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Community Development

What does the community development program offer in Winnebago County?

The Communitiy Development Educator designs and delivers educational programs and technical assistance  in a number of priority areas in Winnebago County.  Backed by University of Wisconsin research, Community Development Educators work with local government, civic organizations, businesses and community leaders to enhance local decision-making and help communities respond to new challenges and opportunities. These priorities change as local needs change. They work to:

  • Establish ongoing programs that educate the public and elected officials about current issues
  • Strengthen local government
  • Develop local leadership capacity
  • Protect natural resources for future generations

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If you have any questions regarding Community Development in Winnebago County, please contact:

Catherine Neiswender
Winnebago County – UW Extension
Suite 600
625 E. County Road Y
Oshkosh, WI 54901-8131
Phone:  920-232-1972 or  920-727-8643
Fax: 920-232-1967
  • Sustainable Communities
  • Facilitation, Process development and Public Involvement
  • Community Development
  • Local Government and Public Policy Education
  • Strategic Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Natural Resources and the Environment
Chad Cook
Wolf & Upper Fox Basins
Winnebago Co. Extension
625 E. County Y, Suite 600
Oshkosh, WI 54901-9775
Phone:      920/232-1990
Fax: 920/232-1967