Noelle Braun is the Executive Director of Casa Guadalupe Education Center in West Bend, WI. She is bilingual in English and Spanish and is passionate about serving her local Hispanic community through a variety of literacy programs and as a bridge to community resources. She specializes in program development, implementation, management and coordination, volunteer recruitment and retention, fund development, and community outreach. She takes pride in the community partnerships and collaborative efforts she has created and maintained to effectively offer quality programming for her clients. She is encouraged to see her local community become more diverse each year, and enjoys thinking of ways to bring the community together. She received her Bachelor’s of Arts and Communication from UW-Whitewater with an emphasis in Spanish and Electronic Media.
Phyllis has served as our Administrative Office assistant volunteer for over the last 10 years.
Laura is our bilingual Community Health Navigator. She builds trusting relationships in the local Hispanic community and serves as a liaison between health and social services and the community, to facilitate access to services and improve the quality and cultural competence of service delivery. She also builds individual and community capacity by increasing health knowledge and self-sufficiency through a range of activities such outreach, community education, informal counseling, social support and advocacy.
Maria enjoys helping the Casa Guadalupe client's and networking with the community. She also enjoys meeting community members and helping with several of Casa Guadalupe's programs.
Dana’s background in administration, event planning, and operations has brought her to Casa Guadalupe as our new Office Administrator. Her education and previous work experience has allowed her to fall in love with the philanthropic missions of the non-profit community. She is looking forward to putting her skills in organization and finance to good use. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and camping with her family.
She joins us as our new Program Assistant after ten years as a classroom teacher. Since 2015, she has been a Casa volunteer and a teacher for the adult ELL English classes in Hartford. In her new position, she’ll assist will all the literacy related programs. Rachel is excited to help further Casa’s mission in the community!