Minutes for June 15, 2017
COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP
BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ (BOD) MEETING
15 JUNE 2017 AT CO-OP CLUBHOUSE
PRESENT: A. DAWOOD, D. DAVIDSON, K. THOMAS, L. PETERMANN, J. MADGIC, B. BUCHANAN,
S. QUARLES, C. BYKER, K. COYLE, K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER, J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR),
L. HAUGAN (EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT)
EXCUSED: C. HILDRETH
I. CHECK-INS, AGENDA, MINUTES
Proposed meeting agenda and draft of May minutes were approved as revised. Calendar and action items were reviewed.
II. COMMITTEE REPORTS
Finance: report noted
Nominations & Process (NAP): The Board reviewed & approved changes to the Board Director Job Description. Committee assignments & officer slate were updated. Jennifer is President, Susan is Vice President, and Buck is Treasurer/Secretary. Orientation for Katie is underway.
Personnel: completed General Manager check-in.
Giving: is in the process of confirming our Leading Community Partners for fiscal year 2017-18.
Cooperative Vision ad hoc: The Board reviewed & approved final draft. It will be posted in the store & online soon. Discussed the idea of coming up with a work plan that is nimble & flexible in addition to the Cooperative Vision. This is a possible retreat topic.
III. BUILDING EXPANSION PROJECT COMMUNICATION & UPDATES The Board reviewed 2 design options & decided to go forward with the lower cost option that has more functionality and the option to add a solar wall and a green roof. We are in the process of pursuing financing options. The Board will likely decide whether to go forward with this project at their July meeting.
IV. GENERAL MANAGER REPORT We completed the installation of new produce coolers at Co-op West Main and will soon be looking to purchase new retail dry tables and a four-foot olive bar cooler. We are in the process of installing a security camera system in the Co-op Downtown. The Board approved joining the “We Are Still In” movement, a commitment to climate goals. Visit http://wearestillin.com/ for more info.
V. MISCELLANEOUS Retreat dates (10/6 – 10/8) were confirmed. The Board decided to hold the 2018 GMM off-site to accommodate a larger group. It is scheduled for May 22nd, 2018. Location TBD. Lori & Susan gave a recap of the Consumer Cooperative Management Association conference they recently attended.
VI. REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS
VII. ADJOURNED at 9:30pm