Board Meeting Notice and Agenda

January 28, 2016; 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Milepost 5 – 850 NE 81st Ave., Portland
Mission: Montavilla Food Co-op’s all volunteer Board of Directors is legally responsible for governing the Co-operative. Board meetings are open to co-op and community members.
Members: The directors, offices held, and the expiration of their terms are: Simone Rede, outreach chair (exp. 9/16); Amanda Lamb, president (exp. 9/17); Sarah Kutil, secretary (exp. 9/17); Katherine Lim-Pedery, treasurer (exp. 9/16); Ellen Rubinstein, strategic planning chair (exp. 9/16); Benjamin Cutler, vice president and elections team member (exp. 9/16); two vacancies (exp. 9/17).
To volunteer for the board contact the Nominations Committee.
Montavilla Food Co-operative Board of Directors

 O R G A N I Z A T I O N A L   M E E T I N G   A G E N D A

Thursday, January 28, 2016

6:30 pm to 8:15 pm

Milepost 5

850 NE 81st Ave, Portland

Call to Order (Amanda Lamb)

Check-in (Anyone present, items not on the agenda, 5 minutes)

Approval of the Minutes

  1. January 5, 2016

Approval of the Agenda

Reports of Directors

  1. Update on plan for amending board rules (Amanda, 5 minutes)
  2. Update on creating board agreements and expectations for board members (Rebecca, 5 minutes)
  3. Update on meetings with other co-ops (Ben, 5 minutes)
  4. Update on Membership Engagement Working Group (Simone, 5 minutes)
  5. Update on Board Strategy (All, 5 minutes)
    1. Scheduling a mini-retreat
    2. Prioritize next steps

Recommendations and Reports of Committees

  1. Business Committee Report (Katherine Pedery, 10 minutes)
    1. Budgets
    2. Membership Coordination
  2. Information Technology Committee Report (Ben Cutler, 10 minutes)
  3. Nomination Committee Report (Ben Cutler, 10 minutes)
  4. Outreach Committee Report (Simone Rede, 15 minutes)
  5. Strategic Planning Workgroup (Ellen Rubinstein, 10 minutes)

Old Business

  1. FCI conference (All, 5 minutes)

New Business

  1. Membership Coordinator Report (Everyone, 15 minutes)

Suggestions for Next Agenda

Adjournment to Executive Session


Reconvene in Executive Session
Thursday, January 28 2016
8:15 pm to 9:00 pm

E X E X U T I V E  S E S S I O N   A G E N D A

Adjournment to the Regular Meeting of February 25, 2016

Approved by: Amanda Lamb, President

Draft posted online: January 14, 2016

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