Celena Roldán

Board of Directors - Director

Roldán oversees all operations for the fourth largest region of the American Red Cross, including disaster response, health and safety training, community preparedness, and support for military service members, veterans and their families. Prior to joining Red Cross, Roldán served as the Executive Director of Erie Neighborhood House, strengthening low-income, primarily-Latino families through skillbuilding, access to critical resources, advocacy and collaborative action.

She is the Board chair for Illinois Action for Children, a member of the national Board of UnidosUS (formerly the National Council of La Raza), and a Board member for Wintrust Wealth Management.

Roldán holds a master’s degree in early childhood administration from National Louis University, and master’s and bachelor’s degrees in social work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison