Weaver Street Market’s Board Elections ended Sunday. Owners elected a consumer owner and a worker owner to serve on the Board. Congratulations, Glenda and Jon!
Consumer owners elected Glenda Clare to serve as a consumer-owner director for WSM’s Board. Glenda defeated incumbent Hank Becker.
Worker owners re-elected Jon McDonald to serve as a worker-owner director for WSM’s Board. Jon is the current Board chair and is currently serving his third term on the Board.
New terms for the elected directors begin at the January 30th Board retreat. Glenda will have the opportunity to participate in a training course for new Board directors in Raleigh in January. The Elections Committee, which oversees the election process, presents the following results from this year’s two elections:
Results for Consumer-Owner Election
Consumer owners had a slate of two candidates running for the open consumer-owner seat: Glenda Clare received 75 votes (60%), and Hank Becker received 49 votes (40%). Winners of WSM elections are by a simple majority.
For the second year, owners could choose between voting online or in the stores. Of the 141 votes cast, 87 ballots (62%) were submitted online. The committee reports that there were 17 invalid ballots cast.
Results for Worker-Owner Election
Jon McDonald ran unopposed on the worker-owner slate. Jon received 35 votes (100%). There were five invalid ballots cast.