As Amended by the Board of Directors August 26, 2002
ARTICLE I Title and Purpose
ARTICLE II Office and Books
ARTICLE III Fiscal Year
ARTICLE IV Membership and Dues
ARTICLE V Board of Directors
ARTICLE VI Officers
ARTICLE VII Committees
ARTICLE VIII Elections
ARTICLE IX Finances
ARTICLE X Property and Investments
ARTICLE XI Dissolution
ARTICLE XII Staff
ARTICLE XIII Amendments to the Bylaws
ARTICLE XIV Original Ratifications of Bylaws
ARTICLE XV Effective Date
Title and Purpose
Section 1: The name of this Corporation shall be THEATRE PUGET
SOUND, hereinafter referred to as "TPS" or "Corporation".
Section 2: To promote the spiritual and economic necessity of
theatre to the public, and to unify and strengthen the theatre
community through leadership programs, resources, and services.
Section 3: This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable
and educational purposes within the meaning of section 501( c
) ( 3 ) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Office and Books
Section 1: PRINCIPAL OFFICE. The principal office shall be in
the City of Seattle, County of King, State of Washington.
Section 2: OTHER OFFICES. The Corporation may also have other
offices, within and without the state of Washington, as the Board
of Directors may determine or as the business of the Corporation
Section 3: BOOKS. The Corporation shall keep correct and complete
books and records of account and shall also keep minutes of the
proceedings of its Board of Directors, and committees having
any of the authority of the Board of Directors, and shall keep
at the registered or principal office the names and addresses
of the Board of Directors entitled to vote. All books and records
of the Corporation may be inspected by any member, or its agent
or attorney, for any proper purpose at any reasonable time.
Section 1: The fiscal year of the Corporation shall be January
1 to December 31.
Secretary of the Board of Directors
Date: August 26, 2002.