Can one person be the sole director and officer?

By WORLDLawDirect  [September 5th, 2011]

Non Profit FAQ's

Can one person be the sole director and officer of a nonprofit corporation?

Most states require three directors to form a nonprofit. The following states will require less than three directors if there are less than three members:

  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • Virginia

The following states require only one director:

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • Pennsylvania
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
  • Kansas
  • Oregon
  • West Virginia
  • Iowa
  • Oklahoma
  • Washington