Senior Vice President of NRECA International
For over 40 years, Dan Waddle’s passion has been to improve living conditions and stimulate income growth in rural communities by supporting community-owned, affordable, and sustainable energy solutions. Understanding the power of the cooperative business model in developing countries, Dan has drawn from this academic and professional experience to expand cooperative electrification across 40 countries impacting 100 million people.
Congratulations, Dan Waddle on this well-deserved recognition. Your tireless work has helped provide millions of people around the world access to a better life through NRECA’s International electrification efforts.
The people of CoBank salute you.
Congratulations to Dan Waddle as he joins the CDF Hall of Fame.
Spanning four decades, NRECA International has led the development of scalable and sustainable electrification programs that have improved education, health care, safety, and economic opportunities for 160 million people in 48 countries.
Dan's leadership of NRECA International and his personal commitment to global electrification will inspire others to embrace and carry on the cooperative principles.
NCBA CLUSA members and staff congratulate Dan Waddle on his induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame. Your commitment to creating vibrant and sustainable energy solutions for rural communities has made an indelible impact on millions of people. Thank you for your work in expanding cooperative electrification across the world.
Congratulations Dan! The U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council is honored to celebrate your induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame. Thank you for your dedication to sustainable and scalable rural electrification programs that improve education, health care, safety, and economic opportunities in communities across the world.
For your unwavering dedication, steady leadership and genuine compassion for others, we thank you. Oklahoma’s electric cooperatives are grateful for your steadfast commitment to the cause of international electrification. Thank you, Dan – keep letting that light shine! Congratulations!
The U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council and its members congratulate Dan Waddle on his well-deserved induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame!
Land O’Lakes Venture37
World Council of Credit Unions
Statewide Rural Electric Cooperative Associations Congratulate Dan Waddle
From the hundreds of electric co-op directors, linemen, engineers, managers and other employees who have served as volunteers in Latin America, Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, we congratulate Dan Waddle on his induction into the Cooperative Hall of Fame.
Alabama Rural Electric Association of Cooperatives
Association of Illinois Electric Cooperatives
Association of Missouri Electric Cooperatives
Colorado Rural Electric Association
Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas
Electric Cooperatives of Mississippi
Florida Electric Cooperatives Association
Georgia Electric Membership Corporation
Indiana Electric Cooperatives
Iowa Association of Electric Cooperatives
Michigan Electric Cooperative Association
Minnesota Rural Electric Association
North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation
Ohio’s Electric Cooperatives
Oklahoma Association of Electric Cooperatives
Oregon Rural Electric Cooperative Association
Texas Electric Cooperatives
Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives
Wisconsin Electric Cooperative Association
Friends of Dan Waddle
Nobles Cooperative Electric
Nyabutundu BK Wilson
Ron & Connie Schwartau
Co-op Electrification Champion
Dan and his team at NRECA International have provided safe, reliable, and affordable electricity to more than 160 million people in 40 countries including the Philippines, Bangladesh, Uganda, and Ethiopia.
Honoring and Planning Committee
Benton Rural Electric
Nobles Cooperative Electric