ONE: The name of this corporation is CHANNEL ISLANDS PC USERS GROUP.

TWO: This corporation is a nonprofit public benefit corporation and is not organized for the private gain of any person. It is organized under the Nonprofit Public Benefit Corporation Law for charitable purposes. The specific purposes for which this corporation is organized are EDUCATIONAL IN THE OPERATION OF PERSONAL COMPUTERS.

THREE: The name and address in the State of California of this corporation's initial agent for service of process is: Stan J. Ranson, 340 Mariposa Drive, Camarillo, CA 93010.

FOUR: (a) This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for PUBLIC BENEFIT purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of these Articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on: (1) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code or (2) by a corporation contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code.

(c) No substantial part of the activities of this corporation shall consist of carrying on propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate or intervene in any political campaign (including the publishing or distribution of statements) on behalf of, or in opposition to, any candidate for public office.

FIVE: The names and addresses of the persons appointed to act as the initial Directors of this corporation are:

Jerry McLoudAgoura, CA 91301
Frank SegesmanCamarillo, CA 93010
William Loft MDCamarillo, CA 93010
Helen LongVentura, CA 93030
Terry LeeCamarillo, CA 93012

SIX: The property of this corporation is irrevocably dedicated to the furtherance of personal computer education and no part of the net income or assets of the organization shall ever inure to the benefit of any director, officer or member thereof or to the benefit of any private person.

On the dissolution or winding up of the corporation, its assets remaining after payment of, or provision for payment of, all debts and liabilities of this corporation, shall be distributed to public schools within Ventura County, California whose curriculum include Computer Science classes and instruction.

Date: April 5, 1996

  • (signed)
  • Jerry McLoud, .......... Director
  • Frank Segesman, ..... Director
  • William Loft MD, ..... Director
  • Helen Long, .............. Director
  • Terry Lee, ................. Director

501 (C) (3)

The Channel Islands PC Users Group (CIPCUG) is a 501 (C) (3) California Publis Benefit Corporation. Donations to the club are tax deductable to the extent allowed by law. Generous donations of money and hardware greatly aid CIPCUG in its work. Thank you for your generous assistance.