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. Interested in serving on one of our Governance committees or becoming a Board member? Contact email@example.com to share your interest and we look forward to speaking with you.
President - Richard Cyphers
Vice President - Juliana Meek
Treasurer - Karen Huebner
Secretary - Ashley Harris
Chief Executive Officer - Mary Anne Servian
Members at Large
Bonny Eads Dery
Christina "Tina" Ottman
Girl representatives are appointed and will serve a one-year term from January 2024– January 2025.
Girl Scout Seniors or Ambassadors, 14 years of age or older by October 1, 2023, 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 expected 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.
Eligible applicants must commit to regularly attend board meetings, 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 meeting from 4-6pm on January 17, 2024 via Zoom; virtual Annual Meeting of the Council from 7-8pm on January 18, 2024; and board meetings via Zoom from 4-6pm in February 28, May 1, July 17, September 18, November 6, 2024, and January 18, 2025. 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. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to share your interest in applying.
Guests and members of Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, Inc. joined the Voting Members of the Council at this year's virtual Annual Meeting of the Council. The Annual Meeting agenda included the Gulfcoast Stewardship Report, Treasurer’s Report, and a single slate of nominees for the Board of Directors presented for election by the voting members. If you were unable to attend or would like to revisit the evening please enjoy the videos below.