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Red Cross Appoints New Executive Director

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DUBUQUE (KWWL)

Sue Wheaton has been appointed Executive Director of the The American Red Cross of the Tri-States.  The Tri-States Chapter made the announcement Tuesday. Wheaton began her new duties December 1.

The Tri-States Chapter issued the following press release about the Wheaton appointment.

Sue Wheaton is no stranger to the non-profit world. She has served 19 years as Executive Director of Girl Scouts of Little Cloud Council in Dubuque, IA, was involved with interim assignments for the Girl Scouts of the USA, and interim assistance with the Grand Opera House and DuRide in Dubuque. In addition to being a University of Iowa graduate, Sue earned a Masters in Business Administration from Western State College in Gunnison, Colorado and is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. Sue stated, "I am honored to step into another well-known and highly respected non-profit-organization that saves the day when crisis arises."

Former Executive Director Stan Schwartz commented, "Sue Wheaton's successful experience in non profit work will serve the American Red Cross of the Tri-States well. She has the compassion and skill to continue to carry out the mission of the Red Cross by providing emergency relief to victims of disasters, and help people prepare for, and respond to emergencies." Stan Schwartz retired after serving 27 years with the American Red Cross, 12 of those years spent at the Dubuque Chapter.

We are pleased to have Sue Wheaton on board and we welcome her to the Red Cross Family.

Online Reporter:  Ron Steele

rsteele@kwwl.com

 

 

 

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