Cooperative Network's service and retail sector encompasses a wide variety of businesses including associations, education, grocery, publishing, transportation, and more. Cooperative Network offers these businesses a range of education and resource tools and the backing of the broader co-op community on issues that may threaten their cooperative existence. Members are encouraged to participate in the association's Resolutions Committee, which drives Cooperative Network's policy agenda.
A few fun facts about these cooperatives:
- Food cooperatives have a higher per capita concentration in Minnesota than in any other state.
- Inter-County Cooperative Publishing Association, based in Frederic, Wisconsin, is the first and only cooperatively owned newspaper and publishing company in the U.S.
- Union Cab of Madison, Wisconsin, is the only cab service in the city to offer wheelchair-accessible vehicles in addition to traditional cabs.
Cooperative Network is proud to advocate, support, educate and empower on your behalf and looks forward to a successful and cooperative future. Click here to learn more.
Cooperative Network is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the part-time position of Government Affairs Assistant for its St. Paul, Minnesota office. Candidate is responsible for providing legislative and government assistance to the Senior Government Affairs Director. Primary responsibilities include: assisting with legislative engagement on issues of importance to cooperatives...
Kristin Olson has joined Cooperative Network as the Membership Support and Education Coordinator. Bringing more than eight years of experience in agricultural communications, marketing and media relations, she will serve the organization as Membership Support and Education Coordinator – in charge of membership services, communication and educational programming. Most recently...
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