DAWN Peer Advisors – Jim Johnson

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Serving Washington, DC; Baltimore, MD; mid-Atlantic region; 

Worker co-op experience:

    ten years as a worker-owner of a democratically-managed programmer's co-op, Washington, DC, area
    conversion of the company to a full-fledged worker-co-op
    developed and revised bylaws
    developed compensation system
    upgraded financial reporting
    researched, proposed new services
    collaborative relocation, design, and build-out of new office
    internal education on cooperatives, general business practices
    three years as President
    developed websites, managed software projects


Worker co-op education:

    graduate, CooperationWorks! Training
    graduate, NASCO's Emerging Co-op Leaders
    toured worker co-ops in Madison, SF Bay area, Philadelphia, elsewhere
    USFWC Work Week, New Orleans, June 2008



    Grassroots Economic Organizing media collective
    CooperationWorks! member; Chair, Networking Circle
    Adviser, Eastern Conference for Workplace Democracy
    Secretary, Cooperative Development Foundation
    former board member, TPSS Food Co-op, Takoma Park, MD
    30+ years small business experience

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Baltimore Roundtable for Economic Democracy; KDC Cooperative Solutions; CooperationWorks!
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