Pocono Mountains

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Welcome to the American Red Cross of the Pocono Mountains

The American Red Cross of the Poconos Mountains serves Monroe, Carbon, Pike and Wayne counties, a population of about 350,000 people.



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Michele J. Baehr, Executive Director, Pocono Mountains

Michele Baehr has been an executive director at the Red Cross since March 2014 and a resident of the Poconos area since 1987. Prior to joining the Red Cross, she spent 25 years in corporate retail sales. Her passion is helping others, and she looks forward to delivering the Red Cross mission, vision and values as a part of the Eastern PA Region. Her chapter will serve Carbon, Monroe, Pike, Susquehanna and Wayne counties.

Volunteer Board of Directors

Executive Board
  • Kim Bell - Chairperson
  • Kevin Lavelle - Vice Chair
  • Lorna O’Farrell - Secretary

Board Members

  • Katie Booth
  • Zack Booth
  • Mary deQuevedo
  • Tom Donnelly
  • Leonard Lavenda
  • Lee McCloud
  • Robert Phillips- Philanthropy Committee Chair
  • Alma Ruiz-Smith- Mission Committee Chair
  • Vincent & Charlie Trapasso
  • Robert Wehe
  • Robert (Bob) Werts