2020 Board Candidates

We have 3 open seats, when voting opens (3/27) please vote for 3 candidates. In-store voting ends April 18, 2020 at 5pm. There are lots of ways to vote! Look for a ballot in the Spring edition of the Grapevine and drop it off in-store, or mail it to us. We’ve also opened an online order form. To access the form please click here. You must add your member number to your ballot or your household vote will not count. You may NOT choose to vote at our Annual Meeting on April 18. Due to state mandates, our Annual Meeting has been postponed.  The candidates with the most votes will be announced the week of April 20. Thank you for voting!

Mick Parent

A Bayfield resident, Mick is a fully vested member of the Chequamegon Food Co-op and has recently retired from a 40 year career in finance. If elected, he hopes to continue to expand the ties between the co-op and local farmers/producers and work toward building membership. Read Mick’s candidate questionnaire here.

Scott Lake

Scott moved to the Chequamegon Bay in 2009 from Portland, Oregon and has been a member at our co-op ever since. Scott is a retired teacher of middle school science. He has written curriculum for biological sciences, helped to integrate a greenhouse into its curriculum and served as the bargaining chair for the Portland Association of Teachers. Scott is running to serve on the board because he wants to help progress and be a part of this, “great organization”. Read Scott’s candidate questionnaire here.

Karly Schultz

Karly worked at the co-op for 5 years as a cashier, stocker and lastly as the Cheese & Refrigerated Buyer. She is running to be on the board because she wants to help the co-op be more successful and believes her perspective as a former employee and her understanding of the cooperative model would be of benefit. Read Karly’s candidate questionnaire here.

John Adams

A Washburn resident and owner of Yoman Farm, John has been serving on the Chequamegon Food Co-op board of directors as president for just over one year. He’s been a member of the co-op for 10 years and also was an employee. He brings to the board the unique perspective of a farmer, journalist and is a member of the Ashland-Bayfield Farmers Union. He is running for re-election. Read John’s candidate questionnaire here.