Board of Directors
The Merc Co+op's Board of Directors is comprised of nine co-op owners who are elected by the general ownership and serve a three-year term. Any co-op owner can run for a board position.
Guided by a set of policy guidelines and The Merc Co+op's Ends Statements, the board works closely with the General Manager, who provides the group with regular reports on store operations. The board is not engaged in daily store operations. You can contact the board by filling out the form below or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Board Election Results
The Merc Co+op’s Board of Directors represents all 8,100+ owners and shapes the vision for the co-op while evaluating the current performance of the business. The Board is comprised of nine co-op owners who are elected by the general ownership and serve three year terms. Four candidates ran for two open seats on the board. Voting occurred September 9-October 20, 2019. All co-op owners with shares paid in full by September 2, 2019 were eligible to vote. Election results were shared at the Annual Co-op Meeting on Friday, November 1 and are available here.
Your Board of Directors
All co-op owners are invited to attend monthly board meetings. Meetings are generally held on the first Monday of the month at 6 p.m. in the co-op classroom. Early in the agenda, the board reserves ten minutes of space to hear from owners who wish to address the board.