Who is the Northern Virginia Pagan Network and what are it's guidelines?  See below for the list of Directors, Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws...

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Who is the 

Northern Virginia Pagan Network?

The Northern Virginia Pagan Network was incorporated as a Nonstock Corporation in the state of Virginia on February 14, 2007.  We are in the process of establishing as a nonprofit organization for our 501c(3) with the IRS.

Below is a list of our current officers:

President Vice President Treasurer Secretary
David Vacant Jeanet Leah

            

NVPN Articles of Incorporation:

ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

NORTHERN VIRGINIA PAGAN NETWORK

 

Articles of Incorporation of the undersigned, who are citizens of the United States , desiring to form a Non-Profit Corporation under the Non-Profit Corporation Law of Virginia, do hereby certify:

 

ARTICLE I - Name

 

The name of the Corporation shall be Northern Virginia Pagan Network.

 

ARTICLE II – Purpose

 

It is intended that the organization shall be entitled to exemption from Federal income tax under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and shall not be a private foundation as described in section 501(a) of the Code.

 

The purpose of the Northern Virginia Pagan Network “NVPN” is to encourage and facilitate networking and strengthening of community bonds between the diverse people and groups in the Northern Virginia area.  This includes those who practice the various forms of spirituality including but not limited to Paganism, Wicca, Witchcraft, Asatru, Druidry, Voudoun, etc. hereafter referred to as “Paganism”.  The specific actions to be taken by the NVPN will be specified in the corporation’s Mission Statement included in the By-Laws.

 

No part of the net earnings of the Corporation shall inure to the benefit of any private individual (except reasonable compensation paid for services rendered to or for the Corporation).  No substantial part of the activities of the Corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation.  The Corporation shall not participate in, nor intervene in any political campaign on behalf of, or against, any candidate for public office.

 

Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, the Corporation shall not conduct or carry on any activities not permitted to be conducted or carried on by an organization exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code, or by an organization to which contributions are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of such Code.

 

ARTICLE III – Membership

 

The NVPN shall have membership classes as defined within the By-Laws.  At least one class of members shall have the authority to elect the Board of Directors.

 

ARTICLE IV – Election of Directors

 

The Directors will be elected annually by the Membership for terms defined within the By-Laws.  The number and composition of the Directors will be defined within the By-Laws.

 

ARTICLE V – Registered Agent

 

The initial Registered Agent of the Corporation who is an initial Officer of the Corporation and a resident of the State of Virginia is DAVID EWING who resides at the following address:  Address available upon request..

 

ARTICLE VI – Registered Address

 

The initial registered address of the Corporation is Address available upon request, Virginia within the County of available upon request and the City of available upon request.

 

ARTICLE VII – Initial Trustees

 

The names and addresses of the persons who are the initial Directors of the Corporation are as follows:

 

Faye Allen               David A. Ewing          Jeanet D. Ewing           Leah

             

ARTICLE VIII – Dissolution

 

Upon dissolution of the Corporation the assets of the Corporation shall be distributed exclusively to charitable, religious, or educational organizations which qualify under the provisions of Section 501(c)(3), or successor, Section of the Internal Revenue Code.  No member, director, or officer of the Corporation, or any private individual, shall be entitled to share in the distribution or division of any of the corporate assets on dissolution of the Corporation.

   

In witness of the above document, we have hereunto subscribed our names this _1_st day of February 2007.

NVPN By-Laws:

We are in the process of developing our by-laws and will post them soon!