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Wisconsin Literacy Staff

  • Executive Director
    Phone: (608) 257-1655 ext. 1

    "To help people reach their full potential through literacy is a privilege. Imagine the unknown potential that is lost if we don't help others discover what they are truly capable of!"

  • Associate Director
    Phone: (608) 257-1655

    "Literacy is the foundation to achieving your goals, no matter what your path in life. I’m honored to be part of a team working to support literacy learners across Wisconsin as they improve their lives, strengthen our communities and celebrate the beauty in diversity."

  • Development Director
    Phone: (608) 257-1655 ext.4

    “Literacy is an extraordinary journey and opens up a world of possibilities for not just the individual, but for their families as well. It’s an honor to work with colleagues who are devoting their lives to teaching and inspiring this critical life skill.”

  • Director of Finance and Administration
    Phone: (608) 257-1655

    "I feel fortunate to work each day with a dedicated staff who support the champions of adult literacy – the men and women who work every day to achieve things that they never dreamed possible!"

  • Data & Communications Manager
    Phone: (608) 921-1236

    "Literacy makes the world more accessible. It's an honor to work in an organization that helps learners build invaluable skills across the state."

Regional Literacy Staff

Wisconsin Literacy members enjoy the benefits of Regional Literacy Consultants and Regional Community Coordinators. They help Wisconsin Literacy provide support services (including individual consulting) to new and existing literacy programs in their respective regions of the state.

  • Northeast Regional Literacy Consultant
    Phone: (920) 212-1649
    Office in: Milwaukee

    "Everyone should have access to the worlds of imagination, information and opportunity literacy connects us to."

  • Southeast Regional Literacy Consultant
    Phone: (262) 930-3465
    Office in: Racine

    "Giving someone the gift of literacy is my highest calling. My job enables lots of others to provide these gifts to individuals wanting to improve their lives."

  • Southwest/South Central Regional Literacy Consultant
    Phone: (608) 205-8569
    Office in: Madison

    "Adult education has had a tremendous impact on my own family. I feel fortunate to work in an agency whose work benefits families all over our state."

  • Northwest Regional Literacy Consultant
    Phone: (715) 513-6393
    Office in: Eau Claire

    "The ability to read is a right that should be available to everyone. I feel grateful to work in an organization that works to help people to reach their literacy goals. Literacy opens up a world of opportunities."

  • North Central Regional Community Coordinator
    Phone: (715) 571-0223
    Office: Merrill

    “I believe literacy is critical not just for an individual but for the community as well."

  • Digital Literacy Project Manager
    Phone: (608) 257-1655
    Office: Madison

    "Low digital literacy skills can prevent access to healthcare, employment, education, finance, civic engagement, and entertainment. It is a privilege to work for Wisconsin Literacy to increase equity in these areas."

  • Virtual Math Instructor

    "Literacy is the cornerstone of learning."

Wisconsin Health Literacy

Wisconsin Health Literacy, a division of Wisconsin Literacy, raises awareness of the importance of health literacy and fosters better communication between health care consumers and health care providers. 

  • Health Literacy Director
    Phone: (608) 257-1655 ext. 2

    "Health literacy and education are vital components of health equity. I love working in an environment that creates systematic changes which allow everyone in the community to feel valued and thrive."

  • Project Manager
    Phone: (608) 571-4296

    “Health literacy is key to improved health outcomes and a better quality of life. It is a privilege to be able to work on projects that empower people to protect their health and the health of their families.”

  • Project Manager
    Phone: (608) 257-1655 ext. 6

    "At Wisconsin Literacy, I get opportunities to make systematic changes to improve health equity, empowering communities with the tools they need to make informed decisions about their health. I am honored to work for an organization that views health literacy as a critical foundation for leading a healthy life."

  • Vaccine Community Outreach Project Manager
    Phone: (608) 257-1655

    "To live well, people need health information that is clear, accurate and aligned with their values. I’m interested in all the details that make this goal possible."

  • Vaccine Community Outreach
    Northwest Regional Specialist
    Phone: (715) 721-4828

    “The ability to help people overcome barriers and helping to assist them in making informed choices about their health is more important than ever. Education is the forefront to slowing the spread of COVID-19, and having opportunity to get easy to understand, reliable information into people’s hands is something that I am honored to be doing.”

  • Vaccine Community Outreach
    Southwest Regional Specialist
    Phone: (608) 501-3438

    "I’m excited to be a part of the team here at WHL in helping to connect with our communities and bridging the informational gaps regarding vaccines."

  • Vaccine Community Outreach
    Northeast Regional Specialist
    Phone: (920) 889-6847

    “Health literacy affects every single patient using the healthcare system. Whether you have a college education or you haven’t graduated from high school doesn’t matter when you’re injured, in pain, sleep deprived, scared, or sick and you need to make decisions about your or a loved one’s care. Therefore, clear, understandable information is a safety and ethical issue for health systems and patients alike.”

  • Vaccine Community Outreach
    Southeast Regional Specialist
    Phone: (414) 410-9882

    "The reason this work is so important is because there are several factors that create challenges to vaccination such as education, income, gaps in health access, transportation, poor neighborhoods, mistrust and misinformation around COVID vaccines. I would like to help individuals overcome these challenges. You only have one you so you must take good care of your health. Too many have died from this deadly virus so I must do everything I can to slow down its spread and possibly save lives."

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