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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
Certified Public Accountant
Mary Shapiro, First Vice Chair
Professor, Simmons College School of Management
Jane Puffer, Second Vice Chair
President, Dreamaker Consulting Group
Roc O'Connell, Treasurer
Owner, Roc 'n' Playsets, Inc.
Diane Longtin, Secretary/Clerk
AN/TPY2 & XBR Radar Sustainment Quality Program Lead, Raytheon

Patricia A. Parcellin
Chief Executive Officer


Elaine Caprio
President, Caprio Consulting L.L.C.
Pat Chadwick

Senior VP, Concessions and New Business Delopment (retired), Bloomingdale's
Kelly Corwin

Senior Managing Director and Head of North American Operations,
State Street Global Advisors
Mary Crealese

Partner, KPMG
Tracy Curley

Assurance Partner, Marcum LLP
Lynn Saunders Cutter
Marketing Communications Consultant
Elizabeth Fitzula
Partner, PwC
Heather Mackey Ford

Managing Director, Corporate Learning Hub
Richard (Dick) Galehouse
Principal Emeritus, Sasaki Associates
Selena Joe
Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Jane Lundquist
Executive Vice President and Director of Consumer and Small Business Banking, Rockland Trust
Marcia Metz
VP, Product Lifecycle Management & EOS2 Operations, EMC
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 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.

Read our 2016 Annual Report.