Contact

Thanks for your interest in Common Wealth! Please find the most appropriate contact for your inquiry amongst our staff, below. For general inquiries, please use the address/phone number in the right sidebar.

Executive Team


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    Justice Castañeda

    Executive Director
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x12 | Send Email

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    Stefan Davidson

    Finance Director
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x15 | Send Email

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    Rachel Darken

    Director of Economic Development
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x18 | Send Email

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    Karen Bednar

    Fund Development Director
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x34 | Send Email

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    Shelli Lawler

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x10 | Send Email


Housing Team


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    Diane Eddings

    Housing Manager
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x27 | Send Email

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    Paul Jasenski

    Housing Project Manager
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x14 | Send Email

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    Karen Gilbert

    Housing Specialist – East Madison Properties
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x19 | Send Email

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    Jill Oelke

    Housing Specialist – Southwest Madison Properties
    Phone: 608.255.9782 | Send Email

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    Mark France

    Maintenance/Rehab Specialist
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x23 | Send Email

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    Sataro Sato

    Maintenance/Rehab Specialist
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x23 | Send Email

Youth Workforce Development Team

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    Liz Machesney

    Youth Programs Manager
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x21| Send Email
    Work Permit Officer

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    Brendan Carroll

    Youth Employment Specialist
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x16| Send Email
    Work Permit Officer

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    Tiffany Vanphravong

    Youth Employment Specialist
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x18 | Send Email
    Work Permit Officer



Business Incubation


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    Jill Oelke

    Program Manager
    Madison Enterprise Center, Main Street Industries, Common Wealth Art Gallery
    Phone: 608.516-4046 Fax: 608.256.4499 | Send Email


Adult Workforce Development


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    John Wroten

    Employment Continuum Manager
    Phone: 608.516.5332 | Send Email


Byrne Criminal Justice Innovation Initiative


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    Stephanie Bradley Wilson

    Project Manager
    Phone: 608.256.3527 x33 | Send Email


Madison Area Community Land Trust


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    Jill Oelke

    Program Manager
    Phone: 608.516.4046 | Send Email

Common Wealth
1501 Williamson Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: 608.256.3527
Fax: 608.256.4499
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