Allyson Watson


Allyson Watson

Community and Economic Development Educator,
Outagamie and Winnebago County UW-Extension

3365 W. Brewster Street, Appleton, WI 54914

Phone: 920-659-0379

Allyson joined the University of Wisconsin-Extension in October 2015 and has worked in Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago Counties in her time within the organization. Allyson works primarily in community and economic development, working one-on-one with local communities in the areas of local government education, community vitality and placemaking, downtown revitalization and organizational development. Prior to joining UW-Extension, Allyson served as the Executive Director of the De Pere Main Street (Definitely De Pere) program for three years.

Allyson relocated to Wisconsin from New York in 2011. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Rider University (Lawrenceville, NJ), and a Masters degree in Public Administration from Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY). Allyson is the Downtown Summit Content Chair for the annual Wisconsin Downtown Summit.