Every year, Gem City Market Cooperative holds an Annual Members’ Meeting where voting members of the cooperative come together to vote-in new community elected board members, and vote on other high-level issues pertaining to the cooperative.

The Gem City Market Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 23rd at 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church

500 Belmonte Park N

Dayton, 45405

Food will be served at 5:30 and the meeting will begin at 6:30

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Board Applications

At this year’s annual meeting, we will be electing one community member to the Gem City Market Board of Directors. Click Here to Apply.

Who is eligible for the open board seat?

Applications will be due Sunday, April 21st

Any member is eligible to apply! The Gem City Market Board has expressed that the following experiences or skills will enhance the effectiveness of the future board:

Absentee Voting

Nominations will be announced Friday, April 26th. The 3-week absentee voting period will begin once the candidates are announced.

Absentee ballots can be cast in one of two ways:

Dropped off at Central State University Dayton Campus (840 Germantown St 45402) between the hours of 9-5, Monday to Friday with a photo ID to confirm membership for the voter.


Emailed to [email protected]  from the email that is registered with your Gem City Market membership.

Only members in good standing may vote, and if you vote absentee you will not be able to vote in person at the meeting.

The last day to turn in your absentee ballot will be Friday, May 17th.

If you have any questions about the event, contact Kenya Baker at 937-674-3063 or [email protected]


Member Suggestions for Annual Meeting Agenda Items

Are you a member of Gem City Market? The annual members' meeting is coming up and the board would like your suggestions for agenda items... Submit your questions, suggestions, etc.
  • Item should be concerning a high level issue relevant to the current development phase of the Market. It is at the board's discretion which items are included on the agenda.