Board of Directors

Our co-op is owned by our members and led by a Board of Directors.

Our current board members include:

  1. Eric Barker, Past Steering Committee Chair
  2. Peter Broad, Secretary
  3. Susan Dahlheimer, Co-Op Market and Education Co-Chair
  4. Shennandoah Ditter
  5. Denise Dragich, Co-Op Market and Education Co-Chair
  6. Cindy Goril
  7. David Janusek, Planning and Legal Chair
  8. Melinda McIsaac, Fundraising Chair

Board member positions are available to fill with volunteers with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to help lead the co-op. Qualifications include being a dues-paid member, previous involvement in the co-op, and attendance at least two board meetings.

We’re also looking for volunteers to help staff the market or serve on one of our committees. Are you interested? Email indianapafoodcoop@gmail.com to get involved.

Our board has a rotation of leadership, ensuring both continuity and new ideas. Some of our past steering committee and board members have included:

Rick BaveraZachary Jobe
Susan BoserRuss Leap
David BradyCarrie Miller
Jenna DeardorffErin Petrillo, esq.
Colleen DonovanRichard Rinkus
Dana DriscollAlaina Stango
Sean HowardLaura Thomas
Christian JermanQuintina Thomas
Karen Wilson

We’d like to thank everyone for their service and we looking forward to leading the co-op into its next phase of operation.

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The co-op’s first board meeting, August 2015 in the Indiana Free Library. Pictured are former co-chair Colleen Donovan, steering committee member Laura Thomas, and board member Eric Barker.