COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

In Person, Co-op West Main Training Room 6:30 PM AUGUST 11, 2022

DRAFT MEETING NOTES

PRESENT: K. BELTON, J. BATTON, C. HILDRETH, H. KIM, S. QUARLES, C. SHANKS, M. SKOGLUND, J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR), K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER)

EXCUSED: M. COBURN, J. MADGIC CHECK-INS

MEMBER FORUM: None.

REVIEW OF ACTION ITEMS

  • Has not been updated since Tina’s been on leave. Cameron suggested we skip to July and assume June items happened already. Jim will write up June and July Action Items
  • July Action Items
    • Put Kate Belton’s info on website
    • Sign confidentiality documents at tonight’s meeting
    • Discuss Board retreat
    • All updated with exit interviews
    • September’s meeting will talk about committees

REVIEW OF CONSENT AGENDA

  • It was not reflected that the Giving Committee did not meet for the month
  • NAP has notes

POLICY GOVERNANCE REVIEW

  • Overview of Board Process and Board Management Relationship

GM SEARCH COMMITTEE UPDATE

  • Committee decided to add another section to GM Qualifications Worksheet that covers soft skills/emotional intelligence
  • Committee invited all Board members to provide input in the spreadsheet
  • Cameron would like a full Board discussion on whether we should have someone from the co-op world
  • Decided to have a Search/Hiring Committee started and to write a charter for it
  • Hyun will email link to GM Qualifications Worksheet to the Board

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT

  • Discussion of Longevity Bonus: To incentivize tenure and in the long-term interest of the co-op’s health.
  • Board approved the back-pay portion.


FINANCE

  • The committee did not meet this month
  • Labor and margin still looks good.
  • Employment picture is getting better.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Board Assistant job is posted.
  • Confidentiality have been signed and turned in.
  • Discussion of Board Retreat dates and agenda.
  • Susan Wickland Fund suggested as an agenda item for next month’s meeting.

REVIEW ACTION ITEMS EXECUTIVE SESSION: NONE