Board of Directors

The Honest Weight Board is looking for a few new members!

The Honest Weight Nominating Committee is soliciting applications for four (4) open seats on the board.  The election will be conducted at the April 26, 2015 membership meeting.  We are looking for folks with facilitation, legal, agricultural, retail, non-profit or business experience and the interest and ability to spend 15 to 30 hours per month moving our cooperative process along.   Board election packets are available

If you are interested in running, please contact Karen Roth at karenroth25-AT-gmail.com or Erin Walsh at erin.walsh729-AT-gmail.com.

Applications are due on March 27, 2015 by 5 pm.

Here are the current applicants.  Please click on a name to read their application.


All interested member-owners are encouraged to attend Honest Weight’s board meetings.

The next board meeting is Tuesday, April 7th, 2015It will be held in HWFC Community Room of the Honest Weight Food Co-op, 100 Watervliet Ave., Albany, NY.  The meeting will begin promptly at 5:45 PM.  The agenda will be posted when it becomes available.

Any HWFC member may attend and participate in a board meeting. To add an item to the agenda, please contact someone on the board at least a week in advance of the meeting.

Upcoming Board Meetings

  • Tuesday, April 7, 2015
  • Tuesday, May 5, 2015
  • Tuesday, June 2, 2015
  • Tuesday, July 7, 2015
  • Tuesday, August 4, 2015
  • Tuesday, September 1, 2015
  • Tuesday, October 6, 2015
  • Tuesday, November 3, 2015
  • Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Meetings are usually held the first Tuesday of the month at 5:45pm.  Meetings are held at Honest Weight Food Co-op, 100 Watervliet Avenue, Albany and usually last until about 10 pm. (Please call the service desk at 518-482-2667 to confirm date, time and location.)

Board of Directors
To contact the board by email: board-AT-honestweight.coop

  • President: Bill Frye, 518-810-7924  Term expires 2016
    • nswilliamfryeiii-AT-gmail.com
  • Vice President: Kelly Carrone, Term expires 2016
    • KellyHWFC-AT-gmail.com
  • Treasurer: Hilary Yeager, 518-285-0439  Term expires 2015
    • hilary_yeager-AT-yahoo.com
  • Secretary: Erin Walsh, 508-951-8339  Term expires 2015
    • erin.walsh729-AT-gmail.com
  • Deborah Dennis, 518-506-7415  Term expires 2017
    • debdennis16-AT-gmail.com
  • Ned Depew, Term expires 2016
    • nedd-AT-mykolab.com
  • Roman Kuchera, 518-334-0920  Term expires 2017
    • rkuchera-AT-nycap.rr.com
  • Leif Hartmark, 518-357-0838  Term expires 2015
    • Leif.Hartmark-AT-oneonta.edu

Committee Liaisons

  • Finance: Hilary Yeager
  • Membership: Kelly Carrone and Deborah Dennis
  • Nominating: Erin Walsh
  • Personnel: Leif Hartmark
  • Nutrition and Education: Board Rotation
  • Communication: Roman Kuchera 
  • Strategic Planning: Deborah Dennis

Non-committee Liaisons

  • GRC: Bill Frye
  • Non-Profit: Bill Frye
  • By-Laws Panel: Bill Frye & Ned Depew

Board Administrator:  Vicky Saraceni, vickyws-AT-honestweight.coop