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Local Red Cross to Hold 120th Annual Meeting

Local Red Cross Announces 120th Annual Meeting, 2018-19 Board of Directors

SAN DIEGO – June 21, 2018 – The American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties will hold its 120th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 27, at 3:00 p.m. at the Red Cross Regional Headquarters located at 3950 Calle Fortunada in Kearny Mesa. The annual meeting is open to the public.

During the meeting, Board Chair David Geier will highlight key Red Cross services provided in the community over the past year and elect the 2018-2019 board slate. Geier, along with Regional CEO Sean Mahoney and additional members of the board of directors, will discuss the organization’s vision, key milestones from the year, and provide updates on various initiatives to help prepare the San Diego region for emergencies and disasters.

“We are so fortunate to have such a high level of involvement from our Board of Directors. Our board members are volunteers, donors, sponsors and supporters in everything that we do,” said Mahoney. “You can find them in the community at our Sound the Alarm free smoke alarm installation events, spending time with our youth Red Cross Clubs, staffing shelters and working in the office. We are grateful for their efforts to prepare our communities for disaster and advance the Red Cross mission.”

2018-19 BOARD OF DIRECTORS – proposed


Steven J. Stuckey

Area President

Mutual of Omaha Bank



Charlene Zettel


Donate Life California

Former California State Assemblywoman



Andy Fichthorn


Sea World San Diego


Bobby Brock

President & CEO

Imperial Valley Community Foundation


Mary Ruth Carleton

Vice President, University Relations and Development

CEO, The Campanile Foundation

San Diego State University


Joe Craver


American Red Cross


Rodger W. Dougherty ~

Senior Director, Public Affairs & Brand Communications

Kaiser Permanente


David L. Geier ^

Senior Vice President, Electric Operations

San Diego Gas & Electric


Keith Goosby – ex officio

Fleet & Family Support Programs, Work & Family

Navy Region Southwest


Laura Hart ^

Vice President, Business Operations

Qualcomm Incorporated


Stanford F. Hartman Jr.

1st Vice President

Alliant Insurance Services Inc.


Rick Huenefeld – ex officio

Community Liaison Officer

MCRD San Diego


Rosemary Johnston – ex officio

San Diego Regional Interfaith Collaborative


Pat Lloyd *


GKN Aerospace


Anurag Malik

Chief Information Officer

Bridgepoint Education, Inc.


Joseph P. Martinez


Seltzer | Caplan | McMahon | Vitek


Grace Polley

Director, Real Estate & Facilities

AMN Healthcare


Ronda Sedillo

Senior Vice President, CFO

San Diego Padres


Carisa Wisniewski *

Partner-in-Charge - San Diego

Moss Adams LLP


 * Board member up for re-election, nominated for second term

~ Board member up for re-election, nominated for third term

^ Board member up for re-election, nominated for fourth term

The board will also vote on accepting the first term nomination of the following individuals:

  • Denice Garcia (ex officio), Director of International Affairs, City of San Diego, Office of the Mayor
  • Dan Hom, CEO and President, Focuscom, Inc.
  • Brian C. Lee, President, San Diego Region, Wells Fargo Bank

For more information about the American Red Cross of San Diego/Imperial Counties, please visit


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 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.          


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