Articles of Incorporation

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

OF

FLORIDA COALITION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, INC.

The undersigned incorporator hereby forms a not for profit corporation in compliance with

Chapter 617 of the laws of the State of Florida.

 

ARTICLE I. NAME

The name of the corporation shall be:

FLORIDA COALITION OF SCHOOL BOARD MEMBERS, INC.

 

ARTICLE II. PRINCIPAL OFFICE

The principal place of business address of this corporation shall be 6700 77th Street, Vero Beach, Florida 32967, and the mailing address of the corporation shall be P.O. Box 1602, Vero Beach, FL 32961-1602.

 

ARTICLE III. PURPOSE

The purpose of this non-profit corporation shall be to create and promote public interest in the cause of

public education; and to cooperate with other decision makers and organizations promoting public education.

 

ARTICLE IV. MEMBERSHIP

The authorized number and qualifications of members of the corporation, the different classes of membership, if any, the property, voting and other rights and privileges of members shall be set forth in the bylaws.

 

ARTICLE V. MANNER OF ELECTION

Officers and Directors shall be elected at the annual membership meeting, as set forth

in the Bylaws.

ARTICLE VI. INITIAL DIRECTORS AND/OR OFFICERS

List name(s), addresses and specific title(s):

  1. The Board of Directors shall consist of the number of directors set forth in the bylaws but shall not be less than five (5) directors after the first full membership election. The initial board may be a minimum of three (3) in number.
  2. The names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as the initial directors, until the election of their successors are:

 

Jeff Bergosh-  President

5905 Forest Ridge Cir.

Pensacola, FL 32526

 

Shawn R. Frost- Vice President

6700 77th Street

Vero Beach, FL 32967

 

Erika Donalds- Treasurer

14642 Indigo Lakes Cir.

Naples, FL 34119

 

Bridget Anne Ziegler- Secretary

85 Mimosa Drive

Sarasota , FL 34232

 

 

 

 

ARTICLE VII. INITIAL REGISTERED AGENT AND STREET ADDRESS

The Florida street address of the initial registered office of the corporation  shall be 6700 77th street, Vero Beach, Florida 32967, and the name of the initial registered agent of the

corporation at that address is Shawn R. Frost

 

ARTICLE VIII. DISSOLUTION

In the event of dissolution, the assets of the corporation remaining after payment of, or provision of payment of, all debts and liabilities of the corporation, shall be distributed to a non-profit corporation or corporations qualified for one or more tax exempt purposes of the corporation described in section 501 (c) of the Internal Revenue Code or any other corresponding sections of any future federal tax code.

ARTICLE IX. CHARITABLE RESTRICTIONS AND LIMTATIONS

  1. No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, directors, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in Article III hereof.

 

ARTICLE X. INCORPORATOR

The name and street address of the incorporator to these Articles of Incorporation:

Shawn R. Frost

6700 77th St.

Vero Beach, Florida 32967

 

ARTICLE XI.  BYLAWS

The power to adopt, alter, amend or repeal bylaws shall be invested in the Board of Directors in the manner provided by the bylaws.

 

ARTICLE XII. AMENDMENTS

The corporation reserves the right to repeal any provisions contained in these Articles of Incorporation or any amendment thereto.