MIAMI (July 19, 2018) – The Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter of the American Red Cross has announced a roster of new members that have joined its Board of Directors as of July 1, as well as new and returning Board leadership.
Julia R. Bianchi has been re-elected for a third and final term as Board Chair; Victoria Villalba was re-elected to serve as Vice-Chair; and Everett Wilson was re-elected to serve as Secretary.
Additionally, Joanie Stringer and Sergio Abreu were elected as Vice-Chairs, Board Development; Libby Witherspoon was elected as Vice-Chair, Philanthropy; Claudia Kotchka was elected as Vice-Chair, Mission; and Vivian de las Cuevas and Marielena Villamil were elected as Vice-Chairs, Diversity.
Finally, four new members were elected to join the Board: Sarah Nesbitt Artecona, Assistant Vice President of Community Relations, University of Miami; Matthew Helmerich, The Helmerich Trust; Eric Singer, Attorney, Bilzin Sumberg; and Ana VeigaMilton, President, the José Milton Foundation.
“We are delighted to welcome such incredible community leaders onto our Board,” said Emily Borababy, executive director of the Greater Miami & The Keys Chapter. “We are grateful to welcome these remarkable volunteers into our Red Cross family and grateful for their gifts of time, talent and resources.”
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/southflorida or visit us on Twitter at @SFLRedCross.