Executive Director, Federated Youth Foundation
Government & Educational Services Director, Cooperative Network
Ethan serves as executive director of the Federated Youth Foundation, where he works with more than 70 Wisconsin cooperatives to provide scholarships and charitable funds in the communities they serve. As part of Cooperative Network's member services team, he also develops the majority of the association’s education programs for cooperative staff, directors, and youth.
Ethan has a degree in agricultural education from the University of Wisconsin–Platteville. He has hands-on curriculum development experience and has done extensive facilitation training and outreach through leadership roles with the National FFA Organization. He has also worked in content development for agricultural marketers and publications.
Ethan’s belief in the cooperative principles is rooted deeply in his agriculture background and involvement as a member of agricultural and financial cooperative businesses.
Ethan is based in Cooperative Network's Madison office.