Takoma Park Silver Spring Co-op

201 Ethan Allen Ave., Takoma Park MD 20912

301-891-COOP (2667)

Open 8 AM - 10 PM, 7 Days a Week


TPSS Co-op


TPSS Board of Representatives Notes:

January 31, 2018

Dear Members of TPSS Co-op,

Six months ago, we hired Martha Whitman to be our interim general manager and we couldn’t have been more pleased by our decision. She arrived on short notice and, besides providing stability to the store during a time of transition, was able to implement a variety of long term improvements. Some of you have had the opportunity to meet her and perhaps noticed her warmth and professionalism. We feel very fortunate that she was available to share her spirit and expertise to make TPSS even better than before.

During these past six months the board has been searching for our new general manager – someone who can manage the day-to-day operations of the store and also provide leadership and inspiration going forward. We haven’t yet identified the ideal candidate and know that our members have a rich network of connections throughout the country, so we are asking you to help us leave no stone unturned.

Could that ideal candidate be someone in your network? A distant cousin? A friend of a colleague? The general manager application information is posted on our website (http://careers.tpss.coop) Please encourage anyone who might have the unique qualifications for this demanding and exciting job to submit an application. Martha will return to her home in New Mexico on February 2nd but will continue to provide management support until it’s no longer needed. Hussein Choteka, our store manager, will be our acting general manager until we hire our new general manager. Hussein has been with us since 2014 as a produce stocker, quickly becoming the produce manager and now store manager for the past two years. We have full confidence in his abilities, and in our capable employees, allowing us to continue our search with deliberation. We recognize this as an opportunity to lay a strong foundation for a bright future for TPSS Co-op!

TPSS Board of Representatives
board@tpss.coop

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