OF THE CACTUS & SUCCULENT
SOCIETY OF SAN JOSE
1.1 The name of this society shall be the Cactus and Succulent Society of San Jose (hereinafter, the "Society").
2.1 Purpose. The purpose of this Society is to foster education, propagation and conservation of those xerophytic plants generally termed "succulent."
2.2 Organization. This Society is not organized, nor shall it be operated, for pecuniary gain or profit, and it does not contemplate the distribution of gains, profits or dividends to the members thereof or to any individuals. The property, assets, profits or net income of the Society are irrevocably dedicated to educational, scientific, literary and charitable purposes and no part of the profits or net income of the Society shall inure to the benefit of any director, officer or member thereof or to any private individual. Upon the dissolution or discontinuation of this Society, the assets of this Society remaining after payment of, or provision for payment of, all debts and liabilities of this Society shall be distributed to a nonprofit corporation qualified for exemption from federal income tax under section 501(c )(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as now in effect or subsequently amended.
3.1All persons, groups and corporations interested in those xerophytic plants generally termed succulent are eligible.
3.2 There shall be two categories of membership.
a. Individual, one vote.
3.3 The Code of Conduct for the Conservation of Succulent Plants of The Cactus and Succulent Society of America, as subsequently amended, shall be known as the accepted principles and standard for conformity.
4.1 Dues shall be reviewed annually by the Board of Directors; said recommendations shall be published in the Society Bulletin. Dues shall be fixed by the membership, upon recommendations by the Board of Directors. Membership dues cover the period January 1-December 31 and shall be effective through December 31 of each calendar year.
5.1 The officers of this Society shall be: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer. In addition, there shall be four Directors, including the immediate Past President. These officers and directors shall constitute the Board of Directors of the Society and be equal in all respects.
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