Brenda was born in North Vancouver and now lives in Mission, BC. She is married with two children.

She has worked at Vancity Credit Union since 1982, in a number of positions from teller to Assistant Branch Manager. She is currently a regional compliance analyst with Vancity.

She has been a board member with Abbotsford Community Services since 2009, a “totally amazing organization filled with dedicated people doing awesome things in the community.”

She also belongs to the Soroptimists in Abbotsford-Mission, an international women’s group that works to improve the lives of women and girls around the world. She has been a Community Lead for Board Voice since 2016.