Brenda Bryant, of Hawk Point, Missouri, was elected National Guard of the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Auxiliary at its 106th National Convention in Orlando, Florida on July 24, 2019.
She is now in the first of five offices leading to the National Presidency, which she is expected to hold in 2024-2025.
A Life Member of Humphrey-Schwerdt Auxiliary 2180, she has served the organization in many capacities including Auxiliary, District and Department (state) President. On the National level she has served as National District Council Member, Big Ten Conference Chairman for the Membership and Safety programs, Director of the Voice of Democracy/Patriots Pen program and as National Historian.
She joined on the eligibility of her father, Herman Stuck, who served in the United States Army from 1950-1952 in Korea.
Brenda is a retired Special Education Teacher and currently helps with an antique store, serves as an Alderman in her community, and is certified to perform weddings.
In her spare time Brenda enjoys crafting, refinishing furniture, learning about the past, and interacting with veterans. She is a member of Military Order of the Cootie Auxiliary (MOCA), the Fleet Reserve, the Hawk Point Boosters Club and the Daniel Boone Area Retired Teachers Program.
Brenda and her husband Wayne’s family includes five adult children, twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren.