Northeast PA Region Announces New Chapter Executive for Bradford-Sullivan Chapter and Susquehanna and Wyoming Counties Chapter
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.