Co-op elects new board members as business works to re-open
The Board of Directors of Co-op Natural Foods recently elected officers for 2014, general manager Molly Langley said. The newly elected officers are:
• President: Alex Halbach, an associate attorney with Cutler & Donahoe LLP in Sioux Falls. He is also an instructor at Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping. The native of Lyle, Minn. has a bachelor's degree from South Dakota State University, as well as MBA and law degrees from the University of South Dakota. He previously served as Board secretary.
• Vice President: Dan Doyle, a partner with Cutler & Donahoe LLP in Sioux Falls. The Sioux Falls native has a bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, as well as MBA and law degrees from the University of South Dakota. He previously served as president of the Board.
• Treasurer: Jill McManus, a senior IT project manager at CNA Surety in Sioux Falls. She is also a kickboxing instructor at Farrell's eXtreme Bodyshaping. The Tripp, S.D. native earned a bachelor's degree from Augustana College and a MBA from Colorado Technical University. Co-op members elected her to the board last November.
• Secretary: Cory Myers is the digital media manager for Argus Leader Media in Sioux Falls. The San Diego, Calif. native is a graduate of the University of Montana. Co-op members elected him to the board last November.
The Co-op's grocery store at 2504 S. Duluth Ave. was largely destroyed by fire in January. However, the business is preparing to reopen in temporary space at 410 W. 18th St., near the intersection of 18th and Minnesota Avenue.
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