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PROXY STATEMENT NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY, MICHIGAN CHAPTER ANNUAL MEETING OF MEMBERS Meeting Information: This Proxy Statement and the attached notice and proxy form are being furnished to Members of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Michigan Chapter (the “Chapter”) on or after January 23, 2014 in connection with the solicitation of proxies for use at the Annual Meeting of Members (the “Meeting”) to be held at the location, date and time provided on the attached notice. Members who attend the Meeting in person, or by having his/her completed proxy form delivered to the Chapter by February 26, 2014, will be entitled to vote at the Meeting and to provide his/her written consent to the Member resolution presented immediately following the adjournment of the Meeting. The purpose of the Meeting is to vote on Proposed Amendments to the Chapter’s Articles of Incorporation. The purpose of the written consent following the Meeting is to vote on dissolution. Proposal 1: Approve the Proposed Amendments to the Chapter’s Articles of Incorporation At a meeting dated December 19, 2013, the Chapter’s Board of Trustees (the “Trustees”) voted to recommend that the following changes (“Proposed Amendments”) be submitted to the membership for approval: Article IX The membership of this Corporation shall consist of all persons who are members of the

National Multiple Sclerosis Society, who reside within Michigan (or who have previously resided within and have indicated that they wish to retain their membership), and who attend the annual meeting of the Corporation in person or by proxy. Termination of membership in the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, removal from Michigan, or failure to attend the annual meeting in person or by proxy shall automatically terminate membership in this Corporation. Article X Any action required or permitted to be taken at an annual or special meeting of members may be taken without a meeting, without prior notice, and without a vote, if consents in writing, setting forth the action taken, are signed and dated by a majority of members. Prompt notice of the taking of the corporate action without a meeting by less than unanimous written consent shall be given to each member who has not consented in writing. The Trustees recommend that Members vote in favor of the Proposed Amendments. Proposal 2: Approve the dissolution of the separately incorporated entity The following language is contained in the Trustees’ resolution dated December 19, 2013:At their meeting dated December 19, 2013, the Trustees also voted to recommend to the

MS Connection  

The Multiple Sclerosis Society - Michigan Chapter Newsletter - Issue | Winter 2014

MS Connection  

The Multiple Sclerosis Society - Michigan Chapter Newsletter - Issue | Winter 2014

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