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Sunday, June 2 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Getting the Work Done (2 of 2)

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Mary Kraus, Architect for and a 25-year resident of Pioneer Valley Cohousing and Lyons Witten, 25-year resident chairman of the buildings and grounds committee of Pioneer Valley Cohousing, will present useful information on how to actually keep your community running smoothly. From various work systems, to mundane meal sign-up sheets and complicated replacement reserve studies, they have lived the experiment and dream of cohousing! With plenty of time for questions, and a wealth of insights and examples from various communities, this session will give you valuable tools to set up an effective work system for your community.

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Mary Kraus

Mary Kraus Architect
Mary Kraus, AIA, LEED BD+C is a cohousing architect and facilitator who has worked with over two dozen communities in the US and Canada over the past thirty years. She was a founding board member of the Cohousing Network (now Coho US). She lives at Pioneer Valley Cohousing, the first... Read More →
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Lyons Witten

Pioneer Valley Cohousing
Lyons Witten, 24-year resident, chairman of the Buildings Grounds Circle and a member of the Finance Circle of Pioneer Valley Cohousing (Amherst, MA), will present useful information on how to keeping your community running smoothly.  From fascinating meal sign-up sheets to complicated... Read More →

Sunday June 2, 2019 11:00am - 12:30pm
Galleria I