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Striving Toward Workplace Democracy


November 30, 2018

After a vote of owners, staff are now eligible to serve on the Board of Directors! This is an important step toward workplace democracy as Common Ground strives to be a model for the community.

Staff are really excited about the opportunity for greater participation in the co-op. Read what some of them have to say about what the opportunity to have staff on the board means to them:

MJ, The Co-op Composter

November 30, 2018

by Sarah Buckman

This newsletter, we’d like to honor the dedicated work of our dear Co-op owner and longtime Co-op composter, MJ Walker. We are so grateful for all of the efforts she has made for improving the Co-op’s environmental footprint and we wanted to share a little more about why she is so special to the Co-op.

From Your Board: November 2018

Please join us in welcoming new board directors Yusuf Hermes (2018-2021), Kathleen Moreno (2018-2021), and Evelyne Tardy (2018-2019) to Common Ground's Board of Directors. Returning board director Charles Delman was also elected to a new three-year term (2018-2021). Other returning board directors are Karen Carney, Magdalena Casper-Shipp, Margaret Johnstone, Marissa Stewart, and Julie Zilles. The newest board directors met October 1 for their Board of Directors Orientation and participated in their first Board meeting on Monday, October 8.

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