Nomination Deadline for the 2016 Cooperative Hall of Fame has been

To nominate a co-op hero – click here

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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