Current Co-op Committees
WEFC has a number of active Committees, and our public committees always welcome new interested members! If you are interested in joining a committee, please contact the person listed as the lead.
STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE
Lead: Leanne Unruh (Worker-Director, Board Member) – firstname.lastname@example.org
The WEFC Strategic Planning Committee is spearheading the general direction and strategic plans for WEFC. This committee is looking at mapping out 5-10 year plans for the co-op, setting financial, social, and community-driven goals for growth and expansion.
Lead: Rose Bright (Purchasing Coordinator, Board Member) – email@example.com
The Purchasing Committee has two main purposes: to develop WEFC’s Purchasing Policy, and to research the best products and brands for WEFC to carry.
Lead: Collectively led – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Volunteer Committee is dedicated to our volunteer force – intake of volunteer needs and requests, matching tasks and interested persons, streamlining our current process. This newly formed committee is also working on our capacity to show volunteer appreciation. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please note that the contact is different: email@example.com
EATER MEMBERSHIP CAUCUS
Lead: Kira Kastner (Community-Partner Director, Board Member) – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Eater Membership Committee welcomes Eater-members to come and have a voice, deciding upon what it means to be an Eater-member, what rights this (as by far the largest) shareholder group has, and how policies are made.
FARMERS’ MARKET COMMITTEE
Lead: Corry Ouellette (Market Coordinator) – email@example.com
Our Farmers’ Market Committee works with our Market Coordinator to oversee policies, issues, and special events regarding the Sorauren Farmers’ Market.
FUNDRAISING & MARKETING COMMITTEE
Lead: Susanna Redekop (Communications Coordinator) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Our Fundraising Committee oversees funding strategies, planning and executing grant applications, and other fund raising
Lead: Dirk Townsend (Eater-Member; former Board Member) – email@example.com
Our IT team is made up of experts who help us with everything tech-related from our website to our in-store POS system.
HUMAN RESOURCES COMMITTEE (Seeking 1 new public member with HR experience!)
Lead: Gwen Yorston (Eater-Member; former Board Member) – firstname.lastname@example.org
Our HR Committee oversees issues pertaining to human resources. This committee is NOT responsible for public hiring of open job positions at WEFC. If you are interested in employment with WEFC, please see our Job Postings.
FINANCIAL COMMITTEE (Open only to Board Members)
Lead: Sarah Robicheau (Eater-Director, Treasurer) – email@example.com
Overseeing our finances and financial strategies.
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE (Open only to Board Members)
Lead: Kira Kastner (Chair of WEFC’s Board of Directors) – firstname.lastname@example.org
The Executive Committee is responsible for setting WEFC’s overall goals, priorities, and governance.