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2019 Annual Members meeting

Hawaii Medicinal Tea & Herb Cooperative Annual Meeting Agenda

February 22, 2019      9:30am- 12:30pm

Kuleana Farm                17-3926 South Enos Road, Mt View, Hawaii 96771

Our Annual Meeting is for members which helps them better understand what a consumer cooperative is and how they can help their cooperative thrive. 

   9:30am- 10:00am Social Gathering with Tea and Pastries


   10:00am-10:15am Call to Order by Chairman/Introductions 


   10:15am- 10:30am Brief Update on Progress of HTC


   10:30am- 11:15am “What is a Cooperative?” presentation 


   11:30am- 12:15pm Legal requirements 

             1) Operations Report: Jason McDonald and Eric Swilley                 (11:30am -11:35am)

             2) Financial Report- Takeshi Akatsuka                                                         (11:35am - 11:45am)

             3) Shareholder Dividend- Takeshi Akatsuka                                             (11:45am - 11:50am)

             4) Director Elections  (2 positions to fill for 3 year terms)               (11:50am - 12:10pm)

             5) Officer and Executive Committee Elections (Directors Vote)   (12:10am -12:15pm)

                  Officers Are Elected Annually for 1 Year Terms

   12:15pm- 12:30 Presentation of Challenges/Opportunities Facing HTC in the Immediate Future 


Grif Frost : term expiring

Jason McDonald : term expiring 

Corinne Akatsuka : 1 year left 

Takeshi Akatsuka : 1 year left 

Timothy Gipson : 1 year left 

Eric Swilley : 2 years left 

Executive Committee:

Takeshi Akatsuka

Jason McDonald

Eric Swilley


Grif Frost, President (not seeking re-election)

Eric Swilley, Vice-President (seeking elected position as President) 

Takeshi Akatsuka, Secretary/Treasurer (up for re-election)

Jason McDonald, Chief Tea Officer (seeking elected position as Vice-President)

Member Inquiries

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