The Rotary Club of Edina will welcome Phil Hansen as program speaker at the Thursday, Feb. 15, meeting. Hansen is the Regional CEO for the American Red Cross Minnesota Region. He will speak about "Down the Street. Across the Country. Around the World. The American Red Cross."
 
Rotarian Heather Edelson will give her Classification Talk at the meeting.
 
 
Phil Hansen has served in the nonprofit sector as a leader, fundraiser and management professional for more than 30 years and is currently the Regional CEO for the American Red Cross Minnesota Region. 
 
Hansen began as a District Executive with the Boy Scouts of America-Gateway Area Council in La Crosse, Wisconsin.
 
During his career with the American Red Cross, he has served as a director of disaster services, director of health and safety services, development director, regional development officer and as a Chapter CEO in Madison and LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Hansen also served as the service area executive with ARC’s national headquarters, overseeing 140 Red Cross chapters in eight northeastern states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.  
 
He has supported and responded to hundreds of disasters across the country, helping thousands of people recover from the worst of circumstances.  Hansen holds a B.S. in Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse and a Masters Degree in Nonprofit Management from Hamline University in St. Paul. He and his wife Linda live in St. Paul.
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