The American Red Cross is pleased to announce Stephen Barnett has been hired as the new Executive Director of the Eastern Iowa Area of the Greater Iowa Region. In this capacity, he is responsible for American Red Cross activities in Eastern and Northern Iowa including Iowa City, Cedar Rapids, Cedar Falls, Waterloo and Mason City.
Barnett is a graduate of Mason City High School and earned both B.A. and M.A. Degrees from the University of Northern Iowa.
He started his 30 year career in Portland, Oregon and has served in a variety of management positions within the American Red Cross in North Carolina, Texas and Florida. He also spent five years at American Red Cross National Headquarters in Washington D.C and most recently in Pennsylvania.