Full Name
Trevor Riggen
Job Title
President, Humanitarian Services
American Red Cross
Speaker Bio
Trevor Riggen was appointed President of Humanitarian Services effective January 2022. In this role, he has responsibility for major Red Cross programs: Disaster Cycle Services, Service to the Armed Forces, Volunteer Services; International Services; and leads the seven field-based divisions and 59 regional chapter operations where these services are typically delivered.

Prior to this, Trevor served as Senior Vice President, Disaster Cycle Services where he led a team of Red Cross staff and volunteer experts in disaster preparedness, response, and recovery who develop and implement programs and conduct operations aimed at preventing and alleviating human suffering in the face of emergencies within the United States and its territories. He also served as Chief Executive Officer of the Northern California Coastal Region where he provided management oversight of Red Cross services and supported a team of more than 7,000 volunteers and employees who responded to more than 800 local disasters each year and served more than eight million residents with lifesaving programs.

Prior to coming to Red Cross, Trevor held several leadership positions with community-based organizations in Illinois and the Washington, DC metro area. These positions focused on literacy, crime prevention, poverty reduction, education and emergency planning for public school districts. He also served in the Peace Corps in Morocco where he developed local agricultural cooperatives.

Trevor earned his B.S. in Political Science from the University of Illinois and a Master’s Degree in Public Policy from Georgetown University.
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