Position title: Outreach Specialist
Phone: (608) 890-1048
427 Lorch Street
224 Taylor Hall
Madison, WI, 53706
As an outreach specialist at the UW Center for Cooperatives, Megan plays an integral role in engaging with a diverse portfolio of cooperatives and leadership. She shepherds and advances UWCC’s national conferences CCMA and Farmer Cooperatives Conference. She prides herself on curating relevant and timely content for cooperative leadership, as well as, creating spaces for people to share ideas and network. Megan is responsible for developing communication strategies to promote UWCC’s initiatives and cooperative best practices.
Megan served as a director for Cooperative Grocer Network board, a nonprofit trade association of food cooperatives and home to Cooperative Grocer magazine.
Before joining the Center for Cooperatives, Megan spent seven years implementing and researching international development programs for financial cooperatives with the World Council of Credit Unions. Megan earned a B.A. in International Relations and Spanish from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In her free time, Megan enjoys canoeing and reading, as well as spending time with her husband and their two young sons.