Since 2011, Los Angeles native Meredith Brenalvirez has served as Military Women in Need’s (MWIN) Board President. In her role as President and as a member of the board for more than 20 years, Brenalvirez has played a pivotal role in helping grow the organization from a small housing facility to a nationally-recognized non-profit.
Raised with a father and brother who served in the U.S. Army, Brenalvirez developed an interest in the lives of military families. She was also a part of the shift that opened up new opportunities for women, as she became a member of the first class of women at Claremont McKenna College and served as the college’s first woman Senior Class President. Her degree is in Economics and Political Science.