Calgary Co-op Association Limited announces results of 2014 director election

CALGARY, March 12, 2014 /CNW/ - Calgary Co-operative Association Limited ("Calgary Co-op") hosted its 57th Annual General Meeting ("AGM") on Monday,  March 10, 2014. The results of this year's director election, which ran from February 1 – 28, were announced at the meeting. Board chair Terry Geib and board secretary Peggy LeSueur were both re-elected to the board of directors, each for a three year term. Roy Goodall was also elected to join the board for a three year term.

"There were several qualified candidates who ran in this year's election, each of them having achieved many successes in their professional lives and through public service," said Terry Geib, re-elected board member and previous board chair, "We're happy to have Roy back on board and look forward to celebrating many more successes with the organization."

A total of 14 candidates ran in Calgary Co-op's 2014 Director Election. Every year three board director positions become available and each board director serves a three year term. Calgary Co-op members receive ballots by mail at the end of January of every year and can cast one vote for up to three directors during each election period.

"The board bids farewell to Stuart Cantrill," continued Geib, "And, on behalf of all Calgary Co-op member-owners, we say thank you."

About Calgary Co-op

Owned by our members, Calgary Co-op is one of the largest retail co-operatives in North America. With over 440,000 members, 3,500 employees, assets of $485 million and annual sales over $1.1 billion, Calgary Co-op is committed to lead in food; petroleum; home health care; pharmacy; wine, spirits, beer and travel. In 2013, through the Co-op Community Foundation and community investment initiatives, Calgary Co-op invested over $4.2 million into local youth programs, education, environment, preventative health and poverty relief. For more information please visit www.calgarycoop.com

SOURCE Calgary Co-Operative Association Limited (Calgary Co-op)

For further information: Media Contact: Tara Kayler, Calgary Co-operative Association Limited, 403-219-6025, ext. 6137