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Red Cross of Idaho Seeks Candidates for Board of Directors

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The American Red Cross of Greater Idaho has announced a Call for Nominations for those interested in serving on the chapter’s board of directors. Board members are primarily responsible for ensuring the chapter has the financial resources needed to fulfill its mission, actively communicates the Red Cross mission to the community, and supporting the organization through volunteerism. Selected candidates will be presented for election for a three-year term at the chapter’s annual meeting on May 17, 2013.

Individuals interested in serving on the board of the American Red Cross of Greater Idaho should submit a letter of interest, resume, and application by 5 pm on February 25, 2013. Applications are available online at and should be sent to the Red Cross’ Boise office which is located at 146 South Cole Road, Boise, ID 83709. The candidate review process will consist of interviews and reference, conflicts of interest and background checks.

The American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors.

It is guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement. The Greater Idaho chapter provides Red Cross services in 39 Idaho counties, Malheur County in Oregon, and Asotin and Garfield counties in Washington.

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 public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit or join our blog at