Nancy Dubuc, President and CEO of A+E Networks, has joined Team Rubicon’s Board of Directors. Under Dubuc’s stewardship, the A+E Networks portfolio, including History®, Lifetime® and A&E®, through its corporate outreach initiatives, has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to veterans and military families. Team Rubicon is the only nonprofit disaster response organization that repurposes the skills of military veterans to support affected communities.
“It is an honor to welcome Nancy Dubuc to our Board of Directors,” said Jake Wood, President & CEO of Team Rubicon. “Her support and guidance will be transformational for Team Rubicon, helping us reach even more people devastated by disasters and veterans seeking opportunities to help their communities following military service.”
During Dubuc’s tenure, A+E Networks has been a long-standing supporter of veterans through partnerships, programming, and outreach programs. Through its Mission to Honor initiative, A+E Networks has been a proud partner of Team Rubicon since 2012, highlighting the organization across all of its media platforms.
“I am honored to join the board of Team Rubicon and to help further their mission of responding to communities hard hit by disaster and helping veterans find a renewed sense of purpose. The men and women of Team Rubicon are truly our nation’s best and brightest, and I am proud to support their incredible work,” said Nancy Dubuc, CEO of A+E Networks.
By tapping into the valuable skills of veterans and giving then an opportunity to continue their service, Team Rubicon is fostering a newfound sense of purpose, community, and identity. Since first responding to the earthquake in Haiti in 2010, the organization has grown from eight members to more than 35,000 deployable volunteers, and has responded to over 125 disasters around the world, including the earthquake in Nepal, tornadoes in Joplin, Missouri, Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines and Hurricane Sandy. The organization is currently mobilizing to respond to the unprecedented floods in West Virginia.