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Making the Girl Scout Promise

Council Leadership

Our council is governed according to its bylaws by the Board of Directors, which oversees our fiscal and policy matters.  

Board of Directors, 2017-2018


Tricia Tilford, Board Chair and President
Certified Public Accountant
Mary Shapiro, First Vice Chair
Professor, Simmons School of Business
Jane Puffer, Second Vice Chair
President, Dreamaker Consulting Group
Roc O'Connell, Treasurer
Owner, Roc 'n' Playsets, Inc.
Diane Longtin, Secretary/Clerk
Mission Assurance Program Lead of the AN/TPY2 & SBX Radar Systems, Raytheon

Denise Burgess
Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts


Pat Chadwick
Senior VP, Concessions and New Business Development (retired), Bloomingdale's
Kelly Corwin

Global Head of Client Service Management,
State Street Global Advisors
Mary Crealese

Partner, KPMG
Tracy Curley

Assurance Partner, CohnReznick LLP
Lynn Saunders Cutter
Marketing Communications Consultant
Elizabeth Fitzula
Partner, PwC
Heather M. Ford

Managing Director, Corporate Learning Hub
Selena Joe
Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Jane Lundquist
Retired as Executive Vice President and Director of Consumer and Small Business Banking, Rockland Trust
Marcia Metz
Vice President, Solution Development Partners
Linda Rossetti
Entrepreneur, Author and Managing Director, Golden Seeds, LLC
Carol Sapoznik
Author/Creative Director, Connections & Dots
Linda Schuller
Reference Librarian, Simmons College

Girl Members

Sophia (Sage) Estrada
Sarah Hutchinson
Caroline Lambert
Katherine Page

Board Nominating and Development Committee

Kathleen (Kate) Crosby
Elizabeth Fitzula

Partner, PwC
BethAnne Higgins
Director of Program Services, Emmanuel House Residence
Selena Joe
Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Louise Mallette
Organizational Development Consultant
Sue McKay
Managing Director, Discovery Search Partners
Linda Rossetti
Entrepreneur, Author and Managing Director, Golden Seeds, LLC
Omar A. Saldaña

Vice President, Keystone Partners
Brenda J. Wrigley, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Marketing Communication, Emerson College

Council Delegates

Regional Delegates (see list of Delegates and Governance Regions) represent all regions of the council and influence policy. This position, open to registered members of GSUSA (age 14 or older), requires attendance at 2-4 meetings/year: Regional Meetings and Annual Meeting. Consider serving as a Regional Delegate or nominate someone who you feel can fulfill the responsibilities of this important role. You can learn more about the Governance regions, review the position description, and submit your nomination form by clicking on the links below.

National Council delegates (see list) are elected for a term of three years. National Delegates attend the National Convention to: (1) elect the National Board and National Board Development Committee; (2) act on proposals submitted by the National Board and Girl Scout councils, as well as any amendments to the Constitution of GSUSA; and (3) hear the National Board of Directors report on its stewardship of Girl Scouting.

Regional Delegate Meetings
All delegates should attend the regional delegate meetings to represent their region, discuss council business, and learn about council governance. Open to all members 14 years and older. Pre-registration is required.

May 9, 2018, Annual Meeting, Waltham   Register

Read our 2016 Annual Report.