The Cooperative Internship Network has just gotten off the ground for 2012!
Nominations are now officially open for seven seats on the Board.
Three of those seats are for 3-year terms, three are for 2-year terms, and one is a 1-year term.
Your co-op is invited to nominate someone to fill one of the open seats on the NASCO Board of Directors.
NASCO Education Board Election Timeline
The Austin Cooperative Summit will be a small meeting designed to facilitate the exchange of best practices and cross-sector learning among cooperators, and to strengthen the local cooperative community.
Join for workshops on developing a co-op, advocacy, local co-op history, and more. The program concludes with a regional strategic planning session.
The NASCO Board of Directors will be meeting February 23-24 in Philadelphia, PA. According to NASCO's bylaws, board meetings are open to members of active member coops. If you wish to attend a NASCO Board meeting, please contact NASCO staff at info[at]nasco.coop.
We welcome these new Directors to NASCO's Board! Thanks to those who participated in our democratic process.
Serving 3-year terms:
The following is just out from U.S. House Representative Chaka Fattah's office. Congressman Fattah (D-PA) introduced bill HR 3677 with co-sponsors including Robert Brady (D-PA), Barbara Lee (D-CA), and John Tierney (D-MA).