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.
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Why Serve on the Board?
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEET THE BOARD
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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.
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.
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.