Networking with the most diverse group of community development
professionals in the world
Learn, share, and network with others at the CDS Annual International
Leadership opportunities with CDS activities and committees
Professional recognition opportunities for CDS members
I found my professional home when I attended my first CDS conference 30 years ago. It was amazing because I'm interested in so many things; I could finally see the interconnections.
Past-president of the Community Development Society
Awards: Outstanding Community Development Educator Award, Community Development Society, 2017 Outstanding Public Service Award, West Virginia University, Eberly College of Arts & Sciences, 2015-2016...