Veg Fruits Unity

Minutes of June 25, 2013 Board Meeting

Eat To Live Food Cooperative
South Side Communications Center
2331 S. Salina St., Syracuse NY 13205

Minutes of June 25, 2013 Board Meeting

Board Members Present: Howie Hawkins, Naqia Kent, Yaschia Kinsey, Baye Muhammad, Shirley Rowser
Members Present: Joseph Bryant, Tammy Glasgow, Sam Eschenbrenner

Next board meeting: 6:00 pm, Tuesday, July 9, 2013

All decisions were made by consensus unless otherwise noted.

1. Approval of Minutes for June 11

The minutes for June 11 were approved.

2. Benefit Package

The board discussed the health care and other benefits the co-op will provide employees. It was agreed that the co-op should offer a package to the prospective manager, rather than ask him or her to help formulate it. It was also agreed to meet on Tuesday, July 2 at 6:00 pm at the Southside Communications Center with Davine Bey who is conducting the manager search to discuss what should be in the benefits package and how the search is going.

3. Co-op Brochure

Yaschia Kinsey and Sam Eschenbrenner will draft a brochure for membership recruitment that is intended to be more attractive and simpler than the current membership application form.

4. Co-op Informational Meeting

The board agreed to hold an informational meeting for co-op members and prospective members on Tuesday, July 23 at 6 pm at the Southside Communications Center. Shirley Rowser and Baye Muhammad will organize the set up for the meeting. Sam Eschenbrenner will set up a Facebook event page for the meeting. Baye Muhammad will set up a google docs spreadsheet where people can record who they have notified or recruited to attend the meeting

Respectfully submitted,
Howie Hawkins, Secretary

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