Community Development



To collaborate with Outagamie County communities and organizations to bring skills and expertise to address local issues. We address areas including: community development, economic development, organizational development, leadership development and training, public policy issues, public engagement processes, shared decision-making and consensus building, among others.



To help build stronger and more effective public and non-profit organizations in Outagamie County. To play a role in building a stronger economy and Fox Valley community at-large.


 A girl in front of a brick wallAllyson Watson

Communities Extension Educator

Phone: 920-832-5125


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Community Economic Development

  • Place-Based Development
  • Rural and Small Town Development
  • Industrial and Regional Development

Organizational and Governmental Effectiveness

  • Strategic and Operational Planning
  • Leadership Development


UWEX Local Government Center Programs:

  • Information about the Local Government Center and its programming may be found at

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