Incorporation and Non-Profit Status Just Around the Corner for Autism Women's Network
Katharine Annear, AWN's International Director Australia, and Executive Director, Sharon daVanport met yesterday for a scheduled review to discuss organizational updates in the US and OZ. Katharine and Sharon are immensely pleased about both AWN Australia and US having recently completed their required paperwork to file for non-profit status. Katharine noted that it very much appears AWN in both countries will be filing their documents at approximately the same time.
Katharine reports that AWN Australia gathered for several meetings recently to wrap up the final stages of their required filings. "I am especially appreciative of Australia's AWN Assistant Director, Arlene Taylor's valuable work on the non-profit documents. Arlene has done a terrific job with all of the requirements," Katharine said.
Sharon was pleased to share the news about AWN USA finalizing their Articles of Incorporation and By-Laws. She further commented that said documents are slated to be filed with the governing agencies by the last week in January. With words of commendation, Sharon expressed her gratitude to AWN's Director of Advocacy, Savannah Logsdon-Breakstoneand the members of AWN Policy Committee which Logsdon-Breakstone Chairs.
Autism Queenslandis a community based, not for profit, Incorporated Association. As the peak provider in Queensland of services to children and adults with ASD and to their families, Autism Queensland draws on expertise gained during its 40 year history.
Submitted by Sharon on Mon, 6/14/2010 - 11:05pm GMT
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