About the Board + Meeting Schedule

Hampden Park Co-op is guided by a nine-member board of directors consisting of eight directors elected from the membership by the membership to serve three years, and one staff representative who serves one year. Elections occur during the October Annual Meeting as terms expire.

The HPC Board of Directors uses the Policy Governance model, a detailed and comprehensive method that helps ensure that the board does not involve itself in store operations; rather that work is left to the GM and staff. Consider the directors as stewards, elected to ensure that the co-op’s business operations live up to the member-community’s ideals.

In our current political climate, many people have decided that the local politic is where real change begins. We at Hampden Park Co-op envision a broad-based cooperative foundation to improve the economic well being of the world! One small way you can embody the world change you want to see is by communicating with the board, attending a monthly board meeting and/or the Annual Meeting, even running for the board. Reach out occasionally if you have ideas – or join us for three years! To find out about running in the future look here.

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Board Meeting Schedule – 2019 Term
All Members Welcome!

The board generally meets at 6:00 pm on the last Monday of every month (unless it is a holiday or calendar conflict) in the back conference room at the co-op. Please email if you'd like to attend – so we can set you up with a seat, or notify you of scheduling changes, but we're also glad to accommodate walk-ins: board@hampdenpark.coop

Board Meeting Schedule – 6:00 pm:
• No meeting in December 2018
• Monday, January 28
• Monday, February 25
• Monday, March 25
• Monday, April 29
• Tuesday, May 28
• Monday, June 24
• Monday, July 29
• Monday, August 26
• Monday, September 30
• Monday, October 21
• Sunday, October 27 – Annual Meeting
• Monday, November 25
• No meeting in December 2019

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The 2019 HPC Board of Directors:
Kate Gray, President
Collin Russell, Vice President
Yaya James-Lu’Becke, Secretary
Sarah McRoberts, Treasurer
Cina Kozel, Staff Rep
Mark Chapin
Rachel Fang
Ablavi Handziak
Amanda Peterson

Find the bios of our board members here.

The board encourages your questions, comments and concerns anytime! Please email us: board@hampdenpark.coop