Human Sciences Specialist, Family Finance


Brenda is a Certified Financial Counselor who works one-on-one with clients and teaches personal financial management, entrepreneurial and employability skills online or in group settings. She is a skilled facilitator, working with communities and organizations through processes of visioning, strategic planning and intergenerational dialog. She coordinates Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Sites, teaching site Manager and Program Coordinator tax law. She is an Horizons Coach - teaching a leadership capacity building program. 

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Brenda's Resource Webpage

Joined ISU Extension in June of 1999.  Is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Design (1980) and a Masters in Familes and Consumer Science (2005).
Previous work experience includes an Educational Interpreter for the Deaf (1992 - 1997)
601 S Illinois Ave
Mason City, IA 50401
Counties Served: 
Cerro Gordo, Winnebago, Worth, Mitchell, Hancock, Floyd, Franklin, Emmet, Pallo Alto, and Kossuth
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