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 elected by the staff to serve 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 possibly join us for three years!
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Board Meeting Schedule – 2018 Term
All Members Welcome!
During 2018, the HPC Board of Directors generally meets at 6:00 pm on the last Monday of every month (unless it is a holiday) 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 any scheduling changes (but we're also glad to accommodate spontaneous walk-ins): firstname.lastname@example.org
Board Meeting Schedule – 6:00 pm – Mondays in 2018:
• January 29th
• February 26th
• March 26th
• April 30th
• May 21st
• June 25th
• July 30th
• August 27th
• September 24th
• October (Day/Date TBD)*
*October will be the Annual Meeting – often held on a Sunday evening; date, time & place to be announced in the fall
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And the board encourages your questions, comments and concerns anytime! Likewise please email us: email@example.com