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Brenda Smedley Welch, American hospital administrator, consultant. Certified alcoholism counselor. Board directors National Black Alcoholism Council, Cleveland, since 1980; Member of National Association Female Executives.


Welch, Brenda Smedley was born on May 24, 1949 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. Daughter of Ellis and Easter (Roe) Smedley Hupertz.


Associate of Arts, Cuyahoga Community College, 1972. Associate of Applied Science, Cuyahoga Community College, 1974. Bachelor, Cleveland State University, 1977.

Master of Science in Social Administration, Case Western Reserve University, 1984.


Alcoholism counselor Westside Community House, Cleveland, 1980—1981, Department Health, Cleveland, 1981—1983. Program planner Neighborhood Centers Association, 1983—1984. Substance abuse specialist United Labor Agency, 1984.

Inpatient coordinator Ridgecliff Willow Ridge Hospital, Willoughby, since 1984. Director Heights Center, Cleveland Heights, since 1984.


The purpose of human existence is to love, worship, and serve God in thought, word, and deed, and, grounded in this relationship with God, to love and serve others.


Christian discipleship is a commitment to work for social and political change of the community you live in.


Every Church member should be seeking in various ways to renew and expand the opportunities for Christian conversation about the things that matter.


Board directors National Black Alcoholism Council, Cleveland, since 1980. Member of National Association Female Executives.


  • Other Interests

    Writing, poetry.


Married James Vernon Welch, May 23, 1981. Children: Alisa, Shalice, Michael.