South Central Illinois

General Information

Chapter Offices
1045 Outer Park Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

For Media Inquiries

To Volunteer
217-428-7758, ext. 7478

To Connect
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To Give
1045 Outer Park Drive
Springfield, IL 62704
2674 North Main Street
Decatur, IL 62526

American Red Cross Serving the South Central Illinois Board of Directors

  • Jeff Regan, Chair
  • Troy Scott, Vice-Chair
  • Arie VanProyen, Secretary
  • Chris Brinkman
  • Stacy Domescik
  • Chuck Finnell
  • Angela Fyans-Jimenez
  • Douglas Lee
  • Heather Liesman
  • John Mehaffey
  • Dr. Laurel Newman
  • Marci Petropoulos
  • Chris Richmond
  • Don Smith
  • Sheila Stocks-Smith
  • Duane Warrens


Bryan Soady, Executive Director

Bryan Soady joined the Red Cross is 2012, as the Government Relations Specialist in Illinois. In October 2012, Bryan was named Executive Director of the newly formed American Red Cross Serving South Central Illinois. In his role as executive director, Bryan is responsible for building community partnerships, developing a strong volunteer workforce and delivering the Red Cross mission to a 43 county area, headquartered in Springfield, IL.

Bryan has a master’s degree in political science from George Washington University in Washington D.C. Prior to joining the Red Cross; Bryan worked in government relations in the Springfield area.

Staff Directory

Bryan Soady
Executive Director
217-787-7602, ext. 230

Jamie Beaver
Disaster Program Manager
217-428-7758, ext. 7340

Samuel Evans
Senior Volunteer Specialist
217-222-2477, ext. 7304

Valerie Goodwin
Disaster Program Manager
217-345-5166, ext. 422

Kendra Henson
Business Operations Specialist
309-662-0500 ext. 7429