CHARLESTON, W.Va. -Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced Erica Mani, Deputy Chief of Staff, has accepted a position with the American Red Cross effective November 29, 2012. Mani joined Tomblin's administration in November 2010.
"Since joining my administration, Erica has been a tremendous asset. I have greatly valued her leadership and dedication over the past two years. She has assisted in keeping our agencies running smoothly and addressed constituent needs," Gov. Tomblin said. "I extend my sincerest best wishes as she enters the not for profit sector, and I'm confident she will continue to serve the people of West Virginia well in her new capacity."
Mani will serve as the Regional Chief Executive Officer for the West Virginia Region of the American Red Cross.
"I have truly enjoyed my time in the Governor's Office and have appreciated the opportunity to serve West Virginians under Governor Tomblin," said Mani. "I look forward to continued public service in my new position with the American Red Cross."
Mani's state government service includes serving as Executive Director of the Consolidated Public Retirement Board, Deputy Secretary of the West Virginia Department of Revenue, and General Counsel for Governor Bob Wise.
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