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Annual Meeting

Getting Ready for the Annual Meeting

It’s been a busy year at the co-op and we’ll have a lot to discuss and reflect on as we look back at 2021 at the Annual Meeting. What’s more exciting is the time we’ll take to plan for the future of our co-op! At the meeting we will:

  • Hear from the Interim General Manager and Board President
  • Tally votes for new Board Members
  • Preview new Shareholder Orientation
  • Celebrate those who have most recently served and are stepping down
  • Take questions and discuss things that are important to our Shareholders

The Annual Report is Here.

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Sunday, January 23, 2022
5:00 – 6:00 PM via ZOOM

SAVE THE DATE, stay tuned for EMAIL UPDATES, and CAST YOUR BALLOT for new additions to the Abundance Food Co-op Board of Directors.

Get to Know the Nominees

Below are the Shareholders on the ballot to be added to the Abundance Food Co-op Board of Directors. You can vote for one or all of the candidates on the ballot. One ballot per shareholder.

Chris Diaz

Chris Diaz

Chris is a Rochester native and South Wedge resident. He has developed an interest in becoming a better consumer in the community and in trying to eat organic and local when possible. He began shopping at the co-op in 2019 and continues to love the atmosphere and community impact of the store. He enjoys engaging with others and being an active voice. He particularly enjoys spending time with his partner, Kelly, and their dog, Banana.

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Krystian Opalinski

Krystian Opalinski works as an attorney at the Monroe County Public Defender‘s office, and has been shopping at the Co-op since he moved to Rochester in 2014. He joined the board because he believes engaging with the community where one lives is extremely important. He enjoys spending his time outdoors as much as possible whether it’s working in his garden or hiking in the Adirondacks.

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Tara LoCastro

Tara is a business advisor with over 20 years of general management and business operations experience. She has a successful track record of building and implementing new innovative programs, services, business expansions, and startups. As a purpose-driven leader, she guides the effective alignment of strategy, people, and performance for progressive organizations. She is a lifelong learner with enthusiasm for health and wellness. Her passion is in the development of person-centered services and supports for targeted stakeholders, associated leadership development, mentoring, and coaching.

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Kay Colner

Kay has seen the possibility and potential in well-developed co-ops and looks forward to being a part of growing Abundance to its fullest potential. She is passionate about quality and bringing locally sourced quality food to urban markets like Abundance, nurturing the community, its economy, and the people at the heart of it. As a healthcare professional, she will bring a commitment to teamwork, customer service, and leadership to the Board of Directors.

Cast Your Ballot Here

You can vote for one or all of the candidates listed on the ballot. Bios are above. 

Are you a Shareholder
Vote for Chris Diaz
Vote for Krystian Opalinski
Vote for Tara LoCastro
Vote for Kay Colner

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