Other liabilities$1,670,386.00$1,294,393.00   
Investments: publicly traded securities$3,610,084.00$4,819,041.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing$3,884,811.00$2,966,444.00   
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$2,966,444.00$3,288,034.00   
Escrow or custodial account liability$73,900.00$73,900.00   
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$1,159,045.00-$182,795.00   
Advertising (total) $6,604.00   
Savings & temp cash investment$1,657,758.00$3,591,715.00   
Accounts receivable, net$723,577.00$724,757.00   
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$1,692,099.00$1,342,991.00   
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$1,387,833.00$1,346,244.00   
Deferred revenue$5,058,180.00$4,617,539.00   
Total net assets or fund balances$7,659,963.00$6,684,197.00   
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$73,683.00$70,457.00   
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members1516   
Number of independent voting members1516   
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrue   
Accrual accountingTrueTrue   
Tax year start date2016-09-012015-09-01   
Tax year end date2017-08-012016-08-012015-08-012014-08-012013-08-01
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrue   
Org has controlled entityTrueTrue   
Org transacted with controlled entityTrueTrue   
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990   
Reason for form submission
Address changeTrue    
Date e-filing submitted2018-10-032017-09-12   
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v3.0   
Filing identifier201811939349301071201721439349300102   
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