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Red Cross Announces FY’13 NH Board of Directors and Leadership Team

These members will enhance our current board to ensure the continued delivery of key Red Cross services and programs to those in need throughout the Granite State.

“We are pleased to welcome four (*) new dedicated individuals to the American Red Cross of NH Board of Directors,” said Maria White, CEO ,“These members will enhance our current board to ensure the continued delivery of key Red Cross services and programs to those in need throughout the Granite State.”

Selecting talent from across the state, the NH board oversees program delivery for our disaster services, volunteer recruitment,service to the armed forces and international service programs. This professional board works collaboratively with our partners in blood services and helps to ensure the financial stability of the organization.

FY’13 Board of Directors- Company / Residence •

*Roxanne Benzel, BAE Systems; Hopkinton

*Marc Carbonneau, People’s United Bank; Exeter

Wendy Chase, Lincoln Financial Group; Pembroke

*Dr. Thomas Connelly, Keene State College; Keene

Frederick J. Coolbroth, Jr., Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C; Concord

Lawrence E. Cowen, L.E. Cowen & Associates, LLC; Manchester

Dena Lee DeLucca, NH Electric Cooperative, Inc.; Laconia

Jeff Dudley, Owner/Operator 11 Eleven Bistro; Litchfield

Richard Francazio, Unitil Corporation; Wakefield

Suzan Lehmann, Hinckley, Allen & Synder, LLP; Concord

Scott Jacoby, Schnitzer Steel; Portsmouth

Frederick W. MacMillan, Retired; Keene

Linda Roche, Northeast Delta Dental; Francestown

Paul D. Roy, Bellwether Community Credit Union; Goffstown

Adam Schmidt, Bianco Professional Association; Manchester

Georgette Shapiro, Portsmouth Regional Hospital; Greenland

*Lisa Swenson, Apria Healthcare; Hollis

Ryan Taylor, FairPoint Communications, Manchester

John Torget, Dartmouth College; Lyme

Leslie Walker, Mason & Rich PA; Concord

Lawrence White, Rath, Young and Pignatelli, P.C.; Manchester

Leadership Team:

Maria White, Chief Executive Officer; Derry

Karen Fabis, Chief Operations Officer; Westmoreland

Stephanie Couturier, Chief Development Officer; Weare

Lisa Michaud, Chief Communications/External Relations Officer; Manchester

Ian Dyar, Regional Emergency Services Director; Concord

Alaine Williams, Regional Volunteer Manager; Keene

About the American Red Cross

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a Not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American People to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or call us at 1-800-464-6692. Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross in New Hampshire at P.O. Box 2528, Concord, NH 03302-2528. Please consider joining us as we empower others to prepare, prevent and respond to emergencies.

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