2023-2024 ADRP Advisory Board
president AMANda Farrell
Sr. Director of Donor Recruitment
vice president Claude LeBoeuf
Donor and Volunteer Recruitment Manager
Claude began his journey with the blood industry as a volunteer. Then, while completing his bachelor's degree in education, he joined the Red Cross donor recruitment team in 1995 and occupied various positions within the organization. Since 1998, the year Hema-Quebec was created, he worked as a call center agent, then technician and telerecruitment supervisor. Amongst his many achievements, he played a key role, along with the IT development team and marketing services, in the development and implementation of an efficient platform for donor relations. Launched in 2004, the platform has been improved a few times. Since 2012, Claude has been head of donor and volunteer recruitment services.
Secretary amanda hess
Vice President Donor Relations and Marketing
treasurer Tammy Whiteley
Vice President of Donor Recruitment and Community Relations
Our Blood Institute
Tammy Whiteley is the Vice President of Donor Recruitment and Community Relations for Our Blood Institute, the sixth largest non-profit blood collector in the United States. Named to this position in 2014, Whiteley has 22 years of blood banking experience. She joined Our Blood Institute as a blood program consultant in 1997 before serving as Our Blood Institute's Director of Southwest Oklahoma and North Texas operations for five years. In 2005, she was named Director of Donor Recruitment.
In her current role she leads blood donor recruitment for ten mobile operations, sixteen donor centers, a contact center with 80 employees, as well as marketing and public relations for Oklahoma, Arkansas, north central Texas and Amarillo. More than a quarter-of-a-million units of blood from volunteer donors are needed annually to meet the needs of patients in these areas.
In 2011, Whiteley was named Manager of the Year by ADRP, an international honor awarded for exemplary leadership.
Past-president Theresa Pina
Vice President of Operations
Senior Director of Donor Recruitment, Vitalant
Associate Director Donor Experience,
Director of Public Relations and Marketing, LifeServe Blood Center
Director of Communications,
President & CEO, Shepeard Community Blood Center
Area VP and Director of Donor Services, Versiti
Chief Executive Officer
Head of Nursing for Donor Services
Director of Donor Resources
Rhode Island Blood Center, New York Blood Center Enterprise