Candidate: Derrick Bushnell

Derrick BushnellPresent Occupation

I work for Alaska Airlines. Currently my role focuses on employee schedules. I assist managers in creating effective staff levels that meet customer needs and budget needs.

Experience Relevant to a Trustee Position

I have gone through leadership training and have an understanding of the importance of having clear goals and communication.

I have been a part of the interview process for new applicants into the leadership program.

Currently my role is very individual and self motivated. I have the tools and dedication to be able to stay focused and accomplish my tasks. I am able to focus and prioritize the tasks that need to be done, and accomplish them.
I have 10 years front line customer service experience in both the travel and food service industries.

Interest

I enjoy working in my vegetable gardens and spending time with my chickens.

I also enjoy talking about my garden and chickens with friends and family. I like to talk to them about the benefits of local food and local businesses. I support good causes, I just recently donated my hair to Locks of Love.

I also enjoy attending Seahawks games when I can!

Vision

I would love to be able to spread the message about the benefits of local and organic food. To be able to educate the community the importance of food and nutrition. I would like to see the co-op expand and carry even more local and organic foods, possibly even becoming a larger store or opening a second location.

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