Contact

Burlington, VT

(802) 864-9724

michaelhealy@cdsconsulting.coop

Expertise

Cooperative Governance, Team Building, Communication

Committee Charters Field Guide

All board committees should have a charter – a description of the committee’s purpose and authority. One person, generally the board secretary, should have primary [...]

Complaints and Operational Concerns: How Directors Can Respond Effectively

By Michael Healy 182 January-February 2016 As a director, you may notice or hear things about your co-op that may be cause for concern—or are [...]

Video Field Guide: Tips for Facilitating Board Meetings

Michael Healy and Mark Goehring are shooting the breeze in this casual (and short) video recording featuring some great pointers for boards and meeting facilitators [...]

Building a Strong Top Leadership Team: Creating and maintaining a healthy board-GM relationship

By Michael Healy 177 March-April 2015 In many co-ops, the manager and board of directors function effectively as a leadership team. Along with having systems [...]

Context Matters: Using Trends to Monitor the Financial Health of your Co-op

By Michael Healy   When it comes to numbers and data, context matters. The context in which we place particular numbers helps us make meaning [...]