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Local Red Cross Announces Annual Meeting, New Board of Directors

(SAN DIEGO – June 22, 2014) – The American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties will hold its 117th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 24, 2014 at 3:00 p.m. at the Red Cross Chapter Headquarters located in Kearny Mesa (3950 Calle Fortunada). The annual meeting is open to the public.

During the meeting, board chair Stan Hartman will highlight key services provided in the community over the past year, elect the 2015-2016 board slate, and Hartman along with regional CEO Bill Earley will discuss the chapter’s vision, key milestones from the year, and provide updates on various initiatives to help prepare the San Diego region for human emergencies and disasters.

The American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties 2015 – 2016 Board of Directors

  • Stan Hartman, Chair - 1st Vice President - Alliant Insurance Services, Inc.
  • David Geier, Vice Chair - Vice President, Electric Transmission & Distribution - SDG&E/Sempra Utilities
  • Bill Trumpfheller, Past Chair - President - Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
  • Andy Fichthorn, Secretary - President (retired) - Sea World San Diego
  • Ernesto Arredondo * - Area President, San Diego County - Wells Fargo & Company
  • Jeffrey Block - Vice President and General Manager - KGTV
  • Robert “Bobby” Brock - President/CEO - Imperial Valley Community Foundation
  • Mary Ruth Carleton - CEO - The Campanile Foundation - San Diego State University
  • Charles Chamberlayne * - Press Secretary & Senior Advisor - City of San Diego
  • Joe Craver - Retired - Past Red Cross CEO
  • Rodger Dougherty - Director of Public Affairs - Kaiser Permanente
  • Wade Ebersole - Veteran’s Administration
  • Brian Fennessy * - Assistant Fire Chief - San Diego Fire & Rescue
  • Keith Goosby - Fleet & Family Support Programs - Work & Family - Navy Region Southwest
  • Laura Hart - Vice President, Business Operations - Qualcomm Incorporated
  • Col. Rick Huenefeld, USMC (Ret.) - Community Liaison Officer - MCRD San Diego
  • Rosemary Johnston - Interfaith
  • Pat Lloyd * - Vice President, Human Resources - GKN Aerospace
  • Leo Morales * - Marketing Manager - Wawanesa General Insurance Co.
  • Justine Phillips * - Special Counsel - Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • Chuck Pretto * - Vice President - The Kobey’s Corporation
  • Ronda Sedillo - Chief Financial Officer - San Diego Padres
  • Steven Stuckey - President - US Bank
  • Carisa Wisniewski * - Partner in Charge - Moss Adams
  • *Indicates new board member

    About the American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties

    The American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties is the most trusted community service organization in education, preparation and response to natural disasters and human emergencies. With the public’s ongoing support we provide lifesaving preparedness training; disaster relief services; services to deployed military personnel and their families; and nutritional counseling through our Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. Through Prepare San Diego, a four-year regional resiliency initiative, the Red Cross brings together key community and business leaders from the region to create a sustainable network that encourages preparedness, carries out response and recovery plans, and strives for resiliency in the face of disaster, meeting all aspects of the disaster lifecycle. 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 connect with us on Facebook and YouTube and Twitter.