SOUTHERN STATES SIGN ASSOCIATION

Address
PO BOX 2007
FLOWERY BRANCH, GA 30542
Contact
Website: http://www.southernstatessigns.org
Phone: +1 (770) 967-1614
Nonprofit
NTEE: S41 - Promotion of Business
EIN: 57-1085089

Primary exempt purpose

OUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE ON-PREMISE SIGN INDUSTRY AND ENHANCE RELATIONS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL THROUGH COMMUNICATION, EDUCATIONAL, TECHNICAL, LEGISLATIVE, AND REGULATORY EFFORTS. WE AIM TO CONCEIVE AND INAUGURATE PROGRESSIVE SELF-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP STANDARDS AND ETHICAL GUIDELINES IN THE SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND MAINTENANCE OF SIGNS; AND TO ASSUME LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXTENDING THESE PROGRAMS FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF CUSTOMERS, AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SIGN INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC AT LARGE. WE WILL DIRECT OUR EFFORTS TOWARDS MORE EFFICIENT AND PRACTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS SO THAT PROGRESSIVELY BETTER QUALITY FOR ON-PREMISE SIGNS WITH AN INCREASING EFFICIENCY BY THE MEMBERS. WE PROMOTE CONTINUOUS RESEARCH IN NEW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS AND MAKE INFORMATION ON THESE DEVELOPMENTS AVAILABLE TO THE MEMBERS. WE WILL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS
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Human resources, including compensation
Personnel
Brown, Creston
Title  MANF REP DIRMANF REP DIR 
Name of key/compensated person  CRESTON BROWNCRESTON BROWN 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Brown, Henry
Title PRODUCT MANF   
Name of key/compensated person HENRY BROWN   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee True   
Reportable compensation from org $0.00   
Brown, Mike
Title FLORIDA DIREFLORIDA DIRE  
Name of key/compensated person MIKE BROWNMIKE BROWN  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00  
Brown, Roger
Title SC DIRECTORSC DIRECTORSC DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person ROGER BROWNROGER BROWNROGER BROWN 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Croskey, Jeff
TitlePRESIDENTVICE PRES/PRSECRETARY/TRFLORIDA DIRE 
Name of key/compensated personJEFF CROSKEYJEFF CROSKEYJEFF CROSKEYJEFF CROSKEY 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Crutchfield, Kevin
TitleVICE PRES/PRSECRETARY/TRNC DIRECTORNC DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personKEVIN CRUTCHFIELDKEVIN CRUTCHFIELDKEVIN CRUTCHFIELDKEVIN CRUTCHFIELD 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Delise, Paul
TitlePROD MANF/MA    
Name of key/compensated personPAUL DELISE    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Erickson, Jennifer
TitleEXECUTIVE DI    
Name of key/compensated personJENNIFER ERICKSON    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$60,000.00    
Graham, Gawen
TitleSUPPLIER DIRSCHOLARSHIPSCHOLARSHIPSCHOLARSHIP 
Name of key/compensated personGAWEN GRAHAMGAWEN GRAHAMGAWEN GRAHAMGAWEN GRAHAM 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Graham, Jennifer
Title EXECUTIVE DIEXE DIREXE DIR 
Name of key/compensated person JENNIFER GRAHAMJENNIFER GRAHAMJENNIFER GRAHAM 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $64,500.00$60,000.00$60,000.00 
Harmon, Brad
TitleNC DIRECTORNC DIRECTOR   
Name of key/compensated personBRAD HARMONBRAD HARMON   
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrue   
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00   
Harrison, Rusty
TitleSC DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personRUSTY HARRISON    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Hayes, Todd
TitleFLORIDA DIRE    
Name of key/compensated personTODD HAYES    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Hines, Cj
Title   NC DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   CJ HINES 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Holland, Lewis
TitleGEORGIA DIREGEORGIA DIREGEORGIA DIRE  
Name of key/compensated personLEWIS HOLLANDLEWIS HOLLANDLEWIS HOLLAND  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Latimar, Lynn
Title GEORGIA DIREGEORGIA DIREGEORGIA DIRE 
Name of key/compensated person LYNN LATIMARLYNN LATIMARLYNN LATIMAR 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Muller, Scott
TitleNC DIRECTORNC DIRECTORNC DIRECTOR  
Name of key/compensated personSCOTT MULLERSCOTT MULLERSCOTT MULLER  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Peters, Ray
TitleGA DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personRAY PETERS    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Reid, Roger
Title  PAST PRESIDEPRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated person  ROGER REIDROGER REID 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee  TrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org  $0.00$0.00 
Richoux, Gary
TitleSCHOLARSHIP    
Name of key/compensated personGARY RICHOUX    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Sessions, Terry
TitleSECRETARY/TRSUPPLIER DIRSUPPLIER DIR  
Name of key/compensated personTERRY SESSIONSTERRY SESSIONSTERRY SESSIONS  
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrue  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00  
Soday, Kenneth
TitleFLORIDA DIREFLORIDA DIREFLORIDA DIREPAST PRESIDE 
Name of key/compensated personKENNETH SODAYKENNETH SODAYKENNETH SODAYKENNETH SODAY 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Southern, Annette
Title PAST PRESIDEPRESIDENTVICE PRES/PR 
Name of key/compensated person ANNETTE SOUTHERNANNETTE SOUTHERNANNETTE SOUTHERN 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Stegall, Lee
TitleSC DIRECTOR    
Name of key/compensated personLEE STEGALL    
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrue    
Reportable compensation from org$0.00    
Swan, Betsy
TitlePAST PRESIDEPRESIDENTVICE PRES/PRSECRETARY/TR 
Name of key/compensated personBETSY SWANBETSY SWANBETSY SWANBETSY SWAN 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employeeTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Thornton, Scott
Title   FLORIDA DIRE 
Name of key/compensated person   SCOTT THORNTON 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Turner, Jim
Title   SUPPLIER DIR 
Name of key/compensated person   JIM TURNER 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Wiley, Cliff
Title   GEORGIA DIRE 
Name of key/compensated person   CLIFF WILEY 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee   True 
Reportable compensation from org   $0.00 
Yopp, Mike
Title SC DIRECTORSC DIRECTORSC DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person MIKE YOPPMIKE YOPPMIKE YOPP 
Officer, director, trustee, or key employee TrueTrueTrue 
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Primary exempt purposeOUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE ON-PREMISE SIGN INDUSTRY AND ENHANCE RELATIONS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL THROUGH COMMUNICATION, EDUCATIONAL, TECHNICAL, LEGISLATIVE, AND REGULATORY EFFORTS. WE AIM TO CONCEIVE AND INAUGURATE PROGRESSIVE SELF-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP STANDARDS AND ETHICAL GUIDELINES IN THE SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND MAINTENANCE OF SIGNS; AND TO ASSUME LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXTENDING THESE PROGRAMS FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF CUSTOMERS, AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SIGN INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC AT LARGE. WE WILL DIRECT OUR EFFORTS TOWARDS MORE EFFICIENT AND PRACTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS SO THAT PROGRESSIVELY BETTER QUALITY FOR ON-PREMISE SIGNS WITH AN INCREASING EFFICIENCY BY THE MEMBERS. WE PROMOTE CONTINUOUS RESEARCH IN NEW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS AND MAKE INFORMATION ON THESE DEVELOPMENTS AVAILABLE TO THE MEMBERS. WE WILL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSOUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE ON-PREMISE SIGN INDUSTRY AND ENHANCE RELATIONS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL THROUGH COMMUNICATION, EDUCATIONAL, TECHNICAL, LEGISLATIVE, AND REGULATORY EFFORTS. WE AIM TO CONCEIVE AND INAUGURATE PROGRESSIVE SELF-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP STANDARDS AND ETHICAL GUIDELINES IN THE SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND MAINTENANCE OF SIGNS; AND TO ASSUME LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXTENDING THESE PROGRAMS FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF CUSTOMERS, AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SIGN INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC AT LARGE. WE WILL DIRECT OUR EFFORTS TOWARDS MORE EFFICIENT AND PRACTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS SO THAT PROGRESSIVELY BETTER QUALITY FOR ON-PREMISE SIGNS WITH AN INCREASING EFFICIENCY BY THE MEMBERS. WE PROMOTE CONTINUOUS RESEARCH IN NEW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS AND MAKE INFORMATION ON THESE DEVELOPMENTS AVAILABLE TO THE MEMBERS. WE WILL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSOUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE ON-PREMISE SIGN INDUSTRY AND ENHANCE RELATIONS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL THROUGH COMMUNICATION, EDUCATIONAL, TECHNICAL, LEGISLATIVE, AND REGULATORY EFFORTS. WE AIM TO CONCEIVE AND INAUGURATE PROGRESSIVE SELF-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP STANDARDS AND ETHICAL GUIDELINES IN THE SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND MAINTENANCE OF SIGNS; AND TO ASSUME LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXTENDING THESE PROGRAMS FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF CUSTOMERS, AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SIGN INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC AT LARGE. WE WILL DIRECT OUR EFFORTS TOWARDS MORE EFFICIENT AND PRACTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS SO THAT PROGRESSIVELY BETTER QUALITY FOR ON-PREMISE SIGNS WITH AN INCREASING EFFICIENCY BY THE MEMBERS. WE PROMOTE CONTINUOUS RESEARCH IN NEW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS AND MAKE INFORMATION ON THESE DEVELOPMENTS AVAILABLE TO THE MEMBERS. WE WILL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONSOUR MISSION IS TO PROMOTE THE WELFARE OF THE ON-PREMISE SIGN INDUSTRY AND ENHANCE RELATIONS BETWEEN MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL THROUGH COMMUNICATION, EDUCATIONAL, TECHNICAL, LEGISLATIVE, AND REGULATORY EFFORTS. WE AIM TO CONCEIVE AND INAUGURATE PROGRESSIVE SELF-EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AND POLICIES DESIGNED TO DEVELOP STANDARDS AND ETHICAL GUIDELINES IN THE SALE, MANUFACTURE, AND MAINTENANCE OF SIGNS; AND TO ASSUME LEADERSHIP AND RESPONSIBILITY FOR EXTENDING THESE PROGRAMS FOR MUTUAL BENEFIT, FOR THE BENEFIT OF CUSTOMERS, AND FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE SIGN INDUSTRY AND PUBLIC AT LARGE. WE WILL DIRECT OUR EFFORTS TOWARDS MORE EFFICIENT AND PRACTICAL STANDARDIZATION OF MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS SO THAT PROGRESSIVELY BETTER QUALITY FOR ON-PREMISE SIGNS WITH AN INCREASING EFFICIENCY BY THE MEMBERS. WE PROMOTE CONTINUOUS RESEARCH IN NEW MATERIALS AND PRODUCTION METHODS AND MAKE INFORMATION ON THESE DEVELOPMENTS AVAILABLE TO THE MEMBERS. WE WILL ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS 
Program service expenses, total$107,735.00$80,356.00$140,110.00$113,379.00 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$139,502.00$119,875.00$153,901.00$168,546.00 
Revenue from contributions (total) $4,928.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$349.00$7,103.00$7,498.00$4,954.00 
Program service revenue (total) $107,844.00$145,871.00$163,230.00$138,263.00
Other types of revenue
Net rental income $0.00$0.00  
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$272,051.00$269,289.00$309,710.00$310,185.00$281,330.00
Total assets, beginning of year$269,290.00$309,707.00$310,186.00$281,331.00 
Total liabilities$17,000.00$16,750.00$13,497.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$16,750.00$13,497.00   
Net assets$255,051.00$252,539.00$296,213.00$310,185.00 
Governance and accountability
Cash accountingTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990EZ990EZ990EZ990EZ 
Date e-filing submitted2017-09-142016-10-262015-07-072014-09-18 
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.1 
Filing identifier201701739349200105201611939349200411201541259349201199201441339349200039 
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