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NEPA Region Announces New Chapter Executive for Bradford-Sullivan Chapter and Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties Chapter

Ms. DeLaPlaine replaces interim Executive Director Sherry Nealon-Williams.
We are excited to add Terese DeLaPlaine to the Red Cross team for this area.

Northeast, PA, January 7, 2014, — The American Red Cross Northeast Pennsylvania Region officially announces Terese M. DeLaPlaine as the new Executive Director for the Bradford-Sullivan Chapter and the Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties Chapter. Ms. DeLaPlaine replaces interim Executive Director Sherry Nealon-Williams, who is the current Executive Director of the Wyoming Valley, Hazleton and Lackawanna Chapters.

Peter M. Brown, Executive CEO said, “We are excited to add Terese DeLaPlaine to the Red Cross team for this area. She brings a strong background as a non-profit executive and years of local knowledge as a native of Susquehanna County to the Red Cross, which will enhance our ability to deliver the Red Cross mission in Bradford, Sullivan, Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties."

A native of Susquehanna County, DeLaPlaine holds a Juris Doctorate with Certification in Family Law from Syracuse University and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Scranton. Prior to joining the Red Cross, DeLaPlaine held positions as Chief Executive Officer of NEPA Community HealthCare, Assistant to Executive Director with B-K Health Center, Inc. and Executive Director of Susquehanna County Cares. She has volunteered with Susquehanna County Youth Soccer, the American Red Cross, Tri-Boro Little League and as a board member with the United Way of Susquehanna County. DeLaPlaine is also Co-Owner of The Endless Attic, located in Hallstead.

Northeast PA Region Red Cross chapters and contact information:

Janet Curtis

Executive Director

Berks, Schuylkill

Office: (610) 375-4383, ext. 121

Cell: (570) 789-3659

Robert Duld

Interim Executive Director

Poconos, Wayne Pike

Office: (610)865-4400 ext 229

Terese DeLaPlaine

Executive Director


Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties

Office: (570) 207-0111

Cell: (570) 290-0797

Sherry Nealon-Williams

Executive Director

Lackawanna, Wyoming Valley, Hazleton

Office: (570) 823-7161, ext. 325

Cell: (570) 417-5608

Rita Inklovich

Executive Director

Danville Area, Bloomsburg, Greater Berwick

Office: (570) 784-1395

Cell: (570) 594-3217

Peter M. Brown

Regional CEO

Greater Lehigh Valley

Office: (610) 865-4400, ext. 236

Cell: (610) 533-0500

About the American Red Cross:

You can help people affected by disasters like floods, fires, tornadoes and hurricanes, as well as countless crises at home and around the world, by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Your gift enables the Red Cross to prepare for and provide shelter, food, emotional support and other assistance in response to disasters. Visit or call 1-800-RED-CROSS, (1-800-733-2767). Contributions may also be sent to the American Red Cross, Northeast Pennsylvania Region, 2200 Avenue A, Bethlehem, PA 18017, or your local Red Cross chapters.

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 visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.