Meet the candidates of the 2021 BriarPatch Board of Directors Election. Click on each candidate’s photo to learn more. Your vote makes a difference! The Board of Directors serves a critical role in overseeing and guiding our Co-op. Directors attend board meetings and the meetings of at least one committee. Three positions on the Board, each for three-year terms, become available at every annual election.

Richard Drace

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BRIARPATCH FOOD CO-OP? I feel strongly committed to the co-operative vision. BriarPatch is a great example of how a co-operative endeavor can be so influential in making [...]

Rachel Berry

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BRIARPATCH FOOD CO-OP? I love the BPFC because it’s a shining example of how a business can thrive financially and at the same time be in service to the community.   Our [...]

Mark Fenton

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BRIARPATCH FOOD CO-OP? I love and am proud of so many things about BriarPatch. I love that it is a cooperative, with open membership and democratic control, dedicated to [...]

Jeff Corbett

WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT BRIARPATCH FOOD CO-OP? What I love about BriarPatch the example it sets for how enterprise and progressive ideals can work in harmony to improve the quality of life for all [...]