(INDIANAPOLIS) – The American Red Cross recently appointed Britt Sutton as the new executive director for the Central Indiana Chapter, serving the following Indiana counties: Tippecanoe, Clinton, Howard, Tipton, Madison, Hamilton, Boone, Montgomery, Putnam, Hendricks, Henry, Hancock, Rush, Shelby, Johnson, and Morgan Counties. She will begin her duties on November 18, 2019.
“I’m elated to have Britt join our Red Cross team as our Central Indiana executive director,” said Chad Priest, regional CEO of the American Red Cross, Indiana Region.
“She brings a wealth of experience in public policy, healthcare law, nonprofit law and advocacy, and will be a strong asset to our mission as we continue building resilient communities.”
After working as an Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA)
therapist for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders,
Britt focused in healthcare and non-profit law and advocacy while pursuing her juris doctorate.
During her academic career, she was the Leadership Education in
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND) Legal Fellow at the Riley Child Development Center and the inaugural Michael and Nancie Freeborn Civil and Human Rights Fellow.
Her fellowship research and work concentrated in health law and policy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, with an emphasis on maternal and child health. Britt served as the director of policy for the Indiana Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services where she specialized in administrative law and policy composition for the Indiana Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Waiver programs.
Since March of 2018, Britt served as the associate director of the Hall Center for Law and Health at Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law.
About the Indiana Region of the American Red Cross:
The Indiana Region serves 87 counties statewide through its six chapter areas: Central, Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, Southwest, and Greater Indianapolis (Regional Headquarters).
For more information on the Indiana Region: www.redcross.org/indiana.
Follow the Indiana Region on Twitter at: @INRedCross, on Instagram
at: @indianaredcross or www.facebook.com/INRedCross.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation’s blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports
military members and their families.
The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or cruzrojaamericana.org, or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.