Election 2019


As a cooperative business, the Rogers Park Food Co-op is governed by a set of Seven Cooperative Principles and Bylaws.

It is the right of all Owners/Shareholders to elect a Board of Directors and to vote on proposed bylaws governing the Co-op. Unlike traditional business models that favor a select few, the Rogers Park Food Co-op's 1-Person-1-Vote policy ensures that all have an equal voice.

Board elections are held annually.

Board Election

The Rogers Park Food Co-op is served by a volunteer Board of Directors (the Board). The Board has up to nine seats, including a president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer and five directors. The term-of-service for Board members is 3 years with Board terms determined by shareholder/owner vote. In the case of Board vacancies, individuals elected by the Ownership will fill the remaining time of a term. Board vacancies are staggered to avoid seating a completely new Board at and any one time.

Ballot & Voting

Ballots will be made available until March 4th.

You may vote for up to 3 Board Candidates. Candidates who receive the highest number of votes will be elected to the longest terms available with your vote determining the term-limits of each director elected to The Board.

Votes will be tallied by a third party and will not be visible to candidates.

Results will be announced on March 30 at the Annual Owners Celebration, please RSVP HERE

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