AGREEMENT OF ASSOCIATION OF ASSOCIATION OF PACIFIC COAST GEOGRAPHERS, INC. We, the Undersigned, have agreed to associate ourselves for the purpose of creating a corporation under the provisions of R.C.W. 24.16.1010 to R.C.W. 24.16.140, inclusive, the laws of the State of Washington, and have agreed as follows: ARTICLE I. The name of this corporation shall be: ASSOCIATION OF PACIFIC COAST GEOGRAPHERS, INC. ARTICLE II. The general purposes for which this corporation is formed are: the cultivation of the scientific study of geography in all its branches, especially by promoting acquaintance, intercourse and discussion among the members, by encouraging and aiding geographical exploration and research, by assisting the publication of geographical essays, by developing better conditions for the study of geography in schools, colleges and universities, and by cooperating with other societies in the development of an intelligent interest in geography among the people of North America. ARTICLE III. The principal place of business and the registered office of this corporation shall be located at the Department of Geography of the University of Washington in Seattle, King County, Washington. ARTICLE IV. The duration of the corporation shall be perpetual. ARTICLE V. There shall be no capital stock. The members of this corporation shall consist of the undersigned subscribers and such other persons as from time to time hereafter may become members in the manner provided by the by-laws. ARTICLE VI. The corporation shall have the following powers: 1. To procure, preserve and diseminate knowledge and information and in furtherance thereof, to publish and distribute or to promote the publication and distribution of books, periodicals, circulars and other papers relating to said subjects and objects of this association, including the publication of a yearbook; and to dispose of said publications by sale or otherwise. 2. To give endowments, scholarships, awards, grants and other help and assistance, and to do anything else including the granting of financial aid to any individual or organization for the purpose of furthering the purposes and objectives of this corporation; 3. To receive and hold in trust, or otherwise, funds received by gifts, grants, devises, endowments and bequests, and said funds shall be used to carry out the purposes and objectives of this corporation; 4. To acquire by gift, devise, purchase, or lease or otherwise, and to hold for investment or in trust, sell, lease, encumber or dispose of real property and personal property of any and all kinds. 5. In general to have and to execute all powers confirmed by the laws of the State of Washington under R.C.W. 24.16.1010 to R.C.W. 24.16.140, inclusive. ARTICLE VII. The Trustees shall be not less than three nor more than sixty in number, and their number, term of office and election or appointment shall be in the manner provided for by the by-laws of this corporation. ARTICLE VIII. It is agreed that these Articles may be amended by the affirmative vote of a majority of its members at any regular or special meeting called for the purpose, notice of which meeting shall be given in the manner provided by the by-laws by giving notice for the election of appointment of the Board of Trustees. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands and seals this 23rd day of May, 1962. Signed by: James E. Brooks Howard J. Critchfield Dale E. Courtney Samuel N. Dicken Frances M. Earle Otis W. Freeman Howard H. Martin Benjamin Thomas
The same eight people as trustees held the first meeting of the "subscribers to the aforementioned agreement" on June 8, 1962 (Benjamin Thomas President, Dale E. Courtney Secretary) and the Articles of Incorporation were recorded and the Seal affixed on June 11, 1962.