The American Red Cross Connecticut Chapter has held it's annual meeting where the group elected its board of directors and slate of officers. Two area business men have been elected to the 26-member Board. Red Cross Spokesman Paul Shipman says the organization is involved in so many ways in helping people prevent prepare and respond to emergencies.
Shipman says the organization is involved in disaster preparedness and response and so they look for board members who can bring skills, experience and interest to their work.
Recently elected members include: Kris Yeager of Monroe--the Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis at Philip Morris Capital Corporation. He was also elected as Secretary of the Board. Patrick O’Donnell, of Ridgefield will serve as Board chairman. He is Vice President of Global Marketing, Strategy and Online Commerce at IBM Corporation.