Harvest Co-op Markets
Board of Directors Meeting
June 27, 2005
Present: : Elisa Alonso, Mike Wiecek, David
Hermann, Jessie Myszka, Amy Cotter, Jeff Rosenblum, Betsy
Adams, Loren Rodgers (by phone), Erica Mintzer, Rob Martin,
Bini Reilly, Garland McQueen
Absent: Sujatha Byravan (excused), Karin
Emry (excused - bad cell phone connections)
The meeting convened at 7:00 pm in the Community
Room of the Cambridge Store.
1. Introductions and Organizational Issues
A note is made to correct the spelling of Elisa Alonso's names in the
Board Minutes for 31 May 2005, public session. The minutes are approved unanimously.
A proposed bylaw change to allow
voting by email is discussed. This bylaw references an
operating procedure. The bylaw is approved on first reading.
The by-law change approved is as follows; the new text
is italicized. A second reading is scheduled for the
next board meeting.
Article 4: Directors
Section 7: Meetings
(f) Voting: The Board of Directors will make decisions
by majority vote. The Board may approve operating procedures
that allow for the use of new technologies for holding
meetings and voting.
The Board of Directors allows for voting via electronic
mail on any issue if its first version of proposal
has been made at least one week prior to vote. A quorum
of Directors must respond in writing (including fax
and email) either in favor, against, or in abstention.