COMMUNITY FOOD CO-OP BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

IN PERSON, CO-OP TRAINING ROOM UPSTAIRS, 6:30 PM SEPTEMBER 8, 2022

FINAL MEETING MINUTES

PRESENT: J. BATTON, C. HILDRETH, H. KIM, J. MADGIC, C. SHANKS, K. WISEMAN (GENERAL MANAGER), K. BELTON

EXCUSED: J. MADDEN (FACILITATOR), M. COBURN, S. QUARLES, M. SKOGLUND

Check-Ins

MEMBER FORUM: No members in attendance.

CONSENT AGENDA

REVIEW & FINALIZE agenda, August meeting minutes, calendar, and action items review.

COMMITTEE ITEMS THAT REQUIRE BOARD ACTION

Member dividend decision

GENERAL MANAGER’S REPORT

  • Sales up from July to August
  • Members Save More (MSM) program has been seeing about 150 new members a month
  • Labor is under budget
  • Management closely looking at any dept. with negative sales and doing deep analysis with teams
  • GM completed first Policy Governance monitoring report based on Columinate template: The Succession Plan report included a complete breakdown of what each member of SLT does. Board accepted September’s monitoring report.

FINANCE

  • Sales up from July to August
  • Board decided to follow finance committee’s recommendation to not give a patronage dividend and instead communicate the greater benefits of the MSM program to members. GM will have Marketing communicate that message.
  • Compilation will be ready to present and be discussed at October’s meeting.

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Board retreat dates are: November 11-13 REVIEW ACTION ITEMS

EXECUTIVE SESSION: none.