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Community Rising to Confront Apple Street’s Toughest Challenge

12-03-2019
Apple Street Market’s Board of Directors held an Owner’s Meeting open to the public on Wednesday, February 20th, 2019 to report on significant, unexpected setbacks in the cooperative’s financing, and to assess community support …

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Missed the Owner Update? Want to help?

05-03-2019
Tuesday, March 5, 7:30-9pm Happen Inc. (4201 Hamilton Ave.) This is an important follow-up to the Owner Update & Input Meeting that was February 20th.   At the Feb. 20th Owner Update & Input Meeting, the board outlined the …

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Owner Meeting About Significant Setbacks

11-03-2019
We are having a Community-Owner meeting Wednesday, 6:30pm, February 20th at Working In Neighborhoods in South Cumminsville – the address is 1814 Dreman Ave. (If you missed the meeting, click here for presentation …

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Board of Directors

INITIAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS – Under the bylaws of Apple Street Market Cooperative, there shall be an initial Board of Directors chosen by the Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative until the membership classes reach capacity. As defined in the bylaws, the Community-Owner class shall reach capacity when one hundred (100) members have vested and the Worker-Owner Class shall reach capacity when seven (7) Worker-Owners have vested. Additionally, there shall be a Founder seat chosen by the Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative to maintain the unique governance and social values of the Cincinnati Union Cooperative Initiative. However, the Founder shall be prohibited from profiting from Apple Street Market Cooperative except through being a Community-Owner with no special privileges.

Board of Directors

Kristen Barker

Kristen Barker

FOUNDER SEAT / President

Kristen Barker is a social entrepreneur and the President and Co-Founder of the Cincinnati Union Co-op Initiative (CUCI).

Marilyn Evans

Marilyn Evans

Vice-President

Marilyn Evans is President of the South Cumminsville Community Council and Senior Commu...

Heather Zoller

Heather Zoller

Secretary

Heather M. Zoller (Ph.D.) is a Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the Communication Department at the Univer...

Ellen Vera

Ellen Vera

Treasurer

Ellen Vera graduated with a MBA from Northern Kentucky University and has over 7 years of experience creat...

Donna Porter-Jones

Donna Porter-Jones

Emeritus

Donna Porter-Jones is an experienced volunteer coordinator and field canvass organizer who has worked for AFSCME International and...

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