Board of Directors Meeting Minutes August 18, 2013
Directors Present: Dana Curtis, Scott Kelly, Kenley Maddux, John Vinson, Erin O’Bryant, Natasha Merklin, Jeff Young, Johnny Livesay, Stuart West
Directors Not Present:
Visitors: Chris Hamje, Charles Hueter, Cole Noppenberg, Nick Ballard, Mark Goehring, Terry Sanders, Victoria Finnergan
Board-Staff Liaison: Nicole Renaux
Meeting Minutes: Recorded By: Dana Curtis
Facilitator: Christa Kimmel
Call to Order: [...]
On Sunday, October 27th, we held our Fall Members’ Assembly Meeting, which concluded the voting period for the new Board of Directors and the four non-profit organizations to support in the upcoming year. We had 6 great candidates running for 4 available seats on the Board of Directors, and a slate of 10 nonprofits.
Here are your newly-elected [...]
Black Star Co-op could not exist as a business without its members.
These are a few of the ways that the Co-op relies on its members:
1. Goals and Values: One of the things that sets Black Star Co-op apart from similar businesses is that we have non-economic goals such as support for community organizations and environmental sustainability. Our ends [...]
Our Fall 2013 Members’ Assembly Meeting is coming up on October 27 from 12pm-2pm. We’ll hear from our 2013 Board candidates, vote on proposed changes to our Bylaws, hear an update from the Workers’ Assembly, talk about the future of our co-operative, and conclude the voting of our Board election.
Part 1: Co-op Business
Meeting Call to [...]
Black Star Co-op’s actions are guided by Ends Policies the members vote on. Ends Policy A.2 states, “Black Star Co-op will be a model for, and encourage involvement with, the local community. Sub-policy A.2.2 requires us to “provide financial and member service support to charitable/community service organizations selected by the membership.”
We’ve taken your suggestions and [...]
Our 2013 election for the Board of Directors is underway! Meet the candidates online and then cast your ballot below. Our Board elections are conducted by single transferable vote, so the ballot is extremely simple, just rank the candidates in your order of preference.
There are currently four seats open and six candidates listed below. You [...]
It’s that time of the year again! Become an active member in the democratic process of your Co-op and vote in our Board election.
The election for Black Star Co-op’s Board of Directors begins on Thursday, September 26th, and continues through the Members’ Assembly meeting on Sunday, October 27th, 12pm at the Brewpub. Our Board elections [...]
[ November 17, 2013; 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ] Our November Board of Directors Meeting will be held Sunday, November 17, 2013 from 11am-2pm.
Join the Board at Arts+Labor for Board Meetings in the Midtown Commons development, in the building next to the Co-op. The address is 7010 Easy Wind Drive, Suite 210, Austin TX 78752. The meeting is open to member-owners – come get active [...]
[ October 20, 2013; 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. ] Our next Board of Directors Meeting will be held Sunday, October 20, 2013 from 11am-2pm.
Join the Board at Arts+Labor for Board Meetings. Located near Black Star, the address is 7010 Easy Wind Drive, Suite 210, Austin TX 78752. The meeting is open to member-owners – come get active in your brewpub!
I, John W. Vinson, certify that I am the Secretary of Black Star Co-op, a cooperative corporation duly and legally organized under the laws of the State of Texas; that I am the custodian of the records of the co-op corporation; and that after a meeting of the Board of Directors of the co-op corporation [...]