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While owners of the LLC are often members of the coop, and vice versa, this is not always the case.
The LLC can simply be the company that organizes and controls the coop. Members of the coop may be parties who come abroad later to help get sales, trade, etc.
Only the following parties are "owners" of the LLC in the sense that they have the ability to speak for the lLC:
shareholders (but can only participate if the bylaws allow for it)
That is it.
So if there are coop members who think they can speak for the LLC or get paid by it without a contract but by virtue of them being in the coop, this is simply not true.
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