Brenda Torpy

Brenda Torpy, CEO of Champlain Housing Trust, has 34 years of experience in the affordable housing field, starting with rural community development and affordable housing advocacy in northern Vermont. As the Community and Economic Development Office’s first housing director for the City of Burlington, Brenda led the development of the Burlington Community Land Trust, now Champlain Housing Trust, and served as the founding board president. In 1991, she joined the staff as executive director.