Constitution

Constitution
Article I
Name
This organization shall be known as the North Fork Audubon Society (hereinafter called Society).

Article II
Purpose
Section 1.  The purpose and objectives of this Society shall be to engage exclusively in any such educational, scientific, literary, historical and charitable pursuits as are set forth in its Certificate of Incorporation, if any, and/or are the purposes and objectives of National Audubon Society, Inc., (hereinafter called National Society), of which this Society shall function as a Chapter, and said purposes and objectives shall conform to the provisions of Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Section 2.  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 private shareholder or individual.  The property, assets, profits, and net income of this Society are irrevocably dedicated to charitable purposes and no part of the property, assets, profits or net income of this Society shall ever inure to the benefit of any Director, Officer, or member thereof, or to the benefit of any private shareholder or individual.  Upon the dissolution, or upon abandonment, the assets of this Society remaining after payment of, or provision for, all debts and liabilities of this Society, shall be donated to National Society or its successor or, if unwilling or unable to accept said donation, to such corporation or corporations, association or associations, fund or funds, or foundation or foundations having similar objects and purposes as this Society, as the Board of Directors of this Society may designate, subject to the order of a Court as provided by law; provided that none of such assets shall be donated to any organization other than one organized and operated exclusively for one or more of the purposes presently set forth in Section 501(c) (3) of Internal Revenue Code.