As a member-owner of the Kootenay Co-op, one of your rights and responsibilities is to participate in the election of Board Directors. Directors work together to govern our co-op, including financial oversight, strategic planning, and … Continue reading Board Elections are coming!
What should members know about you? Michael is an experienced business growth advisor, entrepreneur, and investor. His 25+ years of international activities on four continents include business start-ups and growth coaching, sales and marketing, strategy … Continue reading Board Candidate Michael Hoher
What should members know about you? I became a member of the Co-op shortly after I arrived in Nelson in 1993. I’ve worked in the retail book industry most of my life, but recently made … Continue reading Board Candidate Catherine Fisher
What should members know about you? I have a long and passionate history with co-ops, organic growing, sustainability, fair trade and self sufficiency. These things have steered my life. I am joyfully running for re-election … Continue reading Board Candidate Maggie Jones
What should members know about you? My name is Amed “Am” Naqvi. I am a Chartered Accountant and have been in public practice for over 30 years. I have served on several not for profit … Continue reading Board Candidate Am Naqvi
What should members know about you? I’m a digital strategist, practical thinker and consensus builder. The co-op has been front and centre in my life for 10 years, because as a family we eat almost … Continue reading Board Candidate Alex Metcalf
What should members know about you? I am a retired attorney with more than 30 years of Board experience with social change organizations. I enjoy working collaboratively with management and fellow Board members to help … Continue reading Board Candidate Ina Pockrass
Twenty-five members attended the Special General Meeting last night at the Front Room. Members unanimously approved the resolution to allow members of the Board of Directors to receive the maximum discount allowed to staff. The … Continue reading Members Approve Store Discount for Directors
All members are invited to a special general meeting on Monday May 13th at 7:00pm at the Front Room, 901 Front Street in Nelson. Read more about the meeting here. We’ll provide some light snacks … Continue reading Special General Meeting
Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board of Directors! Here are some frequently asked questions! Read more in the Board Candidate Package 2019. What is the Board of Directors? The Board of … Continue reading Help to Guide the Co-op as a Member of our Board!