OERM Tax Information

OERM is a 501(c)(3) Non-profit Organization

Orange Empire Railway Museum is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization, and donations are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law. You may download a copy of a letter documenting the Museum's 501(c) 3 status by clicking on the link below.

IRS Letter

Also, the links below will take you to the IRS publication "Charitable Contributions" which contains detailed information on things like recordkeeping requirements for noncash charitable contributions. If you have questions about Museum policies concerning donations, please contact the webmaster.

IRS Publication 526 "Charitable Contributions"

IRS Form 8283

The Form 990s that OERM files with the IRS every year are available on Guidestar.

OERM Board and Officers 2013 (Term expires year shown)

Brian Norden (2016)
Phil Palmieri (2016)
Paul Peters (2016)
Byron Brainard (2015)
George Huckaby (2015)
J.R. Lowe (2015)
Joe Fuller (2014)
Tom Jacobson (2014)
Paul Krot (2014)
Corporate Secretary  - Sharilin Peters


Officers and Division Managers

President & Chief Executive Officer  - George L. Huckaby
Chief Financial Officer - Anjeannette (AJ) Staley
Vice President & Division Manager, Administration & Security - Dick Staley
Deputy Division Manager, Administration & Security - Allen Holliday
Division Manager, Collections - Rod Fishburn
Division Manager, Operations - Ken Schwartz
Deputy Division Manager, Operations - Gary Starre
Division Manager, Maintenance - Jason Shoemaker
Deputy Division Manager, Maintenance - Paul Harr
Division Manager, Plant & Facilities - Byron Brainard
Division Manager, Visitor Experience - Donna Zanin

Upcoming Events

Apr 19 - Apr 20
May 17 - May 18

Museum News

March 12, 2014 - 17:16
See antique trucks, step onto train cars, take a ride on trolleys! Thousands of truck enthusiasts and rail fans will gather Sunday, May 4 at OERM for the annual Antique Truck Show. This one-day...
March 1, 2014 - 07:23
Gear Up for Steampunk Carnivale - March 15-16 Celebrate the fantasy, history and ingenuity behind Steampunk at the Orange Empire Railway Museum. The Iron Horse/Family Steampunk Carnivale pays homage...

OERM 2014 Calendar

OERM 2014 CalendarThe Orange Empire 2014 Calendar titled "The Street Cars of Los Angeles" is now available. Photographs of the Los Angeles Railway and the Pacific Electric Railway in Los Angeles and the surrounding areas enhance each month.. The price is $12.95 each plus sales tax and $5.00 shipping. To order your calendar call 951-943-3020 or e-mail info@oerm.org for more information.