Here are highlights from the February 2024 Wheatsfield Board of Directors meeting:

  • In accordance with board policy, the Board appointed Sarah Huffman to fill the remainder of a vacant board seat. Sarah has previously served on the Board’s Education and Outreach Committee, and was a candidate for the Board election in 2023. Welcome, Sarah!
  • The Board and management held new director orientation for Ann Carey (student rep), Sarah Huffman (formally appointed to the board during Feb. meeting), and Chris Colvin (joining the Finance Committee).
  • The Finance Committee held their quarterly meeting on Feb. 14. January sales were 6.06% higher than January 2023 sales. Overall, year-to-date sales are 0.87% over budgeted sales and 3.86% ahead of last year’s sales; cash and the store’s financial position are strong.
  • The Board discussed ideas for the upcoming year of work, focusing on documenting board institutional knowledge, improving Board policy structures, and celebrating the 50th Anniversary.
  • The Board approved Sarah Huffman as the chair of the Education and Outreach Committee.