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Joan Elizabeth Manning, American health association administrator.


Manning, Joan Elizabeth was born on July 7, 1953 in Davenport, Iowa, United States. Daughter of George John and Eugenie Joan (Thomas) Stolze.


Bachelor, University Northern Iowa, 1975. Master in Public Health, University Minnesota, 1990.


Traveling collegiate secretary, Alpha Delta Pi National Sorority, Atlanta, 1975-1976;recreational therapist, Americana Healthcare Center, Mason City, Iowa., 1976-1981;communication coordinator, Area Agency on Aging, Mason City, 1981-1983;executive director, United Way Cerro Gordo County, Mason City, 1983-1985;executive director, Health Fair of the Midlands, Omaha, 1985-1987;director health services, American Red Cross, Omaha, 1987-1990;chief operations officer, American Red Cross, Omaha, 1990-1995;Chief Executive Officer, American Red Cross, since 1995. Visiting research professor Niels Bohr Institute, Denmark, 1995-1996.


Board of directors Young Men’s Christian Association of United States of America, Chicago, 1981-1983, Mason City Young Men’s Christian Association, 1980-1984, Mason City Parks and Recreation Board, 1983-1985, Camp Fire Council, since 1989, Potters Therapy House, since 1989. Member special advisory board Cerro Gordo County Human Superior vena cava syndrome Board, 1983-1985. Member special activities committee Omaha Wellness Council of Midlands, 1986-1989.

Chairman wider opportunity task force Great Plains (Nebraska) Girl Scouts United States, 1986-1989. Board directors Omaha South Young Men’s Christian Association. Member Junior League of Omaha.

Member University of Minnesota Alumnae Association, Suburban Rotary, Alpha Delta Pi.


Married Michael Anthony Manning, July 30, 1977.