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Success Story of a Little Food Co-op in Southwest New Mexico (The Silver City Food Co-op History) by
520 N. Bullard Street Silver City, N.M. 88061 575-388-2343 Open Mon thru Sat 9am- 7pm * Sun 11am - 5pm
Board of Directors
Our board of directors is made up of local Co-op member-owners who are elected by co-op membership to volunteer to influence and design the Co-op’s vision for the future and outline policies for our Co-op to follow.
Board Meetings are held on
the fourth Wednesday of each month at the new building,
907 Pope Street, in person
and via Zoom. Please check
the website for updates.
Everyone is welcome to attend! Contact the Board
Acting on behalf of our owners, the Board ensures the the success of the cooperative by working together effectively, empowering and holding accountable professional management, providing strategic leadership for our cooperative , and perpetuating our democratic organization.
Mission, Vision and Guiding Principles
Similar to many other non-profit organizations, we follow a system of governance called policy governance, a model intended to focus boards on the essential, and to ensure that they did not cause their organizations to fail either through "micro-managing" or "rubber-stamping" their executive's decisions.
Board A-D Policies
Attend a Meeting to Learn More or Share Your Views!
The Silver City Food Co-op Board meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m., and members are always welcome to attend, observe, and share their perspective during the member comments at the start of the meeting. Join in-person at 907 Pope Street or by Zoom. Request a Zoom link here.
Browse past meeting minutes
Have a Voice in your Co-op!
Do you have a comment or concern about the Co-op? Do you have a question about co-op policies or procedures that you would like to have answered? Make your voice heard by sending a message to our concern coordinator and we will reply as quickly as possible. Volunteer opportunities on board committees are also an option.
Serving on the Board of Directors
Co-op member-owned elect directors once a year, with a rotating schedule of candidates in an effort to maintain consistency and experience on the board. Election schedules vary each year. Find out more about how to join the Co-op board.
Articles of Incorporation
Silver City Food Cooperative Bylaws 2022
New Mexico State Statutes
Board of Directors' Code of Conduct
Standing Committee Charters
Board and Manager Evaluation Committee Charter
Member Connect Committee Charter
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