The new mission and vision statements replace – although do not radically alter – the vision and mission on which we were founded in 2008.
2022 Saw Significant Progress with More to Come in 2023 “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” -Margaret Mead Welcome 2023 and all … More »
We are always BETTER TOGETHER I’m going to write it as I’m feeling it: I’m happy to close the books on 2022 – and the last few years for that matter – on a personal level with challenges … More »
The ROC Association is looking at this as a new challenge to revitalize that sense of ownership and pride. I think we are heading in a new and right direction.
Hi and greetings from Marjory here in Madelia, Minn.! Every three years, ROC USA conducts strategic planning and asks ROC leaders for their most pressing issues, ideas, and priorities. What is Strategic Planning? It’s an organization’s process of … More »
Hello ROC Members! It’s been a few months since I was elected the ROC Association Director for the New England Region. I’ve been learning a lot and settling into the role, and I thought I should take a … More »
Maine co-op leader was looking out for all ROC Members We lost a co-op hero. His neighbors at Wardtown Cooperative called him “Neighbor Bill.” I came to know Bill and his wife, Carol, through the ROC Leadership Institute … More »
Dear Mountain West ROC Board Members, I write to you today with news I would rather not have to share, but find it absolutely necessary to do so. I have resigned my seat as ROC Association Director for … More »
Better Together in 2022! I am hopeful the new year finds you, your family and community well. The past year was trying, and while we enter 2022 coping with another surge, I am more optimistic this January than … More »
I am saddened by the death of Charles “Chuck” Snyder. I last spoke with him a month ago on a call he was hosting for innovators committed to practicing Cooperative Principle 6 – cooperation among cooperatives. He … More »