2023 Board Election Results

The FRFC Board officially seated Clare Churchill and Ian Schrammel as newly elected Board Directors at April 17th board meeting.  Thank you to all members, both candidates and voting member-owners, who participated in the election, actively exercising one of the seven cooperative principles, “Democratic Member Control”.  The new Directors will serve a three-year term, and replace Gia Martynn and Aubrey Pickerell’s board seats.  Please join us in welcoming Clare and Ian aboard!  

The Board of Directors is a seven-member body that serves a critical role in overseeing and guiding our Co-op, supervising the General Manager, ensuring financial stability, and supporting the Co-op’s commitment to the community.  Directors attend board meetings, training, plan member-owner co-op events, and serve on a minimum of two committees during their term.  The Board’s other Directors and new officers for 2023 are Scott Stirling, Board President, and Executive Committee Chair; Melissa Lopez, Vice President; Wayne Cartwright, Treasurer and Committee Chair for both Finance and Board Development; Dana Krinsky, Secretary, and Policy Committee Chair; and Leslie Wehrman, Board Director, and Membership Committee Chair.      

As the Co-op grows as a business and seeks to support its members and communities in more ways, the Board is always looking for co-op members to get involved.  There are three standing committees – Board Development, Membership, and Policy – that all welcome non-Board members who can share their skills to help FRFC meet its goals. The Finance Committee Charter now allows former legacy Board directors to be active, although non-voting, members of the Finance Committee, including access to sensitive information.  So, if you are interested in becoming more involved with the Co-op, consider contacting a current Board Director about how you can help.