Jean BrokishMidwest Program Manager
Jean provides coordination and management support for the Illinois Sustainable Agriculture Partnership and both the Vermilion Headwaters Watershed Group and Upper Macoupin Watershed Group. Before joining AFT, Jean spent 11 years leading conservation and outreach programs for Oahu RC&D, including oversight for multiple watershed implementation projects, on-farm cover crop research, and the building of Hawaii’s Women Farmer Network. Jean grew up on a dairy farm in southwest Wisconsin and enjoys gardening and being outdoors with her family. Jean has a Bachelor of Science in agronomy from the University of Wisconsin at River Falls and a Master of Science in soil science from Purdue University.