About Anne Heinze Silvis
Anne Heinze Silvis is Assistant Dean and Program Leader, Community and Economic Development, University of Illinois Extension, and serves on the Community and Economic Development Team for University of Illinois Extension. Her work focuses on community development, leadership development, community assessment and group process skills. Anne directs funded projects in leadership development and community planning. Anne is past chair of the Board of Directors for Rural Partners, the Illinois Rural Development Council; served on the Board of Directors and as Communications Chair for the International Community Development Society; and serves as the Book Review Editor for the journal, Community Development. Anne is on the advisory board for the Returned Peace Corps Fellows Program at Western Illinois University, and the Illinois Cooperative Development Center. Anne taught Survey Design and Analysis in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Introduction to Leadership Theory. Anne serves on various committees and task forces for the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences; University of Illinois Extension; and the State of Illinois. Anne is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at Madison and earned an MBA from the University of Illinois.
- Master of Business Administration, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1992
- University of Wisconsin at Madison