Deborah Brithinee Honored as a “Woman of Distinction”
Redlands, California — Deborah Brithinee, was recently honored as one of ten women recognized at a luncheon presented by the University of Redlands’ Town and Gown organization on March 20, 2010, in the university’s Orton Center. Deborah is a graduate of the University of Redlands, where she earned her BS in Business Administration in the Alfred North Whitehead College.
Recipients of the award are selected for their diverse accomplishments, contributions and dedication to the community of the Inland Empire. Deborah was honored for her contributions to business and art at the event. She is the financial officer at Brithinee Electric in Colton.
When asked what she believes to be her most valuable contribution, she replied, “I feel my most significant achievement is the construction of a beautiful and functional Dance Studio, in Grand Terrace in record time and on budget, for the enjoyment of the community and those who use it. My greatest desire is to have made a positive difference in someone’s life.”
She is currently a Riverside ARTSBlock Board Member and serves on the University of California, Riverside Women and Philanthropy Restart Committee. She has also served as Lanterman Developmental Center Fiscal Officer. Civic contributions include: Little League Scorekeeper, Fontana; Volunteer Choir Teacher in the Fontana Unified School District; Non Profit Child Care Center Board Member, Lanterman Developmental Center; Special Olympics Contributor; Adopt a Living Unit at Lanterman Developmental Center; Pacific Credit Union Board Member; Electrical Apparatus Service Association International Convention Chair, 1985 & 2000; University of California, Riverside Town and Gown Board Member; University of Riverside Women and Philanthropy Board Member; Art and Barbara Culver Center of the Arts, and sponsor of Dance Studio, located in Grand Terrace.
Brithinee Electric is one of the largest sellers of NEMA Premium Efficiency industrial electric motors. These motors are the highest electrical efficiency motors available today. The firm specializes in remanufacturing industrial electric motors and wind generators and produces custom motor control centers for clients throughout the western United States.