Audra Krueger is the Executive Director of Co-operatives First, a non-profit organization promoting the co-operative model in rural and Indigenous communities across western Canada. Before joining Co-operatives First, Ms. Krueger was Research Liaison at the University of Saskatchewan’s Centre for the Study of Co-operatives. She is former vice-chair of Good Food Junction Co-operative, first director and treasurer of Saskatoon Car Share Co-op, director of Saskatchewan Co-operative Association and Executive Director of the Core Neighbourhood Youth Co-op. Ms. Krueger currently serves as a delegate for Affinity Credit Union and as chair of her children’s community school council. Mr. Krueger has also researched and written on Mexican agrarian co-ops, which earned her a master’s degree in Collaborative International Development from the University of Guelph.