Our own President and CEO, Brenda Rebman, has been awarded the 2015 Women of Excellence award for Health and Wellness by the Red Deer and District Community Foundation.
The award recognizes women who are visionaries, motivators, and women of action. They work to inspire change in their community with compassion and creativity. We could not be prouder of Brenda and the fine women who share the honour.
Brenda has been honoured for her outstanding achievement in promotion, education and/or involvement in the physical, emotional and/or spiritual health and well-being of others.
In the words of the Red Deer and District Community Foundation:
She is a visionary, solutions focused strategist with 30 years of multi-faceted experience in operations, strategy development, leadership, change management and high-profile relationship management in multiple Provinces in Canada. A resourceful, passionate, high-energy leader and mentor with infectious enthusiasm and persuasive presentation and communications skills. She is adept at building high performance teams that leverage existing strengths and embrace continuous innovation to create customer focused value-add services for clients.
Brenda’s background includes twenty-five years in public sector health care and education, primarily focusing on providing leadership and direction for building sustainable organizations. She is a leader in the development of many tools for planning, managing and evaluating people practices in organizations. She holds a B. Admin, MBA and Certified Human Resources Professional Designation, along with many certifications in the fields of health care, facilitation and human resources consulting. Brenda has served on provincial and national committees, authored articles on sustainable workplaces, and attended as guest speaker and panelist at many public sector events focusing on the state of our workforce and innovative strategies for attraction, engagement, retention and succession planning.