The American Red Cross has named Nick Diehl to the newly-created position of Deputy Ombudsman. Diehl, an experienced Ombuds, is expected to work closely with the Corporate Ombudsman, Kevin Jessar, to develop and manage the Red Cross Ombuds program, including the work of volunteer Ombuds.
Diehl previously worked with Jessar during a three-year stint as an Ombudsman at the National Institutes of Health. Diehl also worked as an Associate Ombuds at Princeton University. He is in the organization development graduate program at American University. Diehl serves on the Board of IOA and has developed and taught IOA courses. (LinkedIn Profile; IOA Board Candidate Statement.)