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13 05, 2021

Board Report: May/June

May 13th, 2021|Board Updates|0 Comments

As spring enters full swing, the Board of Directors is excited about the season of growth and change ahead for the East End Food Co-op. In particular, we are focused on growing in three areas: first, building a more inclusive co-op community; second, creating more opportunities for member engagement; and third, expanding our physical space. [...]

5 01, 2021

Board Report: January/February

January 5th, 2021|Board Updates|0 Comments

Resilience and the EEFC It may not be the latest buzzword (“baked into a deep dive,” anyone?), but I think we can all agree that the time for “resilience” is upon us, whether we like it or not. Besides, it’s actually a pretty useful word, and its current popular usage fills a void and doesn’t [...]

7 12, 2020

2020 Board Election Results

December 7th, 2020|Board Updates, Featured Posts|0 Comments

Board elections ran from October 24, 2020 to November 29, 2020. Eight 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 four candidates. There were three seats up for re-election and one seat that will become vacant this month. The [...]

8 09, 2020

Serving on the Board

September 8th, 2020|Board Updates, Featured Posts|0 Comments

It's time for our annual board elections! This year there are four seats available, three 3-year terms and one 1-year term. One seat may be held by a co-op staff member. We know there are many questions about board service. What does it mean to serve? What does the board do? What are the commitments [...]

26 08, 2020

September/October Board Report

August 26th, 2020|Board Updates|0 Comments

Ownership by Tom Pandaleon, Board of Directors I enjoy sailing.  I learned how on borrowed boats when I was in my early teens on the Long Island Sound and various lakes in the Northeast.  We came perilously close to owning a boat in the late ‘60s, when my father got wind of an O’Day Rhodes [...]

30 06, 2020

July/August Board Corner

June 30th, 2020|Board Updates|0 Comments

Would you like to be more involved with your Co-op? Our Co-op staff is doing a fantastic job of keeping our community safe and well fed during this pandemic. They have re-organized many aspects of the way operations usually run. People who normally work at the juice bar, for example, are packing oatmeal and curried [...]

22 06, 2020

Member Survey Summary

June 22nd, 2020|Board Updates, Store News|0 Comments

The EEFC Board and the Member-Owner Participation Committee thank the 500+ members who participated in the member survey sent out in March. A summary of the results can be found here. The board will consider members' responses as they plan for the future of our Co-op. Congratulations to members Kaarin Vanausdal and LaShesia Holliday, who [...]

29 02, 2020

Proposed Bylaws Amendments

February 29th, 2020|Board Updates|0 Comments

Board Corner - March/April I’m excited to let you know that after more than a year of dreaming and research and drafting and deliberation, the board has come up with a set of proposed changes to our bylaws that attempt to restore and strengthen our cooperative culture by prioritizing member participation and transparency and empowering [...]

6 01, 2020

Board Corner – January/February

January 6th, 2020|Board Updates|0 Comments

The current and outgoing board members are looking forward to working with our newest directors. Melanie Frank, Tom Pandaleon and Charlie Orr are elected to three-year terms, while Laura Valentine is elected to a one-year term. The board also thanks all the other members who were willing to run as candidates, and every member who [...]

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