CALIFORNIA COTTON GROWERS ASSOCIATION
ASSOCIATE MEMBERSHIP AGREEMENT
The undersigned hereby applies for and/or accepts associate membership in the California Cotton Growers’ Association, a California nonprofit corporation. The undersigned approves and agrees to observe and be bound by the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws, rules and regulations of the Association now or hereafter in effect, and the undersigned further acknowledges his/its understanding that as an associate member, the undersigned shall have no voting rights in the Association and the undersigned further acknowledges his/its awareness that as an associate member the undersigned shall not be eligible to serve as a Director or officer of the Association.
It is understood and agreed that the Association is a corporation organized under the laws of the State of California, and that by executing this agreement, the undersigned member is not and shall not be responsible in any way for any of the debts or obligations of the Association.
It is further understood and agreed that by executing this Agreement, the undersigned shall not engage in any conduct contrary or detrimental to the policies of the Association or in any way detrimental to the best interests and avowed purposes of the Association or reference to the membership of the undersigned for purposes of promoting the products or services of the undersigned nor shall the undersigned solicit the endorsement of the Association as to any product, service or business purpose of the undersigned. The undersigned further acknowledges his/its awareness of the declared policy of the Association to the effect that the Association will not engage in any activities prohibited by law. The undersigned shall not utilize the name of the Association in order to promote any political cause endorsed by the undersigned nor in any way utilize the name of the Association in a manner not specifically authorized by the Board of Directors. The undersigned further acknowledges his/its awareness that a violation of any of the foregoing conditions shall subject the undersigned to immediate expulsion in accordance with the provisions of the Bylaws.
A copy of the Articles of Incorporation and the Bylaws of the Association will be made available to any associate member and/or candidate for associate membership upon request made in writing to the Association office: 1785 N. Fine Avenue, Fresno, CA 93727-1616