Articles of Incorporation of Emerald City Supporters Football Club.
The undersigned, for the purposes of forming a not-for-profit corporation under the revised Code of Washington, R.C.W. 24.03, states the following:
The name of the corporation shall be Emerald City Supporters Football Club, hereinafter referred to as “ECS FC.”
The duration of ECS FC shall be perpetual.
PURPOSE AND POWERS
The purpose and powers of ECS FC, in the ECS FC's own behalf or in partnership or association with others, shall be as follows:
ECS FC is organized exclusively for such purposes and objections as may be consistent within the meaning of 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding section of any future United States Internal Revenue Law, and allowable under R.C.W. Title 24 as now in force or as it may be amended.
ECS FC shall not carry on any activities not permitted to be carried on by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, or the corresponding provision of any future United States Internal Revenue Law.
ECS FC is organized to promote participation in the sport of soccer, to organize soccer teams and leagues, to provide training and player development in the sport of soccer, both youth and adult, and to receive gifts or donations to promote the health, welfare, and recreation of the general public through the sport of soccer.
The membership of ECS FC shall be comprised of those persons who:
INITIAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS
The Board of Directors shall be determined, from time to time, based on the needs and objectives of ECS FC and is limited by the ECS FC's Bylaws. The names and addresses of the initial Board of Directors are as follows:
Anthony De Simone
6813 Weedin Place NE #201
Seattle, WA 98115
20217 Poplar Way #B
Lynnwood, WA 98036
3716 Lakeridge Dr E
Lake Tapps WA 98391
REGISTERED OFFICE AND REGISTERED AGENT
The name of the registered agent of ECS FC is Anthony De Simone. The registered office address, which is also the address of the registered agent, is 6813 Weedin Place NE, Seattle WA 98115.
Provisions for the regulation of the internal affairs of ECS FC, except as provided in these Articles, shall be determined and fixed by the bylaws as adopted by the Board of Directors.
No part of the net earnings of ECS FC shall insure to the benefit of, or be distributed to its members, directors, officers, or other private person, except that ECS FC shall be authorizaed and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Section 3 hereinabove.
Upon the dissolution of the ECS FC, the Board of Directors shall, after paying or making provision of payment of all the liabilities of ECS FC, dispose of all the assets of ECS FC exclusively for the purposes of ECS FC; provided, that no payment shall be made for the individual benefit of any director, officer, or member.
AMENDMENTS TO ARTICLES
ECS FC reserves the right to amend, alter, change, or repeal any provision contained in these Articles of Incorporation in any manner, now or hereafter prescribed by law and all rights and powers conferred herein on directors are subject to this reservation.
NAME AND ADDRESS OF INCORPORATOR
The name and address of the incorporator is as follows:
21317 2nd Dr SE
Bothell, WA 98021
In the event of dissolution of ECS FC, the net assets are to be distributed as provided in Section 8 hereinabove.