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Board Officers

Chair of the Board

Veronica L. Longenecker-State College, PA Director of IT for the College of Liberal Arts at Penn State University Park

Veronica has held multiple Girl Scout volunteer positions over the past 20 years, including troop leader, service unit manager, and day camp director. She has helped open up doors for girls by leading travel trips near and far. She was appointed Chair of the Board in April 2015.

Vice Chair

Benetta M. Rapier-Lititz, PA Senior Director Contracting and Network Development for Kairos Health Systems Inc.


Betsy A. Keefer-York, PA Retired


Chandra “Dolly” M. Lalvani-Harrisburg Director of Tax at PriceWaterhouseCoopers


Lynn M. Bachstein-Trucksville, PA

Joanne M. Bankso-York, PA

Karen D. Best-Lemoyne, PA

Bonnie D. Burke-Danville, PA

Peggy L. Chown, JD-York, PA

Leslie M. Collins-Scranton, PA

Melinda C. Ghilardi, ESQ.-Dunmore, PA

Rogette N. Harris-Harrisburg, PA  

Antonio Hernandez, Jr.-Lancaster, PA

Elizabeth “Billie” M. Ingraham-Danville, PA

Stacy M. Klann- Mechanicsburg, PA

Deborah A. Kolsovsky- Scranton, PA

Kathy W. McCorkle-Mechanicsburg, PA  

Joan J. Mummert-New Oxford, PA

Karen F. Snider-Mechanicsburg, PA

Roberta “Robbie” L. Soltz, Ph.D-Bloomsburg, PA

Yvette L. Willson, Esq.-State College, PA

Susan Kreidler-Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer; Acting CEO

Prior to being named Acting CEO, Susan served as the Vice President for Finance & CFO since August 2009. During her tenure with GSHPA, Susan has helped implement a 5-year business plan and restructured the Finance Department and Retail Sales Department to adequately meet the needs of the council and place it in a financially sound position. 

Susan has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting, Summa cum Laude, from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. 

Suzanne Moore-Chief Operations Officer

Suzanne has over 13 years of Girl Scouting experience holding both volunteer and staff positions, which includes Camp Director, Resident Camp Director, Outdoor Program Manager, and Regional Director for GSHPA’s north, northeast and west regions.

She has a degree Bachelor’s of Humanities in Secondary English Education from Penn State and is currently working on a Masters of Sciences in Human Resources at the University of Scranton.

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Conflict of Interest Policy

2014 Audited Financial Statements

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