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. Denise Dragich, Co-Op Market and Education Co-Chair
  5. David Janusek, Planning and Legal Chair
  6. Russ Leap
  7. Melinda McIsaac, Fundraising Chair
  8. Erin Rice Petrillo, esq.
  9. Karen Wilson, Treasurer

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 to get involved.

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

Rick Bavera Zachary Jobe
Susan Boser Carrie Miller
David Brady Erin Petrillo
Jenna Deardorff Richard Rinkus
Colleen Donovan Alaina Stango
Dana Driscoll Laura Thomas
Sean Howard Quintina Thomas
Christian Jerman

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


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.