PCC Board of Trustees report, July 2017

This article was originally published in July 2017

2017 Board Trustee Report

Total valid ballots cast this year were 1,380.

Ben Klasky

Ben Klasky

Stephen Tan

Stephen Tan

Bruce Williams

Bruce Williams (incumbent)

Board of Trustees
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Each of the candidates is elected to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees.
For Against
Ben Klasky 1,210 votes 53 votes
Stephen Tan 1,244 votes 59 votes
Bruce Williams (incumbent) 1,205 votes 84 votes

“Thank you PCC Members for your vote! I’m honored by the opportunity to serve you as a trustee, and will do my best to represent your voices as we work together to make PCC the best that it can be.” – Ben Klasky

“Thank you for your vote and for your active participation in our co-op. I look forward to representing the interests of PCC members and advancing the values our co-op has operated under for 60 years.” – Stephen Tan

“Thank you, PCC members, for your support! I will continue working for PCC providing you great food, service, and value while being a co-op of which you can be proud.” – Bruce Williams

Nominating Committee
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Janet Hietter and John Sheller are elected to two-year terms. Sara Janus and Don Nordness are elected to one-year terms.
Janet Hietter 1,060 votes
Sara Janus 1,103 votes
Don Nordness 1,043 votes
John Sheller 1,050 votes
nominating committee 2017

(l-r, Janet Hietter, John Sheller, Don Nordness, Sara Janus)

2017 Annual Members’ Business Meeting

PCC’s Annual Members’ Business Meeting took place on June 13, 2017. Board Chair, Julianne Lamsek, and CEO, Cate Hardy, spoke about the state of the co-op, followed by member Q & A. There was also time for members to meet and mingle with the board, leadership team, and election candidates. Board members Julianne Lamsek and Carol Binder, whose board terms ended in June of this year, were thanked for their years of service to PCC. For more information click here.

Board Report

The 2016 – 2017 board met on May 30 for the final meeting of the board year. The board received year-end reports from the Finance, Member Relations, Board Development and CEO Evaluation Committees.

Next Board Meeting

The next board meeting will be on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at the PCC Co-op Office: 3131 Elliott Avenue, Suite 500, Seattle, WA 98121. We will provide notice of the start and end time of this meeting on the board report page soon, including when the ten-minute member comment period is. Member comments are limited to three minutes unless the board chair previously approves a longer presentation.

Contact the board

Email us at board@pccmarkets.com. Postal mail should go the Co-op Office.

Also in this issue

Your co-op community, July 2017

Fourth of July Freedom Festival, Blood drives, West Seattle Grand Parade, and more

Letters to the editor, July 2017

Mediterranean Diet, Unusual cuts of meat, PCC sets bar for non-GMO and organic meat, and more

News bites, July 2017

Food is bipartisan, Changing expiration dates on food?, Nutrition facts rolled back, and more