Inside the cooperative board room: Seeking procedural excellence

(Shared by Hannah Scott, Manager, Ohio Cooperative Development Center, OSU South Centers)

Posted February 28, 2017
Michigan State University Extension
by Mark Thomas, Michigan State University Extension

Cooperative boards of directors are ultimately responsible for their own financial health. Success can be achieved by understanding the co-op’s mission and respectful discussion at the board level within an agreed upon frame work.

Cooperative (co-op) boards have responsibilities beyond linking with their members, reviewing policies annually, assuring compliance with stated policies and goals, and dreaming of how the future of the co-op will be formalized and realized. Read more