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New Chief Executive Officer Selected in Wabash Valley

The Board is very excited to have Nikki as the new Executive Director.

The American Red Cross Wabash Valley Chapter is proud to announce that Nikki Wessley has been chosen as the new Chapter Executive effective immediately. Wessley previously served as the Disaster Services and Services to Armed Forces Manager at the Big Rivers-Cardinal Red Cross Offices in Western Kentucky.

With Wessley’s leadership, the Red Cross will continue its mission to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people to prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies.

“I am truly honored to have been chosen for this position. The mission and commitment of the American Red Cross to serve those in their most desperate time of need is something I am proud to be a part of,” said Nikki Wessley.

"The Board is very excited to have Nikki as the new Executive Director. She will bring new life to the Board. Nikki will be an asset to the Wabash Valley,” said Thomas Sawyer, Board Chairman.

About the American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 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