Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance

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Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA) "is the world's largest consortium of economic growth volunteer organizations who, collectively, have assisted over 140 developing and transitional countries by sending out more than 67,000 volunteer experts to help promote economic growth." [1]


Accessed March 2009: [2]


Accessed March 2009: [3]

  • Chairman of the Board - Spencer King - President and CEO, International Executive Service Corps (IESC)
  • Vice-Chairperson of the Board - Fred Smith - Senior Managing Director, Financial Services and Integrated Rural Development , ACDI/VOCA
  • Secretary - Keith Watson - Commercial Law Program Manager, International Senior Lawyers Project (ISLP)
  • Treasurers - William Dant (Director, Leadership Development Division, Institute for International Education (IIE)), Tom Campbell (Senior Advisor, CNFA), David Norman (Group Vice President – Enterprise & Agriculture, Winrock International)
  • Michael Levett - President, Citizens Development Corps (CDC)
  • Susan Ely - Executive Director, Encore! Service Corps International (Encore!)
  • J. Andrew Spindler - Executive Director, Financial Services Volunteer Corps (FSVC)
  • Carolyn Rose Avila - President, Florida Association for Volunteer Action in the Caribbean and the Americas, Inc. (FAVACA)
  • Norm Flynn - President & CEO, International Real Property Foundation (IRPF)
  • Michael J. Parr - Director, Technical Resources & Global Support, Land O’Lakes
  • Molly Roth - Acting Executive Director, Opportunities Industrialization Center International (OICI)
  • Steve Vetter - CEO, Partners of the Americas
  • Barry Lennon - Senior Vice President, World Council of Credit Unions, Inc. (WOCCU)


Web: http://www.vegaalliance.org

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Overview, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance, accessed April 3, 2009.
  2. Contacts, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance, accessed April 3, 2009.
  3. Directors, Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance, accessed April 3, 2009.