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Brenda K. Safford

Director |bsafford@lwvma.org| Local League: Worcester Area

Brenda Safford has been a board member and currently serves as the president of the Worcester Area LWV. She received her B.S. and M.S. in Human Services and Rehabilitation Counseling from Assumption College and has been an Associate Professor at Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester since 2014. Prior to her QCC work, Brenda was employed at Assumption College as the Director of Multicultural Affairs and by the YWCA, Central MA, as Director of Women’s Economic Empowerment programs. She has served on many Boards and state-wide committees including the YWCA, the Worcester Youth Center, the City of Worcester Advisory Board for Affirmative Action, the Greater Worcester Community Foundation Scholarship Committee, and the Quinsigamond Community College Board of Trustees. Brenda has been awarded the YWCA Katherine Erskine Award (Katherine Erskine was a 50 year member of the LWV Worcester!), the ‘Community Builder’ Youth Institute Award, Girl Scouts ‘Woman of Distinction’ Award, and the ACE (African Community Education) Award, amongst others.