Key Note Speaker Thomas Bruner:
Vice President of Humanitarian Services, from the American Red Cross to adress members at the June Luncheon
Thomas Bruner is a nationally recognized non-profit leader with over 20 years of successful experience in health and human services, non-profit leadership and government relations.
Bruner is Divisional Vice President for Humanitarian Services, of the American National Red Cross. He was promoted to this national leadership role in May of 2009. In this new role, Thomas is responsible for the management of operations for some 70 Red Cross chapters with annual expenses of approximately $125 million. As a member of the American National Red Cross senior management team, he will provide strategic vision, planning and direction in leading an integrated service delivery system in his division, and helping the Red Cross transition into a new service delivery model nationwide.
Previous to his Divisional Vice President role, Bruner was the Chief Executive Officer of the American Red Cross Oregon Trail Chapter. As CEO, Bruner lead one of the largest Red Cross Chapters in the nation, with over 100 staff, 1,000 volunteers and a $7.4 million budget. In July 2007, Bruner was also named Regional Executive for Oregon, with leadership and oversight responsibilities for all five American Red Cross Chapters in the state.
Bruner holds an M.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University and a B.A. from Abilene Christian University.
Warm-Up Speaker Mary Nolan:
Oregon House of Representatives
Representative Nolan will speak about legislative issues regarding Oregon.
Election of Board of Directors
The Hispanic Chamber will conduct its annual membership meeting on June 30, 2009. At this meeting the membership will be presented with a slate of board members for the upcoming year.
The nominees are:
Jerry D. Montaņez-Petty
Calendar of Events
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
"Planning Your Restaurant"
Place: Hispanic Chamber Training Room
333 SW 5th Avenue, Ste. 100
Portland, OR 97204
Time: 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Monday, June 22, 2009
"Primeros Pasos para Comenzar un Negocio"
Place: Midland Library Map
805 SE 122nd Avenue
Portland, OR 97233
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Annual Membership Meeting Luncheon RSVP
Keynote Speaker: Thomas Bruener, President,
American Red Cross
Warm-Up Speaker: Mary Nolan, Oregon House of Representatives
Place: Benson Hotel
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Cost: $25 Members/$30 Non-members
Members to be Recognized at Luncheon
Clara Padilla Andrews
Wendy Veliz Buck
Portland Community Media
Direct Labor, Inc.
Clackamas Women's Services
State Farm Insurance - Grant Murphy
State Farm Insurance - Adam K. Saffel
Eco Janitorial Solutions LLC
The Promo Store, Inc.
Rojo & Associates, LLC