American Spelean History Association
Articles of Incorporation

I. The name of the corporation shall be the American Spelean History Association. The parliamentary authority for this corporation shall be Roberts Rules of Order.
 
II. The principal place of business of the corporation shall be 1117 36th A venue East, Seattle, Washington.
 
III. The terms of existence of this corporation shall be perpetual.
 
IV. The corporation shall not have capital stock. The private property of the members of this corporation shall not be liable for the debts of the corporation.
 
V. The purposes for which this corporation is formed are as follows:
 
The advancement of the study, dissemination and interpretation of spelean history and all related purposes permitted under the above Title and Chapter.
 
VI. Upon dissolution of the corporation the assets shall be distributed to the National Speleological Foundation in accordance with Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. This corporation shall not conduct and business not permitted to be conducted by an organization exempted under the above code.

(From The Journal of Spelean History, Volume 27, Number 1, Issue #89, Jan. - Mar., 1993)

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