Articles of Incorporation

C201312600773

SOSID: 1316926
Date Filed: 5/9/2013 8:51:00 AM
Elaine F. Marshall
North Carolina Secretary of State

C201312600773

State of North Carolina
Department of the Secretary of State

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION
NONPROFIT CORPORATION

Pursuant to §55A-2-02 of the General Statutes of North Carolina, the undersigned corporation does hereby submit these Articles of Incorporation for the purpose of forming a nonprofit corporation.

  1. The name of the corporation is:
  2. (Check only if applicable.) The corporation is a charitable or religious corporation as defined in NCGS §55A-1-40(4).
  3. The street address and county of the initial registered office of the corporation is:
    Number and Street:
    City, State, Zip Code: County:
  4. The mailing address if different from the street address of the initial registered office is:
  5. The name of the initial registered agent is:
  6. The name and address of each incorporator is as follows:

  7. (Check either a or b below.)
    1. The corporation will have members.
    2. The corporation will not have members.
  8. Attached are provisions regarding the distribution of the corporation's assets upon its dissolution.
  9. Any other provisions which the corporation elects to include are attached.
  10. The street address and county of the principal office of the corporation is:
    Number and Street
    City, State, Zip Code County
  11. The mailing address if different from the street address of the principal office is:
  12. These articles will be effective upon filing, unless a later time and/or date is specified:
    This is the day of , 20.

        
    
    Signature of Incorporator

    
    Type or print Incorporator's name and title, if any

NOTES:
1. Filing fee is $60. This document must be filed with the Secretary of State.


Dissolution Statement

The properties assets of this non-profit Corporation are irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes. No part of the net earnings, properties, gains, profits, dividends of assets or this corporation, on dissolution or otherwise, shall inure benefit of any private person or individual or any member or director of this corporation. On Liquudation or dissolution, all propereties, assets and obligations shall be distributed and paid over to an organization dedicated to charitable purposes consisting with the Corporations philosophy, provided that the Corporation continues to be dedicated to the exempt propose specified in Internal Revenue Code Section 501(C)(3)


Section 5.02 CLASSIFICATION OF MEMBERS

(a) The General Membership (GM) shall consist of four (4) types of Members

a. Fully Professed Members (FPM)
b. Novices
c. Postulants
d. Members Emeritus
Member may transfer a membership or any right arising thereof.


Section 5.03 Fully Professed Members

(a) Shall be members for life except for case if resignation or removal. FPMS have the right to hold any Office and/or elected to the Board. FPM has the right to vote on all issues brought up in GM at which they are deemed to be in good standing. Only FPM may sponsor new Members. The GM may define other rights and/or restrictions as necessary.


Section 5.04 Novices

(a) Are in training to become FPMs. They have no voting rights, may not hold office, sit on the Board or speak on the behalf of the Order to the press or public. They must maintain a FPM as a sponsor until they are elevated to an FPM. Novices are not agents of the Corporation may not take any duties without express approval of a FPM. The GM may define other rights and/or restrictions as necessary. After a period to be determined by the GM, the Novice may be voted to progress to FPM at a GM meeting.


Section 5.05 Postulants

(a) Are new members in training. They have no voting rights, may not hold office, sit on the Board or speak on the behalf of the Order to the press or public. They must maintain a FPM as a sponsor until they are elevated to an FPM.. Postulants are not agents of the Corporation may not take any duties without express approval of a FPM. The GM may define other rights and/or restrictions as necessary. After a period to be determined by the GM, the Postulant may be voted to progress to Novice at a GM meeting


Section 5.06 Member Emeritus (EM)

(a) Are encouraged to participate in all functions when they can. They are not expected to attend meetings or pay dues. They have no formal obligation to the Corporation other than to act in appropriate manner when identifying as a Member. EM are not agents of the Corporation.. They have no voting rights, may not hold office, sit on the Board or speak on the behalf of the Order to the press or public. And have no voting rights .The GM may define other rights and/or restrictions as necessary. They must petition the GM to regain full membership status and must receive a simple majority vote at a GM return as a FPM.


Revised January 2000
Form N-01
CORPORATIONS DIVISION
P. O. BOX 29622
RALEIGH, NC 27626-0622

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