Our team has decades of experience in alcohol awareness, drunk driving prevention, passenger safety, training, advocacy and communication skills. Lean on the Watch UR BAC Team for any educational programs and help us in efforts of making Texas roads more safe with responsible driving!
- Bobbi Brooks, Program Manager, graduated from Wayne State College in Wayne, Nebraska and majored in Early Childhood Development. Bobbi obtained her EMT certification and was a volunteer firefighter. Her experience at AgriLife Extension includes serving as a certified passenger safety technician, educating adults and youth on many subjects including education on alcohol and other drug awareness, car seats, seatbelt use, motorcycle awareness, bicycle safety and distracted driving.
- Ben Smith, Program Coordinator, brings over three decades of law enforcement and advocacy experience to the program. Having been previously employed by
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), Ben has great knowledge and experience of crash victim advocacy that is a great asset to the team
- Nancy R. Winn, Program Coordinator, brings years of experience and knowledge in drug and alcohol prevention, including community organization. She holds a degree in Human Services and is a Texas Certified Prevention Specialist and a Texas Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor. After a decade in assisting business administrators in the private sector, Nancy decided to make a career change to work in the non-profit field — As she saw the organization’s work in the community positively impact lives, Nancy developed a passion in the fields of addiction and prevention and its mission to reclaim disordered lives. Over the course of 10 years at the non-profit, Nancy added work experience and education, which guided her to pursue various related credentials. Nancy and her husband decided to pursue their dreams of moving to the Brazos Valley and open their own facility, 3rd Day Treatment Center, LLC, offering services for alcohol and substance-use disorders. As co-founder of 3rd Day Treatment Center, and a full-time employee for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Nancy also actively serves as Brazos Valley Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (BV-ROSC) chair. During her leisure time, Nancy enjoys outdoor hikes, road trips and family vacations.
- Jeffrey Pearce, Program Coordinator, graduated from Tarleton State University in 2012 with a B.S. in Criminal Justice. Jeffrey went on to serve as a Correctional Officer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for a year before pursuing his goal of becoming a Police Officer. Jeffrey was hired on with the College Station Police Department in January of 2013. Jeffrey witnessed first-hand the consequences of drug and alcohol misuse and abuse during his time as a police officer. Jeffrey was a part of several drug and alcohol related criminal investigations, served as a field training officer, a Corporal, and ended his career at the College Station Police Department in 2020 serving as a community enhancement officer. Jeffrey’s years of service as a police officer showed him the importance of preventing tragedies caused by drug and alcohol abuse, thus inspiring his passion for educating others about these dangers.