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American Red Cross in the National Capital Region Annual Meeting

MEDIA ALERT

Contact: Nathan DeVault

Telephone: (703) 344-4576

WHAT: The American Red Cross in the National Capital Region will host its Annual Meeting at the historic Board of Governors Hall at the American Red Cross National Headquarters in D.C. The meeting will comprise of two parts, beginning with a Leadership Panel, which will also include special recognitions and the election of board members, followed immediately by the chapter board meeting.

The panel is made up of local leaders with connections to the Red Cross who will share on leadership in this changing and complex environment and actions that really make a difference.

WHEN: Thursday, June 18

4 – 6 p.m. – Annual Meeting

6-7:30 p.m. – Chapter Board Meeting

WHERE: Board of Governors Hall

American Red Cross National Headquarters

430 17th Street NW

Washington, DC 20006

Annual Meeting Program

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. - Registration and Networking

4:15 p.m. – 4:40 p.m - Opening Remarks

  • Linda Mathes – CEO, American Red Cross, National Capital Region
  • Teresa Carlson – Chairman of the Board, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon.com
  • Juan Carlos Iturregui – Senior Advisor, Denton US, LLP
  • 4:40 p.m. – 5:25 p.m. - Inspiring Leadership Panel Session

  • (Moderator) Becky Shambaugh – Board Member, President & CEO, Shambaugh Leadership
  • Teresa Carlson – Chairman of the Board, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon.com
  • Major General Bradley A. Becker – United States Army Military District of Washington and Joint Force Headquarters - National Capital Region
  • Varsha Kakaraparti – High school student and recipient of President Obama’s Volunteer Service Award
  • 5:25 pm – 5:35 pm - Audience participation/Q&A

    5:35 pm – 6:00 pm - Awards, Nominations Committee Report, and Closing Remarks

  • Linda Mathes – CEO, American Red Cross, National Capital Region
  • Rick Caissie – Director General, Prevention and Safety, Canadian Red Cross
  • Teresa Carlson – Chairman of the Board, Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector, Amazon.com
  • Dick Duvall – Chair, Nominations Committee, Partner, Holland & Knight
  • 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm - Chapter Board Meeting

    LEARN MORE: http://www.redcross.org/news/event/dc/washington/Annual-Meeting-2015

    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.