PA Mountains

  • red cross volunteer consoles tornado victim near johnstown

Welcome to the American Red Cross of the PA Mountains

The American Red Cross of PA Mountains, which is part of the 28-county American Red Cross of Western Pennsylvania, serves more than 560,000 people in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Clearfield, Huntingdon, Jefferson and Somerset counties.


Major Gifts Officer Taryn Sietsema

Ken Geary, Executive Director

Ken Geary of Johnstown is the Executive Director of the American Red Cross serving Cambria, Somerset, Jefferson, Clearfield, Blair, Bedford and Huntingdon counties. Mr. Geary, a long-time employee of the Red Cross in Johnstown, is responsible for overseeing service delivery, external relations, fundraising, and Board development.

Mr. Geary has served in various positions with the Red Cross in Johnstown since 2000, including four years as Program Specialist, eight years as Director of Health Services and Fund Development, and two years as Director of Health Services. Prior to that, Mr. Geary was employed by EverClear Valley, Inc. and the Florence Mining Company. He received a degree in accounting and business management from St. Francis University in Loretto, Pa., and Westmoreland Community College in Latrobe, Pa.

Board of Directors

Joe Ponchione, Chair
Kerri Mueller, Vice-Chair
Sharon Paterson, Secretary

Mike Barletta
Tammy Bernstein
Paul Bomboy
Joe Carpenter
John Cunningham
Ryan Gindlespereger
Matthew Gyure
Alan Homan
Tina Honkus
David Hudak
Rosalie Kaszycki
Don Koval
Shawn Long
Seth McKinley
Charlie Moyer
Debra Orner
John Polacek
Angela Seidel
David Starry
Stephanie Stohon
Greg Sutmiller
Cathy Jo Thrower
Ray Weible
Bob Vamos
Lou Vuckovich
Ben Weaver
Gina Wian