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Board of Directors

An effective Board, together with paid staff and an engaged membership, creates a powerful whole.

Co-opportunity Board members fill a critical role, but they do not handle they day-to-day management or operational details of the stores (product selection, pricing, hiring, etc.). The Board operates using the Policy Governance® model, which was developed to allow Boards to maintain accountability for organizational performance while focusing on providing visionary work around our ‘big-picture’ ends policies. The Board exercises its responsibilities through its relationship with the General Manager, whom it hires and oversees.

2021 Annual Calendar

Board meetings are virtual and occur bi-monthly – every third Wednesday at 6pm – unless otherwise noted below.

January 21, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Held virtually via Zoom

March 17, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Held virtually via Zoom

May 19, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Held virtually via Zoom

July 21, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Held virtually via Zoom

September 22, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Held virtually via Zoom

November 17, 2021 | 6:00 pm
Held virtually via Zoom

Members may request to attend a meeting by contacting board@coopportunity.com no later than 10 days before a scheduled board meeting.

Meet the Board

The Board is made up of 9 directors. Three board members are elected each year for a three-year term. Our Board is comprised of members that serve because of their passion for, and belief in the cooperative business model. They also happen to love shopping at our stores!

Interested in running for a seat on the Board? The 2021 Board of Directors Nomination Packet will be available in April.

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Membership

Members are vitally important to our success with member ownership being a key differentiator between us and other types of businesses.

Elections

We are a democratic organization controlled by our members who actively participate in setting our policies. In addition to voting for bylaw changes, we also call on our members to elect new directors to our Board every October.

Election Results

View the latest Board of Directors election results.