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Welcoming New Monterey Bay Area Board Members

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MONTEREY, CA (July 11, 2012) – Three new board members were welcomed at the Monterey Bay Area Chapter Board of Director’s annual meeting on June 27, 2012 in Monterey. These new members David Hamerslough, Natalie Stickler-Hofmans, and Wendy Abbott Sarsfield will bring over 50 years of experience to improve, lead, and strengthen the local Red Cross Chapter.

David Hamerslough has practiced law for over 27 years, during which he has litigated and arbitrated commercial and residential real estate disputes. He has also taught continuing education courses to brokers, agents, and attorneys. He has earned Martindale Hubbell’s highest rating (AV), placing him among the highest level of professional excellence.

Natalie Stickler-Hofmans is the Monterey County District Manager for Wells Fargo where she started as a teller in 2001. She is now responsible for management of eight Wells Fargo locations and develops and implements effective sales and business strategies. She is also a committee member for the Carmel Foundation.

Wendy Abbot Sarsfield is a dynamic Government and Public Affairs professional well versed in strategic analysis and successful implementation of complex strategies. A resident of San Benito County, she currently manages Government Relations for Pacific Gas and Electric Company out of Salinas.

Taum Dell’Arno was re-elected to continue for a second term. Dell’Arno has been with the board since 2009, serves on the executive and nominating committees, and currently resides in Carmel Valley. He has worked as a Senior-Vice President with Ogilvy, Executive Vice-President with Simon Marketing in Los Angeles, and President for The Madison. Taum attended the Lee Strasberg School of Acting in Los Angeles and served on the United States Air Force from 1970-1972.

In addition, the following slate of officers was elected.

  • Chair – Luis Alvarez who resides in Monterey and is the Owner of Alvarez Technology Group, Inc.
  • Vice Chair – Kimberly Perricelli who resides in Carmel Valley and is the Food and Beverage Cost Control of Pebble Beach Corporation.
  • Vice Chair – Mark DiOrio who resides in Carmel and is the Capital Campaign Director of Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Exploration Center.
  • Vice Chair – Robert Miller who resides in Carmel and is a retired teacher and school administrator.
  • Secretary – Nicole Petitt who resides in Seaside and is a Business Development Manager of Property Restoration Services.
  • About American Red Cross Monterey Bay Area Chapter

    With office locations in Carmel, Salinas and Hollister, the American Red Cross Monterey Bay Chapter is a non-profit, humanitarian organization that depends on the generous contributions of time and money from Monterey and San Benito Counties residents and companies to provide services and programs that help our community prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. For more information on disaster preparedness, health and safety classes, volunteer opportunities, and financial contributions, visit our website at or call us at 1-831-624-6921. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.