Red Cross Elects Board Members, Officers in Rhode Island

Red Cross Elects Board Members
We are fortunate to have the help of these extraordinary leaders who lend their expertise and time to build a strong and effective Red Cross presence in Rhode Island.

The American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter recently announced the election of members to its board of directors. Their terms began July 1.

American Red Cross Connecticut and Rhode Island Region CEO Mario Bruno said the members are part of a board that provides support and guidance to the Red Cross in Rhode Island. “We are fortunate to have the help of these extraordinary leaders who lend their expertise and time to build a strong and effective Red Cross presence in Rhode Island.”

The recently elected members are: Robert D’Andrea, Principal at Kahn, Litwin, Renza & Co., Ltd.; Maria Morrison-Barr, Vice President & Branch Manager at NewportFed in Newport; Brian Smith of Saunderstown; and Sean Welch, Senior Assistant Vice President, Amica Mutual Insurance Company.

Elected as officers were:

  • Board Chair: Nicole Milici, President & CEO, Spada Media
  • Chair, Nominating Committee: Michele Berard, Executive Director, Butler Hospital Foundation
  • Past Chair: Stanley Davis, Founding Principal, Standish Executive Search
  • Chair, Philanthropy Committee: Sean Welch, Senior Assistant Vice President, Amica Mutual Insurance Company
  • The American Red Cross Rhode Island Chapter is headquartered in Providence. More than 3,000 volunteers help fulfill our mission to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. To learn more about the work of the Red Cross and how you can help, visit www.redcross.org/ct.

    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.