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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The business meeting will be restricted to members and pre-approved guests.

Gem City Market Members Click Here to Pre-register for the meeting!


Gem City Market Board Elections

Voting Requirements

In order to vote in person at the meeting, you must fulfill the following eligibility requirements:

New memberships may be purchased at registration.

Members may register and vote for board candidates without attending the 6:30 meeting, but only attending members may vote on any agenda issues.

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.


Meet the Candidates

There will be an opportunity to meet the board candidates before the meeting.

The candidates’ table will be set up from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.

Click here to read about the candidates


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