The American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis held its Annual Meeting on July 16, 2014, at the Michael A. Evans Center for Health Services at Marian University in Indianapolis.
In addition to electing board officers and directors, members:
• Recognized the 90+ year legacy of service by board members at the local and national levels of the American Red Cross;
• Celebrated the successful implementation of a new values-based board committee structure dedicated to meaningfully engaging volunteers, donors, and a new generation of diverse leaders in Red Cross service.
• Acknowledged the importance of keeping focused on community needs while addressing business needs; and
• Encouraged each other as they dedicate their energy, time, relationships and donations to provide humanitarian services in Indiana, across the country and around the world.
Chairman: Rev. David Greene Sr., Senior Pastor, Purpose of Life Ministries
Vice-chairman: Lisa Harris, M.D., CEO, Eskenazi Health
Secretary: Bob Garelick, Senior Partner, Cohen, Garelick & Glazier
Directors Elected to a Term Ending 2015:
Cal Burleson, Vice-President & General Manager, Indianapolis Indians at Victory Field
Greg Dentino, Sr. Vice-President, Commercial Banking, Fifth Third Bank
Terri Garcia, Executive Director, Southeast Community Services
Bob Garelick, Senior Partner, Cohen Garelick & Glazier
Jim Greeson, Indiana State Fire Marshall
Nancy Johnson, Commercial Account Executive, ExactTarget
Paul Kolman, DDS, Kolman Dental, P.C.
Pam Kumming, Community Volunteer
Dan Poledna, Director, P&C Underwriting, Indiana Farm Bureau Insurance
Kim Teague, Community Volunteer
Directors Elected to a Term Ending 2016:
Brad Boyd, Community Volunteer
Vivian Cintron, Ph.D., Manager, Clinical Development and Education Medical and Scientific Affairs, Roche Diagnostics Corporation
Lisa Gomperts, Project Manager/Principal, Schmidt Associates
Heather Koiro, Sr. Project Manager, Walker Information
Paul Kortepeter, Of Counsel, Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP
Troy Riggs, Director of Public Safety, City of Indianapolis
Jim Rosensteele, Immediate Past Chairman, American Red Cross of Greater Indianapolis
Dennis Sponsel, President, RJE Business Solutions
Carole Tavel, Community Volunteer
John Waller, Partner, Wooden & McLaughlin LLP
Directors Elected to a Term Ending 2017:
Larry Delia, General Manager, WTHR
Rob Gauss, Partner, Ice Miller LLP
David Greene Sr., Senior Pastor, Purpose of Life Ministries
Kristine Harper, MBA, M.D., Eli Lilly and Company
Lisa Harris, M.D., CEO, Eskenazi Health
Marcia Inselberg, Community Volunteer
Jim Kienle, FAIA, Director of Historic Preservation, Moody Nolan, Inc.
Ginger Merkel, CFP®, Senior Vice-President, Investments, Accredited Domestic Partnership Advisor, Wells Fargo Advisors
Genevieve Shaker, Associate Dean for Development and External Affairs in the Indiana University School of Liberal Arts at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) and Assistant Professor of Philanthropic Studies in the Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
Joe Simpson, Director of Administration, Indiana Legal Services, Inc.
Bill Sweeney, Community Volunteer
The Red Cross also appointed three new members to its Advisory Board:
Ken Flora, Director Regulatory Affairs, Indianapolis Power & Light
Michael Musolino, Vice President-Private Banking RM III, Regions Bank
Valerie Washington, Deputy Director and Chief Financial Officer, Department of Public Safety, City of Indianapolis
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 redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.