Sarah Christensen

Position title: General Manager/CEO

Website: Oryana Community Co-op

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Sarah Christensen is the CEO at Oryana Community Co-op in Traverse City, Michigan as of January 2024. Prior to that Sarah worked at GreenTree Co-op Market in Mt. Pleasant for 20 years, 18 as the General Manager. Sarah has served on the National Co-op Grocers Board of Directors for the last six years and has been the Board President for the last three. Sarah also serves on the State of Michigan’s Small Business Advisory Board.

In her local community she has served on the Board of Directors for the Mt. Pleasant Discovery Museum as Secretary, Vice Chair, and Chair. She has also served on the board of the City of Mt. Pleasant’s Principal Shopping District, a Tax Increment Finance Authority, the Sex Education Advisory Board for Mt. Pleasant Public Schools, and the Mt. Pleasant Area Chamber of Commerce.

Sarah attended Central Michigan University and obtained a degree in Health Sciences and Community Development.