2019 Board of Directors Election – Run for the Board!
Three Rivers Market is seeking qualified candidates to run in the 2019 Board of Directors Election. Serving on the Board is an opportunity to help us create and nourish a healthier environment, healthier people, and a healthier community for our nearly 10,000 co-owners!
Three of the nine seats on the Board are up for election. Each seat has a three-year term.
Governing an organization effectively is a serious commitment. Directors are expected to prepare for and actively participate in monthly Board Meetings, one full-day cooperative board leadership training in North Carolina, and two full-day retreats closer to home. Our Board meetings are efficient in that we stick to the agenda and finish on time. Board leadership training expenses including lodging are covered.
Prospective candidates are required to:
1. Be members for at least one year and in good standing.
2. Be free of inherent personal, business, or professional conflicts of interest.
3. Learn about serving on the Board before submitting an application by:
a. Reviewing the Candidate Application Packet
b. Attending a Board Meeting in July, August, or September. Each Board Meeting will have
time scheduled for questions from potential candidates. If you plan to attend, please
contact the Board Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Complete the Candidate Application Form and submit as a Word document to
The deadline for candidates to meet all requirements, including submission of the Candidate Application Form, is Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 9:00 p.m.
Electronic voting will occur between Tuesday, November 5 and Saturday, December 7, 2019. The Annual Meeting will be held on Saturday, December 7, at 10 a.m. This will be a breakfast meeting. Location to be determined.