Meeting Minutes Archive

PFC is a consumer cooperative; this means we are owned by our customers. Our owners fill a nine-seat board of directors from among their ranks

Board Meeting Agenda

Interested in visiting our board meeting? Check out the agenda here. Depending on holidays, our meetings are on the first Monday of the month from 7-9pm at PFC (507 Harrison Street, Kalamazoo). 

The role of the Board is to establish a vision for the future of the Co-op and govern the cooperative towards these ends. At People's, our Board governs via our By-Laws and our Policies. the Board also provides fiduciary and management oversight.

Our Ends Policy guides the organization in the decisions we make - from the products on the shelves to engagement in our community. 

The general manager regularly reports on PFC's progress toward achieving our Ends. See Ends report here

PFC Ends Statement

PFC of Kalamazoo exists to create access for all to food that is healthy for people, land and the economy. 

People – Because of PFC:
We are a thriving antiracist/anti-oppressive cooperative village.
We are a food sovereign community. 

Land – Because of PFC:
There is a healthier ecological system. 

Economy – Because of PFC:
Cooperative business exists in our community.
Local jobs exist in our community.
Local money stays in our local economy.


Board Members

Our Board is made up of the following volunteer directors (the date after the name denotes the end of the term for that director):

  You can also find past board meeting summaries and meeting minutes in the archive sidebar above. 



April 2018

April 2018 Meeting Minutes

The BOD spent a lot of time this session reviewing Policy and thinking about the future of PFC. Owners are the backbone of PFC and we are very interested in what our owners think about the future of PFC. We lengthened our meeting in April to include a community visioning session and will continue the conversation during the Owners Annual Meeting.

Owners Annual Meeting to be held Thursday May 24th at Wesley Campus Ministry WMU. Music by Pariah Band from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. Pot luck at 6 pm. Meeting from 7:30 to 8:30 pm focused on Ends and community conversations. Theme for the potluck: Taco Bar. Owners to bring taco toppings!!