The purpose of this document is to record the decision and actions related to dissolution of a Tennessee 501c3 nonprofit organization known as the Tennessee Writers Alliance.
2.1 The Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc. was formed to serve the writers and writing community in the state of Tennessee.
2.2 The Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc. (TWA) is a 501c3 nonprofit
2.3 The Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc. (TWA) bylaws were most recently revised July 22nd, 2006, and define the requirements for operation of the TWA and its board of directors.
2.4 Under the 2006 bylaws, fifteen board members are required to serve on the TWA board. At this time, there are only nine members serving, with five members making notice of their intent to step down from the board. Current board members are listed below:
2.4.1 President Deb Simpson
2.4.2 Vice President Myra McLarey
2.4.3 Treasurer Diana Rose
2.4.4 Secretary Open
2.4.5 Director of Marketing William Visher
2.4.6 Collegiate Ambassador Matthew Watts
2.4.7 Teresa Lockhart
2.4.8 Tamara Baxter
2.4.9 Terry Thompson
2.4.10 Kathy Rhodes
2.5 Although the board member listing indicates nine members, not all are active, participating members. In October, when the terms for the following directors close, the board will be left with only six members:
2.5.1 Terry Thompson
2.5.2 Tamara Baxter
2.5.3 Kathy Rhodes
2.6 In addition, the current Vice President Myra McLarey has proclaimed her intent to step down from her role in the near future. Board member Teresa Lockhart has been unable to participate due to other obligations.
2.7 Additional members have been sought, through various recruitment methods, but none have committed to serve.
2.8 Without the necessary number of committed board members and volunteers, the TWA cannot carry on its purpose, and the associated work of serving its members in providing opportunities for education and networking.
This document makes known our intent to dissolve the Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc. per the terms and schedule defined in this document.
4.0 Board of Directors Dissolution Signatures
We the current members of the Board of Directors for the Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc. provide our signatures below to show our intent to dissolve and disband the 501c3 organization known as the Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc.
President Deb Simpson _____________________________________________
Vice President Myra McLarey ________________________________________
Treasurer Diana Rose ______________________________________________
Director of Marketing William Visher ___________________________________
Collegiate Ambassador Matthew Watts _________________________________
Teresa Lockhart ___________________________________________________
Tamara Baxter ___________________________________________________
Terry Thompson __________________________________________________
Kathy Rhodes ____________________________________________________
|August –October 2012||Publish notice of our intent to dissolve the Tennessee Writers Alliance, Inc.
|November -December 2012||
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