The Team

Board of Directors

Carri Beer, President Marketing Committee Carri is mother to three, an architect and environmentalist living in Catonsville since 2000.  She designs homes and community buildings that are resource-positive, healthy, socially responsible and beautiful.  Outside of work her passion is all things green and growing, keeping it local and making her family footprint as tiny as possible while maintaining a sense of beauty in all things.  Carri is super excited to be a part of the CO-OP and believes in growing it into a healthy, local and fun community asset.  

Carri Beer, President
Marketing Committee

Carri is mother to three, an architect and environmentalist living in Catonsville since 2000.  She designs homes and community buildings that are resource-positive, healthy, socially responsible and beautiful.  Outside of work her passion is all things green and growing, keeping it local and making her family footprint as tiny as possible while maintaining a sense of beauty in all things.  Carri is super excited to be a part of the CO-OP and believes in growing it into a healthy, local and fun community asset.

 

Missy Moore, Vice President Special Events Committee Missy is a graduate of UMBC. She moved to Catonsville from outside of DC and loved the area so much she never left after college. The community events, Patapsco park, and convenience of Catonsville is the reason she has been a resident for 15 years. She is passionate about food justice, building sustainable food systems, protecting the environment, and eating real food. She cannot wait to get a CO-OP storefront in Catonsville.

Missy Moore, Vice President
Special Events Committee

Missy is a graduate of UMBC. She moved to Catonsville from outside of DC and loved the area so much she never left after college. The community events, Patapsco park, and convenience of Catonsville is the reason she has been a resident for 15 years. She is passionate about food justice, building sustainable food systems, protecting the environment, and eating real food. She cannot wait to get a CO-OP storefront in Catonsville.

Greg Hoffman, Treasurer Legal + Finance Committee Greg has been an active member of the Catonsville CO-OP for the last 2 years, and has found it a great way to connect with the local community and the surrounding area farmers and producers. He is an avid gardener and beekeeper, and appreciates the efforts and methods used to produce high quality goods. He is looking forward to making a storefront a reality to allow for continued access to locally grown goods. He originally hails from Wisconsin and has been a Catonsville resident since 2010, along with his lovely wife, Liz.

Greg Hoffman, Treasurer
Legal + Finance Committee

Greg has been an active member of the Catonsville CO-OP for the last 2 years, and has found it a great way to connect with the local community and the surrounding area farmers and producers. He is an avid gardener and beekeeper, and appreciates the efforts and methods used to produce high quality goods. He is looking forward to making a storefront a reality to allow for continued access to locally grown goods. He originally hails from Wisconsin and has been a Catonsville resident since 2010, along with his lovely wife, Liz.

 
John Marshall, Secretary Business Plan Committee John is a software developer who moved to Catonsville in 2013. He loves the sense of community that comes with participation in the CO-OP - that and the tasty, local products. When he's not tending to the needs of the three ladies in his life - two humans, one canine - he enjoys hitting the links for wee bit of golf.

John Marshall, Secretary
Business Plan Committee

John is a software developer who moved to Catonsville in 2013. He loves the sense of community that comes with participation in the CO-OP - that and the tasty, local products. When he's not tending to the needs of the three ladies in his life - two humans, one canine - he enjoys hitting the links for wee bit of golf.

Helen Schlessinger, Delegate Vendor Management Committee

Helen Schlessinger, Delegate
Vendor Management Committee

Julie Largay, Delegate Volunteer Committee Julie is an epidemiologist who moved to Catonsville in 2015.  She discovered the co-op from a bumper sticker and has found it to be a great window into engaging with the community.  She’s passionate about local and sustainable food, improving public health through nutrition, and growing her own vegetables.

Julie Largay, Delegate
Volunteer Committee

Julie is an epidemiologist who moved to Catonsville in 2015.  She discovered the co-op from a bumper sticker and has found it to be a great window into engaging with the community.  She’s passionate about local and sustainable food, improving public health through nutrition, and growing her own vegetables.

 
 
Robin Kessler, Delegate             Membership Committee Robin is a retired design and technology teacher, living in Westgate just down the road from Catonsville. In addition to being Membership Lead at the CO-OP and working with Helen on distribution, Robin is also President of the Westgate Community Association, and a Tutor with Reading Partners. Outside of volunteering, she enjoys camping, kayaking and bicycling. An advocate for sustainability, building community and buying local, Robin will work to make this Member-Owner CO-OP a storefront where a wider audience of residents can be served.

Robin Kessler, Delegate             Membership Committee

Robin is a retired design and technology teacher, living in Westgate just down the road from Catonsville. In addition to being Membership Lead at the CO-OP and working with Helen on distribution, Robin is also President of the Westgate Community Association, and a Tutor with Reading Partners. Outside of volunteering, she enjoys camping, kayaking and bicycling. An advocate for sustainability, building community and buying local, Robin will work to make this Member-Owner CO-OP a storefront where a wider audience of residents can be served.