Sara is a leader with a servant’s heart. Her dedication and contributions to social justice and humanitarian relief speak volumes. Sara has traveled to more than 40 countries and five continents to serve and educate people in need. Sara has been an active volunteer with the American Red Cross since 2011; serving on the Southwest Wisconsin Red Cross Board, a founding Wisconsin Region Tiffany Circle member, a Tiffany Circle National Council member and numerous other leadership roles both domestically and internationally.
Sara is currently serving her second 3-year term as a member of the Tiffany Circle National Council and the Marketing & Communications Committee Chair. She was the Co-Chair of the Tiffany Circle Women’s Leadership Summit in Washington, DC in September 2019 and has been a speaker at various Tiffany Circle events across the country. Tiffany Circle is where Sara first met so many like-minded, results driven women, passionate about the mission of the Red Cross. Sara considers joining Tiffany Circle as “one of the best decisions in her philanthropic journey.”
In 2016, Sara joined the Measles and Rubella Initiative as an Independent Monitor. She has travelled to underserved countries like Kenya, Malawi, and Indonesia to ensure the most vulnerable populations are being reached with life-saving vaccines. Sara is committed to helping eliminate measles and rubella in all countries within her lifetime. Sara has an innate ability to work sympathetically in different cultures and multi-cultural settings. Sara believes that it is not simply enough to do good; we must do good better.
When Sara is not volunteering with the Red Cross, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Jeff and attending their son, Eric’s sporting events. She has a passion for new cultures and travel, taking naps, and gardening.