The current board committees are listed below, plus one Operations committee open to board and member-owners. Board committee meeting notes are printed in each month’s agenda packet. If you have questions or if you are interested in serving on a board committee, please contact the board of directors by email at: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board Cultivation Committee (BCC)
Lisa Barclay, Chair
BCC helps ensure the board and board officers are educated about their jobs and about cooperative issues. BCC organizes the board’s year-long work plan, the monthly Study and Engagement sections of the board meetings, board education and conferences, and field trips.
Meets monthly on the on the same day as the board meeting at 4:00 pm at the Co-op Annex, 2110 Lawrence Street.
Community Engagement Committee
Juri Jennings, Chair
The Community Engagement Committee is our Fun Committee, organizing activities involving member-owners and the board, including the annual member meeting, member forums, and even advocacy projects, such as reducing plastic waste.
Meets monthly the second Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm at the Co-op Annex, 2110 Lawrence Street.
Monica le Roux, Chair
Governance reviews, maintains, and updates our governing documents. If you have an orderly mind, this is your committee.
Meets monthly on the same day as the board meeting at 3:00 pm at the Co-op Annex, 2110 Lawrence Street.
Lisa Barclay, Chair
Elections puts on board elections, including recruiting board candidates and providing them with orientation.
Meets monthly on the same day as the board meeting at 2:00 pm at the Co-op Annex, 2110 Lawrence Street.
Owen Rowe, Chair
The purpose of the Education Committee is to educate our staff and community about cooperative history, principles, and futures, and thereby encourage the cooperative model.
Meets monthly the Thursday of each month after the board meeting at 5:00 pm at the Co-op Annex, 2110 Lawrence Street.
Product research Committee
Deb Shortess, Chair
PRC is an Operations committee that includes staff, members, and board. PRC researches products and product issues, and writes about them in our newsletter, The Co-op Commons.
Meets monthly on the first Tuesday of the month at 3:00 pm at the Co-op Annex, 2110 Lawrence Street.