International Safe Transit Association


International Safe Transit Association

Formerly (1974) the National Safe Transit Committee, Inc, became (1992) the National Safe Transit Association and (1994) the National/International Safe Transit Association. ISTA's mission is to be focused on the specific concerns of transport packaging. Members are shippers, carriers, manufacturers, packagers, package designers, and testing laboratories interested in reducing damage to goods in transit. Membership: $10 (Student-Member University); $30 (Student-Non member University); $150 (Individual-Retired/Self Employed); $600 (Carrier/Shipper/Supplier - Primary Location); $100 (Associate).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
ISTA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(6)
Industry:
Nonprofit, Packaging, Transportation
Year Founded:
1948
Address:
1400 Abbott Rd.
Suite 160 East Lansing, MI 48823-1900
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
8
Volunteers:
110
Members:
800 companies
Certification Programs:
CPLP


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $1,757,624


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
10.91%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income

Total expenses: $1,345,955


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
16.97%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Other fees
 
Other

Total assets: $2,923,971


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
17.07%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Notes and loans receivables
 
Accounts receivable
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $437,617


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
3.49%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
 
Other liabilities

This association reports using a management firm on their 990 tax documents.

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 1,755,846
Investment income 1,778
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Miscellaneous revenue 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$1,757,624

1-yr growth
10.91%
Program service revenue
Investment income

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation for non-officers/directors 309,103
Conferences, conventions, meetings 287,004
Other fees 175,528
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 144,124
Office expenses 115,840
Occupancy 55,801
Other expenses 51,029
Travel 46,724
Information technology 44,413
Payroll taxes 34,631
Accounting fees 28,975
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 22,703
Advertising and promotion 11,428
Pension plan contributions 7,958
Legal fees 4,434
Insurance 3,665
Other employee benefits 2,231
Interest expense 364
Payments to affiliates 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Royalties 0
Management fees 0
Lobbying fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 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
Total Expenses:

$1,345,955

1-yr growth
16.97%
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other fees
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Office expenses
Occupancy
Other expenses
Travel
Information technology
Payroll taxes
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 1,862,650
Notes and loans receivables 353,257
Accounts receivable 250,529
Pledges and grants receivable 226,800
Cash -- non-interest bearing 160,823
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 33,069
Intangible assets 23,605
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 12,629
Inventories for sale or use 609
Investments in other securities 0
Program-related investments 0
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Investments in publicly traded securities 0
Other assets 0
Total Assets:

$2,923,971

1-yr growth
17.07%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Notes and loans receivables
Accounts receivable
Pledges and grants receivable
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 365,183
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 39,575
Other liabilities 32,859
Grants payable 0
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
Total Liabilities:

$437,617

1-yr growth
3.49%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses
Other liabilities

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Temporarily restricted net assets 1,442,335
Unrestricted net assets 1,044,019
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$2,486,354

1-yr growth
19.84%
Temporarily restricted net assets
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
A.J. Gruber President Executive Director ...X
Andrew Gruber President Chief Executive Officer ...X
Barbara Church CPA Manager, Business and Accounting Services Finance, Marketing ...X
Eric Hiser Vice President, Technical Computer/Information Technology ...X
Kathy A. Joneson Vice President, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Larry Dull Lead Instructor Education ...X
Lisa Bonsignore Vice President, Education Education ...X
Megan Riegel Director, Membership Membership ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
2017ISTA TrackPack Forum Lake Buena Vista , FL , United States Disney Yacht Club Resort April 18 April 21   Ski, Cruise, Golf, Casino, Convention Center...X
2016ISTA’s 2016 TransPack Forum Orlando , FL , United States Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club Resorts March 21 March 24    ...X
20152015 TransPack Forum West Des Monis , United States Hilton Garden April 7 April 10    ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Lab Search and DirectoryonlineNo...X
Member DirectoryonlineNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

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

2019 Q3: $0
2019 Q2: $0
2019 Q1: $0
2018: $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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