MEET BRENDA

Who is Brenda Bradley?

Brenda, originally from Kentucky, moved to Florida with her family in 1974. She is a proud graduate of Vero Beach High School’s Class of 1982 — our only 4-A State Champions! Brenda resides in Sebastian with her husband, Chuck, who is the Executive Director of Camp Haven, a men's homeless transition shelter.

Why is Brenda running for Tax Collector?

  • Because Leadership Begins with Accountability, a Moral Compass & Ethics

  • Strong Administrative & Operations Background, Knowledge & Work Ethic  

  • Love for Public Service & Belief in Service Above Self 

  • Extremely Qualified for the Job

  • Because She is Not a Career Politician!

Your qualified Candidate with 36 years of experience - 
22 years of Banking &
 14 years in the Tax Collector’s Office.

Tax Collector’s Office Positions:

               

                      14 Years of Service Overall

  • Chief of Staff/Director of Operations- last 5 years of service.

  • Director of Collections

  • Bankruptcy & Collections Supervisor

 

Brenda believes in giving back to our community is as important as serving the public professionally.

 

Community Organization Involvement:

  • Rotary Club of Vero Beach (current)

  • Wabasso Civic League (previous)

  • ARC of Indian River (previous) 

  • Live Like Cole Foundation (previous)

 

Boards served on:

  •  The Rotary Club of Vero Beach (current- Officer)

  •  Live Like Cole Foundation (previous)

Volunteer Fundraising Committees:

  • Camp Haven

  • The Women’s Refuge

  • New Horizon's Mental Health Association

 

Political Organizations:

Active member of the following-

  • Republican Executive Committee (REC)

  • Republican Women of Indian River (RWIR)

  • Past Vice President of the Professional Republican Women and Mother (PRWM)

Awards and Distinctions:

Rotarian of the Year - 2020

Rotary Club of Vero Beach

 

Woman of the Year Nominee - 2019 

Junior League Indian River 

 

Recipient of the Jeanette Becker-Riel Volunteer of the Year Award - 2018 RWIR

 

Certification Executive Leadership Academy-  Valencia College - 2016

 

Distinguished Service of Excellence Award   Florida Tax Collector's Association - 2015

 

Received CFCA Certification2010

(Certified Florida Collector Assistant)

 Florida Department of Revenue

 

Certificate of Appreciation - 2010 

 Department of Revenue

  • Developed and implemented training material/program for Collections & Bankruptcy staff in all Florida Tax Collector’s offices

 

Served as the Records Management Liaison Officer (RMLO) with the State of Florida for the Tax Collector’s Office; responsible for all records being secured, destroyed properly and timely.  Handled all public records requests to ensure responding efficiently and promptly.

Please visit Brenda's Facebook page — VoteBrendaBradley — to learn more about her!
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