Reynolds, Wormwood Join Board

Two cooperative leaders have been named to the Ralph K. Morris Foundation Board. They are Anne Reynolds of Madison, Wisconsin, and Shari Wormwood, of Elk River, Minnesota.

Anne Reynolds recently retired as executive director of the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives. She has been active with cooperative education programs across the country, including the National Council of Farmer Cooperatives. She has also been heavily engaged in the cooperative community in Madison, Wisconsin, and continues to consult groups interested in cooperative development. She leads Madison’s Public Market Development Committee. She is also on the board of directors for the Madison Public Market Foundation. She earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees at UW-Madison. She and her husband live in Madison. They have two children.

Shari Wormwood serves the electric cooperative sector, working at the Minnesota Rural Electric Association for the past 15 years. She is currently the communication specialist and has held administrative, marketing and event planning roles in the past. Shari studied communications and has a bachelor’s degree from Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. Shari has served on the CoMinnesota Council, and she represents electric cooperatives on the Minnesota Energy Consortium. She and her husband, Cabot, have four children and three grandchildren.

The Ralph K. Morris Foundation is a nonprofit corporation which provides development opportunities for emerging leaders expressing interest in applying and advancing the principles of cooperation, and in promoting farmland preservation, land stewardship and sustainability.