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Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania announces new board officer, board members-at-large, committee member


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Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania (GSHPA) is excited to announce the approval of its new board treasurer, board members-at-large, and GSHPA Board Development Committee member.

“We are so excited to welcome these new board and committee members to our organization. These passionate volunteers help us continue making a difference in our local communities by building girls of courage, confidence, and character,” said Janet Donovan, GSHPA President and CEO.

New Board Officer:

Barbara Green, Board Treasurer, of Lehighton, Pa., serves as president of Blue Mountain Ski Resort and has more than 30 years of business management experience. In her current role as president, Green has doubled the resort’s revenue and made it a priority for the company to become a year-round resort and leader in exceptional guest services. Green is a former Girl Scout, and represents GSHPA’s northern footprint on many boards and committees including the Executive Board of St. Luke Carbon County, Carbon County Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the GSHPA Finance and Audit Committee.

Green joins fellow GSHPA board officers Adrienne Vicari, board chair; Alison Bernhardt, board vice chair; and Jeshanah Fox, board secretary.

Second Term Board Member-at-Large:

Daniel Sheaffer, Jr., of Halifax, Pa., serves as retail manager, administrative vice president of banking at M&T Bank and is responsible for leading and managing retail sales and the operations team. Sheaffer has more than 20 years of financial and sales management experience. He is active in his community by serving as a board member for the Halifax Wildcat Education Foundation, a Catalyst Awards Committee member at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber of Commerce, chair of the GSHPA Property Committee, and member of the GSHPA Board Development Committee.

New Board Members-at-Large:

Ami Zumkhawala-Cook, of Camp Hill, Pa., serves as a transformative healthcare executive for The Northridge Consulting Group. She has more than 20 years of experience in the global health care industry which she uses to deliver people, process, and technology solutions to premier clients and business partners. Zumkhawala-Cook is active throughout central Pennsylvania as the Camp Hill Borough Appointed Trustee of the Cleve J. Fredricksen Library, member of the Executive Committee and Board of Leadership Harrisburg Area, and member of the GSHPA Strategic Planning Committee.

Elizabeth Dilullo Brown, of Lewisburg, Pa., serves as senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Little League International. Since joining Little League in 2009, she has been instrumental in growing the relationship with Major League Baseball, the continued support of Little League’s official sponsors and licensees, the development of the organization’s strategic plan, and more. Brown is active in her community as a Little League mom, local league volunteer at Lewisburg Little League, and member of the GSHPA Strategic Planning Committee.

Renee Mattei Myers, of Elizabethtown, Pa., serves as firm member and chair of the Associates Committee for Eckert Seamans. She focuses her practice on a wide variety of labor and employment matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts throughout Pennsylvania. Myers is active in her community through involvement with the Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Region, Women Involved, United Way of Southern Pennsylvania’s Women’s Leadership Council, National Multiple Sclerosis Society Leadership Council, and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. She was a Girl Scout for 12 years and served as a Girl Scout volunteer for over 15 years.

Sheaffer, Zumkhawala-Cook, Brown, and Myers join the following GSHPA board members-at-large:

·       Daren Russ, of Harrisburg, Pa.

·       Deborah Vereen, of New Cumberland, Pa.

·       Gina Suydam, of Tunkhannock, Pa.

·       Jayne Huston, of Hummelstown, Pa.

·       Judith Windom, of Harrisburg, Pa.

·       Tena Maurer, of Hegins, Pa.

New Board Development Committee Member:

Janice Black, of Harrisburg, Pa., serves as President and CEO of The Foundation for Enhancing Communities. The organization funds projects that benefit the community, including partnerships that address AIDS, homelessness, LGBTQ, math and science education, and early childhood education. Black has been active in the community for many years and has chaired committees for the Harrisburg Rotary Foundation, Elizabethtown College Leadership Council, Harrisburg Academy Community Advisory Board, and many more. She is a former GSHPA board member-at-large and current member of the GSHPA Finance and Audit Committee.