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  • 16th July , 2022

    Invitation to our 2022 Annual General Meeting

    Dear Members,

    You are invited to attend our (rescheduled) 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM).

    Co-op Financial Members (current as of Wednesday September 7, 2022 5:00pm) will have the opportunity to vote to accept a new Board of Directors.

    Date: Saturday September 10, 2022*
    Time: 3:00pm
    Location:
    Katoomba Leura Community Centre Main Hall (former library)
    Town Centre Arcade
    81-83 Katoomba Street, Katoomba
    Catering: Drinks and light nibbles provided.
    * The AGM has been rescheduled to Saturday September 10, 2022 to give members more time to consider nominating for the Board. Please see the Important announcement from the Board of Directors that outlines the reason for the postponement and changes underway with the Board

    Annual Report 2022

    To read or download a copy of the 2022 Annual Report click on the image below.

    Annual Report 2022

     

  • 18th June , 2022

    Volunteer Board Director Nominations Now open

    Board Vacancies – June 2022

    [Update] Nominations have now closed.

    The board of the Blue Mountains Food Co-op, in consultation with management, is responsible for the delivery of the Co-op’s aims, to set its strategic direction, and to uphold its values.

    Qualities we look for in a director:

    • A record of achievement, knowledge, skill or experience in an area identified as important to achieving the Co-op’s strategic aims=
    • A passion for healthy, sustainable living
    • Alignment with the values of the Co-op
    • The ability to devote approximately one day a month to the role
    • A willingness to share appropriate personal networks and champion the Co-op
    • An ability to attend monthly, weeknight board meetings

    We have voluntary board vacancies for which the Co-op is seeking nominees with the following skills:

    • Logistics
    • Marketing
    • Establishing new ventures / sites

    The benefits of being a director:

    • Working with a pro-active and committed board and staff with a strong focus on governance
    • Satisfaction of contributing to the growth and development of a unique and respected organisation which is the largest, and one of the oldest, food co-ops in Australia
    • An additional 20% discount on all Co-op goods in addition to the existing 10% membership discount
    • Governance experience and training
    • Comprehensive directors’ and officers’ management liability insurance

    For more information contact secretary@bmfoodcoop.org.au for a directors nomination kit.

    Pamphlet: Board vacancies June 2022

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