Board Updates

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 [...]

22 08, 2018

GM Search Update

August 22nd, 2018|Board Updates|0 Comments

As many of your know, the Co-op's General Manager (GM) resigned in October 2017. Since then, the Co-op has been managed by a three person interim team the GM appointed called the Designated Management Team (DGMT): eric cressley (Front End Manager), Jennifer Girty (HR Manager), and Shawn McCullough (Finance Manager). The Board's General Manager Search [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]