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VOTING IS ON for KNFC Board Positions

Seven Board Positions are open.  Eight Candidates Running.

Voting takes place at the store.

The candidates are:
1.   Jennifer Cline (staff)
2.  Anita Gontkovsky (regular volunteer)
3.  Sheila Harko (staff)
4.  Heidi Horvath (staff)
5.  Jeff Ingram (staff)
6.  Amber Myers (staff)
7.  Fred Pierre (former staff, former Board President, former Board Secretary)
8.  Elizabeth Ryan (staff)

Election will run from June 26 through July 27, 2014

Ballots and Candidate Statements are at the store.  Please ask a clerk for assistance.

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Amended By-laws, June, 2014

 

By Laws

Kent Natural Food Cooperative

(operating under Council Rock, Inc.)

Revised 7/12/98, 10/25/98, 6/28/09, 5/23/10, 6/27/10, 6/26/11, 6/24/12, 6/23/13, 6/22/14)

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Vote for Board Members at Store through July 27th

VOTING IS ON for KNFC Board Positions

Seven Board Positions open.  Eight Candidates Running.  Voting takes place at the store.
1.   Jennifer Cline (staff)
2.  Anita Gontkovsky (regular volunteer)
3.  Sheila Harko (staff)
4.  Heidi Horvath (staff)
5.  Jeff Ingram (staff)
6.  Amber Myers (staff)
7.  Fred Pierre (former staff, former Board Treasurer, former Board Secretary)
8.  Elizabeth Ryan (staff)
Election will run from June 26, July 27, 2014

Ballots and Candidate Statements are at the store.  Ask a clerk.

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April 2014 Board Minutes

Attending: Jeff Ingram, Hayley Bennett, John Gargan, Fred Pierre,  Elizabeth Ryan, Sheila Harko, Eric Hutzell

Absent:  Jen Cline, Anne Reid

Member/Staff:  Amber Myers

Guests: Murali Shanker, Jennifer Bruder

The meeting was called to order at 7:20.

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KNFC Annual Membership Meeting – June 22nd

Fred Fuller Park:

497 Middlebury Dr., Kent, OH  (Outdoor Pavilion #2)

6pm – 7pm    Potluck

7pm – 9pm   Meeting

 

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Proposed Bylaw Changes

Proposed Bylaw Changes for KNFC Annual Member Meeting – June 22nd, 2014

1. Eliminate the following language, Article 5, 3d:  There will be a limit of three (3) consecutive terms.  After three (3) consecutive terms, a member must be two years off the board before another term of office.

2. Change the following language, Article 5, 4f:  The Board shall not sell real estate or assets in excess of $5,000.  Remove $5,000 and replace with $10,000.

3. Change the following language, Article 5, 8a:  A quorum of a least 7 must be present for decisions.  Remove 7 and replace it with 6.

4. Add the following:  Article 5, 8d   Voting may done using electronic communication.

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Board Minutes March 2014

Attending: Jeff Ingram, Hayley Bennett, John Gargan, Fred Pierre, Anne Reid, Elizabeth Ryan, Sheila Harko, Jennifer Cline

Absent:  Eric Hutzell

Member/Staff:  Amber Myers

Guests: Roger Muzia, Project Architect

DECISIONS:

We approved the phase I plans of the expansion as presented.

We approved a proposal to plan a fundraising pasta dinner at the Unitarian Universalist  church on May 31st, to including a silent auction.

 We approved the hiring and training of two new staff members.

 We appointed a by-law committee consisting of Haley, Sheila and John to recommend by-law changes to bring to the June member meeting.

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February 2014 Board Minutes

 

Attending: Jeff Ingram, Hayley Bennett, John Gargan, Fred Pierre, Anne Reid, Elizabeth Ryan, Eric Hetzel, Sheila Harko

Member/Staff:  Amber Myers

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January 2014 Board Minutes

Attending: Jeff Ingram, John Gargan, Fred Pierre, Anne Reid, Elizabeth Ryan, Sheila Harko, Amber Myers, Jennifer Cline, Eric Hutzel

Absent:  Hayley Bennett

DECISIONS: 

 We elected two new Board members and accepted the resignations of two.

The new members are Jennifer Cline and Eric Hutzel; resignations were accepted from Amber Myers and Karin Bergener

 We elected Jexo as Marketing/PR coordinator for the next three months.

 We decided to take no formal stand on fracking at the present time but to provide the store as a space for anti-fracking literature if asked.

 The meeting was called to order at 7:20.  Fred agreed to run the meeting in the absence of a president.

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December 2013 Board Minutes

Attending: Jeff Ingram, Karin Bergener, Hayley Bennett, John Gargan, Fred Pierre, Anne Reid, Elizabeth Ryan, Sheila Harko, Amber Myers

DECISIONS:

We approved a lifetime membership to Jason Turnidge and Katie Strand as well as volunteer hours up to 20 hours per month for their work on 3D graphic depictions of our expansion plans.

 We extended indefinitely six hours weekly staff time for tasks related to marketing/public relations work, specific distribution to be decided by the staff collective.

 Back pay approved for staff member passing 5 year service mark.

 Yearly bonus distribution was approved.

 The meeting was called to order at 7:15

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