REI Governance

About the REI board

REI's board is legally responsible by statute, and its articles of incorporation and bylaws, for the overall direction of the affairs and the performance of REI. The board carries out this legal responsibility by establishing broad policy and by monitoring management within the framework of these broad policy guidelines.

The following links provide more information on REI's board, its responsibilities, and the co-op's governance.

Consideration for board service

Members may bring themselves to the attention of the Nominating and Governance Committee to be considered for board service. Download and return the application forms below to board@rei.com if you are interested in being considered. Candidates will be evaluated by the committee and the full board approves the slate of candidates to appear on the ballot in the spring of 2020.

  • Nominee Criteria: Review specific requirements qualified candidates will need to possess to be considered
  • Nomination Forms: Complete and return these forms to board@rei.com no later than October 15, 2019, by 5pm Pacific