Laura Allen – Executive Director

Laura joined the Red Cross team in February 2014. She came from the energy industry where she gained extensive experience in business development and operations. She has an undergraduate degree in humanities as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Georgia. For over ten years, she has been involved in various community and volunteer management activities, including international work. Laura is passionate about the mission of the Red Cross and committed to efforts to alleviate suffering and provide immediate aid relief to those in need.

Mike Riemann, Disaster Program Manager

Laura Johnston, Volunteer Specialist

Iris Siano, Executive Coordinator

Iris joined the Northeast Georgia Chapter of the American Red Cross in 2012 as an Administrative Coordinator & disaster volunteer. Prior to joining the Red Cross, she worked 20+ years in the credit union industry, holding positions in customer service, lending, and branch management. Iris loved helping members with their financial needs and supporting her peers in their roles. In addition to supporting the local staff & volunteers Iris loves participating in community events disaster educations programming promoting disaster prevention and preparedness.

Board of Directors

  • Andrea Griffith-Girtz
  • Anthony Dye
  • Brent Chandler
  • Chase Lawrence
  • Elaine Cook
  • Frank Eberhart
  • Jean Mullis
  • Jessica Whitley
  • Keith Guest
  • Stephanie Gamble
  • Stephanie Hunt
  • Tate O'Rourke
  • Tina Cheek
  • Turner Douglas