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50 F Street NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 383-4961
Contact: Michael Deegan, President & CEO
VOCA strives to be the international leader in empowering farmers and other entrepreneurs worldwide to succeed in the global economy.

Agricultural Cooperative Council of Oregon
John H. McCulley, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 2042
Salem, Oregon 97308-2042
Phone: (503) 370-7019
Fax: (503) 587-8063

Agricultural Council of California
Donald G. Gordon, Jr., President
1225 H Street
Sacramento, California
Phone: (916) 443-4887
Fax: (916) 443-0601

Arkansas Rural Enterprise Center
Donna Uptagrafft, Program Associate
38 Winrock Drive
Morrilton, Arkansas 72110-9537
Phone: (501) 727-5435
Fax: (501) 727-5242

Arthur Capper Cooperative Center
Dept. Of Agricultural Economics
305 Waters Hall
Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 U.S.A.
Phone: 913-532-1508
Fax: 913-532-6925

Association of Cooperative Educators
Leslie Mead, Executive Administrator
Mailing Address: PO Box 64047
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0047
Phone: 703/578-1820
The Association is a professional organization for people interested in all phases of cooperative education.

Australian Centre for Co-operative Research and Development (ACCORD)
Contact: Suzanne Henderson
P.O. Box 222
New South Wales 2070
Tel: +61 - 2- 9514 -5121

British Columbia Ministry of Community, Aboriginal, and Women's Services
PO Box 9490,
Stn Prov Govt
Victoria, B.C. V8W 9N7, Canada

Minister's Office
Honourable George Abbott
PO Box 9042,
Victoria, BC
V8W 9E2
Telephone: 250 387-2283
Fax: 250 356-8508

Canadian Cooperative Association
400-275 Bank Street
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 2L6
Tel: 613-238-6711
Fax: 613-567-0658

Center for Co-operative Studies
Bridget Carroll
O'Rahilly Building
University College Cork
Western Road, Cork
Ph +353 21 902570
Fax +353 21 903358
The Centre for Co-operative Studies is a university research centre that promotes education and training along with independent research and consultancy in all aspects of co-operative organisation and development. Founded in 1980, the Centre has carried out research into agricultural, community, worker, housing, and credit co-operatives. It has an extensive Resource Room of co-operative materials and is involved with the provision of information, advice and support to existing and potential co-operative groups as well as operating a consultancy service. The Centre has developed a number of undergraduate Distance Learning programmes in the area of co-operatives, social enterprises and development.

Centre for the Study of Cooperatives
101 Diefenbaker Place
University of Saskatchewan
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5B8 CANADA
Phone: 306-966-8509
Fax: 306-966-8517

P.O. Box 5110
Denver, Colorado 80217
Tel: (303) 740-4055
Contact: Larry E. Williams
Senior Vice President, Corporate Development Division
Offers assistance and credit services to cooperatives.

Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives
15, Route es Morillons
1218 Grand Saconnex
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel: +41 22 929 8825
Fax: +41 22 798 4122
Contact: MariaElena Chavez-Pirson, Coordinator
COPAC is a partnership between representatives of the cooperative movement together with farmers' and workers' organizations, and the United Nations and its agencies

Conseil de la Cooperation de l'Ontario
435 boul St_Laurent, suite 211
Ottawa, Ontario
K1K 2Z8 Canada
Tel: (303) 740-4055
Contact: Ethel Cote, Executive Director

Cooperative Development Foundation/Sahavikasa
H.No. 3-5-43/B, Opposite
Jagruti College, Ramkote
Hyderabad - 500 001
Andhra Pradesh, India
Phone: +91-40-2475-0327
Fax: +91-40-2475-0327
The aim of Sahavikasa is to promote an environment in which cooperatives flourish as decentralised, democratic, self-help and mutual-aid organisations effectively harnessing and fostering local resources in consonance with the universally accepted Principles of Cooperation.

Cooperative Auditing Service, Inc.
P.O. Box 97
Princeton, MN 55371

Cooperative Auditing Service, Inc.
Wisconsin office
1507 Tower Ave, Room 329
Superior, WI 54880
Tel: (715) 394-5441
Contact: Doug Marshall, General Manager

Cooperative Communicators Association
5307 43rd St.
Lubbock, TX 79414-1315
Tel: (806) 795-2783
The Cooperative Communicators Association is an organization of 350 professionals who communicate for cooperatives.

Cooperative Council of Australia
Ian Wilson
PO Box 940
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Tel: +61 8 8276 1902
Fax: +61 8 8374 0216

Cooperative Council of North Carolina
Carlyle Teague, President
P.O. Box 10426
Raleigh, North Carolina 27605
Tel: (919) 834-5544
Tel: (919) 828-9322

Cooperative Development Center
P.O. Box 727
Mandan, ND 58554
Tel: 1-800-234-0518
Contact: Bill Patrie, Economic Development Director or
Jack Piela, Cooperative Development Specialist
Supports cooperatives and rural economic development through consultation, technical assistance, financing programs and education.

Cooperative Development Foundation
1401 New York Ave, NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-2160
Tel: (202) 638-6222
A tax-exempt public foundation serving cooperatives in the US. Its purpose is to promote economic development through cooperatives.

Cooperative Development Institute
1 Sugarloaf St.
South Deerfield, MA 01373 01301
Tel: 1-877- NE COOPS
Fax:(413) 665-1271

Cooperative Development Services (CDS)
131 W. Wilson St, Suite 400
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: (608) 258-4396
Fax (608) 258-4394
Contact: Kevin Edberg,Executive Director
Supports the development of new cooperative organizations and communities in the Midwest.

Cooperative Enterprise Program
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York
Phone: (607)255-8800
Fax: (607)255-9984

Co-operative Federation of Eastern Ontario
311-225 Metcalfe St.
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K2P 1P9
Tel:(613) 230-2201
Fax (613) 230-2231

Co-operative Federation of New South Wales Ltd.
Helen McCall, Executive Officer
207 Duns Creek Road
Duns Creek, 2321, Australia
Tel/Fax:(02) 61249 385 308

Co-operative Federation of Queensland
James Howard, Executive Director
c/o James Howard and Associates
PO Box 6105
Mitchelton, Queensland 4053
Tel: +61 7 3355 3331
Fax: +61 7 3855 1113

Co-operative Federation of South Australia
David Osgood, Secretary
PO Box 1055
Morphett Vale, South Australia 5162
Tel: +61 8 8326 6371
Fax: +61 8 8326 7455
Mobile: +61 18 899 442

Co-operative Federation of Victoria Ltd.
Graeme Charles, Secretary
PO Box 356
Beechworth, Victoria 3747
Phone: +61 3 5728 2005

Co-operative Federation of Western Australia
John Booth, Secretary
172 Burstwood Road
Burswood, Western Australia 6100
Tel: +61 8 9472 4210
Fax: +61 8 9472 4213

The Cooperative Foundation
5500 Cenex Drive
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
Mailing Address: P.O. Bx 64047,
St. Paul, MN 55164-0047
Tel: (612) 451-5481
Fax (612) 451-5073
Contact: William Nelson, President
Founded in 1945, the Foundation funds education, research and demonstration projects that promote cooperatives.

Cooperative Fund of New England
P.O. Box 412
Hartford, Connecticut 06141-0412
Tel: (910) 395.6008 / (800) 818-7833
Fax (910) 397-2857

Co-operative Housing Federation of Canada
225 Metcalfe St.Suite 311
Ottawa, Ontario
Canada K2P 1P9
Tol-Free: xx Tel: (613) 230-2201
Fax (613) 230-2231

Cooperative Initiative Project
Shri Sudarshan Srinivas, Project Manager
P.O. Box No. 60 IRMA Campus
Anand - 388 001
Gujarat. India
Phone (with ISD and STD codes):
Tel: # +91-2692-63260, 60391
Fax :# +91-2692-63260, 60188
The project works through a team of cooperative professionals to bring together cooperators at all levels by organising district, state and national forums in India.

Co-operatives Secretariat (Canada)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Tel: (613) 759-7194
Fax (613) 759-7489
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Co-operatives UK - The Union of Co-operative Enterprises
Co-operatives UK
Holyoake House
Hanover Street
Manchester M60 0AS
United Kingdom
Tel: 0161 246 2900
Fax 01061 831 7684

Council of New York Cooperatives and Condominiums
2112 Broadway, Suite 202
New York, New York 10023-2142
Tel: (212) 496-7400
Fax: (212) 580-7801

Credit Union National Association (CUNA)
5710 Mineral Point Road
Madison, WI 53705
Tel: (800) 356-9655
Contact: Dan Mica, CEO
CUNA is a trade association for credit unions. CUNA works with its member organizations (state credit union leagues) to provide legislative and regulatory services, education and training, research, information and other services to credit unions.

Cooperative Society
Rainbow Circle, Rt. 1 Box 1377
Buckingham, VA 23921
Tel: 804-969-2868

Georgia Cooperative Council, Inc.
Dick Schermerhorn, Executive Director
P.O. Box 447
Bethlehem, Georgia 30620
Tel: (706) 542-0768
Fax: (706) 542-0851

Grassroots Economic Organizing (GEO)
RR 1 Box 124A
Stillwater, PA 17878
Tel: 800-240-9721

The ICA Group
One Harvard Street
Suite 200
Brookline, MA 02445
Tel: (617) 232-8765
Fax: (617) 232-9545
A national not-for-profit organization which seeks to create and save jobs through the development and strengthening of employee-owned and community-based businesses. ICA: Creating and saving jobs through worker ownership.

Idaho Cooperative Council, Inc.
Rick C. Waitley, Executive Director
55 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 100
Meridian, Idaho 83642-3030
Tel: (208) 888-0988
Fax: (208)888-4586

Illinois Cooperative Coordinating Committee
Jim Fraley, Secretary
1701 Towanda Avenue
Bloomington, Illinois 61701
Tel: (309) 557--3109
Fax: (309 557-3729)

Institute of Rural Management
PB 60 Anand 388 001
Gujarat INDIA
Phone: 91-2692-40177/40181/40186
Fax: 91-2692-40188

The Inter-Cooperative Council
337 E. William
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Tel: (734) 662-4414
Fax: (734) 662-5870
ICC is a student owned cooperative that provides housing (room and board) for students who attend U of M, Eastern Michigan University, and Washtenaw Community College.

International Co-operative Alliance
15, route des Morillons
1218 Grand-Saconnex
Geneva, Switzerland
Tel.: (41 22) 929 88 88
Fax: (41 22) 798 41 22
The major objective of the ICA is to promote and strengthen autonomous co-operatives throughout the world. Through actions taken at the international, regional and national levels, the ICA also seeks to: promote and protect co-operative values and principles -facilitate the development of economic and other mutually beneficial relations between its member organisations -further the economic and social progress of its members and their communities

International Research Centre on Rural Co-operative Communities
Itamar Str 4
Ramat Gan 52531

Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
8525 Douglas Avenue, Suite 48
Des Moines, IA 50322-2992
Tel: (515) 276-5350
Fax: (515) 276-7946

Irish Co-operative Organization Society
The Plunkett House
84 Merrion Square
Dublin 2, Ireland
Tel: 353 (1) 676 4783
Fax: 353 (1) 662 4502

Italian Institute for Cooperative Studies Luigi Luzzatti
v. Nazionale 230 - 00184 Roma - Italy
Tel: +39(6)4872888/4814892
Fax: +39(6)4872260

Kansas Cooperative Council
(Vacant) Executive Vice President
816 SW Tyler, Suite 300
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1635
Tel: (785) 223-4085
Fax (785) 223-1038

Kansas State University
Arthur Capper Cooperative Center
305 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
Tel: (913) 532-1508
Fax (913) 532-6925
Director: Dr. David G. Barton

Keystone Development Center
860 Ridge Road
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013
Tel: (717) 243-2765
Fax (484) 214-0115

Lake County Development Center
Billie J. Lee, Executive Director
319 Main St.
Ronan, Montana 59814
Tel: (406) 676-5901

Land O'Lakes, Inc.
International Development Division
Station 2010, P.O.
Box 116
Minneapolis, MN 55440
Tel: (612) 481-2222
Contact: Martha Cashman, International Development VP
Land O'Lakes was the first major U.S. cooperative with an overseas development program.

Leicester University Management Center
Dr. Peter Davis, Director
Unit for Membership Based Organizations
The Management Centre, Leicester University,
University Road, Leicester, LE1 7RH
Phone: 44-0116-252-5517
Fax: 44-0116-252-3949

Louisiana Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Lenny Waguespack, Secretary
P.O. Box 67
St. James, Louisiana 70086
Tel: (225) 265-4056
Tel: (225) 265-4060

Mid America Cooperative Council
Rod Kelsay, Executive Director
6302 Rucker Road, Suite H
Indianapolis, IN 46220
Tel: 317-726-6910
Fax 317-726-2630

Mid-Atlantic Alliance of Cooperatives
526 Brittany Drive
State College, PA 16803-1420
Tel: 814-238-2401
Fax 814-238-7051
Contact: Patricia Heuser, Executive Director

Midwest Cooperative Education, Research and Extension Consortium
5500 Cenex Drive
Inver Grove Heights, MN 55077
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 64047
St. Paul, MN 55164-0047
Tel: (612) 451-5481
Fax (612) 451-4694
Contact: William Nelson
The Consortium encourages collaboration among educational institutions in the Midwest with a common interest in cooperatives. Supports a regional approach to research and education on cooperatives.

Mississippi Center for Cooperative Development
Melbah Smith, Director
233 E. Hamilton Street Jackson, Mississippi 39202
Tel: (601) 354-2750
Fax (601) 354-2777

NASCO Development Services
Box 7715
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Tel: (773) 663-0889
Fax: (734) 663-5072

National Association of Housing Cooperatives
1707 H St. NW #201
Washington, DC 20006
Tel: (202) 737-0797
Fax (202) 783-7869
Contact: Doug Kleine, Executive Director

National Association of State Credit Union Supervisors
1655 North Fort Myer Drive, Suite 300
Arlington, Virginia
Tel: (703) 528-8351
Fax (703) 538-3248

National Center for Employee Ownership
1736 Franklin Street, 8th Floor
Oakland, California, 94612
Tel: (510) 208-1300
Fax: (510) 272-9510

National Cooperative Bank
1401 Eye St, NW, Suite 700
Washington, DC 20005-2204
Tel: (202) 336-7700
Contact: Jane Demarnies, Public Relations
The National Cooperative Bank provides financial and advisory services to cooperatives, including commercial lending, mortgage lending, and capital markets.

National Cooperative Business Association
1401 New York Ave,NW, Suite 1100
Washington, DC 20005-2160
Tel: (202) 638-6222
Contact: Leta Mach, Director of Communications; Paul Hazen, CEO
The national trade association for all types of cooperatives. NCBA's mission is to develop, advance, and protect cooperative enterprise.

National Cooperative Council for agriculture and horticulture (NCR)
Groenmarktstraat 37
3521 AV Utrecht
The Netherlands
Tel: + 31 30 2840490
+ 31 30 2840499

National Council of Farmer Cooperatives
50 F St, NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20001
Tel: (202) 626-8700
Fax (202) 626-8722
Contact: David Graves, President and CEO
A trade association representing farmer-owned cooperatives. Provides legislative services and education/training support.

National Credit Union Administration
National Credit Union Administration
1775 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314-3428
Tel: (703) 518-6300

National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions
120 Wall Street - 10th floor
New York, NY 1005-3902
Tel: (212) 809-1850
Fax (212) 809-3274
Contact: Clifford Rosenthal, Executive Director
Supports community development credit unions by providing technical assistance, advocacy, research and training.

National Federation of University Co-operative Associations in Japan
NFUCA consists of about 210 university co-ops and 1,300,000 members throughout Japan.

National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA)
4301 Wilson Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22203
Tel: (703)907-5500
A national trade association for rural electric cooperatives, representing more than 1000 U.S. cooperative utilities.

National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative
2121 Cooperative Way
Herndon, VA 20171
Tel: (703) 787-0874
Fax: (703) 464-5300
Email: Members are utilities and affiliated organizations providing telecommunications and information technology to rural consumers.

National Society of Accountants for Cooperatives
6320 Augusta Drive, Suite 800
Springfield, VA 22150
Tel: (703) 569-3088
Fax: (703) 569-0235
Contact:Barbra Hickey, Executive Director

National Telephone Cooperative Association
2626 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20037
Tel: (202) 298-2300
Contact: Ann Weinberg
Serves small and rural phone cooperatives and commercial companies.

Nebraska Cooperative Council
Robert C. Anderson, President
134 South 13th Street, Suite 503
Lincoln, Nebraska 65808-1901
Tel: (402) 475-6555
Fax: (402) 475-4538

Nebraska Cooperative Development Center
Dr. Lynn H. Lutgen, Director
217 H.C. Filley Hall
Lincoln, Nebraska 65583-0922
Tel: (402) 472-3406

New Hampshire Community Loan Fund
7 Wall Street
Concord NH 03301
Tel: 603-224-6669

New Zealand Co-operatives Association
Level 3, Agriculture House
75 Ghuznee Street
Te Aro
Wellington 6011
New Zealand
Tel: +64 4 472 4595
Fax: +64 4 472 4538

North American Students of Cooperation (NASCO)
Box 7715
Ann Arbor, MI 48107
Tel: (313) 663-0889
US/Canada student housing cooperative organization. Links student cooperatives, provides training, and works to strengthen and expand student cooperatives.

North Dakota State University
Quentin Burdick Center for Cooperatives
PO Box 5437
Fargo, North Dakota 58105-5437
Tel: (701) 231-1016
Contact Bill Nelson, Director

Northwest Cooperative Development Center
Diane Gasaway, Project Manager
1063 S. Capitol Way, Suite 214
Olympia, WA 98501
Tel: (360) 943-4241
Fax: (360) 570-8415

Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives
P.O Box 54309
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73154-1309
Tel: (405) 478-1455

Ohio Employee Ownership Center
113 McGilvery Hall
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio 44242 Tel: (330) 670-3028
Fax: (330) 672-4063

Oklahoma Agricultural Cooperative Council
Mike Frickenschmidt, Executive Director
P.O. Box 251
Enid, Oklahoma 73702
Tel: (580) 233-2115
Fax: (580) 242-1030

Ontario Co-operative Association
450 Speedvale Avenue West, Suite 202
Guelph, ON
N1H 7Y6
Tel: 1-888-745-5521

Organic Trade Association
P.O. Box 1078
50 Miles Street
Greenfield, MA 01302
Tel: (413) 774-7511
Fax: (413) 774-6432
Contact Holly Givens

Plunkett Foundation
23 Hanborough Business Park
Long Hanborough, Oxford
Tel: (01993) 883636
Fax: (01993) 883576

Provender Alliance
942 Osprey Drive
Umpqua, OR 97486-9738
Tel: 888-0352-7431
Fax 541-459-0041

Quentin N. Burdick Center for Cooperatives
301 Morrill Hall NDSU
Fargo, North Dakota 58105
Tel: 888-0352-7431
Fax 541-459-0041

RealLife Services
201 W. Burnsville Parkway, Suite 141
Burnsville, MN 55337
Tel: (612) 894-6511
Contact: Richard Hanson, CEO
A senior housing development organization. RealLife Services has started over ten ReaLife cooperatives in Minnesota, Nebraska and Michigan.

Rocky Mountain Farmers' Union Cooperative Development Center
Bob Mailander, Director
5655 S. Yosemite St. Suite 400
Greenwood Village, Colorado 80111
Tel: (303) 752-5800
Fax: (303) 752-5810

Sahavikasa Development
Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Rd
Manchester, NH 03106

Scottish Agricultural Organization Society
Rural Centre, West Mains, Ingliston, Newbridge
EH28 8NZ
United Kingdom
Tel: 0131 472 4100
Fax: 0131 472 4101

Senior Cooperative Foundation
Terry W. McKinley, President and C.E.O.
639 Jackson Street; St. Paul, MN 55101
Phone: 651-310-0225

Societe de Cooperation Pour le Development International
1245 Chemin Sainte-Foy
Bureau 2300
Quebec G1S 4P2, Canada
Tel. : +1 418.6837225
Fax: +1 418.6835229
Contact: Rejean Lantagne, Director General

The Society for Cooperative Studies
Mr. George Conchie, Chairperson
41 Trafalgar Avenue
Phone:01908 640097
Fax: 01509-854319

South Carolina Center for Cooperative Business Development
Dr. Emmanuel N. Onunkwo, Director
P.O. Box 7568
Orangeburg, South Carolina 29117
Tel. : (803) 533-3682
Fax: (803) 533-3639

South Carolina Cooperative Council
Marie Stiles, CMP, Executive Director
151 Rocky Ridge Road
Leesburg, South Carolina 29070
Tel. : (803) 463-9706
Fax: (803) 604-9141

South Dakota Association of Cooperatives
Brenda Forman, Executive Secretary
222 East Capitol Avenue, Suite 1
Pierre, South Dakota 57501
Tel. : (605) 945-2548
Fax: (605) 945-2269

St. Marys University Master of Management - Co-operatives and Credit Unions
J. Tom Webb
Program Manager
Master of Management - Co-operatives and Credit Unions
111 Macken Road, RR 4
Antigonish, Nova Scotia. Canada B2G 2L2
Phone 1-902-402-5089

Tennessee Council of Cooperatives
Contact: Anita Barrett, Administrative Secretary
P.O. Box 272
McMinnville, Tennessee 37111
Tel: (888)-505-3030

Texas Agricultural Cooperative Council
Tommy Engleke, Executive Vice President
6210 Highway 290 East, Suite 300
Austin, Texas 78723
Tel: (512) 450-0555
Tel: (512) 450-0655

UK Cooperative Movement
Managed CWS Membership Services
Contact: Tony Luscombe, Manager
CWS Limited
New Century House
Manchester M60 4ES
Tel: 0800-0686-727
The UK Co-operative Pages are designed to act as a forum to promote awareness of the activities of Co-operative organisations in the United Kingdom. The non-commercial organisations active on this site represent of the British Co-operative Movement in general, or may be organisations which specialise in serving the needs of Co-operative societies active in specific economic sectors.

University College Cork (Ireland)
Center for Co-operative Studies
Bridget Carroll
O'Rahilly Building
University College Cork
Western Road, Cork
Ph +353 21 902570
Fax +353 21 903358
The Centre for Co-operative Studies is a university research centre that promotes education and training along with independent research and consultancy in all aspects of co-operative organisation and development. Founded in 1980, the Centre has carried out research into agricultural, community, worker, housing, and credit co-operatives. It has an extensive Resource Room of co-operative materials and is involved with the provision of information, advice and support to existing and potential co-operative groups as well as operating a consultancy service. The Centre has developed a number of undergraduate Distance Learning programmes in the area of co-operatives, social enterprises and development.

University of California-Davis
Center for Cooperatives
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Tel: (530) 752-2408
Fax (530) 752-5451
Provides director education, technical assistance and public education on cooperatives.

University of Manitoba
Agricultural Economics and Farm Management
353 Agriculture - University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada - R3T 2N2
Tel: (204)474-9384
Fax (204) 261-7251

University of Saskatchewan
Centre for the Study of Co-operatives
Undertakes research about cooperatives, and social, political, and economic issues related to cooperatives.

University of Wisconsin-- Madison
Center for Cooperatives (UWCC)
230 Taylor Hall
427 Lorch Street
Madison, WI 53706
Tel: (608)262-3981
Fax (608) 262-3251
Contact: Anne Reynolds, Interim Director
The Center for Cooperatives works in rural and urban settings to provide educational programs, technical assistance and research on the cooperative form of business.

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Business/Cooperative Development Service
AG Box 3255
Washington, DC 20250-3255
Tel: (202) 720-6483
Fax (202) 720-4641
Provides technical assistance, maintains statistics, facilitates research and disseminates information on cooperatives.

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Rural Economic and Community Development Service
Ohio Cooperative Development Field Office
Rm 104B, 2120 Fyffe Rd.
Columbus, OH 43210-1066
Tel: (614) 292-8723
Fax: (614) 292-4749
Contact Dr. William J. Taylor, Cooperative Development Specialist

U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives
PO Box 170701
San Francisco, CA 94117-0701

Utah Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Christopher Falco, General Manager
8700 South 700 West
Sandy, Utah 84070
Tel: (801) 255-4228
Fax (801) 255-4678

Value-Added Agricultural Center
Dallas Tonsager, Executive Director
303 Illinois Avenue SW
Huron, South Dakota 57350
Tel: (605) 352-9177
Fax: (605) 352-9179

Virginia Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Hugh Harris, Executive Secretary
P.O. Box 25202
Richmond, Virginia 23260-5202
Tel: (804) 281-1452
Fax: (804) 281-1141

Visayas Cooperative Development Center
Leyte, Philippines

Washington State Council of Farmer Cooperatives
Dan Coyne, Executive Director
9301 Chestnut Hill Lane, SE
Olympia, Washington 98513
Tel: (360) 786-8180
Fax: (360)438-9170

Wisconsin Credit Union League
N25 W23131 Paul Rd.
Pewaukee, WI 53072-5779
Tel: (800) 242-0833
Fax (414) 549-7722
Contact: Tom Knabel
Trade association for Wisconsin credit unions.

Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
Division of the Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives
131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 400
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: (608) 258-4400
Fax: (608) 258-4407
Contact: David Jenkins, Manager
Trade association for Wisconsin rural electric cooperatives. Merged with the Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives in 1995.

Wisconsin Federation of Cooperatives
131 W. Wilson Street, Suite 400
Madison, WI 53703
Tel: (608) 258-4400
Fax: (608) 258-4407
Contact: Bill Oemichen, President and CEO
Trade association for Wisconsin cooperatives.

The World Council of Credit Unions
P.O. Box 2982
Madison, WI 53701
Tel: (608) 231-7130
Fax: (608) 238-8020
Contact: Christopher Baker, CEO
WOCCU is the international organization for credit unions and similar cooperative financial institutions. WOCCU assists members and potential members to organize and improve credit unions as effective instruments for economic and social development.