2017 Oshkosh Food Co-op Board of Directors Nominees

Three Oshkosh Food Co-op Board of Directors positions are open for election in 2017. Board members hold their positions for three-year terms, and elections are held in the first half of every year. The following are biographies that have been submitted as self-nominations to the Oshkosh Food Co-op Board of Directors. 

Please click the links below to read the biographies of the nominees. 

Nominees:

 

 If you have any questions, you can contact us by email at oshkoshfoodcoop@gmail.com

 

 

 

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Public Meeting Agenda March 1, 2017

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board Meeting              Date: 3-1-17             Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: Blue Door Consulting, 21 W New York St., Oshkosh, WI

1.     Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]

2.     Approve minutes of previous meeting

3.     Treasurers Report

 

  • Savings:
  • Checking:
  • OACommunity Foundation acct:
  • Seed Grant activity:
  • Fully paid members:
    • Payment plan members:

 

 

4.     Mail: [Lawrence]

5.     Taxes: [Nicole/Lawrence]

6.     New members (checked 2/26/17):

7.     Annual Meeting/Election: [Stephanie/Nicole]

8.     Yard signs needed:

9.     Flash Campaigns: [Brenda]

10.  Co-op Grow Op 3.0 Spring edition: [Brenda/Cynthia/Brenna]  

11.  Meeting time:
12.  Pro Forma: [Nicole]
13.  Winter Market plan – [Stephanie/Cynthia]
14.  Technology update: [Stephanie]:
15.  Grants: [Paul] update if any
16.  Social Media: [Brenna/December]
17.  Board Letter:
18.  Mentorship with People’s Co-op: [Stephanie]
19.  Meet and Greets: [John]
20.  Up & Coming Conference:
21.  Any other outreach events:
22.  Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed [previous topics of agenda are on 7/6/16 version of agenda]

New Business

Other Business

Adjourn
Meeting schedule notes:

  • NEXT BOARD MEETING: Wednesday, 3/15/17 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave

NEXT Grow Op meeting: Wed 3/8 at 7PM at Blue Door

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February 15, 2017 Public Meeting Agenda

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board MeetingDate: 2-15-17Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

  1. Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]

  2. Approve minutes of previous meeting

  3. Treasurers Report



  • Savings:

  • Checking:

  • OACommunity Foundation acct:

  • Seed Grant activity:

  • Fully paid members:

  • Payment plan members:



 

  1. Mail: [Lawrence]

  2. Taxes: [Nicole/Lawrence]

  3. New members (checked 2/12/17):

  4. Mentorship with People’s Co-op: [Stephanie]

  5. Grants: [Paul]

  6. Annual Meeting: [Stephanie/Nicole]

  7. Flash Campaigns: [Brenda]  

  8. Co-op Grow Op 3.0 Spring edition: [Brenda/Cynthia/Brenna]  

  9. Pro Forma: [Nicole] Update

  10. Winter Market plan – [Stephanie/Cynthia]

  11. Technology update: [Stephanie]:

  12. Social Media: [Brenna/December]

  13. Board Letter:

  14. Meet and Greets: [John]

  15. Up & Coming Conference:

  16. Any other outreach events:

  17. Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed [previous topics of agenda are on 7/6/16 version of agenda]

  18. New Business

  19. Other Business

Adjourn

Meeting schedule notes:

  • NEXT BOARD MEETING: Wednesday, 3/1/17 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave

  • NEXT Grow Op meeting: Wed 2/22 at 7PM at Blue Door

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Self-nomination for Oshkosh Food Co-op Board of Directors

Dear Oshkosh Food Co-op Members,

We are posting the notice of openings for the Oshkosh Food Co-op Board of Directors!  Three board positions are open for election in 2017. Board members hold their positions for three-year terms, and elections are held in the first half of every year. If you are interested in becoming a Board member, please see the process for self-nomination below.  If you have any questions, you can contact us by email at oshkoshfoodcoop@gmail.com.

 

 

Self-nomination for the Oshkosh Food Co-op Board of Directors

 

Note: Please review the Oshkosh Food Co-op by-laws, which are available here: http://www.oshkoshfoodcoop.com/bylaws

 

Eligibility:

Nomination and Election Process:

  1. Board nominations are open beginning Monday, January 30th
  2. The nomination statement (see requirements below) must be emailed to oshkoshfoodcoop@gmail.com by the end of the day on February 14, 2017
  3. Qualifying nominees will be placed on the ballot, which will be announced no less than 30 days prior to election
  4. An election will take place by ballot at the Oshkosh Food Co-op annual meeting (date coming soon). Ballots will be counted and results announced at the end of the meeting

Board Member Expectations and Responsibilities:

  • Commit to a three-year term
  • Prepare for, attend, and participate in Board meetings (held every other week with the schedule to be determined by the Board members availability, and generally lasting 2 hours)
  • Prepare for, attend, and participate in a Board annual retreat (usually scheduled in January on a weekend day)
  • Respond promptly (within 48 hours ideally) to Oshkosh Food Co-op Board emails and/or voice mail messages
  • Attend the Oshkosh Food Co-op annual meeting, the official meeting of the owner-members of the Oshkosh Food Co-op
  • Serve on and/or lead Board committees

Your nomination statement must include:

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Address of residency
  3. What would you bring/offer to the Oshkosh Food Co-op Board?
  4. What is your dream for the Oshkosh Food Co-op for the coming years?
  5. Why do you think the Oshkosh Food Co-op is important to the greater Oshkosh community?
  6. Why cooperatives?
  7. Please offer any additional thoughts you would like Oshkosh Food Co-op member-owners to know about you

Nominations, including the nomination statement, must be received by email on or before Tuesday, February 14, 2017. E-mail a complete nomination statement to Kelly Matthews, Oshkosh Food Co-op Board President, at oshkoshfoodcoop@gmail.com.

 

Thank you,

 

The Oshkosh Food Co-op Board

 

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Public Agenda January 18, 2017

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board Meeting

Date: 1-18-17

Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

  1. Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]

  2. Approve minutes of previous meeting

  3. Treasurers Report



  • Savings:

  • Checking:

  • OACommunity Foundation acct:

  • Seed Grant activity:

  • Fully paid members:

  • Payment plan members:



 

  1. Mail: [Lawrence]

  2. Taxes: [Nicole/Lawrence]

  3. New members (checked 1/17/17):

  4. Board Retreat: 1-29-17 (Sun) 10-3  

  5. Mentorship with People’s Co-op: [Stephanie]

  6. Grants: [Paul]

  7. Co-op Grow Op 3.0 Spring edition: [Brenda/Cynthia/Brenna]  

  8. Pro Forma: [Nicole]

  9. Gift of the Co-op/Push to 400 campaign: [Brenda]

  10. Winter Market plan – [Stephanie/Cynthia]

  11. Membership Cards update: [Brenna]

  12. Technology update: [Stephanie]:

  13. Social Media: [Brenna/December]

  14. Board Letter topics needed:

  15. Meet and Greets: [John]

  16. Up & Coming Conference:

  17. Any other outreach events:

  18. Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed [previous topics of agenda are on 7/6/16 version of agenda]

  19. New Business

  20. Other Business

Adjourn

Meeting schedule notes:

  • NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, 2/1/17 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave

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Public Agenda January 4, 2017

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board Meeting              Date: 1-4-17             Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

 

1.     Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]
2.     Approve minutes of previous meeting
3.     Treasurers Report
  • Savings:
  • Checking:
  • OACommunity Foundation acct:
  • Seed Grant activity:
  • Fully paid members:
  • Payment plan members:

 

4.     Mail: [Lawrence]

5.     New members (checked 1/3/17):

6.     Board Retreat: Will be rescheduled  - several board members will be absent 1-8-17

7.     Mentorship with People’s Co-op:  

8.     Grants: [Paul]

9.     Love My Credit Union Campaign: [Brenda]

10.  Co-op Grow Op 3.0 Spring edition: [Brenda/Cynthia]

11.  Pro Forma: [Nicole]

12.  Gift of the Co-op/Push to 400 campaign: [Brenda]

13.  Winter Market plan – [Stephanie/Cynthia]

14.  Membership Cards update: [Brenna]

15.  Technology update: [Stephanie]:

16.  Social Media: [Brenna/December]-

17.  Board Letter topics needed:

18.  Meet and Greets: [John]

19.  Up & Coming Conference:

20.  Any other outreach events:

21.  Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed [previous topics of agenda are on 7/6/16 version of agenda]

22.  New Business

23.  Other Business

Adjourn

Meeting schedule notes:

  • NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, 1/18/17 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave
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Public Agenda November 9, 2016

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board Meeting

Date: 11-09-16

Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

  1. Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]

  2. Approve minutes of previous meeting

  3. Treasurers Report



  • Savings:

  • Checking:

  • OACommunity Foundation acct:

  • Seed Grant activity:

  • Fully paid members:

  • Payment plan members:



 

  1. Mail: [Lawrence]

  2. New members (checked 11/06/16):

  3. Love My Credit Union Campaign: [Brenda]

  4. Co-op Grow Op 3.0 Spring edition: [Brenda/Cynthia]

  5. Pro Forma: [Nicole] Update

  6. Gift of the Co-op campaign: [Brenda]  

  7. Winter Market plan – [Stephanie/Cynthia]

  8. Ordering more materials/SWAG: [Kelly]

  9. Technology update: Stephanie:

  10. Social Media: [Brenna/December]

  11. Meet and Greets: update

  12. Up & Coming Conference:

  13. Any other outreach events:

  14. Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed [previous topics of agenda are on 7/6/16 version of agenda]

  15. New Business

  16. Other Business

Adjourn

Meeting schedule notes:

  • NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, 12/07/16 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave

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Board Meeting Agenda 9-28-16

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board MeetingDate: 09-28-16Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

  1. Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]

  2. Approve minutes of previous meeting

  3. Treasurers Report



  • Savings:

  • Checking:

  • OACommunity Foundation acct:

  • Seed Grant activity:  

  • Fully paid members:

  • Payment plan members:



 

  1. Mail:

  2. New members:

  3. Co-op Grow Op:

  4. Pro Forma:

  5. Titan Gold:

  6. Market Study revisit:

  7. Timeline Touchbase:

  8. Up and Coming:

  9. Gift of the Co-op campaign:

  10. City Engagement Conversation:

  11. Summer Market plan –

  12. Ordering more materials/SWAG:  

  13. Bare Bones Member Mondays:

  14. Love My Credit Union update:

  15. Technology update:

  16. Social Media:

  17. Conversation for Coopalooza (spring) and  Oct Family/Fall Pop Up event

  18. Meet and Greets:

  19. Any other outreach events:

  20. Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed

 

New Business

 

Other Business

 

Adjourn

 

Meeting schedule notes:

 

  • NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, 10/12/16 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave

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Public Agenda August 31, 2016

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board Meeting

Date: 08-31-16

Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

  1. Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment]

  2. Approve minutes of previous meeting

  3. Treasurers Report

 

  • Savings:

  • Checking:

  • OACommunity Foundation acct:

  • Seed Grant activity:  

  • Fully paid members:

  • Payment plan members:

 

 

  1. New members (checked 8/30/16):

  2. Pro Forma:

  3. Market Study revisit:

  4. City Engagement Conversation:

  5. Co-op Grow Op:

  6. Summer Market plan:

  7. Ordering more materials/SWAG:

  8. Bare Bones Member Mondays:

  9. Love My Credit Union update:

  10. Technology update:

  11. Social Media:

  12. Conversation for Coopalooza (spring) and  Oct Family/Fall Pop Up event

  13. Meet and Greets:

  14. Any other outreach events:

    1. The Avenue Radio (91.1) Community Grant program:

    2. Live Well event:

    3. First Congregation Church:

    4. Small and Strong

    5. Live Green Event at Leach 9/10

    6. AAUW –

    7. Oshkosh Public Museum Auxiliary –.

    8. Slow Roll update   

  15. Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if

  16. New Business

Other Business

Adjourn

 

Meeting schedule notes:

 

  • NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, 09/14/16 at 7:30 at 817 Waugoo Ave
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Oshkosh Food Co-op Public Agenda 7-20-16

Oshkosh Food Co-op Board Meeting             Date: 7-20-16                       Time: 7:30-9:30 PM

Location: 817 Waugoo Ave, Oshkosh

  1. 1.    Welcome
  2. 2.    Member Comment Period [3 minutes per comment] 
  3. 3.    Approve minutes of previous meeting
  4. 4.    Treasurers Report
  • Savings:
  • Checking:
  • Oshkosh Community Foundation account: 
  • Fully paid members:
  • Payment plan members:

 

  1. 5.    New members (checked 7/20/16) 2
  2. 6.     Taxes completion/storage: [Lawrence/Nicole]
  3. 7.    Seed Grant: [Lawrence/Nicole]
  4. 8.    Pro Forma: [Nicole]
  5. 9.    Market Study revisit: [Kelly]

10. City Engagement Conversation: [Paul]

11. Co-op Grow Op: [Brenda/Cynthia]

12. Summer Market plan – [Stephanie]

13. Ordering more materials/SWAG: [Brenda/full board]

14. Bare Bones Member Mondays: [Kelly]

15. Technology update: [Stephanie/Brenna]

16. Social Media: [Brenna]  

  1. 17.  Start conversation for Coopalooza and Fall Pop Up event [Full board/Coopalooza planning team from last year]

18. Any other outreach events: [Pending and completed events]

 

19. Standing Business:  Committee check in: a brief update/report if needed

 

New Business

 

Other Business

 

Adjourn

 

Meeting schedule notes:

 

  • NEXT MEETING: Wednesday, 08/03/16 at 7:30 at LOCATION TBD
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