ST THOMAS HISTORICAL TRUST INC

Address
PO BOX 6707
ST THOMAS, VI 00804-6707
Contact
Website: http://www.stthomashistoricaltrust.org
Phone: +1 (340) 774-5541
Nonprofit
NTEE: A128 - Arts, culture and humanities
EIN: 66-0423036

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE TRUST IS TO IDENTIFY, PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE HISTORICAL IDENTITY, STRUCTURES AND SITES, AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ST. THOMAS THROUGH EDUCATION, ADVOCACY AND PROMOTION.
 20152014201320122011
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1965
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Number of employees   1 
Number of volunteers   40 
Personnel
Ayala, Felipe
Name of key/compensated person   FELIPE AYALA 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Brunt, Shane
Name of key/compensated person   SHANE BRUNT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Cassinelli, Filippo
Name of key/compensated person   FILIPPO CASSINELLI 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Chamely-Aqui, Lisa
Name of key/compensated person   LISA CHAMELY-AQUI 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   5.00 
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 
Consolvo, Charles
Name of key/compensated person   CHARLES CONSOLVO 
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 
Jones, Stephen
Name of key/compensated person   STEPHEN JONES 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Lockhart, Ronald
Name of key/compensated person   RONALD LOCKHART 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   5.00 
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 
McConnell, Frank
Name of key/compensated person   FRANK MCCONNELL 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   5.00 
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 
Moore, Tom
Name of key/compensated person   TOM MOORE 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Newbold, Frances
Name of key/compensated person   FRANCES NEWBOLD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Sheen, Mike
Name of key/compensated person   MIKE SHEEN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Solt, Kristy
Name of key/compensated person   KRISTY SOLT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
Average hours per week working for org   0.25 
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 
Szymanski, Ray
Name of key/compensated person   RAY SZYMANSKI 
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 
Turnbull, Bernice
Name of key/compensated person   BERNICE TURNBULL 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   5.00 
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   THE MISSION OF THE TRUST IS TO IDENTIFY, PROTECT AND PRESERVE THE HISTORICAL IDENTITY, STRUCTURES AND SITES, AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF ST. THOMAS THROUGH EDUCATION, ADVOCACY AND PROMOTION. 
Program service expenses, total   $173,087.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
HASSEL ISLAND INITIATIVE - WORKING WITH THE US NATIONAL PARK SERVICE THE TRUST HAS BEGUN A PROJECT OF PRESERVING THE HISTORICAL SITES AND ARTIFACTS ON HASSEL ISLAND FOR THE HASSEL ISLAND NATIONAL PARK. HASSEL ISLAND IS LOCATED IN ST. THOMAS HARBOR AND HAS A LONG MILITARY MARITIME HISTORY AND HAD A PIVOTAL ROLE IN SERVICING THE EARLIEST EUROPE TO AMERICAS TRADING VESSELS IN THE CARIBBEAN. MANY OF THE STRUCTURES ON HASSEL ISLAND ARE IN DEPLORABLE CONDITION AND THE ST. THOMAS HISTORICAL TRUST'S MISSION IS TO STABILIZE, PRESERVE AND RESTORE THEM TO MAKE THEM ACCESSIBLE TO RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS.
Program expenses   $98,589.00 
Program description   HASSEL ISLAND INITIATIVE - WORKING WITH THE US NATIONAL PARK SERVICE THE TRUST HAS BEGUN A PROJECT OF PRESERVING THE HISTORICAL SITES AND ARTIFACTS ON HASSEL ISLAND FOR THE HASSEL ISLAND NATIONAL PARK. HASSEL ISLAND IS LOCATED IN ST. THOMAS HARBOR AND HAS A LONG MILITARY MARITIME HISTORY AND HAD A PIVOTAL ROLE IN SERVICING THE EARLIEST EUROPE TO AMERICAS TRADING VESSELS IN THE CARIBBEAN. MANY OF THE STRUCTURES ON HASSEL ISLAND ARE IN DEPLORABLE CONDITION AND THE ST. THOMAS HISTORICAL TRUST'S MISSION IS TO STABILIZE, PRESERVE AND RESTORE THEM TO MAKE THEM ACCESSIBLE TO RESIDENTS AND VISITORS TO THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS. 
LECTURES - THE TRUST SPONSORS LECTURES ON THE HISTORY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TO SCHOOL AND CHURCH GROUPS AS WELL AS TO INTERESTED MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY, RESIDENTS AND VISITORS.
Program description   LECTURES - THE TRUST SPONSORS LECTURES ON THE HISTORY OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDS TO SCHOOL AND CHURCH GROUPS AS WELL AS TO INTERESTED MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY, RESIDENTS AND VISITORS. 
MUSEUM - THE TRUST OPERATES A SMALL MUSEUM IN DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTE AMALIE. THE MUSEUM CONTAINS A COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE WEST INDIAN FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD UTENSILS AND MAPS. IT IS STAFFED BY THE TRUST'S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND TRUST MEMBERS WHO VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AND IT IS OPEN FREE TO THE PUBLIC. IT IS WELL LOCATED TO ATTRACT VISITORS WHO ARE CURIOUS TO KNOW MORE OF THE ISLANDS' HISTORY. DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR APPROXIMATELY 500 PEOPLE VISITED THE MUSEUM.
Program description   MUSEUM - THE TRUST OPERATES A SMALL MUSEUM IN DOWNTOWN CHARLOTTE AMALIE. THE MUSEUM CONTAINS A COLLECTION OF ANTIQUE WEST INDIAN FURNITURE, HOUSEHOLD UTENSILS AND MAPS. IT IS STAFFED BY THE TRUST'S EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND TRUST MEMBERS WHO VOLUNTEER THEIR TIME AND IT IS OPEN FREE TO THE PUBLIC. IT IS WELL LOCATED TO ATTRACT VISITORS WHO ARE CURIOUS TO KNOW MORE OF THE ISLANDS' HISTORY. DURING THE CURRENT FISCAL YEAR APPROXIMATELY 500 PEOPLE VISITED THE MUSEUM. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue   $253,560.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$206,418.00$86,452.00$158,766.00$241,351.00$327,234.00
Revenue from noncash contributions   $24,000.00 
Investment income, current yr   $1,538.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr   $241,351.00 
Total unrelated business revenue   $0.00 
Other revenue, current yr   $10,671.00 
Program service revenue (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts   $256,860.00 
Sources of contributions
Contributions revenue from membership dues   $21,845.00 
Revenue from fundraising events   $57,245.00 
Revenue from all other contributions   $162,261.00 
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments   $1,538.00 
Net rental income$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net inventory sales (total)   $10,671.00 
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all   $244,140.00 
Total functional expenses: program service    $173,087.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general   $51,915.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising   $19,138.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)   $0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$216,891.00$296,871.00$352,830.00$352,083.00$295,737.00
Total assets, beginning of year   $295,737.00 
Total liabilities$10,667.00$22,572.00$43,796.00$42,506.00$697.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year   $697.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr   $129,222.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets   $180,355.00 
Net assets   $309,577.00 
Net assets, beginning of year   $295,040.00 
Other assets   $30,450.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses   $9,420.00 
Advertising (total)   $2,183.00 
Savings & temp cash investment   $306,850.00 
Accounts receivable, net   $450.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges   $9,350.00 
Accounts payable & accrued expenses   $10,544.00 
Deferred revenue   $31,962.00 
Total net assets or fund balances   $309,577.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization   $1,581.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members   13 
Number of independent voting members   13 
Financial sheets audited   True 
Accrual accounting   True 
Tax year start date   2011-10-01 
Tax year end date2015-09-012014-09-012013-09-012012-09-012011-09-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF   990 
Date e-filing submitted   2013-11-28 
IRS schema version   2011v1.5 
Filing identifier   201312259349302421 
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