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GSEMA Council Leadership

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, 2019-20


Tricia Tilford, Board Chair and President
Certified Public Accountant
Lynn Saunders Cutter, First Vice Chair
Marketing Communications Consultant
Jane Puffer, Second Vice Chair
President, Dreamaker Consulting Group
Jane Lundquist, Treasurer
Retired as Executive Vice President and Director of Consumer and Small Business Banking, Rockland Trust
Diane Longtin, Secretary/Clerk
Mission Assurance Program Lead of the AN/TPY2 & SBX Radar Systems, Raytheon

Caitríona Taylor
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
Tracy Curley

Assurance Partner, CohnReznick LLP
Teresa Epperson
Former Partner, A.T. Kearney Inc.
Elizabeth Fitzula
Partner, PwC
Heather M. Ford

Managing Director, Corporate Learning Hub
Anna Foster
Founder/CEO, A Maven's World Lifestyle Brand
Molly Frankel
Senior Vice President and Senior Counsel, Citizens Bank
Jennifer Galvagna

Managing Director and Market Trust Executive for the Boston, Massachusetts Market of U.S. Trust
Dee Hadley
Strategic Marketing Consultant
Selena Joe
Senior Manager, Deloitte Consulting
Sonia Kwon
Former Partner, Lynch, Brewer, Hoffman & Fink, LLP
Diane McLoughlin
Chief Client Officer, Eagle Investment Systems, a BNY Mellon company
Marcia Metz
Vice President, Iron Mountain
Omar A. Saldaña
Vice President, Keystone Partners
Carol Sapoznik
Author/Creative Director, Connections & Dots
Linda Schuller
Reference Librarian, Simmons College
Crystal Sekerak
Associate Director Global Engineering Gillette, Procter & Gamble

Girl Members

Aurora Avallone
Jeana diNatale
Patrice Musoke
Khushi Shah

Board Nominating and Development Committee

Pat Chadwick
Senior VP, Concessions and New Business Development (retired), Bloomingdale's
Kelly Corwin
Global Head of Client Service Management, State Street
Katie Durant
Director of Investor Relations, CVS Health
Jennifer LaFrance
Financial Planner, E3 Financial Planning
Louise Mallette
Organizational Development Consultant
Omar A. Saldaña
Vice President, Keystone Partners
Kristen Truglio
Partner, Ernst & Young
Allison Walsh
Founder and Principal Attorney, Walsh Law Office LLC
Brenda J. Wrigley, Ph.D., APR
Associate Professor, Department of Communication, Curry 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 Girl Scout members (age 14 or older), requires attendance at 2-4 meetings/year (regional meetings and the annual meeting).

National 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 2018 Annual Report.