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JENNIFER DURRANT NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE PALM BEACH AND MARTIN COUNTY CHAPTER OF THE AMERICAN RED CROSS

MIAMI, January 30, 2018 The American Red Cross South Florida Region has named Jennifer Durrant as the Executive Director of the Palm Beach and Martin County Chapter.

Durrant is a non-profit professional bringing 20 years of experience in fundraising, volunteer management and program delivery to the Red Cross. Most recently, she was with Martin Health System where she served as Manager of Annual Giving, overseeing the foundation’s direct mail, special events, corporate philanthropy, grateful patient and employee giving programs. Prior to that, she served as Events Director for the American Red Cross South Florida Region.  She started her Red Cross career as Financial Development Manager for the American Red Cross of Central New Jersey.

“Jennifer brings years of successful fund raising experience and volunteer management. We are thrilled to have her on board with the Red Cross once again,” said Joanne Nowlin, Chief Executive Officer of the South Florida Region. “Her expertise and passion for the Red Cross mission will greatly benefit the Palm Beach and Martin County communities.”

As Executive Director of the Palm Beach and Martin County Chapter, Durrant will lead a team of Red Cross staff and volunteers who proudly serve more than 1.4 million residents.  She will work closely with community stakeholders and will guide the chapter to ensure the American Red Cross goals and mission are achieved.

Durrant earned her Bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Colorado. A New Jersey native, she currently lives in Hobe Sound, Fla.

 

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 cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.