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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.

Our committees have developed workplans for the coming year. These will be posted as soon as available in PDF format. (Note: this file is password protected.  Please call the Co-op with your member number to obtain the password and download instructions or email memberservices-AT-honestweight.coop.)

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

If you would like more information about any committee or to express interest in joining one, please use the committee email address provided below.  You can also email the Board: boardadmin-AT-honestweight.coop 

Anti-Racism Committee

Purpose:  To explore ways for HWFC to actively and consistently support an anti-racist agenda. Thinking of visiting an Anti-Racism Committee meeting? See our guidelines for visiting MOs here.

Board Liaison:  Warren Hamilton
Committee Email:  AntiRacism-AT-honestweight.coop 
Regularly Meets:  First and Third Monday of the month at 5:30pm
Workplan: 2020-2021

Implicit Bias Training for member-owners and staff- Receive MO hours or staff pay for completion by August 31, 2021.

Communications Committee

Purpose:  To provide information about the Co-op to member-owners. The Committee publishes the monthly Membership newsletter, Honest Slate.

       Board Liaison:  Janet Sorell
       Committee Email:  CommunicationComm-AT-honestweight.coop
       Regularly Meets:  Fourth Monday of the month, Zoom
       Workplan: 2020-2021 Workplan

Elections and Nominations Committee

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

Board Liaison:  Avery Cotton
Committee Email:  ElectionsComm-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Second Wednesday of the month, Zoom
Workplan: 2021 Workplan

HWFC Nominating & Voting Guide

Report to the Board on the Governance Survey Results from October 2019 Membership Meeting

Environment Committee

Purpose:  To promote and highlight ways environmental stewardship and initiatives are enacted by HWFC, to develop and support environmental actions that are consistent with the Co-op's Mission, and to be the point of contact for environmental questions and ideas from the Co-op community. 

Board Liaison:  Mollie Lampi
Committee Email:  EnvironmentComm-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Second Monday of the month, 6 pm, Zoom  

Finance Committee

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

Board Liaison:  Jack Mahoney
Committee Email:  FinanceComm-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Last Tuesday of the month, 6pm, Zoom
Workplan: 2020-2021 Workplan

Honest Arts Committee

Purpose:  To beautify the internal and external physical environment of HWFC.

Board Liaison:  Kim Kaiser
Committee Email:  HonestArtsCommittee-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Third Monday of the month, 7pm, Zoom
Workplan: 2021 Workplan

Honest Arts is holding art shows in a virtual space, on Honest Weight's Facebook page, due to COVID-19. Check it out here!

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:  Mollie Lampi
Committee Email:  MembershipComm-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Second Monday of the month, 5:30pm, Zoom
Workplan: 2020-2021 Workplan

Nutrition and Education Committee

Purpose:  To provide educational materials related to food issues.

Board Liaison:  TBD
Committee Email:  NutritionComm-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Third Monday of the month, 5:30pm, Zoom
Workplan: 2021-2022 Workplan

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 Liaison:  Gregor Wynnyczuk
Committee Email:  PersonnelComm-AT-honestweight.coop
Regularly Meets:  Second Thursday of the month, 5:30pm, Zoom

Current HWFC Employee Manual