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Meet Your Future Board Members

Once each month a dedicated group of nine people meets together with Michael Faber, our General Manager, and other staff leaders to monitor the strength and well-being of our co-op and to plan for its healthy future. We members of the board are guided by core documents, including a policy register defining the roles and […]

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The Communication Struggle

How can our co-op maintain communication with its members? It should seem like a straightforward answer in our always-connected, digital world. Communicating has never been so easy, but perhaps that’s what makes it so hard. We all have thousands of companies bombarding our inbox, sending us marketing messages via text message and obtrusive ads. There […]

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What does the Monadnock Food Co-op Board Do?

Monadnock Food Co-op board members frequently get asked by fellow Member-Owners and other co-op shoppers to explain, “What do you do as a board member of our co-op?” That question can be answered generally by checking out the board page on the co-op’s website. But there’s more to it! It is the board’s responsibility to […]

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Talking About the Expansion

The Board of Directors’ table at this year’s SOUPer Bowl event allowed us the opportunity to speak with many of our fellow co-op Member-Owners and share what was on each other’s minds. The topic that seemed most popular was the expansion. As a new member to the Board, I was excited to get familiar with […]

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Everyone Welcome?

The Board Development Committee is one of your Monadnock Food Co-op board’s three subcommittees. This committee’s task is to ensure that your elected Board of Directors has the information and training needed to do their work. The current members of the Board Development Committee are Kathy Burke and Jay Smeltz. The committee prepares a yearly agenda of […]

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How Does the Board of Our Co-op Know That the Organization Is Successful?

This is my first newsletter article as President of the Board of the Monadnock Food Co-op.  I am excited to do my part in leading this amazing organization into its next chapter, along with the other 8 members of the Board and the over 3,000+ owner-members. Someone asked me recently, “How does the Board of […]

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