Gwynn Stewart
Educator, Community Development
Community and Economic Development and Community Planning
Direct: 740-305-3177 Office: 740-732-5681

Gwynn Stewart is the Community Development Educator IV for The Ohio State University Extension - Noble County. Stewart provides research-based programming through Community Development that helps build sustainable and livable communities through civic engagement and collaboration. She may be reached at 740-305-3177 or

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Degree Information: 

  • MS in Marketing and Communications, Franklin University
  • BS in Journalism and Public Relations, Ohio University

Published Works & Awards:

Fact Sheets:

Curriculum: Building Entrepreneurial Friendly Communities  Learn more

Blogs: Building Partnerships Helps Communities Offer Transportation Systems that Impact Quality of Life

NACDEP Newsletter Articles:
Fall 2021
Spring 2021
Winter 2021
Spring 2020
Summer 2019


  • 2023 Ohio NACDEP Individual Award for Excellence in Community Development Work (for East of I-77 Business Park)
  • 2022 Ohio NACDEP Individual Award for Innovation & Creativity (for Appalachian Byway of Ohio Video)
  • 2022 Ohio NACDEP Excellence in Community Development Work (Team) – Nancy Bowen, David Civittolo, Joe Lucente, Amanda Osborne, Eric Romich, and Gwynn Stewart (for IMPLAN Extension Reports)
  • 2021 National Scenic Byway Foundation Community Award for Appalachian Byway of Ohio
  • 2021 National NACDEP Runner-Up Award for Appalachian Byway of Ohio (Individual Innovation & Creative)
  • 2021 Ohio NACDEP Award for Appalachian Byway of Ohio (Individual Innovation & Creative)
  • 2020 OSU Extension Annual Conference Promotional Package/Individual - 2nd place award for the Appalachian Byway
  • 2020 Eastern Ohio Development Alliance Tourism Award for the Appalachian Byway of Ohio
  • 2020 National Scenic Byway Foundation Inaugural Award for Public/Private Partnerships - Honorable Mention
  • 2020 Ohio NACDEP Award - Excellence in Community Development, Team (Caldwell Family Health Clinic)
  • 2019 Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) Award - First Place for Promotional Package (Generation RX)
  • 2019 Epsilon Sigma Phi (ESP) Award - Third Place for Team Extension and Non-Extension Collaborators (Generation RX)
  • 2019 Ohio NACDEP Award (individual) for Innovation & Creativity - Addressing Public Transportation Needs in Noble County with SE Area Transit
  • 2019 Received 1st Place award for Rural Photography at the Germinate International Film Festival hosted by OSU Ext. Highland Co.