Now Hiring at the Northside Planning Council

The Northside Planning Council (NPC) is a community-based nonprofit serving Madison’s Northside for the past 23 years.  NPC owns and operates several high profile enterprises, including the FEED Kitchens, the Northside News, the FEED Bakery Training Program, and Healthy Food For All.  NPC is also actively engaged in various neighborhood organizing and economic development initiatives.…

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 16, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting, November 16, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present:  Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Lauri Lee, Karin Cretney, Terrie Anderson, Chris Brockel, Lisa Wiese, Nikki Sanders, Adam Haen Agenda Insurance update DVR employees Storage space needs Garbage disposal fundraising Scheduling—set tours, user meeting, quarterly bazaars Decisions Martee and Adam will do a complete appraisal…

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 9, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting, Nov. 9, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present:  Lisa Wiese, Adam Haen, Lauri Lee, Abha Thakkar, Martee Mikalson, Chris Brockel, Karin Cretney Agenda: FEED Operations Coordinator Position description Common Council Meeting—Public Market Support Food Entrepreneurs Council DVR Employees Contract changes Decisions: Tweaked position description for presentation to board Will voice support of…

FEED Operations Committee: Nov. 2, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting, 11-2-15 FEED Conference Room Present: Lisa Wiese, Karin Cretney, Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Chris Brockel, Terrie Anderson Agenda: Contract legal review Basecamp tutorial Budget Update Hiring a facility manager User orientation changes Decisions: We will hire a lawyer to go over contract, as UW law school not an option because of…

FEED Operations Committee: Oct. 12, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting Oct. 12, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present: Lisa Wiese, Adam Haen, Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Lauri Lee, Karin Cretney, Terrie Anderson Agenda Harvest Festival User contract Meeting scheduling Decisions Made Final plans for staffing and operating Harvest Festival/FEED Anniversary. Contract was fine-tuned to be consistent and cover all new policy. Change…

FEED Operations Committee: Oct. 5, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting    Oct. 5, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present: Adam Haen, Chris Brockel, Karin Cretney, Abha Thakkar, Lauri Lee, Martee Mikalson, Terrie Anderson, later Dale Matthews Agenda Seasonality, history and predictions DVR staff Staff needs Facility needs Harvest Bazaar/Birthday Party New contract/handbook Decisions Made We will transition down to 25 to 30 hours/week…

FEED Operations Committee: Sept. 28, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting        Sept. 28, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present: Lauri Lee, Chris Brockel, Lisa Wiese, Abha Thakkar, Karin Cretney, Martee Mikalson, Terrie Anderson Agenda DVR placements Goodman Center pie baking Harvest event Equipment needs Value added products updates Decisions Made Settled on timesheet and reporting procedures for DVR employees (sign iPad) Third DVR…

FEED Operations Committee: Aug. 31, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting Agenda, Decisions, Action Items FEED Conference Room August 31, 2015 Present: Chris Brockel, Abha Thakkar, Martee Mikalson, Kelly Warren, Lisa Wiese, Lauri Lee , Terrie Anderson Agenda Marketing Updates Regular facility cleaning Food policy groups User meetings Issues with receiving at Kitchens Issues with billing users User contract and handbook Thank…

FEED Operations Committee: Aug. 24, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting August 24, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present: Abha Thakkar, Lauri Lee, Martee Mikalson, Dave Meyer, Karin Cretney, Chris Brockel, Lisa Weise, Terrie Anderson Agenda Financial Update Past due accounts Credit card service charges Staff Update DVR meeting CSN interest Check-ins from other FEED teams Volunteer Updates Management of sign ups and…

FEED Operations Committee: Aug. 17, 2015 Agenda and Action Items

FEED Operations Committee Meeting August 17, 2015 FEED Conference Room Present: Adam Haen, Martee Mikalson, Abha Thakkar, Chris Brockel, Lauri Lee, Terrie Anderson, Lisa Wiese Agenda: Financial updates User concerns Policy changes User meetings Facilities oversight Upcoming Events Decisions Made: Finance team will follow up on accounts over 90 days past due. Finance team to…