Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1953 NO. 45 >

There are no legal impediments to a Port Commissioner serving as a trustee of a non-profit [[nonprofit]]corporation, even though such corporation may receive contributions from the port district of which the commissioner is a member.  However, the corporate by-laws ([[bylaws]]should specifically provide that no trustee shall receive any compensation for his services as trustee.