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Co-op Governance

Unlike a typical housing or apartment complex, our co-op operates as a democratic and not-for-profit organization led by our co-op members. Members elect a Board of Directors who best reflect their values and visions for the co-op, who will then represent the community in overall governance.

Governance Structure

CTC is a resident-governed co-op with the assistance of a professional management team. While the management team directs the day-to-day operations, residents that become members shape the co-op’s future.

Members control the cooperative by democratically electing member representatives to a board of directors. The CTC Board of Directors consists of nine representatives that act as the decision-making and governing body responsible for the co-op’s overall direction and performance.

The Board works closely and collectively with the standing committees and management team to establish long-term strategies that both ensure and empower a happy, healthy, and prosperous co-op community.

Board Responsibility

The unique identity of our co-op means that our Board of Directors serve on behalf of the members’ interests by developing governance policies that are consistent with our values and vision. The Board members work to promote a culture that optimizes financial, ethical, social, and environmental performance in accordance with our co-op principles.

The Board carries out this responsibility by establishing broad policy guidelines, proposing updates to our Articles and Bylaws – the legal documents that define and guide the co-op – and monitor the co-op’s financial condition. The Board also oversees the hiring of the co-op’s general manager, providing insight and support to ensure the seamless achievement of the co-op’s organizational goals.

Board Meetings & Minutes

We welcome and encourage everyone to attend our monthly Board meetings, as well as to get involved. Bring your questions, feedback, and ingenuity for an open discussion at the beginning of the meeting.

Board meetings typically take place on the fourth Wednesday of each month in the Community Center Fireplace Room.


Another method to stay informed is to review the meeting minutes, which are posted the following month after the next Board meeting.

Monthly Meeting Minutes:




JULY 2019

Please contact the office if you wish to review the meeting minutes prior to the current fiscal year.

Serve on the Board

Joining our Board of Directors is a remarkable opportunity to serve and enhance your community with exemplary leadership. Any co-op member in good standing can run for an open board position. We seek board candidates that are passionate about our community with strong leadership skills and a collaborative approach.

Co-op members elect new Board members for two-year terms every spring at the Annual Member Meeting. The average time commitment on the Board is about 5 hours a month, which can vary depending on position and current projects. Board members receive exemption from periodic laundry room cleaning of their ward in exchange for their service.

Submit a Board Interest Request

CTC Board of Directors

Amer Al Homoud

Board Chair

Elected Term 2019-2021

Byju Govindan

Board Vice Chair

Elected Term 2019-2021

Doyeon Hwang

Board Treasurer

Elected Term 2018-2020

Raghu Velagaleti

Board Secretary

Elected Term 2018-2020

Sofía Simeto

Board Member

Elected Term 2019-2021

Fabian Chamba

Board Member

Elected Term 2018-2020

Kiwoong You

Board member

Elected Term 2018-2020

Antony Maikuri

Board member

Elected Term 2019-2021

Open Seat

Board member

Elected Term 2018-2020

Community Voices

As our visionaries, the Board loves hearing from you! Your ideas and feedback contribute to the better representation of the community and, in turn, enriches the co-op for present and future generations.