Graham Anderson – President
Graham is a social entrepreneur with a passion for the community resilience and the co-operative movement. Graham works as a Program Manager with Ecotrust Canada and he is also a founding member of Shift Delivery Co-op, a innovative worker co-op replacing truck trips in the downtown core with heavy-duty cargo trikes. Through this social enterprise he has gained experience with business planning, member engagement, and financial management. This is Graham’s fifth term on the board and second term as board chair.
Bill Bargeman – Vice President
Bill is a retired teacher and local teacher union president. He lives in the ‘hood, shops by bike, and has been a member of the East End Food Co-op for over 25 years. He joined the Board in 2009.
Dragana brings 10+ years of experience with financial cooperatives, and currently works at Vancity Credit Union as a Fraud Investigator. She has passion for cooperatives and sustainable business practices and believes that through support of local businesses, citizens help their communities thrive. When not working or spreading her seeds of cooperative knowledge you can find Dragana on the ski hills or out camping in the province’s beautiful wilderness.
Guillaume is a data scientist with 10+ years of experience in Data and Customer Analytics. He currently works within the Enterprise Intelligence department of a financial cooperative, First West Credit Union. As a resident of East Vancouver, Guillaume has quickly made the East-End Food Co-op his main provider of healthy and local products. He believes that co-ops put communities before profit and that they have an important part to play in today’s society. As a member of the Grandview-Woodlands Citizen assembly (2014-2015), Guillaume has gained insights into the future and planning of the neighbourhood. In his free time (if any), he loves to explore the BC backcountry on skis or on foot.
Skye is a Risk Analyst and Digital Strategy Specialist with experience working in Co-operatives in BC, currently working at Vancity Credit Union. He has a passion for cooperatives and sustainable food practices. He believes that shopping locally at community-based businesses can help our city grow sustainably. Skye joined the Co-op in 2014 on the board and currently serves as Secretary.
Clay leads market development programs for organizations, government, and for profit and not-for-profits, which are focused on products or services in the sustainability and health technology sector. He is the past chair of the Neil Squire Society, provides business coaching to individuals in the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society (Embers), and is an executive in residence for the BC Technology Association and a lecturer with the SFU Beedie school of business.