Seismological Society of America


Seismological Society of America

Established in San Francisco, CA, and incorporated in California the same year. SSA works for the advancement of seismology and its applications in understanding and mitigating earthquake hazards and in imaging the structure of the earth. A member society of the American Geological Institute. Promotes scientific research in seismology and related phenomena, and informs the public on how to insure itself against damage by proper studies of earthquakes' geographic distribution, historical sequence, activities and effects on buildings. Membership: $100 (Regular); $25 (Student); $130 (Foreign); $65 (Affiliate); $45 (Developing Country); $1,000 (Corporate).

Organization Type:
National Trade or Professional Association
Acronym:
SSA
Tax Exempt Status:
501(c)(3)
Industry:
Environment And Conservation, Science, Geology
Year Founded:
1906
Address:
400 Evelyn Ave.
Suite 201 Albany, CA 94706-1375
Telephone:
Fax:
Website:
Staff:
17
Members:
2,800 members.


Financial Snapshot

 

Total revenues: $2,051,286


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
18.78%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Revenue
 
Program service revenue
 
Total contributions
 
Investment income
 
Other

Total expenses: $2,109,452


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
11.03%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Expenses
 
Other expenses
 
Conferences, conventions, meetings
 
Compensation for non-officers/directors
 
Other

Total assets: $2,678,552


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
6.75%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Assets
 
Investments in publicly traded securities
 
Cash -- non-interest bearing
 
Accounts receivable
 
Other

Total Liabilities: $545,769


Year - 2018
1st-yr growth
21.91%
 
 
 
 
 
Year by Year
Liabilities
 
Deferred revenue
 
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

Regional/State Affiliation


   Revenue:

Revenue: Amount ($)
Program service revenue 1,865,119
Total contributions 99,016
Investment income 68,149
Miscellaneous revenue 19,002
Gaming income 0
Tax-exempt bond proceeds 0
Fundraising income 0
Royalties 0
Sales of non-inventory assets 0
Net rental income 0
Income from sales of inventory 0
Total Revenue:

$2,051,286

1-yr growth
18.78%
Program service revenue
Total contributions
Investment income
Miscellaneous revenue

   Expenses:

Expenses: Amount ($)
Other expenses 742,935
Conferences, conventions, meetings 428,433
Compensation for non-officers/directors 198,553
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc 160,684
Other fees 98,468
Information technology 83,860
Advertising and promotion 68,382
Occupancy 62,644
Accounting fees 60,839
Lobbying fees 35,000
Travel 28,609
Payroll taxes 28,024
Legal fees 22,895
Pension plan contributions 19,387
Other employee benefits 18,617
Grants to individuals in the US 16,719
Depreciation, depletion, amortization 14,345
Grants to governments/orgs in the US 11,000
Grants to orgs and individuals outside the US 5,050
Insurance 5,008
Benefits paid to or for members 0
Compensation of disqualified persons 0
Management fees 0
Professional fundraising fees 0
Investment management fees 0
Travel/entertainment expenses to public officials 0
Interest expense 0
Payments to affiliates 0
Office expenses 0
Royalties 0
Total Expenses:

$2,109,452

1-yr growth
11.03%
Other expenses
Conferences, conventions, meetings
Compensation for non-officers/directors
Compensation of current officers, directors, etc
Other fees
Information technology
Advertising and promotion
Occupancy
Accounting fees
Lobbying fees
Others

   Assets:

Assets: Amount ($)
Investments in publicly traded securities 1,901,524
Cash -- non-interest bearing 446,956
Accounts receivable 125,343
Land, buildings, & equipment (net) 79,387
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges 74,299
Savings and temporary cash investments 51,043
Receivables from officers, directors, etc. 0
Receivables from disqualified persons 0
Notes and loans receivables 0
Program-related investments 0
Intangible assets 0
Inventories for sale or use 0
Investments in other securities 0
Other assets 0
Pledges and grants receivable 0
Total Assets:

$2,678,552

1-yr growth
6.75%
Investments in publicly traded securities
Cash -- non-interest bearing
Accounts receivable
Land, buildings, & equipment (net)
Prepaid expenses or deferred charges
Savings and temporary cash investments

   Liabilities:

Liabilities: Amount ($)
Deferred revenue 447,585
Accounts payable and accrued expenses 98,184
Other liabilities 0
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:

$545,769

1-yr growth
21.91%
Deferred revenue
Accounts payable and accrued expenses

   Net Assets:

Net Assets: Amount ($)
Unrestricted net assets 1,672,534
Temporarily restricted net assets 460,249
Permanently restricted net assets 0
Total Net Assets:

$2,132,783

1-yr growth
3.45%
Unrestricted net assets
Temporarily restricted net assets

Key Staff

  
Name Ascending
Title 
Function 
Add Prospect 
Adrianne Ford Editor Publications ...X
Becky Ham Contact, Press Relations Communications/Public Relations ...X
Bo Orloff Consultant, Webmaster and Information Technology Computer/Information Technology ...X
Elizabeth Duffy Contact, Government Liaison Government Relations ...X
Kathleen Gaffney Director, Publishing Publications ...X
Mary George Managing Editor Publications ...X
Meg Starbuck Manager, Accounting Finance ...X
Mitch Withers Treasurer Board Member, Finance ...X
Nan Broadbent Executive Director Executive Director ...X
Noach Dzmura Coordinator, Meeting Conventions/Meetings, Marketing, Membership ...X
Peggy Hellweg Secretary Administration, Board Member ...X
Peter Shearer President Board Member, Executive Director ...X
Sissy Stone Specialist, Accounts Payable Administration, Finance, Lobby Day Contact ...X
Stacie Chun Manager, Finance Finance ...X
Susan Hough President Elect Board Member ...X
Susan Newman Executive Director, Emeritus Senior Executive ...X
Sydni Schieber Membership Officer Membership ...X

Meetings/Conferences

Year Descending
Name 
Location 
Facility 
From 
To 
Attendance 
Exhibitors 
Facility Amenities 
20192019 SSA Conference Seattle , WA , United States The Westin Seattle April 23 April 26   Convention Center...X
20182018 SSA Conference Miami , FL , United States Hyatt Regency Miami May 14 May 17  over 100 exhibitorsConvention Center, Golf...X
2017SSA 2017 Denver , CO , United States Denver Downtown Sheraton April 18 April 20  over 100 exhibitors ...X
20162016 Annual Meeting Reno , NV , United States Peppermill Hotel & Casino April 20 April 22   Casino...X
20152015 Annual Meeting Pasadena , CA , United States Pasadena Convention Center April 21 April 23   Convention Center...X
2014Annual Meeting 2014 Anchorage , AK , United States Hilton Anchorage April 30 May 2    ...X

Publications

Name 
Frequency 
Advertising 
Bulletin of the Seismological Society of AmericaquarterlyNo...X
Membership DirectoryonlineNo...X
Seismological Research Lettersbi-monthlyYes...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 
Federal Affairs OfficeRegistration 06/17/2010 ...X

Legislative Issue Focus

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

Active Legislation

This organization has no active legislation data available.

Contractors

Contractor Ascending
Service Category 
Reported Year Descending
Reported Compensation 
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2019 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2018 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2017 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2016 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2015 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2014 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2013 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2012 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2011 - ...X
Federal Affairs Office Lobbying/Advocacy/Legal2010 - ...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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