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Articles of Incorporation

 Of

NAVY NURSE CORPS ASSOCIATION

 

The undersigned, citizens of the United States of America and residents of the State of Washington, for the purpose of forming a not-for-profit corporation under RCW 24.03, the Washington Nonprofit Corporation Act, hereby adopt the following Articles of Incorporation:

 

ARTICLE I

The name of the corporation shall be: “NAVY NURSE CORPS ASSOCIATION”

 

ARTICLE II

The duration of the corporation shall be perpetual.

 

 ARTICLE III

The purposes for which this corporation (association) is formed are the following:

(a)      gather and preserve the history of the Navy Nurse Corps;

(b)      collect and preserve memorabilia pertaining to the Navy Nurse Corps;

(c)      assist with the formation of, and provide support to area or regional chapters;

(d)      promote and support social activities involving the membership of the corporation (association);

(e)      develop locator files and personnel information pertaining to persons who were members of the Navy Nurse Corps;

(f)       identify needs of members and membership eligible non-members of the corporation(association) and bring same to the attention of the membership as appropriate; and

(g)     transact all lawful business of every kind and character in which it may engage at any time in the State of Washington and in all other jurisdictions.

The corporation (association) shall have the authority to perform all such acts as are necessary or proper to accomplish these purposes as long as they are not repugnant to the law.

 

ARTICLE IV

        The internal affairs of the corporation (association) shall be managed by a Board of Directors in accordance with the By-Laws which shall be initially adopted by a majority vote of the membership and thereafter maintained in accordance with the amendment provisions contained therein.

 

ARTICLE V

        The name of the registered agent of the corporation (association) appointed by a resolution adopted by the initial Board of Directors is: VIRGINIA O. BERKMAN. The registered office address which is also the address of the registered agent is 4030 – 40th NW, Oak Harbor, Washington 98277.

ARTICLE VI

 

The number of directors constituting the initial Board of Directors is eight (8). The names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as directors until the first annual meeting of the members of the corporation (association) or until their successors are elected and shall qualify are:

Jan Barcott

1943 Miracle Mile Drive

Port Orchard, WA98366

 

Virginia O. Berkman

4030 – 40th NW

Oak Harbor, WA98277

 

Dorothy M. Jacobson

3333 Tamarack

Port Orchard, WA98366

 

Kathleen C. Kendall

2870 N Strawberry Pt Road

Oak Harbor, WA98277

 

Phyllis A. Kummerow

7031 NE Baker Hill Rd

Bainbridge Island, WA98110

 

Luisa Powers

3223 Locker Road

Port Orchard, WA98366

 

Jean S. Ritchey

3414 Petersville Road NE

Bremerton, WA98310

 

Mary G. Stewart

10364 Sidney Road NW

Port Orchard, WA98366

ARTICLE VII

 

The names and addresses of the incorporators of this corporation (association) are:

 

Jan Barcott

1943 Miracle Mile Drive

Port Orchard, WA98366

 

Virginia O. Berkman

4030 – 40th NW

Oak Harbor, WA98277

 

Dorothy M. Jacobson

3333 Tamarack

Port Orchard, WA98366

 

Kathleen C. Kendall

2870 N Strawberry Pt Road

Oak Harbor, WA98277

 

Phyllis A. Kummerow

7031 NE Baker Hill Rd

Bainbridge Island, WA98110

 

Luisa Powers

3223 Locker Road

Port Orchard, WA98366

 

Jean S. Ritchey

3414 Petersville Road NE

Bremerton, WA98310

 

Mary G. Stewart

10364 Sidney Road NW

Port Orchard, WA98366