Meet the team that oversees Better Brodhead’s day-to-day operations.
Kathy Comeau is a Wisconsin licensed Prevention Specialist. She received her MA Ed from Open University in Milton Keynes, UK. While living abroad, Kathy worked as a Project Officer overseeing the implementation of county projects to support vulnerable populations.
Upon returning to the USA in 2007, Kathy began working for Partners in Prevention of Rock County and facilitated the development of community coalitions across Rock County.
Kathy brought her skills to Green County in 2013, where she lives, and began working with Better Brodhead to develop their capacity as a coalition and oversaw a community wide assessment. With the award of the Drug Free Communities grant, Kathy became the Program Director that manages Better Brodhead’s Drug Free Community Grant and activities.
Community Services Coordinator
Jen Wichita was an educator for over 20 years and spent most of her career teaching Spanish at Brodhead High School. She was active in the school as a Forensics Team and Y2Y Advisor, and volunteered in the community with Better Brodhead.
In February 2022, Jen took the role as Community Services Coordinator for Better Brodhead. Jen collaborates with community partners to create and implement programs and events that relate to youth substance use prevention.
Jen lives in Brodhead with her husband, children, and pets.
Bilingual Community Services Coordinator
Kristia Santiago has lived in Brodhead her whole life, with her husband and kids; and is very dedicated to making a change for the better. Most of you may know her as Tia and from her days of working in the food service industry. Tia loves working with the public and is very passionate about helping the Latino community.
In June 2022 , she took her role as Bilingual Community Service Coordinator.
Alexis Speth has lived in Brodhead her whole life, and graduated from Brodhead High school in 2020. All throughout High School she was involved with Y2Y and many other school organizations. After High School she went to college to be an Esthetician at First Class Cosmetology School.
She currently works as a 911 Dispatcher and in June of 2022 she took a job with us as our Media Coordinator. She is very excited to help people and work on many different projects within the community.
Alexis loves spending her free time crafting, cuddling with her dog, swimming in her pool, and online shopping.