WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA

Address
271 CR 219
ENCAMPMENT, WY 82325
Contact
Phone: +1 (307) 329-8942
Nonprofit
NTEE: A70 - Humanities Organizations
EIN: 94-6084130

Mission

TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE WRITING.
 20172016201520142013
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1953
Subsection code06
PF filing required0    
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Total compensation of current key personnel$33,200.00$33,200.00 $32,000.00$32,000.00
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$33,200.00$33,200.00$32,000.00$32,000.00$32,000.00
Number of employees11111
Number of people compensated >$100k00   
Number of volunteers00   
Number of highly compensated contractors00   
Personnel
Bagley, Will
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personWILL BAGLEYWILL BAGLEY   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00   
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   
Boggs, Johnny
Title   DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person   JOHNNY D BOGGS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   True 
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 
Chandler, Jon
Title BOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person JON CHANDLERJON CHANDLER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director TrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org 5.005.00  
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  
Clark, Robert
TitleBOARD MEMBER    
Name of key/compensated personROBERT CLARK    
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue    
Average hours per week working for org5.00    
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    
Conley, Robert
Title   PAST-PRESIDEPAST-PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated person   ROBERT CONLEYROBERT CONLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   5.005.00
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
Ellis, Kirk
TitlePRESIDENTVICE PRESIDENTVICE PRESIDE  
Name of key/compensated personKIRK ELLISKIRK ELLISKIRK ELLIS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrue  
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.00  
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  
Goldfeder, Nancy
Title  BOARD MEMBER  
Name of key/compensated person  NANCY GOLDFEDER  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
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  
Groneman, William
Title  BOARD MEMBERDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated person  WILLIAM GRONEMAN IIIWILLIAM GRONEMAN III 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  TrueTrue 
Average hours per week working for org  5.005.00 
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 
Hillerman, Anne
TitleBOARD MEMBERBOARD MEMBER   
Name of key/compensated personANNE HILLERMANANNE HILLERMAN   
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrue   
Average hours per week working for org5.005.00   
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   
Markley, Bill
Title   DIRECTORDIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person   BILL MARKLEYBILL MARKLEY
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director   TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org   5.005.00
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
Miller, Rod
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    ROD MILLER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
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
Monahan, Sherry
TitlePAST PRESIDENT/BOARD MEMBERPRESIDENTPRESIDENTVICE PRESIDEVICE PRESIDE
Name of key/compensated personSHERRY MONAHANSHERRY MONAHANSHERRY MONAHANSHERRY MONAHANSHERRY MONAHAN
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org5.005.005.005.005.00
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
Moulton, Candy
TitleSECRETARY, TREASURER, EXEC.SECRETARY, TREASURE, EXEC. DIRECTOREXEC DIR/SECEXEC DIR/SECEXEC DIR/SEC
Name of key/compensated personCANDY MOULTONCANDY MOULTONCANDY MOULTONCANDY MOULTONCANDY MOULTON
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org10.0010.0010.0010.0010.00
Reportable compensation from org$33,200.00$33,200.00$32,000.00$32,000.00$32,000.00
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
Plain, Nancy
TitleVICE PRESIDENT  DIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personNANCY PLAIN  NANCY PLAIN 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue  True 
Average hours per week working for org5.00  5.00 
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 
Richards, Dusty
Title BOARD MEMBER PRESIDENTPRESIDENT
Name of key/compensated person DUSTY RICHARDS DUSTY RICHARDSDUSTY RICHARDS
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director True TrueTrue
Average hours per week working for org 5.00 5.005.00
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
Richards, Ronald
Title  PAST PRESIDE  
Name of key/compensated person  RONALD RICHARDS  
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director  True  
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  
Salzer, Susan
Title    DIRECTOR
Name of key/compensated person    SUSAN K SALZER
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or director    True
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 activitiesTO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE WRITING.TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE WRITING.TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE WRITING.TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE WRITING.TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE WRITING.
Program service expenses, total$201,462.00$275,278.00$167,467.00$152,116.00$149,433.00
Programs, including revenue & expenses
WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. HAS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WHICH PROVIDED TWO INTERNSHIPS DURING THE YEAR, AND PROVIDED 16 DIFFERENT AWARDS FOR ASSOCIATED WRITING COMPETITIONS.
Program expenses$6,954.00$7,234.00$9,397.00$7,402.00$36,567.00
Program descriptionWESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. HAS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WHICH PROVIDED TWO INTERNSHIPS DURING THE YEAR, AND PROVIDED 16 DIFFERENT AWARDS FOR ASSOCIATED WRITING COMPETITIONS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. HAS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WHICH PROVIDED TWO INTERNSHIPS DURING THE YEAR, AND PROVIDED 16 DIFFERENT AWARDS FOR ASSOCIATED WRITING COMPETITIONS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. HAS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WHICH PROVIDED TWO INTERNSHIPS DURING THE YEAR, AND PROVIDED 16 DIFFERENT AWARDS FOR ASSOCIATED WRITING COMPETITIONS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. HAS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WHICH PROVIDED TWO INTERNSHIPS DURING THE YEAR, AND PROVIDED 16 DIFFERENT AWARDS FOR ASSOCIATED WRITING COMPETITIONS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. HAS A STUDENT INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY WHICH PROVIDED TWO INTERNSHIPS DURING THE YEAR, AND PROVIDED 16 DIFFERENT AWARDS FOR ASSOCIATED WRITING COMPETITIONS.
WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. ORGANIZED ONE ANNUAL CONVENTION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 250 MEMBERS ATTENDED, PUBLISHED SIX ISSUES OF ROUNDUP MAGAZINE & ONE CATALOG OF MEMBERS' PUBLICATIONS THAT WAS DISTRIBUTED TO APPROXIMATELY 750 MEMBERS.
Program expenses$31,771.00$55,806.00$47,180.00$1,401.00$112,866.00
Program descriptionWESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. ORGANIZED ONE ANNUAL CONVENTION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 250 MEMBERS ATTENDED, PUBLISHED SIX ISSUES OF ROUNDUP MAGAZINE & ONE CATALOG OF MEMBERS' PUBLICATIONS THAT WAS DISTRIBUTED TO APPROXIMATELY 750 MEMBERS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. ORGANIZED ONE ANNUAL CONVENTION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 250 MEMBERS ATTENDED, PUBLISHED SIX ISSUES OF ROUNDUP MAGAZINE & ONE CATALOG OF MEMBERS' PUBLICATIONS THAT WAS DISTRIBUTED TO APPROXIMATELY 750 MEMBERS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. ORGANIZED ONE ANNUAL CONVENTION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 250 MEMBERS ATTENDED, PUBLISHED SIX ISSUES OF ROUNDUP MAGAZINE & ONE CATALOG OF MEMBERS' PUBLICATIONS THAT WAS DISTRIBUTED TO APPROXIMATELY 750 MEMBERS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. ORGANIZED ONE ANNUAL CONVENTION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 250 MEMBERS ATTENDED, PUBLISHED SIX ISSUES OF ROUNDUP MAGAZINE & ONE CATALOG OF MEMBERS' PUBLICATIONS THAT WAS DISTRIBUTED TO APPROXIMATELY 750 MEMBERS.WESTERN WRITERS OF AMERICA, INC. ORGANIZED ONE ANNUAL CONVENTION WHERE APPROXIMATELY 250 MEMBERS ATTENDED, PUBLISHED SIX ISSUES OF ROUNDUP MAGAZINE & ONE CATALOG OF MEMBERS' PUBLICATIONS THAT WAS DISTRIBUTED TO APPROXIMATELY 750 MEMBERS.
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$230,156.00$185,115.00$179,530.00$245,843.00$232,832.00
Revenue from contributions (total) $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Investment income, current yr$2.00$44.00$2.00$165.00$200.00
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total unrelated business revenue$3,833.00$3,188.00$2,817.00$2,985.00$5,747.00
Other revenue, current yr$134,063.00$75,773.00$73,666.00$163,388.00$141,727.00
Net unrelated business taxable revenue-$65,787.00$0.00-$68,243.00-$69,421.00$4,747.00
Program service revenue (total)$96,091.00$109,298.00$105,862.00$82,290.00$90,905.00
Gross receipts$230,156.00$185,115.00$179,530.00$245,843.00$232,832.00
Other types of revenue
Royalties (total)$1,158.00$1,300.00$389.00$498.00$539.00
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$132,905.00$74,473.00$73,277.00$162,890.00$141,188.00
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$2.00$44.00$2.00$165.00$200.00
Net rental income $0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$201,462.00$275,278.00$205,941.00$196,206.00$191,850.00
Total functional expenses: program service $201,462.00$275,278.00$167,467.00$152,116.00$149,433.00
Total functional expenses: management and general$0.00$0.00$38,474.00$44,090.00$42,417.00
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Fees for services
Legal fees (total)$4,968.00$3,150.00$5,019.00$2,709.00$484.00
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$220,305.00$191,611.00$281,774.00$308,185.00$258,548.00
Total assets, beginning of year$191,611.00$281,774.00$308,185.00$258,548.00$217,566.00
Total liabilities$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00$0.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$0.00$0.00   
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$220,305.00$191,611.00$281,774.00$308,185.00$258,548.00
Net assets$220,305.00$191,611.00$281,774.00$308,185.00$258,548.00
Net assets, beginning of year$191,611.00$281,774.00$308,185.00$258,548.00$217,566.00
Cash: non-interest bearing$130,762.00$109,915.00$149,600.00$176,176.00$126,704.00
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$109,915.00$149,600.00$176,176.00$126,704.00$85,879.00
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$28,694.00-$90,163.00-$26,411.00$49,637.00$40,982.00
Advertising (total)$2,647.00$7,113.00$11,045.00  
Savings & temp cash investment$89,543.00$81,696.00$132,174.00$132,009.00$131,844.00
Total net assets or fund balances$220,305.00$191,611.00$281,774.00$308,185.00$258,548.00
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members77797
Number of independent voting members77797
Accrual accountingTrueTrueTrueTrueTrue
Tax year start date2016-06-012015-06-012014-06-012013-06-012012-06-01
Tax year end date2017-05-012016-05-012015-05-012014-05-012013-05-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990990990990990
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-182017-04-052016-02-092014-10-142014-01-10
IRS schema version2016v3.02015v2.12014v5.02013v3.12012v2.3
Filing identifier201713349349300826201623209349313117201543069349301344201412659349300036201322849349300532
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