Bradley: PRICE, President and Personal change

Paul Bradley reflects on last four months as he transitions to lead a new ROC USA subsidiary By Paul BradleyPresident, ROC USA, LLC It’s been too long … I can’t believe it’s been four months since I last … More »

Head and shoulders photo of Jennifer Cramer

Experienced online educator, researcher joins Training team

CONCORD, N.H. — ROC USA® is pleased to announce that Jennifer Cramer has joined its team as the new Educational and Training Content Director. “We are delighted to welcome Jennifer to the team,” said Colleen Lindecker, Executive Vice President of Training … More »


Downright inspiring: Clarence Hall

I had the privilege of attending the National Credit Union Foundation’s Herb Wegner Memorial Award ceremony on Monday night in Washington, D.C. All four awardees were very impressive, but one brought tears to my eyes. Clarence Hall is … More »


Start of the year, end of the year

I have been heads down with report writing the last month and I’ve missed getting my blog together. Well, 2014 was quite a year! Many individual ROCs accomplished great things in 2014, including Wheel Estates in North Adams, … More »


First meeting with four new ROC USA Directors!

The ROC USA Board of Directors met in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday morning. We welcomed the newly elected ROC Leader Directors – Liz, Natividad and Colleen – and our TA Provider representative, Diane Gasaway from the Northwest Co-op … More »


I love harvest season!

I love the lifespan of a garden. In the winter we gardeners imagine and plan. In the spring, we toil with compost, turning and planting. In the early summer, we weed and water and pluck a few things … More »


Helpful Links

We all experience luck every now and again. There is something to positioning yourself for luck, increasing your odds if you will. To my mind, if you want to increase your odds, it starts by asking for a … More »


Great visit with three co-ops in New York!

Thank you to the Boards of Marilla Country Village, Champion, Inc., and Hidden Meadows for seeing me last week. All three of your communities look great! Yards and common areas are mowed, flowers are blooming, and yards are … More »


In the news …

This is a really interesting piece of radio journalism. It’s a reflection on how people look at “trailer parks” by a journalist who spent the time to get to know homeowners and communities. I love that she made … More »