Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region Inducts Six New Board Members

We’re honored to welcome such a strong slate of candidates to our Board of Directors.

The American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region welcomed six new members to the Board of Directors at the regional American Red Cross Volunteer Recognition and Annual Meeting on June 24, 2014 held in Golden Valley, MN.

“We’re honored to welcome such a strong slate of candidates to our Board of Directors,” says Phil Hansen, Regional CEO of the American Red Cross Northern Minnesota Region. “There is no doubt that each one of the six new board members will serve as incredible ambassadors, supporting the Red Cross mission to alleviate human suffering in times of emergency.”

These new Red Cross Board members will serve for a 3-year term and join 44 existing Red Cross Board members.

New board members include:

Jeffery McCaulley, President and CEO of Smiths Medical

Barbara Tretheway, Senior Vice President and General Counsel of HealthPartners

Kristine Fortman, Director of Global Engagement of Medtronic Philanthropy

David Adriansen, Veterans Affairs Midwest Region Simulation Program Manager

Vicki Turnquist, Founder and Former CEO of Private Bank Minnesota

Jamie Verbrugge, City Manager of Brooklyn Park, MN

American Red Cross Board Members volunteer their time and talents and help fulfill the organization’s mission in their communities; they advise staff and volunteers and make personal pledges to engage their communities in lifesaving Red Cross programs and services.