What is the RT Board of Directors Application and Election Process?

Any active Member-Owner of the Rising Tide Food Co-op, in good standing, may run for a seat on the Board of Directors. In order to be nominated as a candidate by the Board, you need to:

 Fill out and submit the application by the due date and time – to be announced,

 Attend a Board meeting prior to the election, if you have not already attended one in 2020-2021. Please email us at board@risingtide.coop to let us know you plan to attend, and we will send you a link to the meeting via Zoom.

 Participate in a candidate interview with the Board members, to be scheduled after receiving your application.

 Bring suitable skills, experience, or other attributes that will allow you to contribute constructively to Board discussions.

 Read the Rising Tide Board of Directors’ Code of Conduct (item C5 in the Policy Register). In submitting the application you are agreeing to adhere to all of its terms, should you be elected.

 Familiarize yourself with the Board candidate packet, which includes a background on Policy Governance and important Board Candidate information.

 Be prepared to introduce yourself at the Annual Meeting when held.

Please note that your responses will be posted publicly in the store as part of the elections process so that Member-Owners can make an informed choice as to who to vote for.

Thank you for your interest in serving on the Rising Tide Board of Directors!.