Jerry McGeorge is a lifelong organic consumer who has been with CROPP Cooperative for the past fifteen years. He has held numerous positions within the cooperative; currently, Jerry is Vice President of Cooperative Affairs and is a member of the Management Team. Duties include oversight of the government affairs, legal affairs, and human resources functions, as well as investor relations. Additionally, creation of cooperative policies, and support for the Board of Directors fall under his purview. Jerry is actively involved in the start-up and development of cooperatives. He has consulted with several co-ops during their start-up phase. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Cooperative Business Association and is a past member of the Board of Directors of the Viroqua Food Co-op, a natural foods co-op located in his hometown. Jerry earned a Bachelorís of Social Work degree from Middle Tennessee State University. He enjoys spending time with his wife and three boys playing sports and enjoying the great outdoors.