Georgia Association of Convenience Stores


Georgia Association of Convenience Stores

GACS provides services to its retail membership, including legislative updates, regulatory updates, full time representation at the State Capitol and education and training programs. It advances the business success of its members and the convenience store industry through advocacy, knowledge and services. Membership: $650 (Associate); $350-4,000 (Retail); $150 (E-Membership).

Organization Type:
State or Regional Association
Acronym:
GACS
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Retail/Wholesale, Retailers See Also Merchandising
Year Founded:
1973
Address:
168 N. Johnston St.
Suite 209 Dallas, GA 30132-4744
Telephone:
Toll Free:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
10
Members:
2,600 Stores and 500 Individuals


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $805,645


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
-2.75%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Investment income

Total expenses: $687,786


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
-30.76%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Lobbying fees
 
Other

Total assets: $1,370,098


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
14.35%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $89,067


Year - 2016
1st-yr growth
154.59%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 544,948
Total contributions 227,355
Investment income 60,733
Royalties 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Net rental income 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Miscellaneous revenue -9,044
Sales of non-inventory assets -18,347
Total Revenue:

$805,645

1-yr growth
-2.75%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Conferences, conventions, meetings 316,378
Compensation for non-officers/directors 141,000
Lobbying fees 56,211
Other expenses 33,074
Other employee benefits 28,607
Occupancy 14,924
Advertising and promotion 14,077
Travel 13,919
Office expenses 13,552
Other fees 12,346
Investment management fees 11,008
Payroll taxes 10,908
Pension plan contributions 10,160
Accounting fees 6,500
Insurance 2,645
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 2,477
Professional fundraising fees 0
Management fees 0
Legal fees 0
Information technology 0
Royalties 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 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 current officers, directors, etc 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Total Expenses:

$687,786

1-yr growth
-30.76%
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Lobbying fees
Other expenses
Other employee benefits
Occupancy
Advertising and promotion
Travel
Office expenses
Other fees
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 1,248,464
Cash -- non-interest bearing 79,354
Savings and temporary cash investments 20,047
Other assets 13,675
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 7,564
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 994
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Accounts receivable 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:

$1,370,098

1-yr growth
14.35%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Savings and temporary cash investments
Other assets
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 89,067
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
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 0
Other liabilities 0
Total Liabilities:

$89,067

1-yr growth
154.59%
Deferred revenue

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 1,281,031
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$1,281,031

1-yr growth
10.13%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Angela Holland CAE President Executive Director ...X
Brian Griffith Past Chairman Board Member ...X
Ed Hong Chair, Annual Tradeshow Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Grant Schmeelk Chairman Elect and Finance Chair Board Member, Finance ...X
Guy Cochran Chair, Government Relations Government Relations ...X
Jennie Nesspor CAE Manager, Events and Administration Administration, Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Ken Johnson Chair, Annual Meeting and Program Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Natalie Jones Membership Development and Training Chair Board Member, Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
Patrick Parker Chairman Chairman of the Board ...X
Sharon Shuford CAE, LEED GA Manager, Membership and Marketing Marketing, Membership ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2017GACS 2017 Annual Convention ,   June 25 June 27    ...X
2016GACS 2016 Annual Convention Sandestin , FL , United States Hilton June 26 June 28   Golf, Convention Center...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
GACS TodayquarterlyYes...X
Membership DirectoryannuallyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

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

2018 Q4: $0
2018 Q3: $0
2018 Q2: $0
2018 Q1: $0
2017: $0


PAC Details

Name: -



FEC ID: -



Last updated: -


PAC Contributions

(-)

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
  This organization has no outside representation data available.
 

Legislative Issue Focus

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

This organization has no legislative issue data available.

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
  This organization has no contractors information available.
 

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



 
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