Our Team


Committed to building a more just and prosperous world through cooperatives.

Paul Hazen

Executive Director, OCDC

Judith A. Hermanson, PhD

Research Director, ICRG

LuAnn Werner

Deputy Executive Director, OCDC

Negin Shakibi

Chief Financial Officer

Barbara Czachorska-Jones, PhD

Learning and Training Manager, ICRG

Rebecca Savoie, PhD

Senior Researcher, ICRG

Nicholas Hung, MA

Research Associate

Sylandi Brown, MA

Communications Manager, ICRG

Brian Warby

Senior Researcher

José Eguigure

Senior Research Consultant

Marsha Lutz


Kevin J Wiedmann

Procurement Associate

Jim Bond

Legislative Consultant

Justin Franks

IT Consultant, ICRG

Board Members

Cheryl Turner

Executive Vice President of Technical Learning and Application, ACDI/VOCA

Dan Waddle

Senior Vice President, NRECA International

Eileen Hoffman

Vice President of Program Quality and Accountability, Global Communities

Pahoua Hoffman

SVP, Government and Community Relations, HealthPartners

Greg Sommerville

Vice President, Global Procurement, Frontier Co-op

Andy Price

Senior Vice President of Advocacy, World Council of Credit Unions

Kari Onyancha

Director, Strategic Growth & Partnerships and Program Management, Land O’Lakes Venture37. OCDC Board Chair.

Alex Serrano

Senior Vice President for International Development, NCBA CLUSA

Marcel Petrutiu

Director of Global Development, GENEX

Dary Goodrich

Chocolate Products Manager, Equal Exchange