Karen Dickrell

Human Development and Relationships Educator

Division of Extension | Appleton

Hometown: Elkhart Lake, WI

Dickrell loves to reach out to individuals and families to share the research of the University with people where they live and work. Her current work focuses on lifelong learning and working with community leaders in addressing family issues.


  • Building our resiliency skills is more important than ever. Outagamie County celebrates 45 years of hosting an annual Joy Conference. Dickrell has been there for twenty nine! The lessons learned build on our family strengths with messages and experiences gained over the years.