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Committees of the Board of Directors

Our committees help us run Honest Weight. See if there is a committee for you.

Committees have developed workplans for the coming year.  See our 2014-2015 Committee Workplans PDF here.  (Note: this file is password protected.  Please call the co-op with your member number to obtain the password and download instructions, or email

Committee reports, when available, are appended to board meeting minutes. See this page for more information.

If you would like to find out more information about any committee or express interest in joining one, please use the email address provided below.  You can also email the board:


> Finance Committee

Purpose: To keep board and member-owners informed of the Co-op's financial condition.

Board Liaison: Kate Doyle

Committee Email:


Communications Committee

Purpose:  To provide information about the Co-op to member-owners.

          Board Liaison: Ned Depew

Committee Email:


Personnel Committee

Purpose:  To provide policy research and proposals to the board regarding all staffing issues at the Co-op, specifically including the maintenance of a current employee manual which is available to all staff members.

Board Liaisons:  Daniel Morrissey, Rick Donegan

Committee Email:


Membership Committee

Purpose:  To promote member-owner participation in the Co-op, preserve the rights and roles of member-owners, and search for solutions to member-owner issues and concerns.

Board Liaison:  Carolynn Presser

Committee Email:


Nutrition and Education Committee

Purpose:  To provide educational materials related to food issues.

Board Liaisons:  Carolynn Presser, Rebekah Rice

Committee Email:


> Corporate Compliance Committee

Purpose:  To assure Honest Weight's compliance with all legal requirements.

Board Liaison:  Saul Rigberg

Committee Email:


> Nominating Committee

Purpose:  To find and review nominees for vacancies on the Board of Directors.

Board Liaison:  Rick Donegan

Committee Email:


> Strategic Planning Committee

Purpose:  To assess the long-term needs of the Co-op and to advise the board in the best strategies to maintain the continued success of Honest Weight.

Board Liaisons:  Daniel Morrissey, Rebekah Rice

Committee Email: