Brenda Marie Cressey is president and CEO of Office Support Systems, a telecommunications business in Maine. She has served in many volunteer capacities with civic organizations such as the American Cancer Society.
Brenda is a member of the Rotary Club of Paso Robles, California. A Rotarian since 1989, she has served as a regional membership and Foundation coordinator and RRFC training institute moderator, an Endowment Major Gift adviser, Council on Legislation representative, RI president’s representative, 2012 International Assembly executive committee and partner moderator, RI training leader, and district governor.
Brenda Cressey is a recipient of Rotary’s Service Above Self Award and The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Award.
Brenda was extremely honoured to be nominated as one of President George H.W. Bush’s “1000 Points of Light” recognizing those individuals who are making a difference through their volunteer service. Additionally, she was recognized by the Maine Public Broadcasting systems “Jefferson Award for Meritorious Service” as well as the “State of Maine Governor Award for Community Service”.
In 1995, when moving to California, she accepted a rewarding volunteer position with the American Cancer Society as the Unit Manager with the new startup of a local office to support cancer patients. She was responsible for setting up the office and volunteer systems, working with the local medical community, public speaking and volunteer training. She was a two-time recipient of the American Cancer Society Volunteer of the Year Award.
Brenda and her husband, Dick, are Major Donors, Bequest and Paul Harris society members, and recent inductees of the Arch Klumph Society.