Annual Meeting 2015 Was One of "Hellos" and "Goodbyes" for the Board
The Annual Meeting of 2015 brought great changes to our board. While we had to say goodbye to some of our long-serving friends, we welcome our new and returning members of the board. Get to know a little about them in their bios below.
Thank you Paul Nelson and Paul Brown
We regretfully said good bye to two board members, Paul Nelson and Paul Brown. We want to thank them for the excellent work they did on behalf of Oikocredit WSPA and wishthem the best.
Serving for Second Term
Bio: I fell in love with Oikocredit (then EDCS) when I first heard of it in the 1990's and have been an investor since. I have served 2 terms on the board. I have been to an annual meeting in Peru. My primary church is the First Unitarian Church of Pittsburgh.
Bio: Katelyn recently received her Masters in Public Administration from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs and the University of Pittsburgh. She is working at the Allegheny Conference on Community Development as a Transportation Policy Fellow. She is also a member of ELPC and a former intern of Oikocredit.
Bio: Gene taught in the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh for 42 years. He retired in 2012. His teaching and research focused on economic development, environmental issues, and quantitative economic policy. He has been a member of Oikocredit for several years. Gene is married to Marcia Gruver. They have two children, and three grandchildren. They are active members of First United Methodist Church of Pittsburgh.