Greetings from the Board Development Committee, the body charged with ensuring that the governance of the Kootenay Co-op is overseen on behalf of the membership by well-informed, skilled, dedicated and passionate supporters of the mission, … Continue reading Board Development: New Directors
From June 11-13, I attended the annual Consumer Co-operative Management Association (CCMA) conference in Boise, Idaho, alongside interim-GM, Paul Kelly. This was the first time a Board Director of our Co-op has ever attended the … Continue reading A Co-op Road Trip: The CCMA Conference in Boise, Idaho
In 2011, your Co-op’s Board adjusted our membership benefits package for the first time in close to 20 years. Now, over two years later, those changes have proven to be a resounding success for members … Continue reading Kootenay Co-op Member Financial Benefits and You
Your Board of Directors is first and foremost a governance board – meaning that operational matters are always handled by our trusted managers and staff. That said, the Board continues to take on the role … Continue reading New Products and Services: A Board Perspective
Though some of us may be wondering about the nature of democracy these days, it is a practice that is alive and well at the Co-op! We are fundamentally a democratic institution, with an election … Continue reading Join the Co-op Board of Directors!
Your Board of Directors is excited to share our first of what will become bi-weekly Board updates to Co-op members. We’re beginning this new form of communication in anticipation of the Co-op’s all-new web site … Continue reading New Board Blog and Nelson Commons Restricted Resale Units
At the September AGM, the Board launched its Member Loans Program. By the end of September, the Co-op had exceeded its goal and set a North American record! Paula Sobie, Board Director and Member Loans … Continue reading Member Loans Program a Big Success