Rights & Responsibilities

Rights

  • To be treated with dignity
  • To pay the posted member prices
  • To run for the Co-op Board of Directors and serve if elected
  • To attend board meetings, propose agenda items, and speak during public comment
  • To become a working member
  • To vote in the Co-op elections, initiate ballots, and participate in the Co-op’s democratic process
  • To petition the Board to conduct a special membership meeting
  • To shop in safe and sanitary stores
  • To receive timely responses to requests/complaints
  • To distribute and share information at the Co-op through tabling and petitioning about subjects aligned with the Co-op’s mission and values

Responsibilities

  • To treat others with dignity, and to communicate with respect and kindness
  • To honor the store prices by respecting policies, and paying the appropriate amount for your purchases
  • To support and operate from the mission and values of the Co-op
  • To respect the structure, agenda, and facilitation of Co-op board meetings
  • To maintain your active membership status by keeping your dues and contact information current
  • To show your membership card at every purchase
  • To approach conflict and challenges in good faith and with dignity
  • To behave in a way that will not compromise the safety of others
  • To adhere to and sign the tabling agreements when tabling at the stores