Executive Director for Action Brown County
Earl Bricker is the Executive Director of Action Brown County. During his career, Earl has been an educator in the United States and abroad; involved with fundraising and grant writing; administered nonprofit organizations; managed educational and research programs within university centers; and served in various levels of government - as staff, lobbyist and as an elected official. He retired from University of Illinois Extension after having served as a Community & Economic Development Educator in Adams and Brown Counties and later as Director of a five-county unit, including Brown. Between those two stints with the Extension, he served as Director of Community Impact for United Way of Adams County. In addition to Executive Director for Action Brown County, Bricker works part-time for Two Rivers Regional Council assisting with the implementation of a strategic plan for a 7-county economic development district.