Lehigh Valley - Bucks

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Welcome to the Lehigh Valley-Bucks Chapter

The American Red Cross of Lehigh Valley-Bucks chapter serves residents of Bucks, Lehigh and Northampton counties. With a population of approximately 1.3 million people, our chapter provides food and shelter in emergencies, assists members of our armed forces and their families, teaches lifesaving skills, and so much more. All American Red Cross disaster assistance is free, made possible by voluntary donations of time and money from the American people.



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A Volunteer Board and paid management team provide leadership for carrying out the work of the American Red Cross of the Lehigh Valley-Bucks chapter. Chapter management consists of a team of officers and program directors. Peter Brown provides overall leadership to the Lehigh Valley-Bucks Chapter as Executive Director.

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Peter Brown, Executive Director, Lehigh Valley-Bucks

Peter Brown, Executive Director for the Lehigh Valley-Bucks Chapter, joined the Red Cross as a staff member in April 2013, after years of involvement with the organization as a volunteer and Board member. Peter began his service with the Red Cross as a Volunteer in 1998. He served as a board member of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chapter from 2002 to 2013, has been a past Chapter Treasurer, and most recently chaired the Marketing and Communications Committee.

Peter brings 29 years of experience in banking and financial services, with extensive experience in business development, sales management, project management, strategic planning and marketing. His most recent role was that of Vice President of Marketing & Sales for First Savings Bank of Perkasie, Bucks County. Peter is dedicated to community involvement. He coached boys and girls soccer, basketball, baseball and softball over the past 15 years with the Upper Milford Youth Association, is a member of Bethany Church in Wescosville where he and his wife serve as members of the Praise Band, and in the past held a leadership role with the Cub Scouts in Old Zionsville. Peter received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Mansfield University and resides in Zionsville with his wife, Laura Goldy, and their three children.

Peter is focused on leading the Red Cross team to fulfill the mission of the American Red Cross, to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

Lehigh Valley-Bucks Board of Directors FY2018

The Volunteer Board is the governing body for the Lehigh Valley-Bucks Chapter and is comprised of representatives from many different community sectors. This group develops the vision for our chapter and determines the policies that guide our decisions. The Board ensures that the chapter is an effective steward of our donors’ contributions.
Officers and Executive Committee

  • Ms. Fusun Bubernack (Chairperson) – Co-President, ET&T
  • Mr. Michael Rice (Vice Chair) – Vice President of Marketing, Follett
  • Mr. Ron Arnold (Past Chapter Chair) – Senior Vice President & Chief Strategy Officer, Just Born
  • Mr. Brian Bobeck (Philanthropy Chair) – Senior Consultant, Cornerstone Companies
  • Ms. Caryn Dashukewich (Mission Chair) – Corporate Vice President, Human Resources; Olympus Corporation of the Americas
  • Mr. Joseph Grispo (At Large) – Senior Vice President/Chief Sales Officer; B. Braun Medical, Inc.

Board Members

  • Ms. Elizabeth Bowser –Student Board Member, Moravian Academy
  • Ms. Hriti Choahan – Student Board Member, Parkland High School
  • Ms. Lisa Daugherty – Director, Business Excellence; Victaulic
  • Ms. Christina DelVecchio-Tuller – Project Manager, Group Products; Guardian Life Insurance
  • Ms. Susan Dewalt – Vice President/ District Manager, Wells Fargo
  • Mr. James Geiger – President, Lehigh Valley Health Network-Muhlenberg
  • Mr. Evan Hand – Senior Vice President, Private Advisors Regional Director; BB&T Wealth
  • Mr. Sedgwick Harris – VP Student Affairs & Enrollment; Northampton Community College
  • Ms. Amy Hawley – Associate Broker; Markward Group
  • Mr. Murtaza Jaffer – Owner; Express Business Center
  • Mr. Cameron McCoy – Assistant Vice President Office of Economic Engagement; Lehigh University
  • Mr. Michael O’Rourke – Publisher; Lehigh Valley Business
  • Mr. Victor Salicetti – Chief Information Officer; AmericaVen
  • Ms. Kimberly A. Spotts-Kimmel – Attorney-at-Law; Gross McGinley, LLC
  • Mr. Paul Ward – Director, Technical Development & Improvement, PPL

Director Emeritus

  • Mr. Bob McGovern

*All board terms are in three-year increments with the exception of youth members who serve one-year terms. Maximum service is 9 years, with required roll-off for 2 years before return.