Board Updates

21 11, 2017

Board Appointment

November 21st, 2017|Board Updates, Store News|0 Comments

It is with a combination of sadness and gratitude that the East End Food Co-op Board of Directors announces the resignation of Andrew Ritchie and Arianna Garofalo. We thank them for their work and commitment to the EEFC during their time on the board and wish them the best in their future endeavors. The EEFC [...]

8 11, 2017

GM Search Update

November 8th, 2017|Board Updates|1 Comment

A General Manager Search Committee has been formed to facilitate the process of hiring a new GM for the East End Food Co-op. This committee is meeting weekly, chaired by board member Arianna Garofalo and including board members Patrick McHale, Eddy Jones and Brynn Yochim, along with Human Resources Manager Jen Girty. The General Manager [...]

25 10, 2017

Board Election Results

October 25th, 2017|Board Updates, Store News|0 Comments

The 2017 annual election for the Co-op’s board of directors has come to a close—thanks to all who participated! A primary goal this year was to implement improvements in the election process to ensure that all votes could be counted, while also keeping the process user-friendly. This required a re-work of the paper balloting system. [...]

31 08, 2017

September/October Board Report

August 31st, 2017|Board Updates, Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

The Co-op’s Board of Directors seated five new members in February. We have been working hard over the past few months to acclimate to our roles and carry out our governance responsibilities which include oversight of the general manager, financial oversight of the Co-op, engagement with members, board perpetuation and elections, and creating a [...]

28 08, 2017

GM resignation; board member appointments

August 28th, 2017|Board Updates|0 Comments

Our co-op’s general manager, Justin Pizzella, submitted his resignation, effective October 17th. The Board is grateful for Justin’s six years of service and the progress our co-op has made under his leadership. The board is working with Justin to ensure business continuity during the transition period. As part of the search and selection process, we [...]

30 06, 2017

July/August Board Report

June 30th, 2017|Board Updates, Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

If you are interested in taking your involvement with the East End Food Co-op to the next level, now’s your chance! We are currently seeking candidates for board service whose contributions can help us create and achieve a shared vision for the short- and long-term future of the Co-op. While participation in a cooperative can [...]

30 04, 2017

May/June Board Report

April 30th, 2017|Board Updates|0 Comments

The Co-op’s Board of Directors seated five new members in February. This unprecedented level of change creates new opportunities. On March 11, we came together as a full board for a multiple-hour working session to accomplish these goals: Get to know one another and build working relationships. Discuss  what will serve as our priorities. Engage [...]

1 03, 2017

Board Results

March 1st, 2017|Board Updates|0 Comments

The 2016 EEFC board election has presented many unique issues for the board, management, and all Co-op members. This election was suspended in October 2016 after staff and member concerns prompted the board to find a way to review the integrity of the election. Due to these concerns, the board hired the CSI investigation firm [...]