Brenda is the Executive Director of the Home Builders Foundation-HomeAid Portland where she started in 2011. HomeAid’s mission is to help people experiencing or at risk of homelessness build new lives through construction, community engagement and education. HomeAid uses the power of collaboration with local and national builders, trades, suppliers and community partners to maximize resources and expertise for non-profit service providers to create safe and dignified housing and programmatic facilities to those experiencing or at risk of homelessness.
Brenda serves on the Board of HomeAid America and as a representative on the Chapter Advisory Council.
Brenda is originally from Alaska and has lived in the Portland area for over 20 years. She and her husband Dave have been married for 28 years, have three kids and enjoys hiking, backpacking, cycling, skiing and traveling.