American Society for Clinical Pathology 2012-2013 financial information

ascp_logoA couple of weeks ago I posted the publically-disclosed 2012 Form 990 for the College of American Pathologists (CAP), so I suppose it is only fair I do the same for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as well.

As before, the information contained in the post is not an exhaustive account of the available information in the ASCP’s Form 990, but rather more or less the same data I posted for the CAP.

For those interested, the ASCP’s entire Form 990 is here.


Disclosed Executive Salaries (Total compensation high to low)

E. Blair Holladay, Executive Vice President-$507,640

Steven Ciaccio, VP/COO-$282,678

Suzanne Ziemnik, VP Cont Professional Development-$226,081

Jeff Jacobs, VP Public Policy-$208,701

Shiwen Song, Senior Scientific Director-$182,994

Patrica Tanabe, Exec Director VP BOC-$178,022

Ronald Swan, Chief Information Officer-$165,437

Jean Marie Dillon, VP Human Resources and Dev-$165,228

C. Bruce Alexander, Pres/Immed Past Pres as of Nov 2-$48,000

Joel Shilling, Pres Elect/Pres as of Nov 2-$24,000

Revenue

Total revenue-$29,171,033

Membership dues-$8,090,762

Government grants-$4,078,038

Examination fees-$3,798,287

Sponsorship income-$2,974,677

Workshop-$2,948,806

Subscription-$1,808,537

Other program service-$992,416

Investment income-$571,534

Royalties-$587,314

Net gain from sale of securities-$1,003,725

Net income from inventory sales-$2,316,937

Expenses

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