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FEBRUARY 1, 2002


After due notice a meeting of the board of trustees of the Mad River Glen Cooperative was convened on February 1,2002, at the Green Mountain Valley School in Fayston, Vermont. Trustees Bleier, Coleman, Eaton, Michl, Kirkpatrick, Russell, Schultz, and Steins were present. (Trustee Putnam was absent) Strategic planning coordinator (and owner) Patricia Floyd was present as were owners Bill Heinzerling, and later, Bruce Woodward. The coop’s secretary, Mr. Bleier, kept the minutes. The Cooperative’s president presided over the first part of the meeting.


Call to Order

The president called the meeting to order at 8:10 a.m.


Approval of Minutes

Without any objections the board approved by consensus the minutes of the January 12, 2002 regular board meeting.


Patronage Rebate

By consensus, the board approved of a letter, subject to Mr. Russell’s modifications, to be sent out to the owners outlining the details of a patronage rebate to be paid to owners from the 2001 fiscal season.


Cooperative Conference

Mr. Russell informed the board that there would be a special conference, on "Effective Board Leadership" to be held at Woodbury College in Montpelier, VT. From 8:45 – 4:00 on Thursday, February 21, 2002.



Board and Committee meeting schedules


After a brief discussion the Board agreed by consensus to the following meeting schedule:

Board Development Committee: 2/14/2002 @ 8:00p.m.

MRG Board meeting: 2/14/2002 @ 9:00 p.m.


Both meetings will be via conference call. Board members and owners should contact Deb Steins via e-mail or phone for details to join.


Strategic Planning Session

At 8:30 a.m. Patricia Floyd presided over the Strategic Planning session which lasted till approximately 11:45 a.m. Her notes are attached to these minutes.


Meeting Dates

After a brief discussion the Board:

  • Confirmed the February 9th "Town meeting" at 5p.m. in the Basebox at Mad River.
  • Agreed to two more Strategic Planning Sessions - Friday 2/22/02 2-6p.m.
  • - Sunday 3/3/02 2-6p.m.
  • Confirmed the March 9th Board Meeting at 5p.m.


There being no further business or owner comments the board agreed by consensus to adjourn. The meeting adjourned accordingly at 11:55 a.m.

A true record.

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