Myles Alexander is the Oneida County (Wisconsin) Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development Extension Educator. He works with elected leaders, local government staff, representatives of community organizations and the public to identify and describe the community’s shared vision. Topics important to Oneida County include trails and natural resources, increasing capacity and leadership for community and organizational development, encouraging young entrepreneurs and economic development. Previously he was Project Coordinator for the Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy and the Center for Engagement and Community Development. There he worked with community members, faculty and staff to provide opportunities for deliberative discourse, and to promote engaged teaching, research and service.
Myles first found expression for his P2 values studying architecture at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where he focused on environment-behavior studies. He continued with an M.Arch. at the University of Minnesota. As a Minnesota Design Team member and leader, Myles worked with rural communities to envision and plan asset-based development. After earning an M.Div. (United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities) Myles applied his P2 experience as an intentional interim minister with rural Minnesota and Wisconsin congregations as they moved from past to future eras of ministry leadership.