Board Of Directors

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Ukiah Natural Foods' Board of Directors is elected by the Co-op's member-owners. There are 9 seats on the board and each term lasts 3 years. Board members contribute their business skills and expertise to the financial well-being of the Co-op. Board members also help the Co-op stay dedicated to our mission of making healthy food accessible to everyone. The board of directors meets on the 3rd Monday of each month and all current Co-op member-owners are welcome to attend these meetings.

 
Love the Co-op? Want to be more involved? Become a board member. Find the details and application here. You will need to retype the form to incorporate your answers. It is not a fillable pdf.

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Why Serve on the Board?

NEXT MEETING

Due to COVID-19, the board of directors meets the third Monday of the month via teleconferencing.  Member-owners who wish to contact a board member can email board@ukiahcoop.com.

 

MEET THE BOARD

MARYLOU LEONARD

Expires 2023

President

STEVE OLIVERIA

Expires 2023

Vice President

LEO C. BUC

Expires 2021

Treasurer

ANGIE McCHESNEY

Expires 2022

Secretary

JOHN BAILEY

Expires 2022

Director

KRISTA ROBINSON

Expires 2022

Director

LARRY MAYFIELD

Expires 2023

Director

ELIZABETH SALOMONE

Expires 2022

Director

BOARD COMMITTEES

The Board of Directors of Ukiah Natural Foods relies on several committees, listed below, to engage in specific tasks and policy development for consideration by the board. All committees, except the GM Evaluation Committee, welcome participation by Co-op member/owners. Member-owners who volunteer to serve on a board committee for a year and are appointed by the board, receive an additional 2% discount during the months they serve. If you would like to be appointed to a committee, you can pick up an application form at the Customer Service counter, or click here.

GM EVALUATION COMMITTEE

Provide for the periodic evaluation of the general manager. Open to board members only.

BOARD DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE

Hold and organize the annual election. This is an ongoing year-long process. Handle projects determined by the board, such as bylaws revision.

OWNER RELATIONS

Provide ongoing information and outreach to Co-op member/owners and staff in order to help them: learn and know about co-op types, structures, principles, benefits, link to community, meetings, board, and staff, and how co-ops differ from grocery stores. Act as the board liaison in matters related to the Co-op’s membership structure — especially recruitment, communications, and education. Prepare for, publicize, recommend recipients for, and administer the various Community Donation Programs funded by Ukiah Natural Foods. These programs include, but are not limited to, the following: Nonprofit Donation Program, Community Grant Program, John Milder Scholarship Program, Give Back to School Week.

FINANCE COMMITTEE

Ongoing review of financial status of the corporation for the purpose of ensuring continued economic stability in accordance with the by-laws and generally accepted accounting practices.