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PODCAST: Articles, Bylaws and Corporate Law: The ABCs of Nonprofit Membership Corporations

Hemenway & Barnes Podcast

12/19/2019

In this episode of the Hemenway & Barnes podcast series, Brad Bedingfield and Eleanor Evans discuss the ABCs of Nonprofit Membership Corporations.

Does your nonprofit corporation have members? If so, do you know who they are and whether they get to vote on key matters affecting your organization? Not sure if you have members? Then you’ll want to listen as Brad and Eleanor talk about:

  • What it means for a nonprofit corporation to have voting members.
  • How the role of voting members differs from that of the board of directors.
  • What rights voting members usually have.
  • How to tell whether your nonprofit has voting members.
  • How voting members differ from other supporters that the nonprofit may refer to as “members.”
  • What can happen if your nonprofit has voting members but has not been holding members’ meetings.
  • Other key points to be aware of if your nonprofit has voting members.

Listen to the podcast here: Articles, Bylaws and Corporate Law: The ABCs of Nonprofit Membership Corporations

Read the FAQ: ABCs of Nonprofit Membership Corporations

ABCs of Nonprofit Membership Corporations Podcast

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