Museum of Discovery

Address
500 President Clinton Avenue No 150
Little Rock, AR 72201
Contact
Website: http://www.museumofdiscovery.org
Phone: +1 (501) 396-7050
Nonprofit
NTEE: A50 - Museum, Museum Activities
EIN: 71-0391707

Mission

To ignite a passion for science, technology, and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.
 20162015201420132012
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1976
Subsection code03
PF filing required0    
Metropolitan statistical area4400
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$214,255.00$189,677.00$189,685.00$173,843.00$171,747.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$205,798.00$183,555.00$185,580.00$168,598.00$167,631.00
Number of employees5950486050
Number of people compensated >$100k11111
Number of volunteers1222100810421223908
Number of highly compensated contractors0422 
Personnel
Aldy, Brady
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personBrady AldyBrady Aldy   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Bass, Kelley
TitleChief Executive OfficerChief Executive OfficerChief Executive OfficerChief Executive OfficerBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personKelley BassKelley BassKelley BassKelley BassKelley Bass
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.0040.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$127,298.00$125,022.00$119,580.00$105,402.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,296.00$3,527.00$3,007.00$5,245.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Bean, Tami
TitleBoard MemberTreasurerTreasurerBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personTami BeanTami BeanTami BeanTami Bean 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Belote, Michael
Title Board MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated person Michael BeloteMichael Belote  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00  
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  
Biris, Alex
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personDr Alex BirisDr Alex BirisDr Alex BirisDr Alex Biris 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Blankenship, Ginny
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personGinny BlankenshipGinny Blankenship   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Burgess, John
TitleTreasurerBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personJohn BurgessJohn BurgessJohn Burgess  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Burgess, Walter
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personWalter BurgessWalter BurgessWalter BurgessWalter Burgess 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Caplan, Michael
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personMichael CaplanMichael CaplanMichael Caplan  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Castleberry, Alecia
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personAlecia CastleberryAlecia Castleberry   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Childers, Elizabeth
TitleBoard Member    
Name of key/compensated personElizabeth Childers    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Childress, Bob
Title  Board MemberImmediate Past ChairImmediate Past Chair
Name of key/compensated person  Bob ChildressBob ChildressBob Childress
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Childs, Wendy
Title  Board MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person  Wendy ChildsWendy ChildsWendy Childs
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Chokhani, Rajesh
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personRajesh ChokhaniRajesh ChokhaniRajesh Chokhani  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Clark, Gert
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personGert ClarkGert ClarkGert Clark  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Clark, Gertrude
Title   Board MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person   Gertrude ClarkGertrude Clark
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
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
Cross, J
Title  Immediate Past ChairChairChair
Name of key/compensated person  J Bruce CrossJ Bruce CrossJ Bruce Cross
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Dor, John
TitleChief Financial Officer    
Name of key/compensated personJohn Dor    
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org40.00    
Reportable compensation from org$78,500.00    
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$4,162.00    
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00    
Dor, Jon
Title Chief Financial Officer   
Name of key/compensated person Jon Dor   
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.00   
Reportable compensation from org $4,413.00   
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00   
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00   
French, Deborah
Title  Board MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person  Deborah FrenchDeborah FrenchDeborah L French
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Gray, Ellen
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Ellen Gray
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Hansberry, Michael
TitleBoard Member    
Name of key/compensated personMichael Hansberry    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Hicks, Brooke
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personBrooke HicksBrooke HicksBrooke HicksBrooke Cyphers HicksBrooke Cyphers Hicks
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hooks, Tonya
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personTonya HooksTonya HooksTonya HooksTonya C HooksTonya C Hooks
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Hurst, Edmond
TitlePast-ChairChairChairChair ElectChair Elect
Name of key/compensated personEdmond HurstEdmond HurstEdmond HurstEdmond HurstEdmond Hurst
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Jackson, Stuart
TitleChair-ElectSecretarySecretaryBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated personStuart JacksonStuart JacksonStuart JacksonStuart JacksonStuart Jackson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Johnson, Jeff
TitleBoard Member    
Name of key/compensated personJeff Johnson    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org1.00    
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    
Jones, James
Title  Board MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person  James JonesJames E JonesJames E Jones
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Kennedy, Michael
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Michael Kennedy
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Kolb, Cindy
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personCindy KolbCindy KolbCindy Kolb  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Kolb, Cynthia
Title   Board MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person   Cynthia W KolbCynthia W Kolb
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   1.001.00
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
Lawson, Nikki
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Nikki Lawson
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Lu, Katherine
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personKatherine LuKatherine LuKatherine LuKatherine Lu 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
McDuffie, Eric
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Eric McDuffie
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Melgarejo, Lynda
Title  Board Member  
Name of key/compensated person  Lynda Melgarejo  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
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  
Mohan, Bharath
Title  Board Member  
Name of key/compensated person  Bharath Mohan  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
Average hours per week working for org  1.00  
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, Johnny
Title  Board MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated person  Dr Johnny MooreDr Johnny Moore 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.00 
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 
Nauman, Michael
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personMichael NaumanMichael NaumanMichael NaumanMichael Nauman 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Newton, Todd
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Todd Newton
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Noble, Nathaniel
TitleSecretaryBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personNathaniel NobleNathaniel Noble   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Palermo, Ashley
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Ashley Palermo
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Parnell, Nikki
Title Former Chief Financial OfficerChief Financial OfficerChief Financial OfficerChief Financial Officer
Name of key/compensated person Nikki ParnellNikki ParnellNikki ParnellNikki Parnell
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org 40.0040.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org $54,120.00$66,000.00$57,892.00$60,051.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $2,595.00$1,098.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Peper, Jennifer
Title Board MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person Jennifer PeperJennifer PeperJennifer PeperJennifer Peper
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Riggs, Lila
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member 
Name of key/compensated personLila RiggsLila RiggsLila RiggsLila Riggs 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00 
Robins, Jennifer
Title    Board Member
Name of key/compensated person    Jennifer Robins
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
Average hours per week working for org    1.00
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
Schueck, Jennifer
Title  Board MemberBoard MemberBoard Member
Name of key/compensated person  Jennifer SchueckJennifer SchueckJennifer Schueck
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org  1.001.001.00
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
Selz, Nan
Title   Chief Executive OfficerChief Executive Officer
Name of key/compensated person   Nan SelzNan Selz
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org   40.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org   $5,304.00$107,580.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs   $0.00$4,117.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs    $0.00$0.00
Shue, Laura
TitleChairChair-ElectChair ElectSecretarySecretary
Name of key/compensated personLaura Kehler ShueLaura Kehler ShueLaura ShueLaura Kehler ShueLaura Kehler Shue
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Sims, Brad
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personBrad SimsBrad SimsBrad Sims  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Slade, David
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personDavid SladeDavid Slade   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Stodola, Mark
Title   Ex OfficioEx Officio
Name of key/compensated person   Mayor Mark StodolaMayor Mark Stodola
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   0.000.00
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
Stone, Clay
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personClay StoneClay StoneClay Stone  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Sugg, Barbara
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personBarbara SuggBarbara Sugg   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Townsend, Roxane
TitleBoard MemberBoard MemberBoard Member  
Name of key/compensated personDr Roxane TownsendDr Roxane TownsendDr Roxane Townsend  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00  
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  
Turnage, Lindsay
Title Board Member   
Name of key/compensated person Lindsay Turnage   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True   
Average hours per week working for org 1.00   
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   
Watkins, Dennis
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personDennis WatkinsDennis Watkins   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Williams, Bob
TitleBoard MemberBoard Member   
Name of key/compensated personBob WilliamsBob Williams   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org1.001.00   
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   
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTo ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.To ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.To ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.To ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.To ignite a passion for science, technology and math in a dynamic, interactive environment.
Program service expenses, total$3,275,135.00$3,353,385.00$3,221,384.00$3,514,626.00$4,267,756.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
See Schedule OThe Arkansas Discovery Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery. The Network is a consortium of six museums, which are located across the state of Arkansas and are dedicated to serving children and their families, especially in rural areas with high quality educational exhibits, programming and professional development. By participating in the Network, the partner museums are strengthened to better serve their communities through professional development and collaboration with peers.Since its inception in 2006, the Network has served more than 2.5 million Arkansans with exhibits such as Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, Science and Art, Dinosaur Discoveries, Design Zone, and a mobile museum, the Race for Planet 'X'. In 2016, the partners and mobile museum served a total of 559,717 students, teachers, and families.
Program expenses$599,620.00$830,886.00$699,958.00$890,141.00$1,549,406.00
Grants and allocations made$5,400.00$8,078.00$7,352.00  
Program revenue$70,000.00$60,000.00$60,000.00$70,000.00$60,000.00
Program descriptionSee Schedule OThe Arkansas Discovery Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery. The Network is a consortium of six museums, which are located across the state of Arkansas and are dedicated to serving children and their families, especially in rural areas with high quality educational exhibits, programming and professional development. By participating in the Network, the partner museums are strengthened to better serve their communities through professional development and collaboration with peers.Since its inception in 2006, the Network has served more than 2.5 million Arkansans with exhibits such as Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, Science and Art, Dinosaur Discoveries, Design Zone, and a mobile museum, the Race for Planet 'X'. In 2016, the partners and mobile museum served a total of 559,717 students, teachers, and families.See Schedule OThe Arkansas Discovery Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery. The Network is a consortium of six museums, which are located across the state of Arkansas and are dedicated to serving children and their families, especially in rural areas with high quality educational exhibits, programming and professional development. By participating in the Network, the partner museums are strengthened to better serve their communities through professional development and collaboration with peers.Since its inception in 2006, the Network has served more than 2.5 million Arkansans with exhibits such as Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, Science and Art, Dinosaur Discoveries, Design Zone, and a mobile museum, the Race for Planet 'X'. In 2015, the partners and mobile museum served a total of 559,717 students, teachers, and families.See Schedule OThe Arkansas Discovery Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery. The Network is a consortium of six museums, which are located across the state of Arkansas and are dedicated to serving children and their families, especially in rural areas with high quality educational exhibits, programming and professional development. By participating in the Network, the partner museums are strengthened to better serve their communities through professional development and collaboration with peers.Since its inception in 2006, the Network has served more than 2.5 million Arkansans with exhibits such as Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, Science and Art, Dinosaur Discoveries, Design Zone, and a mobile museum, the Race for Planet 'X'. In 2014, the partners and mobile museum served a total 327,897 students, teachers, and families.See Schedule OThe Arkansas Discovery Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery. The Network is a consortium of six museums, which are located across the state of Arkansas and are dedicated to serving children and their families, especially in rural areas with high quality educational exhibits, programming and professional development. By participating in the Network, the partner museums are strengthened to better serve their communities through professional development and collaboration with peers.Since its inception in 2006, the Network has served more than 2 million Arkansans with exhibits such as Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, Science and Art, Dinosaur Discoveries, Design Zone, and a mobile museum, the Race for Planet 'X'. In 2013, the partners and mobile museum served a total 355,975 students, teachers, and families.See Schedule OThe Arkansas Discovery Network is a program of the Museum of Discovery that is a consortium of 7 partner museums, that are located across the state of Arkansas and are dedicated to serving children and families, especially in rural areas with high quality educational exhibits, programming and professional development. By participating in the Network, the partners are strengthened to better serve their communities through professional development and collaboration with peers. Since its inception in 2006, the Network has served nearly 1,000,000 Arkansans with exhibits such as Mystery of the Mayan Medallion, Science and Art, Dinosaur Discoveries, Grossology, the Impolite Science of the Human Body, and a mobile museum, the Race for Planet 'X'. In 2012, the partners served a total of 343,000 students, teachers and families.
See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery operates an extensive outreach program serving students throughout Arkansas. In 2016, the Museum served over 11,000 students in counties across the state with education programs such as Arkansas Animals and Awesome Science. By taking programs to schools, daycares and community centers, the Museum can reach students who cannot travel to the Museum due to cost or time constraints.
Program expenses$317,225.00$298,995.00$296,845.00$485,530.00$761,138.00
Program revenue$141,510.00$173,479.00$123,081.00$229,855.00$259,672.00
Program descriptionSee Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery operates an extensive outreach program serving students throughout Arkansas. In 2016, the Museum served over 11,000 students in counties across the state with education programs such as Arkansas Animals and Awesome Science. By taking programs to schools, daycares and community centers, the Museum can reach students who cannot travel to the Museum due to cost or time constraints.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery operates an extensive outreach program serving students throughout Arkansas. In 2015, the Museum served over 11,000 students in counties across the state with educations programs such as Arkansas Animals and Awesome Science. By taking programs to schools, daycares and community centers, the Museum can reach students who cannot travel to the Museum due to cost or time constraints.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery operates an extensive outreach program reaching students throughout Arkansas. In 2014, the Museum served over 12,000 students in counties across the state with educations programs such as Arkansas Animals, Awesome Science, and Cool Caves. By taking programs to schools, daycares and community centers, the Museum can reach students who cannot travel to the Museum due to cost or time constraints.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery operates an extensive outreach program reaching students throughout Arkansas. In 2013, the Museum served over 13,000 students in counties across the state with educations programs such as Arkansas Animals, Awesome Science, and Cool Caves. By taking programs to schools, daycares and community centers, the Museum can reach students who cannot travel to the Museum due to cost or time constraints.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery operates an extensive outreach program reaching students throughout Arkansas. In 2012, the Museum served 126,000 students in counties across the state with educational programs such as Arkansas Animals, Electricity, Nanotechnology, Crime Lab and Jurassic Fossils. By offering to bring programs to schools, daycares and community centers, the Museum can reach students who cannot travel to the Museum due to cost or time constraints.
See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery served over 158,000 individuals in its facility with hands-on exhibits and on site programming in 2016. The Museum provided unique in-house educational programs for students from 62 of the 75 Arkansas counties, and from 11 different states. Some of the topics offered include heart dissections, electricity, chemistry, physics, tinkering, animal classifications, and many more. All programs were aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks for Science and the Common Core State Standards for literacy and math. The earliest learners were served with "Wiggle Worms," a hands-on program that incorporates a science activity geared for children ages 1 to 6. Birthday parties, camp-ins, and family STEAM nights offered other opportunities for students and families to learn in a fun, interactive environment.
Program expenses$2,358,290.00$2,223,504.00$2,224,581.00$2,138,955.00$1,957,212.00
Program revenue$1,200,265.00$1,262,696.00$1,034,927.00$1,101,867.00$1,297,520.00
Program descriptionSee Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery served over 158,000 individuals in its facility with hands-on exhibits and on site programming in 2016. The Museum provided unique in-house educational programs for students from 62 of the 75 Arkansas counties, and from 11 different states. Some of the topics offered include heart dissections, electricity, chemistry, physics, tinkering, animal classifications, and many more. All programs were aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks for Science and the Common Core State Standards for literacy and math. The earliest learners were served with "Wiggle Worms," a hands-on program that incorporates a science activity geared for children ages 1 to 6. Birthday parties, camp-ins, and family STEAM nights offered other opportunities for students and families to learn in a fun, interactive environment.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery served over 158,000 individuals in its facility with hands-on exhibits and on site programming in 2015. The Museum provided unique in-house educational programs for students from 62 of the 75 Arkansas counties, and from 11 different states. Some of the topics offered include heart dissections, electricity, chemistry, physics, tinkering, animal classifications, and many more. All programs were aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks for Science and the Common Core State Standards for literacy and math. The earliest learners were served with "Wiggle Worms," a hands-on program that incorporates a science activity geared for children ages 1 to 6. Birthday parties, camp-ins, and family STEAM nights offered other opportunities for students and families to learn in a fun, interactive environment.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery served over 140,000 individuals in its facility with hands-on exhibits and on site programming in 2014. The Museum provided unique in-house educational programs for students from 60 of the 75 Arkansas counties. Some of the 25 topics offered include heart dissections, electricity, chemistry, physics, tinkering, animal classifications, and many more. All programs were aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks for Science and the Common Core State Standards for literacy and math. The earliest learner was served with "Wiggle Worms," a hands-on program that incorporates a science activity geared for children ages 1 to 6. Birthday parties, camp-ins, and family STEAM nights offered other opportunities for students and families to learn in a fun, interactive environment.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery served over 150,000 individuals in its facility with hands-on exhibits and on site programming. The Museum provides unique in-house educational programs for students from 64 of the 75 Arkansas counties. Some of the 25 topics offered include heart dissections, electricity, chemistry, physics, tinkering, animal classifications, and many more. All programs are aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks for Science and the Common Core State Standards for literacy and math. The earliest learner is served with "Wiggle Worms," a hands-on program that incorporates a science activity geared for children ages 1 to 6. Birthday parties, camp-ins, and family STEAM nights offer other opportunities for students and families to learn in a fun, interactive environment.See Schedule OThe Museum of Discovery provides unique in-house educational programs for students from 59 of the 75 counties of Arkansas. Some of the 32 topics offered include brain and heart dissections, electricity and magnetism, forensics, robotics, animal classification and dinosaurs. The Museum served over 290,000 Arkansans in 2012 with hands-on exhibits and on site programming. All programs are aligned with the Arkansas Curriculum Frameworks for Science and the Common Core State Standards for literacy and math. The earliest learner is served with "Wiggle Worms", a reading program that is coupled with a science activity geared for children aged 1 to 4. Birthday Parties, Camp-ins, and Family Science Nights offer other opportunities for students and families to learn in a fun, interactive environment.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$2,520,980.00$2,622,061.00$3,183,198.00$6,325,448.00$3,454,609.00
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,140,318.00$1,132,900.00$1,916,297.00$4,899,521.00$1,828,847.00
Revenue from noncash contributions$43,919.00$54,410.00$35,372.00$35,653.00$36,264.00
Investment income, current yr$10,651.00$5,283.00$12,742.00$16,130.00$20,244.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,140,318.00$1,132,900.00$1,916,297.00$4,899,521.00$1,828,847.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$38,626.00$87,389.00$119,590.00$95,091.00$93,173.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Program service revenue (total)$1,331,385.00$1,396,489.00$1,134,569.00$1,314,706.00$1,512,345.00
Gross receipts$2,678,997.00$2,805,937.00$3,330,142.00$6,463,706.00$3,591,283.00
Sources of contributions
Revenue from fundraising events$307,138.00$207,558.00$191,814.00$121,618.00$81,064.00
Revenue from gov't grants$330,000.00$335,706.00$300,000.00$356,628.00$300,000.00
Revenue from all other contributions$503,180.00$589,636.00$1,424,483.00$4,421,275.00$1,447,783.00
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$6,804.00$1,297.00$41,870.00$1,942.00$169.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$10,651.00$12,131.00$12,742.00$16,130.00$20,360.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Net income from fundraising events-$48,568.00-$13,594.00-$5,719.00$6,133.00-$11,843.00
Net inventory sales (total)$80,390.00$99,686.00$83,439.00$87,016.00$104,847.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$4,155,522.00$4,117,910.00$3,982,411.00$4,363,901.00$4,870,272.00
Total functional expenses: program service $3,275,135.00$3,353,385.00$3,221,384.00$3,514,626.00$4,267,756.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$557,949.00$482,117.00$462,288.00$449,643.00$311,085.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$322,438.00$282,408.00$298,739.00$399,632.00$291,431.00
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$9,449,426.00$11,093,654.00$12,584,858.00$13,452,595.00$12,016,795.00
Total assets, beginning of year$11,093,654.00$12,584,858.00$13,452,595.00$12,016,795.00$15,064,470.00
Total liabilities$217,420.00$228,151.00$221,079.00$293,144.00$796,574.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$228,151.00$221,079.00$293,144.00$796,574.00$2,427,006.00
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$128,004.00$98,017.00$170,125.00$237,039.00$651,801.00
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$5,872,278.00$6,755,230.00$6,731,243.00$7,558,867.00$9,126,826.00
Temporarily restricted net assets$3,359,728.00$4,110,273.00$5,632,536.00$5,600,584.00$2,093,395.00
Net assets$9,232,006.00$10,865,503.00$12,363,779.00$13,159,451.00$11,220,221.00
Net assets, beginning of year$10,865,503.00$12,363,779.00$13,159,451.00$11,220,221.00$12,637,464.00
Other liabilities   $0.00$136,569.00
Other assets$0.00$570,000.00$221,500.00  
Investments: publicly traded securities$404,925.00$219,981.00$413,594.00$510,054.00$861,194.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$45,020.00$68,183.00$32,009.00$57,352.00$68,280.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$68,183.00$32,009.00$57,352.00$68,280.00$47,922.00
Inventories for sale or use$56,120.00$50,416.00$43,710.00$45,895.00$54,478.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$1,634,542.00-$1,495,849.00-$799,213.00$1,961,547.00-$1,415,663.00
Advertising (total)$61,713.00$64,656.00$58,023.00$60,863.00$99,805.00
Savings & temp cash investment$3,752,567.00$4,800,950.00$5,535,765.00$5,029,263.00$1,216,380.00
Accounts receivable, net$51,428.00$103,654.00$67,181.00$73,461.00$108,988.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$59,458.00$20,586.00$149,160.00$51,234.00$44,081.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$141,710.00$122,210.00$123,345.00$245,925.00$492,577.00
Deferred revenue$75,710.00$105,941.00$97,734.00$47,219.00$167,428.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable    $0.00
Total net assets or fund balances$9,232,006.00$10,865,503.00$12,363,779.00$13,159,451.00$11,220,221.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$1,531,161.00$1,380,577.00$1,561,331.00$1,691,698.00$1,810,371.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members3030302122
Number of independent voting members3030302122
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-01-012015-01-012014-01-012013-01-012012-01-01
Tax year end date2016-12-012015-12-012014-12-012013-12-012012-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2017-11-092016-12-302015-10-062014-11-212014-01-03
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.02012v2.1
Filing identifier201702619349300790201642259349302859201522339349300027201412769349300821201333199349302718
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