PCC Board of Trustees Report
This article was originally published in July 2018
Total valid ballots cast this year were 1,954.
Board of Trustees
Michael Hutchings (incumbent)
Votes For: 1,645 Votes Withheld:168
Sandy Voit (incumbent)
Votes For:1,728 Votes Withheld:125
Catherine Walker (incumbent)
Votes For:1,768 Votes Withheld:107
Each candidate was elected to a three-year term.
“PCC has been such an important part of the lives of so many in our community. And we are going to witness PCC playing an even more meaningful role in our community and world in the coming years as we stay on the course of pursuing our unique mission. I am happy to be on the team and contribute in any way I can.”
“I appreciate the confidence members have placed in me to continue serving on the board. Together, PCC will work to looking out for the best interests of our members, our community, and the environment.”
“I am grateful for the confidence PCC members have placed in me to serve on the board of trustees. The mission and values of PCC and the best interests of the co-op membership will guide my decisions.”
Don Nordness (incumbent)
Votes For:1,705 Votes Withheld:127
Votes For:1,763 Votes Withheld:107
Each candidate was elected to a two-year term.
2018 Annual Members’ Meeting
PCC’s Annual Members’ Meeting was held June 6. Board Co-Chair, Sandy Voit, and CEO, Cate Hardy, spoke about the state of the co-op with updates on our social, environmental and financial results. PCC nonprofit partners FareStart, Ventures and PCC Farmland Trust and producer partners Pure éire, River Valley Organics, Bodyceuticals and Macrina Bakery talked about their work, PCC’s contributions, and our combined impact in the community. Members voted for Community Grant Program recipients, asked questions during the Q & A, and met with members of the board, Nominating Committee and leadership team. Election and Community Grant results were announced at the end of the meeting.
The board of trustees met on June 7 and heard reports from its Audit and Finance, Governance and Membership, Management Development and Compensation and Social and Environmental committees. CEO Cate Hardy reported on financials and management provided updates on the co-op’s strategic plan, digital marketing and online shopping strategy, pricing strategy and customer satisfaction.
Next board meeting
The next board meeting will be on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at the PCC co-op office. The board of trustees generally meets four times per year, while board committees meet more frequently as needed.
Contact the board
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Postal mail should go the co-op office:
PCC Co-op Office
3131 Elliott Avenue, Suite 500
Seattle, WA 98121