The Whitewater Grocery Co. currently has four committees, Ownership & Outreach, Board Development, Finance & Legal, and Site Selection. Anyone may join our Committees! You don't need to be an Owner or a Board member to help out!
The purpose of the Ownership & Outreach Committee is to lead the effort to educate the community about our values and promote ownership through a variety of materials and activities. It meets bi-weekly virtually via the GroCo Zoom account. Chair: Katy Daixon Wimer, Board Member, Volunteer and Marketing Coordinator. Committee: Vicki Hagstotz (Vice-Chair), Nadia Bidwell (Secretary), Ron Binnings (Business Owner Outreach), Brienne Brown, and Maggie Rice.
The purpose of the Board Development Committee is to maintain and increase board literacy, develop and implement a board succession and onboarding plan, and oversee the annual election cycle. It meets monthly. Chair: Anne Hartwick, Board Member.
The purpose of the Finance & Legal Committee is to research and advise the board in key financial and legal matters and decisions, in accordance with the bylaws, articles of incorporation, State and Federal laws, and generally accepted accounting practices. It meets monthly on the first Thursday of the month, at 5 p.m. virtually via GroCo Zoom account. Chair: Anne Hartwick, Board Member. Committee: Patrick Taylor, Jim Seigel, Jennifer Crone, Destine Bauschke, and Jake Gildemeister.
The purpose of the Site Selection/Evaluation Committee is to serve as an ad hoc group of technical area experts designated to make site selection recommendations the Whitewater Grocery Co. Board of Directors. It meets at least once per calendar quarter and as needed. The ultimate product of the committee will be an evaluation matrix comparing the strengths and weaknesses of various sites (both existing buildings and new construction sites). Co-Chair: Lacey Reichwald