The Church of the Nazarene, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation incorporated under the laws of the state of Missouri, USA. The General Board shall be composed of members who shall be elected by ballot by the General Assembly from among the persons nominated as provided in paragraphs 332.1–333.5. To be elected a member of the General Board as a representative of a church region, one must be a resident on that region as well as a member of a local church on that region. (305.6, 334)