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Interested in serving on the Community Co-op Market board? We currently have two openings for a three-year term on the board. We welcome you to contact us at board@communitycoopmarket.coop or call Zoila Rivera 866-985-2667 ext. 125 with questions, or to discuss this exciting opportunity.

The deadline for candidate application submission is February 1, 2021.


Dear Prospective Board Member,

Thank you for your interest in serving on the Community Co-op Market Board of Directors! The board determines the long-range vision for the co-op, provides financial oversight, and sets policies to guide management in achieving our desired Ends and strategic priorities. Our board members are leaders, servants, stewards, and visionaries. 

Please note that the current openings are for a three year term. We ask that you carefully read the information below as well as the Election Information packet before filling out the application. Note that the deadline for submitting the Candidate Application is February 1, 2021. 

In addition to the responsibilities and eligibility requirements described below, we have certain expectations of board members that we urge you to consider and understand. Directors should expect to spend an average of 2-3 hours per month (non-meeting months) and 5-6 hours per month (quarterly meeting months) on board-related activities.

Our expectations for board members include:

  • Participate fully in board meetings. Attend all meetings of the board - Current schedule is as follows: February 9th, May 11th, May 15th, August 10th, & November 9th. All meetings are from 5-8pm ET except for the Annual Board Meeting on May 15th meeting which is from 3-5pm 
  • Prepare in advance of every board meeting by reviewing the agenda, reading the packet, and compiling your feedback/questions.
  • Attend the mandatory orientation for new board members.
  • Actively participate in board discussion via e-mail or phone between meetings as necessary.
  • Attend other events, such as member meetings and special events.
  • Have access to a computer; internet; email.

2021 Board Election Timeline

  • 1/11/21-2/1/21 – Application window 
  • 2/1/21 – Application deadline
  • 2/9/2021, 5-8 p.m. – CCM Board meeting
  • April 2021 – Voting begins (date to be determined, but election period will be at least 3 weeks)
  • 5/15/21 – Annual meeting, completion of election, and introduction of new board members
  • 5/15/21, 3-5 p.m. – Annual Board meeting 

How to apply:

  1. Contact Zoila Riviera by emailing board@communitycoopmarket.coop or call Zoila Rivera (866)985-2667 ext. 125 to express your interest.
  2. We will get back to you to discuss this opportunity and to send an information packet.
  3. Send in completed Candidate Application and resume.
  4. CCM’s Nominations and Governance Committee will schedule an interview with candidates who have sent in a completed application and resume. 
  5. Attend the virtual board meeting February 9, 2021, from 5–8 pm.

The deadline for candidate application submission is February 1, 2021.

 

Sincerely,
Zoila Rivera, Nancy Muller, & Dave Blackburn 
CCM Board Nominating and Governance Committee