PCC Community Markets Seeks Qualified Applicants for Its Board of Trustees

This article was originally published in November 2022

Help guide the future of the largest community-owned grocer in the country! PCC Community Markets is seeking diverse candidates for its Board of Trustees, which oversees the operations of the co-op. Our ideal candidate is passionate about PCC, collaborative and can dedicate the necessary time to Board service, with prior for-profit board experience and executive level experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • grocery operations
  • supply chain management
  • development and oversight of e-commerce systems 
  • equity and inclusion in food systems

PCC is committed to building a Board that represents and celebrates our diverse communities. Candidates who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color and LGBTQIA+ are strongly encouraged to apply. 

PCC has 16 stores in the Puget Sound region. The co-op’s sales exceeded $400 million in 2021, and we have more than 106,000 active co-op members. In 2019 we were named Progressive Grocer’s “Outstanding Independent Grocery for Sustainability.”

Moreover, the co-op operates on triple bottom line, always balancing our economic, social and environmental impact and results. While the Board oversees the co-op, its work is anchored in our vision, mission, and values. 

Our Vision
To inspire and advance the health and well-being of people, their communities and our planet  

Our Mission
We ensure that good food nourishes the communities we serve, while cultivating vibrant local, organic food systems 

Our Values
We foster high standards
We act with integrity
We embrace stewardship
We take action because we care

Trustees serve three-year terms.

Applications will become available on December 1, 2022, and the application deadline is December 31, 2022. For more information or to request an application, please email boardapplication@pccmarkets.com. Learn more about the Board here.

Our members elect Trustees at the Annual Members’ Meeting in May 2023.

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