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American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri Elects New Board Members

American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri Elects New Board Members
They have a wealth of experience that will help guide and strengthen our operations and tremendously benefit the entire organization.

The American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri elected two new members to the Board of Directors: Joe Nadreau and Ray Wiesehan.

Joe Nadreau is the Managing Director of the Innovation and Strategy Group at Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC and is responsible for the continuing evolution of the business platforms for the firm’s Financial Advisors and clients. Joe also sits on the Wells Fargo Advisors Operating Committee.

Ray Wiesehan is Vice President of Crisis Management in the Corporate Operations Oversight Function for Ameren Corporation, a utility serving approximately 2.4 million electric customers and 900,000 natural gas customers in Missouri and Illinois. In this role, Ray is responsible for leading the corporate direction for an all-hazards approach to risk identification, mitigation and emergency preparedness and response through effective interactions and relationships with the various local, state and federal emergency management agencies, along with regulatory and industry groups.

“The Red Cross is fortunate to add these new members to our board of directors,” said Cindy Erickson, CEO. “They have a wealth of experience that will help guide and strengthen our operations and tremendously benefit the entire organization.”

Here is a complete list of the Eastern Missouri Board of Directors as of July 2015:

  • Chairman – Frank Dellaquila
  • Vice-Chairman - Jim McGrath
  • Secretary – Adella Jones
  • Chief Executive Officer – Cindy Erickson
  • Theresa Beldner
  • Mary Jo Blackwood
  • Jon Dalton
  • Margarita Flores
  • Emer O'Broin Gunter
  • Susan Ittner
  • Maureen Larkins
  • Susan Nestor Levy
  • Vivian Luce
  • Jim McGrath
  • Michael McMillan
  • Gordon Myers
  • Dale Peluso
  • Charles Puls
  • Nicole Ringenberg
  • Jim Schulte
  • Shelby Shire
  • Sherry Ward
  • Mark Weinheimer
  • Jim Woodcock
  • EMERITUS BOARD MEMBERS

  • Joe Pereles
  • Mark Turken
  • HONORARY DIRECTOR

  • Chief Dennis Jenkerson
  • The American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri is a proud member agency of the United Way, which makes significant investments every year in Red Cross services.

    About the American Red Cross of Eastern Missouri

    Celebrating 98 years of dedicated service in the region, the American Red Cross prevents and alleviates human suffering in the face of emergencies. Thousands of volunteers and generous donors provide community support services including disaster relief, preparedness efforts, training in lifesaving skills, service to military families and blood services. The Red Cross of Eastern Missouri covers St. Louis City, and 53 surrounding counties in Missouri and Illinois. All disaster relief services are free. To learn more about the Red Cross and how you can help, contact your local Red Cross by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS (733-2767) or visit redcross.org.