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.
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.
Elected Directors (Term expires year shown)
Byron Brainard (2018)
Zeke Hastings (2018)
Bill Lamb (2018)
Joe Fuller (2017)
Tom Jacobson (2017)
Fred Nicas (2017)
Brian Norden (2016)
Phil Palmieri (2016)
Paul Peters (2016)
Officers and Division Managers
President & Chief Executive Officer - Joe Fuller
Chief Operating Officer – Hank Winn
Chief Financial Officer -
Corporate Secretary - Sharilin Peters
Division Manager, Collections - Rod Fishburn
Division Manager, Operations - Ken Schwartz
Deputy Division Manager, Operations - Gary Starre
Division Manager, Maintenance - Paul Harr
Deputy Division Manager, Maintenance - Jeff Williams
Division Manager, Plant & Facilities - Hank Winn
Division Manager, Visitor Experience - Donna Zanin