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The American Red Cross welcomes CNA executive to the regional Board of Directors

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The American Red Cross welcomes CNA executive to the regional Board of Directors

Volunteer Board of Directors includes more than 30 civic and corporate leaders from a range of professional backgrounds for the region that serves 9.5 million people in 21 counties in northern Illinois.

CHICAGO, IL (March 21, 2018) - The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois is pleased to announce today the appointment of Joyce Trimuel to the organization’s Board of Directors. 

Trimuel is currently the Chief Operations & Diversity Officer at CNA, providing leadership and developing and executing strategies for innovation and efficiency in CNA’s Operations department. She’s also responsible for leading efforts to develop and implement a diverse and inclusive culture within CNA and throughout the marketplace.

“Joyce’s years of experience and leadership skills surrounding diversity and inclusion bring more valuable perspective to our Board of Directors,” said Celena Roldán, chief executive officer of the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois. “She is a great addition to our leadership team that serves the community through our humanitarian services and programs.” 

Trimuel received her bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Washington University’s Olin Business School in St. Louis.

 

The volunteer board includes more than 30 civic and corporate leaders from a range of professional backgrounds for the region that serves 9.5 million people in 21 counties in northern Illinois. The board is led by Chairperson Jill Schaff of Baxter Healthcare (retired). A full list of members is located at redcross.org/il/chicago/about/leadership.

About the American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois:

The American Red Cross of Chicago & Northern Illinois serves 9.5 million people in 21 counties including Boone, Bureau, Carroll, Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kankakee, Kendall, Jo Daviess, LaSalle, Lake, Lee, McHenry, Ogle, Putnam, Stephenson, Whiteside, Will and Winnebago. 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 us at redcross.org/il/chicago or visit us on Twitter @ChicagoRedCross.