Jeff Baumgartner is the Executive Director of the California Northwest Chapter of the American Red Cross, serving Sonoma, Napa, Lake, Mendocino, Humboldt and Del Norte counties.
While with the Red Cross, Jeff has worked in various positions focused on health and safety, business development, International Humanitarian Law and disaster cycle services, including chapter executive roles in Southern California and the Florida Keys prior to Northwest California.
He holds a bachelor's degree in Political Science from St. John’s University, Minnesota and a master’s degree in Government and International Affairs from the University of South Florida. Jeff has studied and conducted research in multiple countries, including Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Cuba. He and his family live in Santa Rosa.