Brenda's Essay "My Walk With Death" was chosen to be included in the Kelly Culhane prize essays Upon the Arrival of Illness – Coming to Terms with the Dark Companion An Anthology.
- Board Member of University of Minnesota Alumni Board for the College of Education and Human Development
- Patient Representative for the Mayo Clinic Ovarian Cancer SPORE (Specialized Program in Research Excellence)
- Offering counseling and public speaking since 1989.
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