Southwestern PA

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Welcome to the American Red Cross of Southwestern PA

The American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania, which also serves as the headquarters of the 28-county Western Pennsylvania Region, comprises Allegheny, Greene and Washington counties.

Leadership

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Patricia M. Waldinger, Chief Executive Officer

Patricia is chief executive officer of the American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania covering Allegheny, Greene and Washington counties. She is also the CEO of the 28-county American Red Cross of Western Pennsylvania. She joined the Red Cross in 2008 and oversees the day-to-day operation of the American Red Cross of Southwestern Pennsylvania and the Western Pennsylvania Region, which serves nearly four million people. She also oversees the operations of four other Red Cross chapters in Western Pennsylvania. In her role as CEO, Patricia has a hand in the chapter’s Disasters Response operations, Health and Safety training programs, Service to the Armed Forces programs, and Financial Development.

Prior to joining the Red Cross, Patricia spent 34 years with Mellon Financial Corporation where she held numerous managerial and executive positions.

Southwestern Pennsylvania Board of Directors

Board Officers
Mark Kempic (Chair)
Erica Snyder (Vice Chair)
Phil Medsger (Secretary)

Board Members
Kenyon Bonner
Roy E. Cox Jr. D.Ed., EMT-P
Mark Deasy
Ronda Edkins
Jeff Ellis
Ross Fazio
Daniel R. Groves
Laura A. Meaden, Esq.
Russell Meyers
Steve Papulak
John Verbanic
Kimberly Wick

Chairman’s Council
James Garraux, Esq
Kathy Humphrey, PhD
William M. Lambert