Professional Aviation Safety Specialists


Professional Aviation Safety Specialists

Formerly the Professional Airways Systems Specialists (AFL-CIO), PASS, an aviation labor union, was formed to provide exclusive representation for the FAA’s technician bargaining unit. Members include Technical Operations and DoD employees (systems specialists, electronics technicians and computer specialists). Membership: $75 (Retired); $120 (Associate).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
PASS
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(5)
Industry:
Engineering/Mathematics, Transportation, Aerospace/Aviation, Aviation, Industrial Relations, Labor Unions
Year Founded:
1977
Address:
1200 G St. NW
Suite 750 Washington, DC 20005
Telephone:
Fax:
Staff:
19
Members:
11000 Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Defense (DoD) employees


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $4,917,369


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
4.10%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Investment income
 
Miscellaneous revenue
 
Other

Total expenses: $4,839,999


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
16.02%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
 
Travel
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other

Total assets: $4,425,227


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
2.89%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Savings and temporary cash investments
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $964,912


Year - 2017
1st-yr growth
-1.56%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 4,856,894
Investment income 49,665
Miscellaneous revenue 7,665
Sales of non-inventory assets 3,145
Net rental income 0
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Royalties 0
Total contributions 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$4,917,369

1-yr growth
4.10%
Program service revenue
Investment income
Miscellaneous revenue
Sales of non-inventory assets

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 1,052,844
Travel 980,492
Compensation for non-officers/directors 821,339
Occupancy 287,922
Other expenses 256,936
Office expenses 249,217
Conferences, conventions, meetings 195,068
Other fees 173,721
Other employee benefits 156,486
Accounting fees 134,396
Payroll taxes 118,573
Pension plan contributions 115,376
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 114,605
Payments to affiliates 87,619
Insurance 62,461
Information technology 29,021
Advertising and promotion 3,923
Royalties 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Management fees 0
Legal 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
Interest expense 0
Total Expenses:

$4,839,999

1-yr growth
16.02%
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Travel
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Occupancy
Other expenses
Office expenses
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Other fees
Other employee benefits
Accounting fees
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Savings and temporary cash investments 1,808,187
Investments in publicly traded securities 1,154,929
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 528,330
Cash -- non-interest bearing 371,210
Accounts receivable 300,239
Other assets 252,294
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 10,038
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
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Total Assets:

$4,425,227

1-yr growth
2.89%
Savings and temporary cash investments
Investments in publicly traded securities
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Accounts receivable
Other assets
Others

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 817,961
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 146,951
Other liabilities 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
Grants payable 0
Total Liabilities:

$964,912

1-yr growth
-1.56%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 3,460,315
Temporarily restricted net assets 0
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$3,460,315

1-yr growth
4.20%
Unrestricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Allyn Van Vechten Specialist, Labor Relations Government Relations, Human Resources, Legal ...X
April Norville Administrative Assistant Administration ...X
Aron Wasowicz Communications Specialist Communications/Public Relations ...X
Bob Abbott Vice President, Region V Senior Executive ...X
Carlos Aguirre National Vice President Board Member, Senior Executive ...X
Dave Spero Vice President, Region II Senior Executive ...X
Dennie Rose General Counsel Legal ...X
Elizabeth Doherty Director, Communications Communications/Public Relations ...X
Emily Edwards Manager, Member Services and Special Projects Conference Committee Chair, Conventions/Meetings, Membership ...X
James Renaldi National Organizer Administration, Conventions/Meetings ...X
Joan Matthiesen Vice President, Region III Senior Executive ...X
Luke Drake Vice President, Region I Senior Executive ...X
Michael Gonzales Vice President, Region IV Senior Executive ...X
Mike Perrone National President Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director ...X
Rich Casey National Vice President Senior Executive ...X
Sophie White Director, Legislative Affairs Government Relations, LDA Contact ...X
Stefan Sutich Deputy General Counsel Legal ...X
Tony Amato Legal and Legislative Assistant Administration, Government Relations, Legal ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
  This organization has no meetings information available.
 

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Pass News NowweeklyNo...X
Pass Timesbi-monthlyNo...X

Recent Lobbying Spending

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

2019 Q3: $130,000
2019 Q2: $138,000
2019 Q1: $138,000
2018: $367,000


PAC Details

Name: Professional Aviation Specialist Specialists - PASS PAC



FEC ID: C00286807



Last updated: 11/5/2019 12:00:00 AM


PAC Contributions

(2019-2020)

Contributions

 Republicans  Democrat

Outside Representation

Firm Name Ascending
Reg/ Term 
Date 
Team Hallahan LLCRegistration 12/15/2016 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

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

Active Legislation

H.R. 3055 Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019
H.R. 3163 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Team Hallahan LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 $60,000 ...X
Team Hallahan LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 $80,000 ...X
Team Hallahan LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 $80,000 ...X
Team Hallahan LLC Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 - ...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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