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Your Instructor/Leader
Roe Parker is an educator and leader with a focus on the future. He is active in the Oregon Area Progressives and is the founder of Anderson Park Friends, Inc. (APF). He leads the APF Board that increased volunteer engagement to over 1,800 hours in 2017. He increased the number of members from 0 to 105 in a 3-year period.

His political experience was gained as a county board supervisor and leader/staff person in 8 political campaigns-presidential, congressional, state, and local.

As a community organizer, Roe helped pioneer the emergency food pantry and community garden movements in Wisconsin. His memberships included the American Federation of Teachers (former AFL-CIO Member), food cooperatives. Roe works at the WI Dept. of Agriculture. Prior experience is in workforce development and the WI Technical College System.

Roe's highly rated project management and problem- solving workshops were used by small and large businesses for over 14 years at the UW Madison-Small Business Development Center.

Roe Parker has also instructed grant writing courses for over 14 years for Madison College, UW-Oshkosh and the United Way-Eau Claire. His courses have supported over 110 nonprofits and 250 grant writers. Roe previously worked as a grant writer and manager for several multi-million-dollar state and federal government grant programs. Over 14 social service organizations benefited from proposals that brought $1.5 million back from Washington D.C.

He was also featured in an article about grant writing in the InBusiness magazine. Read Roe's Article in InBusiness Magazine. Click on the icon.

Testimonials From Prior Participants

Fantastic. Just what we needed!

“The workshop was packed with tools & insights to engage my desire to use these tools/insights to get $! Thanks.”

Fun, Intersting, Very positive workshop.

“Roe was a great instructor-he was knowledgeable & helpful.”

“Roe was a great instructor and made the information easy to digest!” I know I can apply the content tomorrow.

“Very helpful. Knowledgeable and engaging instructor.”

“Helpful. Friendly, calm, thoughtful/mindful, thorough.”

“Roe is a great instructor! He is professional, friendly, and accommodating.”

“I appreciated the references to additional resources, so I can keep exploring after the course.”

“I learned how to write grant proposals successfully.”

“I learned how to write grants and what a reviewer would emphasize.” 
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Roe is certified as an Advanced Communicator
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