Your co-op, January 2011
Sound Consumer January 2011
Board meeting report
The November 30 board meeting agenda included review and approval of the 2011 operating budget and business plan. The board development committee led discussion of plans for a February retreat. The finance and CEO evaluation committees also reported.
The member relations committee reviewed the fall member meeting. Members’ meeting evaluations showed that they found the program on fair trade informative and entertaining. The committee proposed April 26 as the date of the 2011 annual meeting, and approved “The Future of Organics” as the meeting topic. The board approved both.
April 26 through May 19 were approved as the dates for the board election. The 2011 ballot count meeting was set for May 23.
Next board meeting
The next regularly scheduled board meeting will be January 25, 2011. Member comment period is at 7 p.m.
2011 board candidate slate
This year’s nominating committee interviewed eight applicants for board candidacy. The committee is nominating the following PCC members for consideration in the 2011 election:
- Carol Binder
Management consultant, incumbent
- Julianne Lamsek
Director of technology, KCTS 9, incumbent
- Michael LaBaw
President, Sound Telecom
- Jane Repensek
Vice president, Special Olympics Washington
- Bruce Williams
Director, HomeStreet Bank
We’ll post candidate bios and photos on pccnaturalmarkets.com by March 23, including video interviews.
The nominating committee thanks all who submitted applications and encourages all members to check out the candidates on our website in March.
Talk to the Board
Visit with some trustees on January 12 at the West Seattle remodel celebration from 2 to 6 p.m.
CFO celebrates 40 years at PCC
November marked 40 years of service to PCC by Randy Lee, who has held a number of positions throughout the years and has been the co-op’s CFO since 1998.