Jenny Erickson is a Professor and Community Development Educator with the University of Wisconsin-Extension in Sauk County. She works with diverse audiences to develop, manage, implement, and evaluate educational outreach initiatives that address local needs. Her educational programming focuses on economic development, strengthening organizations, and leadership development. She facilitates strategic planning and consensus building processes for organizations and local governments. She earned her bachelor and master’s degree in natural sciences from UW-Madison.
UW-Extension works with the people of Wisconsin to solve their most pressing issues and uncover their most promising opportunities through hundreds of programs and initiatives statewide. Thanks to vital partnerships with the 26 UW campuses, county, and tribal governments, and other public and private organizations, UW-Extension’s wide-ranging initiatives impact 1.5 million people every year by providing access to university resources and engaging people in learning, wherever they live and work.