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New Opportunities to Meet Board of Director Candidates

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By Your Board on February 9, 2018

Each year, Outpost owners have the opportunity to vote for three candidates to serve on the Outpost Board of Directors for a three year term. Outpost board members help to steer the direction of the co-op, representing the interest of all Outpost owners (i.e. you!).

Last year at around this time, you might have seen Outpost Board members sitting in the Outpost stores, trying to get owners to vote. Indeed, getting owners to vote has always been a challenge. As we sat at the tables talking to owners and encouraging them to vote, we heard over and over again that owners did not know who was on the ballot.

So for this year’s election, we decided that all owners should have the opportunity to meet and chat with candidates before the electronic and in-store voting period of March 19, 2018 to April 2, 2018.

Your first opportunity to meet the candidates is the Outpost Annual Owner Meeting which will take place at Hunger Task Force on February 18th (1:30 to 4:30).  Here is the link to this (free) event where you can not only get to know the candidates, but also learn about Outpost’s performance and direction.

Your second opportunity to meet the candidates is at the Outpost stores, scheduled as follows:

  •  Bay View  - February 24, 2018 (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  •  Capitol - February 25, 2018 (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  •  Mequon - March 3, 2018 (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  •  Wauwatosa - March 4, 2018 (11:00 am to 1:00 pm)

At both of these events you will have the opportunity to talk to the following candidates, and you can discover how they can represent you at Outpost.

  • Young Kim
  • Lora Hyler
  • Martha Davis
  • Will Kort
  • Jenny Merritt Keefe
  • Arthur Ircink

As an owner of Outpost, your participation is what makes the co-op great.  Stop by at either the Annual Meeting or at one of the stores, and get to know your candidates.

And then, VOTE!


Swati Agterberg

Board Director


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