Apply to be a Trustee with PCC Community Markets

This article was originally published in November 2021

Help guide the future of the largest community-owned grocer in the country. PCC Community Markets is seeking ethnically diverse candidates for its Board of Trustees who have business acumen; executive level experience in retail merchandising or marketing and prior for-profit board service.

PCC currently has 15 stores in the Puget Sound region. The co-op’s sales exceeded $375 million in 2020, and active co-op membership is more than 95,000 households.

In 2019, we were named Progressive Grocer’s 2019 “Outstanding Independent Grocery for Sustainability.”

Our ideal candidate is passionate about PCC, collaborative and can dedicate the necessary time to board service.

  • Trustees serve a three-year term.
  • For more information or to request an application, email:
  • The application deadline is January 14, 2022.
    Trustees will be elected at the Annual Members’ Meeting in May 2022.

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