VP, Member Engagement and Experience
Brenda Long is the Vice President of Member Engagement and Experience. Her prior experience with the Alliance was as a member of the Advisory Council where she offered insights on strategy and technology. In her current role, she remains engaged with the Council.
In her last assignment, Brenda served as the Senior Director of Infrastructure Operations at Food for the Hungry (FH) in Phoenix, Arizona. Brenda was at FH since 1994, joining the organization as a part-time administrative assistant while still attending Bible college. Her many years of technical and operations support experience for domestic and international staff have grown her skill in policy and process improvement. Additionally, she has more than fifteen years of management experience and believes in the importance of staff training and mentoring.
With over 25 years of experience providing excellent technical and operation support both domestically and internationally, Brenda has had many opportunities and challenges that have shaped the what, why and how she does things. She completed the Christian Credentialed Nonprofit Leader (CCNL) program in 2023.
Brenda currently lives in Apache Junction, Arizona, with her husband Jake and their daughter. Their son lives in Ventura, CA.