Rosemary Mahoney

tbuen 2018, Agriculture, Consumer Goods & Services, General, International 0 Comments

Rosemary Mahoney Cooperative Business Consultant Rosemary Mahoney’s 30-year career as a co-op developer began with a post-college job at USDA’s Agriculture Cooperative Service.   Although she grew up on a corn and soybean farm in Monmouth Illinois, where her family belonged to electric, insurance and supply co-ops, Mahoney says it wasn’t until she began her work at USDA that she “completely …

Pape Sene

admin 2014, International

Pape M.D. Sene Senior Technical Advisor National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA (NCBA CLUSA) Papa Sene has been serving with NCBA CLUSA for three decades, but has a life’s history of accomplishments in the cooperative movement and their impact on development. Sene grew up in Naikhar, Senegal, where cooperating was a natural way of life. Throughout his life, he shared, taught, …

Gloria & Stanley Kuehn

admin 2011, International

Inducted: 2011 For nearly 30 years Gloria and Stanley Kuehn have devoted themselves to helping people in some of the world’s most war-torn and depressed areas.  In the process they have built a legacy of sustainable, cooperative communities that have changed thousands of lives. As Project Manager with CLUSA in El Salvador, Stanley worked with small farmers to grow non-traditional …

Werqu Mekasha

admin 2010, International

  Inducted: 2010 Mekasha helped revitalize agricultural cooperatives in Ethiopia. Having held high government posts under the Selassie regime and been jailed for eight years after the regime was overthrown, he devoted himself to improving the lives of his countrymen through agricultural cooperatives, running ACDI/VOCA projects that helped assure cooperative independence and make co-ops viable businesses. Through his heroic efforts, …