The Boards of Directors with their combined diverse experiences are critical to assisting with strategic planning and fundraising to support the Chapters' humanitarian mission and services.
Senior Director of Global Marketing, Culture & Comms - Software, Cybersecurity & Mobile Video, Motorola Solutions
Sarah Huizingh joined the board in December 2020 and was appointed Chair in 2023. She is also the Chair of the Board Development Committee. She’s been a passionate blood donor since her first blood drive in high school and now advocates for regular blood and platelet donation. Through her involvement with the board, she’d come to learn and love each mission of the American Red Cross.
Sarah leads Global Marketing, Culture and Communications for Motorola Solutions’ software, mobile video and cybersecurity business. She has a bachelor’s in Mass Communications from the University of Utah.
District Manager, Wells Fargo
Taylor Jones became a member of the Board of Directors for the American Red Cross of Utah, Greater Salt Lake Chapter, in 2021 and has served on the Board Development Committee. In 2023, she was appointed as the Board's Vice Chair. Alongside her duties with the Red Cross, Taylor is also an active member of the Utah Bankers Association.
Professionally, Taylor serves as the District Manager for the Salt Lake South District in the Utah Region. She has had a long-standing career with Wells Fargo, spanning over two decades. She started as a teller in 2000 and has held various roles within the organization. Her experience includes working as a personal banker, service manager and store manager before assuming the role of district manager for the Eastern Utah/Weber district in 2012. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Puget Sound.
Founder and Chief Strategist, Sobriquet
Upon her introduction to the organization in 2020, Liz established an immediate connection to the many services the Red Cross provides her local communities. She served as Chair 2022-2023. She finds great joy supporting the organization’s mission through her positions on the chapter's committees. Liz enjoys working directly with Red Cross staff and volunteers and looks forward to many years of continued service.
Liz is the founder and Chief Strategist of Sobriquet, a Utah-based marketing consultancy specializing in marketing strategy, brand messaging, and client experience.
Student, Salt Lake Community College
Student, University of Utah School of Medicine
Senior Vice President, Strategies 360
Audit Senior Manager, Eide Bailly
Director of Pipeline Safety Management Systems, Dominion Energy
Jeff Hansen joined the board in January 2018 and has had the opportunity to serve in various capacities as a volunteer, including Mission Committee Chair and Board Vice Chair. He is passionate about the mission of the Red Cross and enjoys being part of an organization that does so much good for the communities in which we live.
Jeff works for Dominion Energy and is currently the Director of Pipeline Safety Management Systems.
Managing Director, Oak Canyon Partners
Community Health Director, Intermountain Healthcare
Jennifer Leary joined the board in 2021 and has enjoyed serving as a blood donor and member of the Philanthropy Committee. She is passionate about the mission of the American Red Cross and is looking forward to getting more involved.
Jennifer is a Community Health Director at Intermountain Healthcare. She has more than 12 years of healthcare leadership experience including roles in community health, behavioral health, practice management, palliative care, virtual health and healthcare strategy.
President, IC Group
Dave Loach has been a board member since July 2017 and received a Volunteer Leadership Award from American Red Cross in 2020. He has previously served as Vice Chair, Chair and a member of the Outreach Committee. His most rewarding experiences have been engaging with volunteers and donors at blood drives and events.
Dave left England in 2004 to join IC Group, a Utah based printing and technology company and currently serves as the company’s President.
Devin Pope joined the American Red Cross of Utah, Greater Salt Lake Chapter's Board of Directors in 2023 and serves on its Biomedical Committee. A dedicated blood donor, his goal on the board is to raise community awareness about the diverse ways the Red Cross assists those in need. In addition to his role with the Red Cross, he also sits on the Utah Humane Society Board of Directors.
In his professional life, Pope is the Senior Advisor and Managing Partner at Nilsine Partners, a registered independent investment advisory firm. He holds a bachelor's in Economics and an MBA from Westminster University.
CIO, California Coast Credit Union
Emergency Management Program Manager, Rocky Mountain Power
Behavioral Health Senior Clinical Program Manager, Amazon Care
Scotty Sonntag joined the Greater Salt Lake Chapter Board of Directors in April 2022. He was previously a board member for the American Red Cross Northwest Chapter in Seattle. Scotty is passionate about the Red Cross mission and supporting the Greater Salt Lake Chapter.
Scotty currently leads the behavioral health service line for Amazon Care with Amazon.com Services LLC and maintains a private practice where he provides individual and family therapy.