|Lane hired to run VW Red Cross|
|Tuesday, July 23, 2013 11:59 PM|
VAN WERT — The American Red Cross and the governing board of the Van Wert County Red Cross are pleased to announce the appointment of Van Wert resident Sandra Lane as the Van Wert County Red Cross Community Chapter Executive. Lane began her leadership duties on Monday.
Lane has been a Red Cross volunteer for the past four years and was awarded the Red Cross Volunteer of the Year for 2012.
“We feel Sandra will bring a tremendous work ethic and energy to the position of Community Chapter Executive. We are excited to have her as a Red Cross employee and we are pleased that we were fortunate to find a member of the community to fill this position. A special thank you goes out to the governing board members for their patience and understanding as we worked through this very important process”, stated search committee member David Collins, Allen County Chapter Executive.
Lane was selected by a search committee comprised of Van Wert County Red Cross board members, as well as talent acquisition personnel from National Red Cross. She brings a strong background in public relations, blood services management and financial management to the position of Community Chapter executive.
As part of her duties as Van Wert Community Chapter Executive, Lane will also provide administrative oversight to the American Red Cross of Paulding County.
Lane replaces long-time Chapter Executive Edie Laukhauf, who retired in February.