On 20th July 2008, the incorporation documents of the Clan MacIntyre Trust (CMT) were signed by five founding members at Glen Noe, Argyllshire, Scotland. Their signatures were witnessed by one of two honorary trustees, Ian Malcolm MacIntyre, 17th Chieftain of Camus-na-h-Eire, and Donald Russell MacIntyre, 10th Chief of Glenoe. The Trust was formally incorporated on 5th August 2008 as “A company limited by guarantee and not having a share capital.”
Memorandum and Articles of Association of the Clan Macintyre Trust [the Company]” No. 346619. The full Memorandum and Articles of Association (Constitution and By-laws), Meeting Minutes, Treasurer’s Reports and Application Form are posted at www.electricscotland.com/macintyretrust.
On 29th August 2008 CMT was granted charitable status No. SC03980 by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator (“OSCR”). As such, The Clan MacIntyre Trust can claim relief from various types of taxation and can accept donations that may provide the donor with tax deductions if permitted by their tax code.
There are two levels of at which a person can join CMT – Member or Friend.
Members are individuals who want to have responsibilities in maintaining the Trust. They have voting privileges and are expected to attend electronic general meetings, which are held at least annually or more frequently, as needed. The number of members is limited to twenty-one (21) with further limitations according to location of residence and by the ability to meet electronically. There are currently only the five (5) founding members who are also the Officers of record. The Articles of Association require a minimum of fourteen (14) members at the end of the first three years. As members you must be willing to be a Director or Officer, if requested by the membership.
Friends are simply individuals who subscribes to the Purposes and Goals of the Trust. Friends do not have voting privileges, but otherwise can fully participate in activities where they have an interest and can fulfil their duties.
To become a CMT Member or Friend please complete the Application Form and send it to The CMT Secretary as directed. You are required to complete all sections of the application including your reason(s) for joining and any special interest(s), experience or abilities. Membership is by vote of the Directors at their next regularly scheduled meeting and applicants shall be informed of their decision within 14 days after that meeting.