Prairie Food Co-op Community Grocery

PFC Board Candidate - Emmarie Burger

  • Hometown: Glen Ellyn
  • Owner #: 255
  • Term elected: 2024


Why are you interested in serving on the Prairie Food Board of Directors?
Previous board member and ready to be a board member again! Excited about the store opening.

Employment: Please tell us about your Past or Present Employment 
Retired now; worked for 35+ years for McMaster-Carr Supply Co in Elmhurst. The last 5 years were spent in HR but prior to that, many different management positions including Warehouse, Corporate Finance and Sales.

Volunteer: Membership/Affiliations past and present
Glen House Food Pantry, church and past volunteer for many years for the Glen Ellyn Backyard BBQ benefitting Bridge Communities.

Volunteer: Leadership positions held past and present
Previous Prairie Food Co-op Board Member

Volunteer: Honors/Awards Received
The Helen Plum Library referendum passed!

Which of the following areas do you have expertise?
Management;Event Planning

What experience, education, and skills do you have that you feel will contribute to your effectiveness as a Prairie Food Director? 
Prior board member, HR experience (hiring of PFC GM), helped with PFC's fund raising and info table and farmer's markets.

What are your personal goals for Prairie Food Co-op?
To get the store open and successful first years!

What experiences have you had with food co-ops in the past?
Past PFC Board member.


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