Cane Island Katy Inc. Board & Counsel

Rev. David Greene
President & Executive Director
dgreene@trentonhoyt.com
(713) 714-6789

Raevyn Adams
Vice President
radams@beagreatlion.org

Sue Greene
Secretary-Treasurer
sgreene@caneisland.org

Daniel Lee
General Counsel
clee@leelegalgroup.com

Assumed Name

Filed in the Office of the Secretary of State of Texas and valid until June 1, 2033; Cane Island Katy Inc. has permit and authority to operate in all counties within the State of Texas, under the name Katy Lions Club and Foundation.

Articles of Incorporation

Article 1 – Corporate Name

The filing entity formed is a nonprofit corporation. The name of the entity is: Cane Island Katy Inc.

Article 2 – Registered Agent and Registered Office

The initial registered agent is an organization by the name of: Republic Registered Agent LLC. The business address of the registered agent and the registered office address is: 17350 State Hwy 249 Ste 220 Houston, TX 77064. The consent of the registered agent is maintained by the entity.

Article 3 – Management

Management of the affairs of the corporation is to be vested in its board of directors. The number of directors, which must be a minimum of three, that constitutes the initial board of directors and the names and addresses of the persons who are to serve as directors until the first annual meeting or until their successors are elected and qualified are set fort below.

President & Executive Director: David Greene 1305 Prairie Street Ste 300 Houston, TX 77002

Vice President: Raevyn Adams 1305 Prairie Street Ste 300 Houston, TX 77002

Secretary-Treasurer: 1305 Prairie Street Ste 300 Houston, TX 77002

Article 4 – Organization Structure

The corporation is organized for the following purpose or purposes: Humanitarian and charitable giving to organizations and persons in need.

Said corporation is organized exclusively for charitable, religious, educational, and scientific purposes, including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code. No part of the net earnings of the corporation shall inure to the benefit of, or be distributable to its members, trustees, officers, or other private persons, except that the corporation shall be authorized and empowered to pay reasonable compensation for services rendered and to make payments and distributions in furtherance of the purposes set forth in these articles.

No substantial part of the activities of the corporation shall be the carrying on of propaganda, or otherwise attempting to influence legislation, and the corporation shall not participate in, or intervene in (including the publishing or distribution of statements) any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office. Notwithstanding any other provisions of these articles, the corporation shall not carry on any other activities not permitted to be carried on

(a) by a corporation exempt from federal income tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or

(b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170(c)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code.

Upon the dissolution of the corporation, assets shall be distributed for one or more exempt purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code, or shall be distributed to the federal government, or to a state or local government, for public purpose. Any such assets not so disposed of shall be disposed of by a Court of Competent Jurisdiction of the county in which the principle office of the corporation is then located, exclusively for such purposes or to such organization or organizations, as said Court shall determine, which are organized and operated exclusively for such purposes.

Effectiveness of Filing

This document becomes effective when the document is filed by the secretary of state, May 22, 2023.

Initial Mailing Address

Address to be used by the Comptroller of Public Accounts for purposes of sending tax information. The initial mailing address of the filing entity is: 1305 Prairie Street Ste 300 Houston, TX 77002.

Organizer

The name and address of the organizer are set forth: Lovette Dobson 17350 State Hwy 249 #220 Houston, TX 77064

Execution

The undersign affirms that the person designated as registered agent has consented to the appointment. The undersigned signs this document subject to the penalties imposed by law for the submission of a materially false or fraudulent instrument and certifies under penalty of perjury that the undersigned is authorized under the provisions of law governing the entity to execute the filing instrument.

Lovette Dobson

Filing Period

Cane Island Katy Inc. operates on the filing period of January 1 to December 31.