Individual Giving Manager
(503) 222-4044, Ext. 117
Brenda Nelson is NICWA’s individual giving manager. She joined the team as NICWA’s development associate in October 2017. She received her AA in communications at Santa Rosa Junior College and her BA in rhetoric at Lewis & Clark College. She has spent years working directly with children by teaching Spanish and coaching debate, and is looking forward to continue serving children through her work at NICWA. Previously, she worked in Southern California at a scuba diving company where she helped advocate for ocean conservation and marine life protection. Brenda is excited to make the switch to non-profit work and continue helping causes she’s passionate about.