CDF and CCA to seek nominations for positions on both Boards of Directors

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) Board of Directors will be seeking nominations for one position and the Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) Board of Directors will be seeking nominations for two positions.  Directors of both CDF and CCA are for a three-year term that commences in June.


CDF CCA and CDF work together with a common mission to establish and grow co-operatives internationally that will build a better world.  By reducing poverty in less developed countries, CCA and CDF help to create a world where individuals and communities thrive economically, socially and culturally.

The CCA Nominating Committee will issue a Call for Nominations later this week.

The CDF Nominating Committee will issue their Call for Nominations the week of March 16.

Calls for nominations will be posted on both the CCA and CDF websites.

Both boards will be seeking passionate and committed individuals with strong interest in poverty alleviation through  co-operative development around the world.

For further information contact:

Heather Staffa

Board Secretary CCA & CDF and Executive Assistant

Canadian Co-operative Association

613-238-6711 ext 246

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About the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) is a registered charitable organization that works to alleviate poverty by building and strengthening financial and non-financial co-ops in Canada and around the world. CDF works with the Canadian

Co-operative Association (CCA) and other organizations to implement development projects on its behalf.


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About the Canadian Co-operative Association

The Canadian Co-operative Association (CCA) is a not-for-profit co-operative which establishes and strengthens co-operatives, credit unions and community-based organizations to reduce poverty, build sustainable livelihoods and improve civil society in less developed countries.  CCA proudly delivers programs for the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) and other organizations which help poor communities fight poverty and create more secure lives through community-owned co-ops.

For more information, visit:

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