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Board of Directors Application

Applications must be received by 11:59pm on Friday, July 19, 2024.

Please complete the entire application as the Board will be reviewing it in its entirety. The Common Market will include your Candidate Statement with the ballot to Owners for voting. Paper applications are available at the Co-op Service Desk.

QUESTIONS??  Join us for a Candidate Information Session or email OwnerServices@commonmarket.coop:

June 30 at 7th St from 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM with coffee, tea, croissants

July 11 on Zoom from 6-7 PM

Topic: Candidate Information Session

Time: Jul 11, 2024 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Meeting ID: 868 5846 5542

  • (on back of Owner card – i.e. 4123450#####, or you may call Owner Services and ask them to look it up.)
  • Briefly describe any business, management, volunteer, or community group experience you may have that is pertinent to this application.
  • Include Organization Name, Years Active, and Officer Position(s) Held
  • Candidate's Statement

    To help Owners learn more about you, please answer the following questions. Please limit your response to no more than 500 words altogether, for these four questions. The Common Market will include your answers with the ballot to Owners prior to the election, publish them on our website, and may share them through additional means. The Board Development Committee reserves the right to edit your submissions, as necessary.
  • Tell us what makes you want to serve on the Board.
  • Tell us what experience you've had with co-ops, and why you think they're important.
  • Tell us what skills or talents you would bring as a Board member.
  • Tell us about your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Required Actions

    Please view our list of required actions. All boxes must be checked to qualify for candidacy. Your completion of these items will be reported on the ballot, along with your candidate statement. Additionally, there will be two Meet the Candidates events that are not required, but are recommended for candidates to attend (dates TBD.) All events will be conducted virtually unless otherwise stated.
  • I will attend one or more Board of Directors meeting(s) on June 27th, July 25th, and/or August 22nd.

  • I will attend a Board of Directors information session (dates in June and July TBD).

  • If elected, I commit to attending the Annual Meeting/Ownerfest on October 19, 2024.

  • If elected, I commit to attending the Board Retreat on January 25 - 26, 2025.

  • Please include a photo with your application.

    Please submit a high-resolution digital image that you can attach here. If you don't have an image available, please contact Owner Services to arrange a time for them to take your picture.

    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, Max. file size: 5 MB.