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 board@themerc.coop.

Board Elections

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. There are four candidates running for two open seats on the board. 

Voting will occur September 9-October 20, 2019 and take place through a secure, online portal as well as by paper ballots available in store. All co-op owners with shares paid in full by September 2, 2019 are eligible to vote. 


Your Board of Directors

Anthony Lang   President  Term: 2017-2020

Anthony Lang

President

Term: 2017-2020

Kelly Barth   Vice President  Terms: 2012-2015; 2015-2018; 2018-2021

Kelly Barth

Vice President

Terms: 2012-2015; 2015-2018; 2018-2021

Barbara Clark   Secretary  Terms: 2009-2012; 2012-2015; 2015-2018; 2018-2021

Barbara Clark

Secretary

Terms: 2009-2012; 2012-2015; 2015-2018; 2018-2021

Mark Sprague   Treasurer  Terms: 2010-2012; 2012-2015; 2015-2018; 2018-2021

Mark Sprague

Treasurer

Terms: 2010-2012; 2012-2015; 2015-2018; 2018-2021

Judy Dutton   Board Member  Term: 2017-2020

Judy Dutton

Board Member

Term: 2017-2020

Deborah Altus   Board Member  Term: 2017-2020

Deborah Altus

Board Member

Term: 2017-2020

Dustin Brown   Board Member  Term: 2018-2019

Dustin Brown

Board Member

Term: 2018-2019

Rachel Jefferson  Board Member  Term: 2019-2020

Rachel Jefferson

Board Member

Term: 2019-2020

Victor Aguilar  Board Member  Term: 2019-2020

Victor Aguilar

Board Member

Term: 2019-2020


Board Meetings

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.

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