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East Meadow Resident elected to Girl Scouts of Nassau County Board

Garden City, NY (June 12, 2014) – The Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) has announced that during the recent 49th Annual Meeting, Christina Mendoza has been elected to serve her first term as Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. She joins a panel of 29 board members in their mission to provide leadership, innovation and support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County.

“We are beyond excited to have Christina serve on the Board of Directors for her first term”, said Wanda Jackson, President of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Board of Directors. “With Christinas’s extensive Girl Scout resume and eagerness to join the Board, we know she will provide us with the girl’s prospective, leadership and the right skills to become a valuable contributor as well as someone who can continue to help shape girls into Girl Scouts.”

Christina is a junior at W.T Clarke High School and she has been a member of GSNC for 12 years, and earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award in 2013. In addition to working with her Troop, Mendoza is actively involved in the GSNC Media Girls Group, GSNC Chorus, GSNC Girls Leading Girls Group, Girl Scouts Bishop’s Troop of Rockville Centre and the GSNC Asian Task Force. Mendoza will also be a representative for GSNC as a National Council Delegate at the 2014 National Council Session and 53rd Girl Scout Convention in Utah. Mendoza is featured on the Samoas Girl Scout Cookie box nationwide.

Outside of Girl Scouting, Mendoza holds the positions of secretary of her high school’s Key Club and treasurer of the Tri-M Music Honor Society. She is a member of the History Scholars Society, Science Olympiads, Science Honor Society, the Mathletes, Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society and the National English Honor Society. She also plays on several varsity sports teams and spent the previous summer at Cornell University conducting breast-cancer research.

Girl Scouts of Nassau County (GSNC) is the preeminent leadership development organization for girls, with almost 20,000 girl and 7,000 adult members across Nassau County. GSNC is a leading authority on girls' healthy development, and builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect with, or donate to Girl Scouts of Nassau County, visit or contact Donna Rivera-Downey at (516) 741-2550.