Denise Brummell was born and raised in Victoria. She has worked all over the province – Victoria, Williams Lake, Lillooet, Nanaimo and finally in Terrace. She is a widow and has no children, but has eight great nieces and nephews. She moved from Terrace to Sooke after retiring from over thirty years as a Road Designer with the Ministry of Transportation.
Jesus Christ has given her a great love for people and in addition to serving as a deacon, has led her to volunteer with the Big House Breakfast, Ayre Manor and the Church Youth Group.