Board Updates

7 12, 2018

2018 Board Election Results

December 7th, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

The 2018 Board Election has come to a close. Thank you to all who participated! Board elections ran from October 27th to November 30th. Nine Co-op members ran for our board of directors this year. Members had the opportunity to vote in the store or online for up to five candidates. There were three seats [...]

1 12, 2018

GM Search Update

December 1st, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

For those who have been following the Management transition period at our co-op, we have entered a new phase. We have switched to a seven person Interim Management Team (IMT) and we have hired an executive search firm to help with our General Manager (GM) search. Our new Interim Management Team is comprised of all [...]

5 11, 2018

Annual Meeting Recap

November 5th, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

Thank you to all our Co-op Members who joined us for the Annual Meeting on Saturday, November 3rd! It was a great opportunity to hear about the Co-op's financial status, updates from the past fiscal year, and strategic plans and initiatives going forward. If you would like to review the presentations from the Annual Meeting [...]

8 10, 2018

Board Corner: You’re invited to the Annual Meeting!

October 8th, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

Hello Member-Owner! May I introduce myself? My name’s Emily DeFerrari and I’ve been one of your board directors for almost a year.  This year, with the guidance of several member-owners, I am chairing the Annual Meeting Committee and the Member-Owner Participation Committee which is also guided by the input of member-owners from the general membership. [...]

31 08, 2018

September Board Report

August 31st, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

This time of year is exciting for the governance of our Co-op. Both the election of board members and our annual meeting will occur in the coming months. The election of board members will begin on October 27th and votes may be cast through November 30th. The board encourages all member-owners to participate in the [...]

30 04, 2018

Board Report

April 30th, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

The Board of Directors would like to thank all of the members who attended the Annual Meeting on February 24th. We enjoyed engaging with you in meaningful and constructive dialogue about the future of our Co-op. One of the topics discussed was the re-introduction of various committees, including a committee that would help in planning [...]

28 02, 2018

March/April Board Corner

February 28th, 2018|Board Updates, Featured in The Co-operator|0 Comments

Note: The board is no longer accepting applications for appointment. Members interested in serving on the board may run in the general election. Applications will be accepted through 9/22 at 9 PM. Election runs October 27-November 30. Applications are available here: https://www.eastendfood.coop/board-of-directors/elections/ Interested in taking your involvement with the EEFC to the next level? Then [...]

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 [...]