Charles Gould, Director-General of the International Co-operative Alliance
Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of the International Co-operative Alliance, (ICA). Vernon and Chuck will discuss ICA’s initiatives to increase public awareness about co-operatives; and encourage government to establish policies, laws and regulations conducive to the formation, growth and stability of co-operatives. Charles Gould has served as Director-General and Chief Executive Officer of ICA since September 2010. Prior to his appointment, Charles Gould served as Chief Executive Officer of Volunteers of America. a health care, housing and human services organization in the United States, headquartered in Washington D.C.. He provided leadership to its 16,000 staff and oversaw an annual budget of USD 1 billion. In each of the last five years of his administration, he was recognized as one of the fifty most influential leaders in the United States non-profit sector.