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.

Pocono Mountains Board of Directors FY2018

  • Kim Bell (Chair) – General Manager, BRC-13
  • Katie Booth (Vice Chair) – Major Gift Officer, Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Lorna O’Farrell (Secretary) – Sherman Theater
  • Zack Booth – Director of Creative Services, BRC-13
  • Mary deQuevedo – Community Volunteer
  • Kevin Lavelle
  • Leonard Lavenda – Vice President Communications US, Sanofi Pasteur (Retired)
  • Anthony Matrisciano – Corporate Communications, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Lee McCloud – Registered Nurse (Retired)
  • David Richmond – CEO, Richmond & Associates, LLC
  • Donald Seiple – St. Luke’s Hospital
  • Charlie Trapasso – Owners, Desaki Restaurant
  • Vincent Trapasso – Owners, Desaki Restaurant
  • Robert (Bob) Werts – Program Manager, NE PA Regional Counter Terrorism Task Force
  • Elizabeth Wise – Lehigh Valley Hospital Pocono