People who graduated but are not Affiliates. Ready to be published on website if they return. . .
JOHN KALMON: Hudson, WI
Bringing Cohousing to the Twin Cities
John is a licensed architect and runs his own office, specializing in single family homes and sustainable design. He’s also on the board for the Twin Cities Cohousing Network. His goal is to be part of a team that develops cohousing in Minnesota, western Wisconsin and western Montana.
NOLA HITCHCOCK CROSS: Milwaukee, WI
Forming Rural Cohousing with Farming in Mind
Nola has run her own law firm for ten years, and has a strong background in Union work and conflict resolution. She’s currently involved in forming cohousing on her spacious property in Waldo, WI.
Cheryl Gladu: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Scaling up collaborative living in Canada
Cheryl learned of cohousing while developing advanced green buildings in Montreal and has since spent years learning from members of the Canadian cohousing community as part of her doctoral research. Her experience includes collaborative design, project management, coaching, communications and collectives management. Learn more at www.cgladu.com.
Check out one of Cheryl’s talks about cohousing here.
Randa Johnson: Santa Cruz, CA
Randa is the original burning soul for New Brighton Cohousing. She has a background in public policy, and brings skills in facilitation, conflict resolution, and community building, and a knack for shepherding groups through difficult decisions.
Desireé Kameka: Elizabeth, Colorado
Developing a Neurodiverse Cohousing Movement
Project Leader of the Autism Housing Network, a hub of housing information for neurodiverse populations, Desireé is a recognized disability housing expert. Her goal is helping local communities design cohousing inspired by people with autism, Down syndrome, Williams syndrome, and/or other developmental disabilities or cognitive differences.