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Board of Directors

Ukiah Natural Foods' Board of Directors is elected by the Co-op's member-owners. There are nine seats on the board and each term lasts three years. Board members contribute their 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 at 5:30 PM on the 3rd Monday of each month and all current Co-op member-owners are welcome to attend these meetings.

To attend a meeting or contact the board email

Current Board Members

Angie McChesney
Vice President

Tim Dolan


Gideon Burdick

Larry Mayfield


Stephen Groff


Thomas Chandler


Christine Rodrigues

Stephen Turner


Kyle  Mayers

Board Meeting Minutes


Board Committees

Board Development Committee
Finance Committee
Owner Relations

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

as bylaws revision.

Ongoing review of the financial status of the corporation for the purpose of ensuring continued economic stability in accordance with the by-laws

and generally accepted

accounting practices.

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, links to the 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, and Give Back to Schools Week.

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