Laurene Cianfrani, MT (ASCP), SBB, is the Director of Operations for the American Red Cross. Ms. Cianfrani is certified as a Medical Technologist and a Specialist in Blood Banking from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She received a BS degree in medical technology from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and SBB training at Mt. Sinai Hospital/American Red Cross, Mid America Region in Chicago. Ms. Cianfrani is an active member of the American Association of Blood Banks, the Society for the Advancement of Blood Management and the Clinical Laboratory Management Association. She is a recipient of the Employee Excellence Award of the American Red Cross. Ms. Cianfrani served on Gift of Life's MAPB for 3 years prior to joining the Governing Board.