New Director of Big Brothers, Big Sisters, came from MADD
Excited to be a position where she can make a difference in people’s lives, Brenda Frachiseur was recently announced as the new executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County (BBBS).
In the job since October and still getting her feet wet, Frachiseur, 58, comes with 30 years of experience working for non-profits.
Her last position was as the California director of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Drivers). Prior to that she was the director of Development and Programs for United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Sacramento.
Frachiseur said she left MADD after the job was transferred to Los Angeles. Rather than relocate, she chose to look for another position in this area.
A resident of Roseville and the mother of five boys, Frachiseur said she was attracted to BBBS because “it has such a positive mission with such a hopeful outcome to change lives.”
“I believe in the power of one,” she said, “and how every single mentor can change someone’s life.”
Frachiseur said one of her goals is to increase community awareness of the organization and of the need for more mentors... Read More Here: http://www.mtdemocrat.com/news/director-believes-in-power-of-one/
Previous Press Release:
(Placerville, Calif.) –October7, 2013– Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County,www.bbbs-edc.org, today announced the appointment of Brenda Frachiseur Executive Director effective October 8, 013.The non profit youth service agency provides one-to-one adult mentors for children located in the Western Slope area of El Dorado County.
“Brenda's extensive experience with non-profits, her leadership, professionalism and strategic vision will be a huge asset to our agency as we continue to serve our community,” said Kathleen Solorio, president of the board of directors. “She is the perfect fit to move seamlessly between working with children in need, adults contributing to their community and sponsors supporting our work.’”
She most recently served as the Executive Director of MADD (Mothers Against Drunk Driving) supporting operations throughout the state of California. She also has extensive experience in managing non-profits as the director of Development and Programs at United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Sacramento.
“Big Brothers Big Sisters plays a critical role in pairing role models with children in need,” said Brenda Frachiseur, incoming executive director. “I’m looking forward to contributing everyday to do whatever it takes to help change children’s lives for the better.”
Join Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mentors4youth to learn more.
About Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County
Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County is an affiliate of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. During the past 30+ years they have provided positive role models for thousands of children. Through one-to-one mentoring relationships, youth are given support and opportunities that help them grow into confident, competent and caring adults.