Becky Nesbitt

Becky Nesbitt
Assistant Professor and Educator, CD
17 Standpipe Road, Jackson, OH 45640
Cell: 740-645-5380
Degree Information: 
MS in Human Development and Family Studies, West Virginia University
BS in Psychology, West Virginia University
Organizational Capacity Building

With more than 30 years of experience, Becky Nesbitt has worked with a variety of community organizations, local and regional government entities, nonprofits and businesses to help develop strategies to build capacity, improve effectiveness, and envision sustainability. Becky’s educational outreach efforts include strategic planning and alignment, strategic foresight, and facilitation.

Becky was named the recipient of the 2017 Raymond A. Schindler Excellence in Community Development Extension Award and in 2019 was awarded the NACDEP National Distinguished Career Award.

Additional Information: 

Areas of Expertise:

  • Strategic Planning and Alignment 
  • Nonprofit Board Development
  • Community Assessments
  • Stakeholder and Focus Group Interviews 

Facilitator Training

A workshop for groups, teams, or leaders

  • Learn the skills needed to become an effective group facilitator
  • Discover strategies to help guide group discussions and facilitate decision-making
  • Gain skills to work more effectively with group dynamics

Strategic Planning and Alignment

A process for groups, organizations or community leaders

  • Determine your organization’s purpose, and attract people to help carry out your mission
  • Clearly articulate goals to improve the desired outcomes for your organization or community
  • Move your community or organization forward, to a collective, desired future
  • Increase effectiveness, better allocate resources, improve decision-making

Stakeholder & Focus Group Interviews

A process for groups, organizations or community leaders

  • Tap into the insight of specific groups like your organization’s stakeholders or special community groups
  • Discover what community leaders, business owners, influencers, board members and others think and believe about your organization’s effectiveness
  • Examine specific issues, concerns, or topics
  • Utilize the collected narratives to improve the work and impact of your organization

Community Health Assessment

A process for groups, organizations or community leaders

  • Identify your community’s health needs, concerns and challenges
  • Gain a snapshot of health service gaps and needs
  • Use data to develop strategies to improve health care and create a more livable, healthier community

Educational & Professional Services

  • Workshops and training
  • Community assessment and data collection
  • Applied research
  • Facilitation

Curriculum Vitae 

Curriculum Vitae - Becky Nesbitt

Plans and Studies 

Darke County Community Needs Assessment (2019)