Don Area Co-op committees are made up of volunteers from our membership, in some cases appointed by the board. They deal with various aspects of co-op life, each in a specific area. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to become involved with a committee. Some of them are:
Administrative: assists with the development of administrative policy, maintenance of archival records, and upkeep of office and meeting room areas.
Arrears: implements the arrears policy, and negotiates repayment agreements with members in financial difficulty.
By-law: revises and develops by-laws as needed.
Capital Projects: plans and undertakes large renovation projects.
Communications: publishes the newsletter and distributes other information to the membership.
Finance: prepares the annual budget, and monitors spending throughout the year.
Grounds: plans and carries out the upkeep of the grounds and the parking lot.
Maintenance: oversees regular maintenance and implements maintenance policy.
Membership: shows vacant units, interviews applicants and monitors occupancy by-law issues such as the number of people living in each unit.
Member Education: develops and distributes the Member Handbook and ensures that educational opportunities are available to all members.
On-Call: provides emergency maintenance service to members when staff is not on site.
Rent Supplement: assists with the administration of the housing charge subsidy program.