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The Collaborative Operating Model


From an affiliate perspective, hear an update on the work of the Collaborative Operating Model (COM), how this may impact your affiliate and how you can provide input on shaping the direction of this initiative. There will be plenty of time for Q&A and open discussion to ensure that affiliates leave with a better understanding of the past COM efforts and what they can expect in the coming months.


John Weyenberg, Fox Cities HFH & HFHI US Council

John Weyenberg has served as ED/President of Greater Fox Cities Area HFH since 2000 and started with the affiliate in 1999. During his time with Habitat, the affiliate has grown from serving 3 families per year to over 150 annually through homeownership, home repairs and the innovative Almost Home program. John has served on HFHI’s US Council since 2015 and as chair of the ReStore committee. He has also been on the HFHI Disciplinary Committee and the former HFHI Variance Committee. In addition, he was a founding member of Wisconsin Habitat for Humanity SSO. John graduated from St. Norbert College with a degree in International Economics. He spent time studying and working in London, England where he assisted immigrants, refugees and asylum seekers to access the British educational system. After college, he spent a year with the AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps where he was first exposed to the great work of Habitat for Humanity. John has also had the opportunity to complete a leadership training program through the Harvard Business School for Social Enterprise and was in the inaugural class of the Executive Social Innovation Leadership Experience organized by Marquette University’s Social Entrepreneurship Initiative.