SOUTHWEST LOUISIANA ELECTRIC MEMBERSHIP CORPORATION

Address
PO BOX 90866
LAFAYETTE, LA 705090866
Contact
Phone: +1 (337) 896-5384
Nonprofit
NTEE: W80 - Public Utilities
EIN: 72-0323335

Mission

DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERS
 201720162015
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1937
Subsection501(c)(12)
Organization typeCo-operative
Metropolitan statistical area3880
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$1,250,392.00$1,397,062.00$1,173,635.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$1,471,384.00$1,398,943.00$1,223,113.00
Number of employees273299297
Number of people compensated >$100k888
Number of highly compensated contractors131616
Personnel
Albrecht, Frank
TitleEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEE 
Name of key/compensated personFRANK ALBRECHT JRFRANK ALBRECHT JR 
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.00 
Reportable compensation from org$124,972.00$121,107.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$24,710.00$23,479.00 
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Angelle, Glenn
TitleEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEE
Name of key/compensated personGLENN M ANGELLEGLENN M ANGELLEGLENN M ANGELLE
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$135,224.00$124,843.00$114,943.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$25,201.00$23,693.00$22,732.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Aymond, Dave
TitleRETIRED DIRE  
Name of key/compensated personDAVE L AYMOND  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,079.00  
PositionFormer employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Comeaux, Carl
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personCARL J COMEAUXCARL J COMEAUXCARL J COMEAUX
Average hours per week working for org1.502.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$9,150.00$9,625.00$4,800.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,429.00$19,331.00$18,889.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Domingue, Katherine
TitleOFFICEROFFICEROFFICER
Name of key/compensated personKATHERINE H DOMINGUEKATHERINE H DOMINGUEKATHERINE DOMINGUE
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$197,260.00$190,558.00$177,993.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$199,557.00$172,237.00$124,378.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Donovan, Dallas
Title EMPLOYEE 
Name of key/compensated person DALLAS DONOVAN 
Average hours per week working for org 40.00 
Reportable compensation from org $118,201.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $22,319.00 
Position Highly compensated employee 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00 
Frilot, Leopold
Title  RETIRED DIRE
Name of key/compensated person  LEOPOLD A FRILOT SR
Average hours per week working for org  1.00
Reportable compensation from org  $4,325.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $17,064.00
Position  Former employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Guardia, Charles
TitleEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEE
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES E GUARDIACHARLES E GUARDIACHARLES E GUARDIA
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$136,091.00$131,247.00$119,770.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$14,915.00$14,208.00$13,275.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Guidry, Kevin
Title  EMPLOYEE
Name of key/compensated person  KEVIN J GUIDRY
Average hours per week working for org  40.00
Reportable compensation from org  $107,255.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $22,197.00
Position  Highly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Hughes, Howard
Title  EMPLOYEE
Name of key/compensated person  HOWARD HUGHES
Average hours per week working for org  40.00
Reportable compensation from org  $109,823.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs  $63,246.00
Position  Highly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs   $0.00
Huval, William
TitleRETIRED DIRE  
Name of key/compensated personWILLIAM R HUVAL  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,079.00  
PositionFormer employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Kennison, Adelle
Title DECEASED DIRDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person ADELLE D KENNISONADELLE D KENNISON
Average hours per week working for org 1.001.00
Reportable compensation from org $3,325.00$5,850.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs $1,646.00$7,378.00
Position Former employeeIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs  $0.00$0.00
Laque, James
TitleKEY EMPLOYEEKEY EMPLOYEEKEY EMPLOYEE
Name of key/compensated personJAMES E LAQUE JRJAMES E LAQUE JRJAMES E LAQUE
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$199,580.00$191,876.00$179,025.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$42,798.00$215,571.00$130,798.00
PositionKey employeeKey employeeKey employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Leonards, Bryan
TitleSECRETARY/TRSECRETARY/TRSECRETARY/TR
Name of key/compensated personBRYAN G LEONARDS SRBRYAN G LEONARDS SRBRYAN G LEONARDS SR
Average hours per week working for org2.502.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$11,725.00$10,650.00$7,375.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,962.00$19,805.00$19,511.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
McGee, Remie
TitleRETIRED DIRE  
Name of key/compensated personREMIE MCGEE JR  
Reportable compensation from org$0.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$3,079.00  
PositionFormer employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Meaux, John
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personJOHN B MEAUXJOHN B MEAUXJOHN B MEAUX
Average hours per week working for org2.501.502.00
Reportable compensation from org$11,600.00$10,175.00$6,250.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,557.00$19,493.00$19,087.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Meche, John
TitleEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEEEMPLOYEE
Name of key/compensated personJOHN B MECHEJOHN B MECHEJOHN B MECHE
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$131,970.00$123,720.00$111,091.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$70,498.00$75,317.00$73,392.00
PositionHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employeeHighly compensated employee
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Melancon, Jeremy
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personJEREMY P MELANCONJEREMY P MELANCON 
Average hours per week working for org2.501.50 
Reportable compensation from org$11,600.00$8,400.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,672.00$14,874.00 
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00 
Resweber, Don
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personDON L RESWEBERDON L RESWEBERDON L RESWEBER
Average hours per week working for org2.502.502.50
Reportable compensation from org$11,800.00$12,900.00$9,025.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$22,631.00$21,649.00$21,177.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Simon, Joseph
TitlePRESIDENTPRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated personJOSEPH D SIMON JRJOSEPH D SIMON JRJOSEPH D SIMON JR
Average hours per week working for org3.503.002.00
Reportable compensation from org$17,825.00$15,175.00$9,125.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$22,778.00$21,511.00$20,468.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Smith, Gary
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personGARY J SMITHGARY J SMITHGARY J SMITH
Average hours per week working for org2.502.501.00
Reportable compensation from org$12,325.00$12,200.00$475.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,225.00$7,854.00$533.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Soileau, Gary
Title1ST VICE PRE1ST VICE PRE1ST VICE PRE
Name of key/compensated personGARY SOILEAUGARY SOILEAUGARY SOILEAU
Average hours per week working for org2.502.502.00
Reportable compensation from org$11,800.00$12,475.00$9,025.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$8,334.00$4,751.00$1,732.00
PositionIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, OfficerIndividual trustee or director, Officer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Sonnier, Charles
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES SONNIERCHARLES SONNIERCHARLES SONNIER
Average hours per week working for org1.501.502.00
Reportable compensation from org$8,075.00$9,975.00$7,125.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$20,334.00$19,334.00$18,941.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Tamporello, Glenn
TitleGENERAL MANAGENERAL MANAGENERAL MANA
Name of key/compensated personGLENN A TAMPORELLOGLENN A TAMPORELLOGLENN A TAMPORELLO
Average hours per week working for org40.0040.0040.00
Reportable compensation from org$295,848.00$284,216.00$233,313.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$35,519.00$82,435.00$133,078.00
PositionOfficerOfficerOfficer
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Tuttle, Charles
TitleEMPLOYEE  
Name of key/compensated personCHARLES TUTTLE  
Average hours per week working for org40.00  
Reportable compensation from org$137,214.00  
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$53,922.00  
PositionHighly compensated employee  
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00  
Young, Merlin
TitleDIRECTORDIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated personMERLIN YOUNGMERLIN YOUNGMERLIN YOUNG
Average hours per week working for org1.001.001.00
Reportable compensation from org$7,325.00$8,275.00$6,525.00
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$1,683.00$1,716.00$1,759.00
PositionIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or directorIndividual trustee or director
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00$0.00$0.00
Purpose: mission, activities & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesDISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERSDISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERSDISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERS
Programs, including revenue & expenses
DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERS ON A COOPERATIVE BASIS.
Program descriptionDISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERS ON A COOPERATIVE BASIS.DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERS ON A COOPERATIVE BASIS.DISTRIBUTION OF ELECTRIC SERVICE TO MEMBERS ON A COOPERATIVE BASIS.
Financial data
Expense categories (totals)
Sum (total functional expenses)$220,054,688.00$225,899,553.00$213,251,912.00
Program services (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Management & general (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fundraising (total functional expenses)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Revenue
Total revenue$219,728,573.00$225,405,319.00$212,938,451.00
Program service revenue (total)$217,888,892.00$223,857,278.00$211,368,548.00
Revenue from contributions (total)  $0.00
Investment income$1,294,483.00$1,021,180.00$1,077,195.00
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00$0.00$0.00
Other revenue, current yr$545,198.00$526,861.00$492,708.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00
Gross receipts$219,728,573.00$225,451,372.00$212,992,349.00
Other types of revenue
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,134,628.00$986,744.00$938,388.00
Net rental income$545,198.00$526,861.00$492,708.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$245,191.00$298,534.00$404,932.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Accounting service fees (total)$50,340.00$48,167.00$44,087.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$450,895,067.00$443,590,302.00$429,268,775.00
Total assets, beginning of year$443,590,302.00$429,268,775.00$412,682,564.00
Total liabilities$209,567,039.00$215,366,191.00$208,483,615.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$215,366,191.00$208,483,615.00$195,209,048.00
Net assets$241,328,028.00$228,224,111.00$220,785,160.00
Net assets, beginning of year$228,224,111.00$220,785,160.00$217,473,516.00
Other liabilities$22,892,038.00$29,228,356.00$26,727,042.00
Other assets$25,895,187.00$28,805,238.00$26,742,663.00
Investments: other securities$4,223,105.00$3,936,754.00$3,658,084.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$53,476.00$54,050.00$54,025.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$54,050.00$54,025.00$52,000.00
Inventories for sale or use$2,965,664.00$3,214,722.00$3,210,673.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses-$326,115.00-$494,234.00-$313,461.00
Savings & temp cash investment$5,602,530.00$1,399,875.00$1,414,284.00
Accounts receivable, net$15,273,776.00$15,076,383.00$10,767,733.00
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$317,322.00$200,720.00$100,595.00
Accounts payable & accrued expenses$18,032,116.00$17,182,724.00$16,263,681.00
Secured mortgages and notes payable$168,642,885.00$168,955,111.00$165,492,892.00
Total net assets or fund balances$241,328,028.00$228,224,111.00$220,785,160.00
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$16,941,743.00$16,439,753.00$15,311,651.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members101010
Number of independent voting members888
Financial sheets auditedTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2017-01-012016-01-012015-01-01
Tax year end date2017-12-312016-12-312015-12-31
Accounting methodAccrualAccrualAccrual
Indicators for schedules (selected)
Business transaction with family memberTrueTrueTrue
Grants to domestic org/gov't >$5kTrueTrueTrue
Metadata about the filing
E-return type990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-08-212017-10-062016-09-01
IRS schema version2017v2.32016v3.02015v2.1
Filing identifier201801219349301030201721299349301227201621269349301222
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