Karen M. Totland, Chairperson - Board of Directors
Karen M. Totland, PhD, was named the first female chairperson of the Board of Directors of the American Red Cross, Eastern Pennsylvania Region, in 2019.
Karen is Vice President of Global Procurement, Facilities and Corporate Sustainability, at FMC Corporation in Philadelphia. She earned her PhD in chemistry from the University of Ottawa and conducted post-doctoral research at MIT. Karen has a proven track record of building new organizations, deploying technology, achieving bottom-line results and developing talent.
She is also a committed champion of diversity and inclusion as well as a global citizen, having lived in Europe, the Middle East and North America.