American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association


American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association

Absorbed (1998) Regional Railroads of America, ASLRRA represents short line and regional railroads in legislative and regulatory matters and industry relations. Membership: $1,852-12,236 (Railroad Members); $2,050 (Associate Members).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
ASLRRA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Transportation, Railroads
Year Founded:
1913
Address:
50 F St. NW
Suite 500 Washington, DC 20003
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
25
Volunteers:
200
Members:
467 Railroad and 276 Supplier
Certification Programs:
D and A; RWP; EC; CWR


Other Addresses

Address:
50 F St. NW, Washington DC 20003


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $6,776,310


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
0.37%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Miscellaneous revenue
 
Other

Total expenses: $7,176,208


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
4.80%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Other

Total assets: $2,821,617


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
-13.24%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Other assets
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $1,283,042


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
15.58%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Deferred revenue
 
Other liabilities

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 6,458,032
Total contributions 205,043
Miscellaneous revenue 61,953
Investment income 49,988
Sales of non-inventory assets 1,294
Net rental income 0
Royalties 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Total Revenue:

$6,776,310

1-yr growth
0.37%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Miscellaneous revenue
Investment income
Sales of non-inventory assets

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 1,446,454
Other expenses 1,367,617
Conferences, conventions, meetings 1,225,511
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 1,019,502
Other fees 497,310
Payroll taxes 316,764
Other employee benefits 264,319
Occupancy 252,875
Office expenses 175,473
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 130,000
Pension plan contributions 112,667
Accounting fees 106,820
Information technology 82,889
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 63,257
Travel 58,514
Insurance 23,660
Legal fees 21,083
Investment management fees 11,493
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Royalties 0
Advertising and promotion 0
Grants to individuals in the US 0
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 0
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Total Expenses:

$7,176,208

1-yr growth
4.80%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Other expenses
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Other fees
Payroll taxes
Other employee benefits
Occupancy
Office expenses
Grants to governments/orgs in the US
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 1,536,383
Savings and temporary cash investments 509,093
Other assets 274,835
Accounts receivable 192,133
Pledges and grants receivable 115,044
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 102,947
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 91,156
Cash -- non-interest bearing 26
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Total Assets:

$2,821,617

1-yr growth
-13.24%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Savings and temporary cash investments
Other assets
Accounts receivable
Pledges and grants receivable
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 677,588
Deferred revenue 422,693
Other liabilities 182,761
Tax-exempt bond liabilities 0
Escrow or custodial account liability 0
Loans and other payables to officers, directors, etc. 0
Secured mortgages and notes payabl 0
Unsecured mortgages and notes payable 0
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$1,283,042

1-yr growth
15.58%
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Deferred revenue
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 1,538,575
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$1,538,575

1-yr growth
-35.52%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Amy K. Westerman CAE, CMP Vice President, Meetings Conventions/Meetings, Education, Marketing ...X
Amy M. Krouse Vice President, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Barbara Hutchison Consultant, Meeting Conventions/Meetings ...X
Camille M. Campbell Assistant to the President and Chief Administrative Officer Administration, Chief of Staff ...X
Chuck Baker President Executive Director, Government Relations, Legal ...X
Crystal Gitchell MPP Assistant Vice President, Legislative and Regulatory Policy Government Relations, Regulatory Affairs ...X
Danialle Richards Manager, Membership and Marketing Marketing, Membership ...X
David C. Whorton Manager, Communications Communications/Public Relations, Computer/Information Technology, Finance ...X
David Mears Assistant Vice President Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Dinah Idan-Biney Vice President, Finance Finance ...X
Fred Oelsner Assistant Vice President, Data and Technology Computer/Information Technology, Government Relations ...X
J. Alex Lang Chair, Technology Committee Board Member, Computer/Information Technology, Education ...X
J.R. Gelnar Vice President, Safety and Compliance Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Executive ...X
Jo E. Strang Senior Vice President, Safety and Regulatory Policy Director of Government Relations, Government Relations, Issue Management/Policy Planning, Lobby Day Contact, Regulatory Affairs, Senior Executive ...X
Julie Duriga Manager, Accounting Finance ...X
Kathleen R. Keeney Vice President, Membership and Business Development Marketing, Membership ...X
Mara Stark-Alcala Assistant Vice President, Congressional Affairs Government Relations ...X
Matthew B. Reilly Jr. Executive Director, Federal and Industry Programs Director of Government Relations, Government Relations, Lobby Day Contact, Senior Executive ...X
Mike Ogborn Senior Advisor Legal, Marketing, Senior Executive ...X
Patricia Daigle Manager, Office Administration Administration, Senior Executive ...X
Sabrina A. Waiss Senior Vice President, Education and Business Services Education, Marketing ...X
Sarah Yurasko   Legal ...X
Thomas E. Streicher Vice President and General Superintendent of Safety Security and operating Practices Administration, Education, Operations, Senior Executive ...X
Tom Lynch Vice President, Congressional Affairs Government Relations ...X
Will Resch Associate, Grassroots and Fundraising Organizer Administration, Corporate Philanthropy/Contributions, Government Relations, PAC Contact, Political Action, Senior Executive ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20222022 Annual CONNECTIONS Convention St. Louis , MD , United States St. Louis Convention Center April 30 May 3   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
20212021 Annual CONNECTIONS Convention Phoenix , AZ , United States Phoenix Convention Center April 10 April 13   Convention Center...X
20192019 ASLRRA Connection Orlando , FL , United States Orlando World Center Marriott April 6 April 9    ...X
20182018 ASLRRA Connection Nashville , TN , United States Gaylord Opryland Resort April 7 April 10    ...X
2017ASLRRA Annual Convention Grapevine , TX , United States Gaylord Texan April 22 April 25    ...X
2016ASLRRA 2016 Connections National Harbor , MD , United States Gaylord National Harbor Hotel April 3 April 6    ...X
20152015 Annual Convention Orlando , FL , United States Hilton at WD March 28 March 31 1500 attendees  ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Safety Bulletinbi-monthlyNo...X
Views & Newsbi-weeklyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

2019 Q4: $100,000
2019 Q3: $100,000
2019 Q2: $320,000
2019 Q1: $100,000
2018: $410,000


PAC Details

Name: American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association PAC (ASLRRAA-PAC)



FEC ID: C00298190



Last updated: 5/14/2020 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLPTermination 06/20/2019 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLCRegistration ...X
McKechnie & CompanyRegistration ...X
Whitmer & WorrallTermination 01/26/2018 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

Source: Lobbying Disclosure Electronic Filings, Office of the Clerk, U.S House of Representatives.

Active Legislation

H.R. 1748 Safe Freight Act of 2019
H.R. 510 BRACE Act of 2019
S. 1979 Safe Freight Act of 2019
S. 203 BRACE Act of 2019

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2020 $300,000 ...X
Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck, LLP Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $20,000 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $600,000 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $500,000 ...X
Whitmer & Worrall Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $10,000 ...X
AMY KROUSE COMMUNICATIONS2017 $113,458 ...X
CHAMBERS CONLON & HARTWELL GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS2017 $640,000 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $720,000 ...X
Whitmer & Worrall Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $80,000 ...X
AMY KROUSE COMMUNICATIONS2016 $102,766 ...X
Chambers Conlon & Hartwell Inc GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS2016 $620,240 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 $470,000 ...X
HARTFORD LIFE AND ACCIDENT INS. CO. Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA Insurance Provider2016 - ...X
SNYDER COHN,PC Audit Services2016 - ...X
TRUSS Benefits Provider2016 - ...X
Chambers Conlon & Hartwell Inc LOBBYING2015 $715,000 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 $400,000 ...X
Chambers Conlon & Hartwell Inc LOBBYING2014 $557,772 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 $400,000 ...X
INDUSTRIAL SEARCH PARTNERS LLC EXEC SEARCH2014 $132,205 ...X
SHORT LINE TAX POLICY COALITION LOBBYING2014 $104,166 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 $500,000 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 $360,000 ...X
Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 $320,000 ...X
McKechnie & Company Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal  - ...X

***Disclaimer: This information has been sourced from a combination of the IRS Forms 990, 5500, and the Federal Audit Clearinghouse



 
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