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Partnership Advisory Committee (PAC)

Residents of the Frogtown and Summit-University neighborhoods, Frogtown and Summit-University organizational leaders, and members of the Bethel University community have joined hands in a unique partnership of learning. The Partnership Advisory Committee (PAC) serves as a community/agency/university body. The PAC fosters longstanding and intentional relationships with the Frogtown and Summit-University communities through a partnership based on trust, accountability, and reciprocity. This unique partnership, acting as a bridge between campus and community, is building unity within a diverse society.


PAC Mission Statement

The mission of the partnership between community partners in the Frogtown and Summit-University (FSU) Neighborhoods and Bethel University is to build and nurture an intentional, mutually beneficial, long-term relationship with wisdom bearers and community educators in the FSU neighborhoods and Bethel.

Current Co-Chairs


Melvin Giles
Co-Director of the Urban Farm and Gar
den Alliance (UFGA)


Elisabeth Lefebvre, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Education, Bethel University

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