USDA, RBS, CIR 11 Chapter 3 - The Cooperative Director. THE COOPERATIVE DIRECTOR. USDA, RBS, CIR 11 Chapter 3 - The Cooperative Director. Directors. Hold a key position between members and hired managementSet cooperative objectives and chart its courseMake cooperative policyMust be well versed in many areasHave time and energyListen, inform, adviseRepresent the cooperative.