Brenda Thurman is the Executive Director and founder of ORPP. She is responsible for fiscal management, Internal controls and staff oversite. With her guidance ORPP has grown from a dozen customers to well over 600. Prior to working at ORPP Brenda worked as the bookkeeper at The Arc of Washington County. Brenda also spent five years as a residential program manager where she was responsible for 18 clients and 24 staff members. Brenda founded ORPP in 2003 because she loves working with people and enjoys helping individuals.
Brenda was born in California but moved to Oregon with her parents when she was 13 years old. Brenda has one sister, eight years older, 1 nephew, 1 niece, 2 great nephews, and 2 great nieces all of which live in California. Brenda enjoys spending time with her many animals. Currently she has 3 dogs, 2 cats, 2 pigs, and 1 bird. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends.
Judy has worked at ORPP since February of 2009; starting out as a part-time employer and then moved to full time. She truly enjoys working with the clients and admits that there is "never a dull day in the office". Her current position within the company is Social Security Liaison.
Judy was born and raised in Oregon; currently lives on the beautiful Santiam River, and loves spending time with her husband and son as well as her 7 cats (soon to be 8) and 3 dogs. Favorite pastimes include camping, snowmobiling, arts and crafts and loves to relax by a campfire any chance she gets.