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Shawnee County

Community Development

A community's sustainability depends on its long-term ability to meet residents needs.

Community development focuses on helping communities develop and support leaders and organizations within those communities.

Extension goals are to:

  • support the great communities that exist in Shawnee County.
  • increase citizen knowledge, awareness and understanding of public issues.
  • increase citizen's willingness to participate in the public process and take on leadership roles.

Program Resource

Kansas PRIDE

Center for Engagement and Community Development

Huck Boyd National Institute for Rural Development

KARL Program

Small Business Development

Program Staff

Cindy Evans, Director
Susan Fangman, FACS Agent
Joanne Domme, Office Professional