Build Economic Democracy: Run for the Shared Capital Board of Directors!

Nominations are now being accepted for the Shared Capital Cooperative Board of Directors. The election will be held by mail and in person in April. This year four seats are up for election: three cooperative member representative seats and one individual member seat.

Interested in running? Please submit a completed candidate statement and   endorsement form to Rhonda Weidling at Nominations are due by March 1, 2017!

Shared Capital Cooperative, a CDFI loan fund, is committed to building economic democracy by investing in cooperative enterprises. Shared Capital is a cooperative association owned by more than 200 cooperatives throughout the US. Members include worker-owned co-ops, housing cooperatives, small farmer co-ops, purchasing co-ops and retail grocery co-ops. Shared Capital has an eleven-member Board of Directors elected by the members of Shared Capital. Ten of the seats represent Shared Capital’s cooperative members and one seat represents Shared Capital’s individual members.

People interested in running for the a Cooperative Member Representative seat must be endorsed by a cooperative that is a member in good standing of Shared Capital Cooperative. People interested in running for the Individual Member Representative seat must be an individual member in good standing. More information about membership is available at