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NACO Elections: Executive & Co-op Group Council

2014 Nominations

As a democratic organisation the NACO Nominations are your chance to join the centre of the debate. Make decisions which bring real benefit to your colleagues, network with co-operators from throughout the movement and broaden your board-level skills.

NACO Executive
Meeting four times per year, the NACO Executive has strategic control over the business of NACO including budgetary control. Collectively, the Executive take reports from NACO Officials and form strategy to focus the activities of the union. Nomination to the Executive gives you real involvement in the decision-making process.

As well as forming sub-committees, including Finance and General Purposes Committee, the Executive act as trustees for NACO's Benevolent Fund which is a charity in its own right, providing financial support to NACO members in hardship. A complete overview is available here.

The following seats will be contested in 2014. To stand for election please complete the nomination forms linked below:

Co-operative Group Council
If you work for the Co-operative Group and want to protect and enhance the terms & conditions negotiated by NACO over the years, the Co-operative Group Council is the place to do it.

This committee meets four times a year and appoints a negotiating team from its number to pursue claims with the employer - election to the Co-operative Group Council could make a big difference for you and your colleagues.

In accordance with the NACO Rule Book, the following number of seats are applicable for the Co-operative Group Constituent Associations:

Manchester Association Four Seats
Scottish and Northern Ireland Association One Seat
Central & Eastern Association One Seat
South Eastern Association  One Seat
South Wales & South West One Seat
 Logistic Service Managers Association One Seat

To stand for election in any of the Co-operative Group Constituent Associations please complete the nomination form

Learn more: Roles & Responsibilities
Both the NACO Executive and Co-operative Group Council meet four times per year. Briefing papers are distributed before each meeting and will take a couple of hours to read through.

If you decide to take on additional duties and responsibilities such as the Finance and General Purposes Committee of the Executive, or the Co-operative Group Council's negotiating team, you will add a couple more meetings per year, with additional briefing papers for most meetings.

If you're interested in finding out more about standing for the NACO Executive or Co-operative Group Council contact the NACO National Office or a member of the current Executive for an informal chat.