Kris Thomas has been a Co-op member since 1989 and on the board since 2007, currently serving on the Co-op’s Personnel Committee, Farm to Foodbank initiative, and Planning/Retreat Committee. She is a founder and retired board chair of the Gallatin Valley Chapter of Farm to School and has worked on the “Edible Schoolyard” movement in the local schools. Kris works for the conservation group, Greater Yellowstone Coalition, in a management capacity and as the organization's board liaison. She has also worked on environmental health issues around the state, both grassroots and professionally. She and her husband, Bob Ekey, have two children, Alex and Madison.