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Article of Incorporation

LSRT ARTICLES OF INCORPORATION

ARTICLE 1

NAME

The name of this corporation is LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS.

ARTICLE 2

NON PROFIT CORPORATION

LOUISIANA SOCIETY OF RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS is a non profit and nonsectarian corporation.  No part of any net earnings shall inure to the benefit of any individual, member or district.

ARTICLE 3

PURPOSES AND POWERS

This corporation is organized exclusively for the purpose of education, scientific and socioeconomic means.

ARTICLE 4

MEMBERSHIP

Individual members shall be admitted to this corporation in accordance with the qualifications and procedures established by the Bylaws.  The candidate shall be notified of his acceptance and shall be issued a certificate of membership.  His membership may be renewed annually upon payment of such dues as shall be required.  Rules of conduct for members, admission, expulsion of members and other related matters shall be governed by suitable Bylaws of this corporation.

ARTICLE 5

DURATION

The corporation shall enjoy perpetual existence.

ARTICLE 6

REGISTERED OFFICE

The name of the registered agent of the corporation is Barbie Landry; the address of the registered agent and of the registered office of the corporation is 520 Jackson Street, Denham Springs, LA 70726.

ARTICLE 7

BASIS OF ORGANIZATION

This corporation shall be organized on a non-stock basis.

ARTICLE 8

EXECUTIVE BOARD

The direction and administration of this corporation shall be vested in the Board of Directors and the Officers of this corporation.  The number of Directors and Officers and their terms and qualifications shall be specified by the by-laws.

The Board shall meet at least once a year at the annual meeting of the corporation The names of the first Directors and their addresses are as follows:

Joey Fontenot

403 Keystone Loop

Houma, LA 70360 6010

Rickie Ragan

114 Chacahoula Lane

Mandeville, LA 70448

Sophia DePriest

27774 Ashley Drive

Walker, LA 70785

ARTICLE 9

DUES AND ASSESSMENTS

Each member of this corporation shall pay such dues and assessments as may be required by the by-laws and action of the Board.  The Board may from time to time adopt such policy for the expulsion and reinstatement of members on account of non-payment of dues and assessments.

ARTICLE 10

AMENDMENTS

Amendments to these Articles of Incorporation may be made by two-thirds (2/3) of the members voting, following proper notification as established by the Bylaws of the corporation.

ARTICLE 11

INCORPORATORS

The incorporators of this corporation are the Directors named herein.

ARTICLE 12

DISTRIBUTION OF ASSETS ON DISSOLUTION

Should this corporation ever be dissolved, or should its existence terminate, all the assets of the corporation shall be distributed only to organizations exempt from income tax under the provisions of Section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code, or to the federal, state, or local government for a public purpose.  No part of the assets of the association shall ever be distributed to or used for the benefit of any member, trustee, or officer of the association, or any private individuals or corporations.

THUS DONE AND SIGNED, Hammond, Louisiana, Parish of Tangipahoa, on the day, month and year herein above set forth, in the presence of the undersigned competent witnesses and me, Notary, after due reading of the whole.