The principal office of the corporation in __________ [state] shall be located in
__________ County, __________ [state]. The corporation may have such other offices, either
within or without __________ [state] as the Board of Directors may determine or as the affairs of
the corporation may require from time to time.
The corporation shall have and continuously maintain in __________ [state] a registered
office and a registered agent whose office is identical with the registered office. The registered
office may be, but need not be, identical with the principal office in __________ [state]. The
registered agent and the registered office may be changed from time to time by the Board of
SECTION 1. Classes of Members. The corporation shall have two classes of members. The
designation of such classes and the qualifications and rights of the members of such classes shall be
A. Governing Membership. Comprised only of the Board of Directors of the corporation,
these members ("Governing Members") have the right and duty to govern all functions of the
corporation and guide its future operations.
B. Participating Membership. Composed of members ("Participating Members") who join
the Society by paying annual dues, and who do so to enjoy the services and benefits of the Society.
Participating Members have no authorized powers to govern and/or assist in the operation of the
C. Eligibility Requirements.
(1) All persons, regardless of age, who are interested in promoting and furthering the
purposes of this corporation are eligible to become Participating Members.
(2) Only individuals who have been elected to and are serving on the Board of Directors of
this corporation are eligible to be Governing Members.
SECTION 2. Election of Members.
A. Individuals who meet the eligibility requirements may be accepted for Participating
Membership by the officers