Board News


Board News for August 2017

June 13th, 2017

It’s that time of the year again and . . . WE WANT YOU!

No, we’re not the Army. We’re your friendly neighborhood Board of Directors at Three Rivers Market.... Read More »


Three Rivers Market Member Forum

April 6th, 2017

Are you a member of Three Rivers Market and wish to share your ideas about the direction and vision for our co-op? If so, we invite you to come... Read More »


Board News for February

February 10th, 2017

This will be an exciting year as the Three Rivers Market Board of Directors continues to study diversity, focus on expanding the cooperative grocery model in Tennessee, and review our Ends statement... Read More »


Board News

January 8th, 2017
Three Rivers Market Annual Meeting 2016

The co-op capped off another very successful year with the 2016 Annual Meeting attended by members, staff and the Three Rivers Market Board of... Read More »


Retreat to the Narrow Ridge

November 11th, 2016

Members of the 2016 Board of Directors and the General Manager gathered on October 15, 2016 in the Strawbale Lodge of Narrow Ridge Earth Literacy Center, in the hills of beautiful... Read More »


Board News: Election 2016

November 1st, 2016

The Board of Three Rivers Market is proud to introduce our new directors!

After an uncontested election, current Directors, Dave Penegar (Chair) and Nina Gregg will serve a three year... Read More »


BOARD NEWS

October 1st, 2016

This year, the Board of Directors for Three Rivers Market will shift its annual all-day retreat from Spring to Fall to coincide with both calendar year planning and the... Read More »


Board News

August 28th, 2016

It’s that time of the year again and . . . WE WANT YOU!

No, we’re not the U.S. Army. We are your friendly neighborhood Board of Directors at Three... Read More »


Board News

August 15th, 2016

Board News

On June 9th, 2016, Three Rivers Market’s Board of Directors and General Manager visited Weaver Street Market, a consumer and worker cooperative in Carrboro, North Carolina. The purpose... Read More »


Board News

May 31st, 2016

Annual Cooperative Board Leadership Training 2016

Directors from cooperatives in 5 states, NC, FL, TN, GA, and KY, met in Asheville, NC for Cooperative Board Training 101 led by Joel... Read More »


Board News

April 20th, 2016

“Embracing Change with Courageous Leadership”

This was the theme of this year’s Cooperative Café, organized by the CDS Consulting Co-op . CDS Consulting Co-op is an organization that is... Read More »


Board News

January 5th, 2016

Over the course of 2015, your Board of Directors hosted a “Meet the Board” (MTB) event at Three Rivers Market every first Thursday of the month in 2015. ... Read More »


Board News November 2015

November 17th, 2015

As part of Board service, Directors of Three Rivers Market break into committees, groups of two to four, that enable us to efficiently accomplish yearly goals and convene on... Read More »


Nina Gregg Appointed to Board of Directors

August 31st, 2015

We are excited to welcome Nina Gregg onto our Board of Directors. Nina has more than 20 years of experience working with community-based, social justice, advocacy, education and worker... Read More »


Meet the Board this Thursday!

August 31st, 2015

Your Three Rivers Market Board of Directors would like to get to know you better!

Throughout the year, at least two Directors will be available in the store to hear... Read More »


Serve on the Board of Directors!

August 10th, 2015

Three Rivers Market needs hard working, energetic, and committed members willing serve the cooperative on the Board of Directors. Every year new Board members are elected to renew the... Read More »


Your Co-op Needs You!

August 8th, 2015

Three Rivers Market needs hard working, energetic, and committed members willing serve the cooperative on the Board of Directors. Every year new Board members are elected to renew the... Read More »


Meet the Board this Thursday!

August 3rd, 2015

Your Three Rivers Market Board of Directors would like to get to know you better!

Throughout the year, at least two Directors will be available in the store to hear... Read More »


Meet the Board this Thursday!

June 29th, 2015

Your Three Rivers Market Board of Directors would like to get to know you better!

Throughout the year, at least two Directors will be available in the store to hear... Read More »


TRM Needs You!

May 27th, 2015

Three Rivers Market needs hard working, energetic, and committed members willing serve the cooperative on the Board of Directors. Every year new Board members are elected to renew the... Read More »


Spring Board Retreat

May 20th, 2015

Earlier this year, the Board went for our annual retreat with our CDS Consulting representative Thane Joyal. The purpose of the retreat each year is for us to reflect... Read More »


Congratulations to the Knoxville Mercury!

March 24th, 2015

Congratulations to the persistent, ambitious and fearless who have created The Knoxville Mercury, a truly local newsweekly!  I stress “local,” as in locally owned, governed and staffed, reporting on... Read More »


Board Training – New Board Member Perspective

March 3rd, 2015

Every year, the TRM Board attends a full day of training sessions provided by CDS Consulting Co-op. One of the primary cooperative principles is cooperation among cooperatives, and CDS... Read More »


New Officers and Training This Month

January 22nd, 2015
Congratulations to the new officers for the Three Rivers Market Board for 2015. They are: Chair, Allyn Richardson; Vice-Chair, Dave Peneger; and Secretary/Treasurer, Fiona McAnally. These officers will be joining... Read More »

December Board News

December 24th, 2014

Summarizing is not my forte, but the readers of our Blog surely deserve a recap of 2014.

We have been busy.

We are busy.

We have three outgoing Directors who will be... Read More »


New Board Members!

December 8th, 2014

Election results are in!  Welcome Gareth Aye, Graciela Cabana, and Drew Thurman to Three Rivers Market Board of Directors.  Our new Board members will each serve 3-year terms and... Read More »


Join us for a Conversation

December 1st, 2014
Annual Membership Meeting

Tuesday, December 2, 6:30 pm St. James Episcopal Church, Parrish Hall 1101 N. Broadway St., Knoxville, TN 37917

The 2014 Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, December... Read More »


Reflection of a New Board Member

November 9th, 2014

I’m coming up on a year as a Board Member of Three Rivers Market and several things have been reconfirmed during this time: 1. Knoxville is a great community,... Read More »


Fiscal Year Decisions

October 12th, 2014

The cooperative business form offers its members democratic participation in organizational decisions.  You, as a member of Three Rivers Market, can give your opinion to management or board members... Read More »


Why I Serve…

September 21st, 2014

I serve because I love being part of Knoxville’s growing local movement.

-Allyn Richardson

Only 10 days remain for prospective Board candidates to submit their applications. Read More »

Why I Serve…

September 19th, 2014

I serve because the growth of Three Rivers Market will help make Knoxville resilient to the impact of global environmental change.

-Jill Mikucki

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Why I serve…

September 15th, 2014

I serve so I can give back to a co-op that has served my family so well. -Allyn Richardson

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Why I Serve…

September 6th, 2014

I serve because Three Rivers is an exciting, growing Co-op and I am proud to be a part of that growth. 

-Jill Mikucki

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August 30th, 2014

It’s that time of the year again and . . . WE WANT YOU!

Your local food cooperative’s friendly, neighborhood Board of Directors is on the hunt for new Board... Read More »


Why I Serve…

August 28th, 2014

I just had hoped to be helpful to an organization I admire, admire because of its support for the local economy–including me–its commitment to better food, and its better treatment of... Read More »


Why I Serve…

August 22nd, 2014

I serve because I care about the people in my community and believe safe, healthy food should be accessible to everyone.

-Jill Mikucki

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Why I Serve…

August 15th, 2014

 I ran for TRM Board of Director for the typical reason: to give back. However I found that Board work for our Co-op has given... Read More »


Why We Serve on the Board…

August 10th, 2014

As part of our upcoming Board elections, some of our Board directors shared why they serve on Three Rivers Market’s Board. We will be sharing these over the coming... Read More »


Bylaws Changes

August 1st, 2014

On July 1, 2014, the Three Rivers Market Board made some important changes to the bylaws and established the required equity requirement to assure a sound level of capital... Read More »


Calling Future Board Members!

June 8th, 2014
As you start to plan out your schedule for this week, don’t forget about our Board meeting this Thursday! We want to remind potential Board candidates of the requirement to attend a Board meeting and... Read More »

Board Retreat 2014

May 29th, 2014

As one of the perquisites of service on the Three Rivers Market Board of Directors we attend an annual retreat to consider and plan for the future of our... Read More »


Cooperative Cafe

April 15th, 2014

Your Three Rivers Market Board of Directors catapulted into action this Spring with a regional cooperative workshop: The Cooperative Cafe. On March 22nd, the majority of the TRM Board... Read More »


Board News – P6 Movement

January 30th, 2014

The “P6” logo you have seen posted on Three Rivers Market products the last months highlights a vital piece of the cooperative business ideal. Here is a review of... Read More »


Board News, January 2014

January 22nd, 2014

Congratulations to the new officers for the Three Rivers Market Board for 2014. They are: Chair, Kim Davis; Vice-Chair, John Ledbetter; and Secretary/Treasurer, Allyn Richardson. These officers will be... Read More »


Board News December 2013 –

December 7th, 2013

Election News & Congratulations Hearty accolades, fond farewells and financial success mark the end of 2013 for Three Rivers Market. First things first: Congratulations to our three new Directors!

Jill Mikucki Fiona McAnally Dave... Read More »


July Board Blog

July 1st, 2013

Important. Laughter. Hard work. Good friends. Passionate discussions. Inspiring. These are some of the words that I’d use to describe service on the Three Rivers Market Board of Directors.

If... Read More »


Call for Candidates

June 27th, 2013

Interested in joining the imaginative, passionate, and successful Three Rivers Market Board of Directors? Our next Board Meeting and Prospective Candidate Orientation is July 11 – only two weeks... Read More »


May-June Board Blog

June 12th, 2013

On a rainy Saturday in a roomy cabin on a hillside overlooking the Smokies, your Board of Directors gathered this May to envision the world we wish to live... Read More »


Call for Candidates

June 1st, 2013

Are you interested in serving on the Three Rivers Market Board of Directors and helping to guide the vision and direction of your co-op? The 2013 Board Candidate Information... Read More »


April Board Blog – notes from the NCGA meeting

May 2nd, 2013

On April 14, I had the opportunity to travel to St. Paul, Minnesota with Three Rivers Market’s general manager Jacqueline Arthur for the Spring Meeting of the National Cooperative... Read More »


Board News- First edition!

September 8th, 2012

Greetings! Welcome to the Three Rivers Market Board of Directors blog. That’s a mouthful, isn’t it? Let’s just call it Board News.

This blog represents an opportunity for the Board... Read More »




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