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Just so you know the current administrator Diana Wardell earns 24K a year. The prior administrator Justin Patrae earned 12K a year. By the way Justin Patrae was an employee of Diana Wardell while he was administrator. What does that mean I dont know this "new contract" happened after my attending their meetings and started asking questions about finances of FAPPS. Such as paying for suites for ex presidents and board members not paying the 150 a year banner ads and of course the 3K in utilities of someones office. Just small stuff you know these people work hard for YOUR money!

My efforts to get licensed in Florida
FAPPS IRS FILINGS
FAPPS STATE FILINGS
The reason I began my inquiry with FAPPS

 

 

My efforts to get licensed in Florida

FLORIDA LICENSING BOARD DATA

As far as Gary letter is concerned I was a NAPPS member in Wisconsin in 2009 I moved my business in 2010 and became a member of FAPPS at that time.

This is a meeting of the board that regulated the licenses of certified process servers in Florida's 20th Judicial Circuit. Although the chair stated May, 2010 it was really June, 2010. Although this board was going for about 18 months prior this is the first meeting of the board that I had videotaped.

I contracted a videographer to tape this meeting while I was still in Wisconsin preparing the move of my business to Florida. In spite of the opposition and regulation to limit competition I never considered for a moment that I would not succeed in getting licensed! This was recorded to understand why the board implemented a 125 limit cap on process servers to begin the efforts at overturning it. My initial letter challenging the cap was in April of 2010 2 months prior to this meeting. At the 2:40 mark my letter in opposition to the cap was entered into the minutes. At the 9:40 mark the chair indicated 3 current complaints against process servers that never made it into any subsequent hearing or meetings. At 13:30 of the meeting if you listen closely this meeting was shortened because of the reasons the chairman said. Others told me it was the videotape that cause it to be shortened. I quickly obtained copies of those 3 complaints as a freedom of information request. At the 14:50 mark a FAPPS representative introduced FAPPS desire to be approved to education with the goal to be involved in the licensing process of process server in Florida.

The persons in the video are the :
Mr. Ernie Averill . . .......................... Chair
Ms. Lynette Young ........................ Secretary
Lt. Andy Lewis ...................... Board Member
Sgt. Chris Webb ................... Board Member

If you want to find out more about the board members feel free to google the names. It is not my business to share that information. But the results of those searches in part directed my further determined review. Feel free to post your results in the board discussion.

FAPPS Filings


IRS YEARS

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

State Filings
1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2005b 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

 

The reason I began my inquiry with FAPPS

I witnessed first hand the following concerns directly related to what I know are violations of IRS rules for a non profit:

  • August 13, 2011 the FAPPS board paid for State Representative John P Julien and former NAPPS and FAPPS board member a suite at the hotel. He appropriately did not use it. Yet since the board paid for it we held a nice little party in it and another board member used it that night.
  • November 12, 2011 the FAPPS board authorized to spend $1,200.00 to assist in State Representative John Julien reelection campaign.
  • November 12, 2011 at the board meeting I asked about accounting for revenue for the banner ads on fapps.org. I was told that no one paid for the entire year of 2011. Mike Compton asked who is responsible to send out the bills. I suggested board members should pay anyway. Here is who received the free ads from the non profit for 2011:

  • Then I started receiving the calls from persons knowing about my inquiries. People told me about financial improprieties such as a telephone answering system being purchased that was used for a board members private purposes. I was told about a projector the board purchased that has since go absent from board meetings. I was told about exclusive deals in the Florida market relating to board members.
  • Those examples and others show that FAPPS is directly related to the issue of the cap of how many process server can be licensed in Lee County Florida.
After these events I started to look into the IRS forms of FAPPS and found some more concerns as follows:

An example of what NAPPS and FAPPS has been working together with regarding IRS TAXES

This link will open in a new window if you wish to follow along 2008 IRS 990 In order on the form:

ORGANIZATION DETAILS
J Website N/A is listed (not listing a website just makes it harder for IRS to visit)

PART I SUMMARY
3 left blank there are 9 board members would be the right answer
7a zero should be $6772.00 and federal taxes should be over $2,000.00
8 prior year $32,975 current year ZERO (big concern deviation)
9 prior year $27,505.00 current year $65,153 (big concern deviation)
10 prior year $1045.00 current year zero
18 prior year $61,945 current year $75,093 (big concern deviation)

PART III
1 Education only
4-4e BLANK

PART IV
3 they marked no
28a will have to study more
34 answered no NAPPS qualifies should have been Yes

PART V
3a the answer was No should have been Yes $6772.00

PART VI SECTION A GOVERNING BODY AND MANAGEMENT
2 they answered no yet several on the board exchange work and use PST and the administrator was employed by a director.
6, 7, and 7A are all answered in the negative yet they are all in the affirmative and would have required a response in Schedule O
10 they answered in the affirmative
SECTION B POLICIES
14 They answered in the affirmative should be in the negative
15 a and b the answered in he affirmative the correct answer is in the negative there was no independent persons involved it was exclusive to the board.
SECTION C DISCLOSURES
18 the stated upon request the have no option to state the correct answer which is NO

PART VII SECTION A
They did not follow instructions. They did not list the directors or officers. In addition the stipend is not tied to actual costs so stipends become reportable.
5 Because they did not list the directors and officers or their reportable stipends they now answer this question in the negative. Yet if they had properly listed they would have declared the NAPPS relationship of two board members who were also NAPPS AND FAPPS board members.

PART VIII STATEMENT OF REVENUE
1d should have NAPPS grant amount of $1862.00 in the revenue column
2c advertising revenue should move over to column C. Yet by doing that correctly it becomes taxable.
11a special functions in light of other listing I would challenge this to find out more of where this amount was earned from.

PART IX STATEMENT OF FUNCTIONAL EXPENSE
24a $1301.00 for utilities whose office?

PART X

And here is where the schedule O would go but FAPPS didn't file one. Why? I came to find out that MUSSER thinks IRS government forms are garbage, here is where he said it.


AFTER THE EVALUATIONS OF THE IRS FORMS AND ALL THE PREVIOUS EVENTS I SENT SOME EMAILS AND GOT SOME RESPONSES.

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