60 South Charleston Lane,
Hendersonville, NC 28792
828-693-0505

Hours :
Monday- Saturday : 7am - 9pm
Sunday: 8am - 8pm

Board Basics

Goal: Together with all Directors, the Board is responsible for ensuring excellence in governance through the establishment and careful monitoring of written board policies, reflecting the owners’ values and perspectives regarding the ENDS to be achieved and the means to be avoided.

 Duties and Responsibilities- All Board Directors

  • Bring skills, dedication, passion, creativity, and vision to your post.
  • Take responsibility for the success of board meetings and for the Board itself.  Share resources and talents, expertise, community contacts and ideas.
  • Become familiar and conversant with the HCC By-laws, Policy Governance, Consensus decision-making, and the Board Notebook.
  • Prepare for each board meeting by reviewing agenda and distributed materials.
  • Be accessible and responsive by email.  Check your Board Box at least monthly.
  • Actively recruit new board directors throughout the year.
  • Actively participate and/or lead one or more annual tasks.
  • Be available to assist other board directors as needed. 
  • Financially support the Co-op as an active owner and shopper
  • Sign and abide by the board director’s Code of Conduct.
  • Support all board decisions with one voice.
  • Contribute an average of 8 hours per month to assist with board related activities, with bumps for training, Annual Board Retreat, Annual Harvest Celebration, Board Candidate Reception, Annual Business Meeting, and possible special events/needs.

Benefits:

  • Work with a dynamic group of committed individuals using a unique and effective governance structure.
  • 15% discount on all applicable Co-op purchases
  • Healthy deli meals available prior to monthly board meetings.
  • The Board has the option of responsibly and equitably allotting nominal stipends to the President and/or all Directors.