The Humane Society of Jefferson County, WA. was incorporated as a Non-Profit Corporation in October 2008 and was granted tax exempt status under section 501 (C) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code in March 2009. The Secretary of State of the State of Washington registered the Humane Society in its Charities Program in March 2009.
This Corporation was formed exclusively for charitable purposes, including the following:
A: To aid, support, and assist by gifts, contributions or otherwise the Jefferson County Animal Shelter and to promote the well being and humane treatment of animals in the communities of Jefferson County, Washington.
B: To promote adoption of abandoned and surrendered animals.
C: To receive and manage funds donated for the purpose of improving the quality of life for, including but not limited to medical care.
D: To serve as trustee of and steward for donations made for capital improvement to the Jefferson County Animal Shelter.
E: To help reduce the number of unwanted animals through the promotion of spaying and neutering.
F: To promote, through education and awareness, the humane treatment of all animals.
Board of Directors
Paul Becker: president
Ellen Heinemann: vice president
Kathy Ryan: treasurer
Judith Glass Collins: secretary
Nancy Muir Boysen
Phyllis Becker: recording secretary