Our Team


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

Paul Hazen

Executive Director, OCDC

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, PhD

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

Pahoua Hoffman

SVP, Government and Community Relations, HealthPartners

Greg Sommerville

Vice President, Global Procurement, Frontier Co-op

Alex Serrano

Senior Vice President for International Development, NCBA CLUSA

Marcel Petrutiu

Director of Global Development, GENEX

Dary Goodrich

Chocolate Products Manager, Equal Exchange

Alan Isaac

Program Director – Program Management, Land O’Lakes Venture37

Angelina Tracy

Vice President of Strategic Growth and Partnerships, World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU)