American Red Cross
Silicon Valley Chapter
2731 North 1st St.
San Jose, CA 95134
Media Contact: Kathryn Hecht
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
San Jose, Calif. — The Board of Directors of the American Red Cross Silicon Valley Chapter held its annual meeting in June, installed new officers and elected four new members to the board.
The new board members bring diverse experiences to this leadership body, including decades of experience in IT, communications, technical consulting, and human services. The new members began their terms effectively July 1. The newly elected board members are:
- Rajesh Soundar, Soundar Management Consulting Group
- Amit Srivastava, Sr. Enterprise Sales Director – Service Now
- Carolina Camarena, Director of Communications - City of San Jose Manager’s Office of Communications
- Kasey Halcon, Director, Victims Services - Santa Clara County Office of the District Attorney
The Silicon Valley Board officers elected for the 2021-2022 year are:
- Terry Unter, Chair, Retired Hi-Tech Executive
- Eve Dreyfuss, Vice Chair, Tax Partner, Moss Adams LLP
- Joe Siecinski, Secretary , Owner, ActionCOACH of Santa Clara
“As we dive into the next fiscal year, we look forward to the potential of our new members combined with the expertise of our officers," says Ken Toren, CEO, American Red Cross Silicon Valley. “Their combined diverse experiences are critical to the work our Chapter does for the more than 1.9 million people Santa Clara County."
“During the past year alone, our volunteers responded to 116 local disasters — many of them home fires — collected 17,392 units of lifesaving blood and trained 10,360 residents in first aid and water safety,” Toren says. "And those are just a few of the many ways our chapter made a difference in our local communities."
About the American Red Cross of the Silicon Valley:
With a local office in San Jose, 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, visit our web site at redcross.org/siliconvalley or call us at 877-727-6771. You may also find us on Facebook and Twitter.