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GSGCF Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. is composed of community members with a variety of skills and perspectives. Members represent a range of ages and reflect the racial, ethnic, religious, and other diverse demographics present within the council's geographic area. These individuals do not act as advocates for a particular constituency group, but are responsible for making decisions that will best serve the needs of the total council.

  • President
    Richard Cyphers

    Vice President
    Juliana Meek

    Treasurer
    Karen Huebner 

    Secretary
    Ashley Harris

    Chief Executive Officer
    Mary Anne Servian

  • Members at Large
    Karin Bleyer
    Maegan Cardillo
    Bonny Eads Dery
    Sharon Preston-Folta
    Devaney Iglesias
    Lauren Johnston
    Rosalind Mathews
    Christina "Tina" Ottman
    Joyce Rollins
    Angela Smith
    Madison Witherspoon

Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida
Board of Directors Girl Representative
 
girl members

Girl Scout Seniors or Ambassadors, 14 years of age or older by October 1, 2022, are eligible for a leadership opportunity while serving as a girl representative on the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. Board of Directors. You will gain valuable leadership and governance experience for future applications and career opportunities, strengthen communication skills, and meet and network with business professionals.

Girl representatives provide a voice on behalf of all the Gulfcoast girl members! In accordance with council Bylaws, girl representatives are appointed by the Board of Directors and shall serve without the right to vote or make motions. Regardless of their voting status, girl representatives are able to participate in board functions and deliberations and their performance expectations are held to the same standards as their adult board member peers (with the exception of financial giving).  Girl representatives are highly engaged and attend as many board and governance meetings as possible. In accordance with council Bylaws, a girl representative serving on the Board of Directors is a voting member of the Gulfcoast council, such as at the Annual Meeting. Girl representatives are invited to take an active leadership role in other council-related events during the year to best advocate for Girl Scouts and serve as role models for all.  Appointed girl representatives will serve a one-year term from September 14, 2022 – July 2023.

You must commit to regularly attend board meetings held via Zoom, the Annual Meeting, board trainings, and other scheduled governance meetings; and are encouraged to attend a variety of events throughout the year. The Board of Directors has approved the following dates during this one-year term: board meetings from 4-6pm on September 14, November 9, and January 18, 2023; Annual Meeting of the Council from 7-8pm on January 19, 2023; and board meetings from 4-6pm on February 22, May 3, and July 26, 2023. This is a prestigious and competitive selection process, so please carefully consider the requirements and responsibilities to be sure this position and commitment is right for you. Completed applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted.

Apply now … submit your application and resume and 2 reference forms by email to marieg@gsgcf.org no later than Monday, September 5, 2022.  If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact Marie Graziosi, chief of staff, via email – marieg@gsgcf.org.

Girl Representative Applications - Word Documents
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Girl Representative Applications - PDF Documents
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