The summary is not available for this board meeting.
Minutes from this meeting are not available at this time.
The Board currently meets from 7-9 pm on the 4th Tuesday of the month. Our meetings are open to the public and all owners and community members are encouraged to attend. Our next meeting is Tuesday, May 28, at the office of theGreat Lakes Peace Jam (625 Harrison St, Suite 2). You can download the next meeting's agenda soon. We'd love to see you at a board meeting!
The role of the Board is to establish a vision for the future of the Co-op and govern the cooperative towards these ends. At People's, our Board governs via our By-Laws and our Policies. In addition to governance, the Board provides fiduciary and management oversight.
In addition, our Ends Policy is used to guide the organization in every decisions that we make - from what to carry on the shelves to how to best engage our community.
The general manager regularly reports on PFC's progress toward achieving our Ends. See the most recent Ends report here.
PFC Ends Statement
The People’s Food Co-op of Kalamazoo exists to create access to food that is healthy for people, land and the economy. (updated 1/26/10)
SUB ENDS: (created 11/15/10, updated 11/18/12)
People – Because of PFC:
Bridges exist between our multiple diverse communities.
Kalamazoo is a food sovereign community.
Land – Because of PFC:
There is a healthier ecological system.
Economy – Because of PFC:
Cooperative business exists in our community.
Local jobs exist in our community.
Local money stays in our local economy.
Our Board is made up of the following volunteer directors (the date after the name denotes the end of the term for that director):
You can also find past board meeting summaries and meeting minutes in the archive sidebar above.