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American Red Cross Central Coast elects new officers, welcomes new board members

The Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of the Central Coast will be led by a number of new officers during the 2018-19 year. The board has also welcomed two new members.

This article was contributed by American Red Cross Communications Manager Jim Burns.

The Board of Directors of the American Red Cross of the Central Coast will be led by a number of new officers during the 2018-19 year. Elected by their fellow board members, the new officers assumed their positions effective July 1.

Serving the Red Cross board that represents Monterey County, San Benito County, and Santa Cruz County, the 2018-19 officers are:

  • Rayvon Williams, Chair; Watsonville Municipal Airport
  • Dane Lobb, Vice Chair; PG&E
  • Lesley Milton-Rerig, Secretary; City of Seaside
  • Rick Martinez, Development/Philanthropy; Santa Cruz Police Department
  • Lee Hedgepeth, Community Engagement Chair; Attorney (retired)

In addition, the local Red Cross board has also added two new members in recent months. The newly elected board members are:

  • Tim Nylen; Montage Health
  • Dr. Lorinda Mazza; Sleep Health MD

“As we begin the 2018-19 year, we are excited by the quality of our local board's new officers as well as new members," says Michele Averill, CEO of the American Red Cross of Central Coast. “Their support will be critical to the work our Chapter does for the residents of Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties.”

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About American Red Cross of the Central Coast: With offices in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz Counties, the American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, visit our web site at redcross.org/centralcoast or call us at 831-624-6921. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

 

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