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Ashland Resident Joins Red Cross Aroostook County Advisory Board of Directors

Providing Leadership within Organization

CARIBOU (Tuesday, January 3, 2017) – The American Red Cross in Maine is proud to announce the addition of Vilma Craig (of Ashland) to the organization’s Aroostook County Advisory Board of Directors.

Currently, Vilma serves as the Chief Nurse Informatics Officer and Director of Emergency Preparedness at The Aroostook Medical Center (TAMC) in Presque Isle. In this capacity, Vilma is responsible for coordinating all Emergency Preparedness activities for TAMC and ensuring that state and national regulatory requirements are met.  In this capacity, she coordinates and facilitates the implementation and use of electronic medical records on behalf of her nursing colleagues. 

For the last 21 years, Vilma has resided in Ashland and obtained her Registered Nurse Diploma program from St. Joseph’s Upward Mobility Program and is currently enrolled in the Nursing Master’s program at St. Joseph’s College. 

In her spare time, Vilma sings with the “Aroostook River Voices,” a community chorus group and is a member of St. Mark’s Church in Ashland.  She enjoys traveling, scrapbooking, gardening, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

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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, like the American Red Cross of Maine on Facebook or visit us on Twitter at @ARC_Maine.