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 Drivers (MADD), Ben has great knowledge and experience of crash victim advocacy that is a great asset to the team.
- Terri Smith, Program Coordinator, Miller holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in Teaching from Sam Houston State University and a Master of Science from Texas A&M University in Health. Terri’s ten year career with the Westinghouse Corporation lead her to supervisory responsibilities and a safety engineering position. For 20 years, Terri has been a private contractor with groups like: the U.S. Army training facility at Ft. Rucker, Alabama, Alcohol Offender Education at Texas A&M University, and the Brazos Valley Council on Alcohol and Substance Abuse. She has also instructed Driver’s Education and Defensive Driving classes. She holds license in all-level teaching in Texas and certifications for Driving While Intoxicated, Drug and Alcohol Driving Awareness, and Child Passenger Safety Technician.
- Lauren Verfurth, Program Coordinator, brings communication and media experience to the program. Lauren graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Communications & Journalism and a Master’s degree in Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication. Lauren’s passion for youth education, communication, advocacy, and social media experience has been a great addition to the team.