Thank you to everyone who supported the 2014 Cooperative Hall of Fame. Be sure to check out each of the inductees videos and the photos from the event.

It isn’t too late to start thinking about your nominations for 2015!

Martin Lowery

Harriet May

Papa M.D. Sene

Barry Silver

These criteria are used to evaluate the individual’s record of achievement

  • Demonstrated statesmanship, innovation, personal commitment, leadership, and vision beyond the professional competence and requirements of the position for which he/she was employed to serve within the cooperative sector.  If the individual has served as a volunteer, she/he should have demonstrated the same leadership qualities to advance the cooperative form of enterprise.
  • Achieved identifiable and lasting changes to improve and promote cooperatives.
  • Inspired and persuaded others to act to advance the cooperative system.
  • Recognized for work relating to cooperatives at one or more of the following levels — local, regional, national or international.

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