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The Packers are the only non-profit, community-owned major league professional sports team in the United States.

The team's elected president represents the Packers in NFL owners meetings, unless someone else is designated. During his time as coach, Vince Lombardi generally represented the team at league meetings in his role as general manager, except at owners-only meetings, where the team was represented by president Dominic Olejniczak.

Green Bay is the only team with this form of ownership structure in the NFL; such ownership is in direct violation of current league rules, which stipulate a limit of 32 owners of one team and one of those owners having a minimum 30% stake. However, the Packers corporation was grandfathered in when the NFL's current ownership policy was established in the 1980s.

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The "Articles of Incorporation for the Green Bay Football Corporation" were signed in 1923.

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