Freeport Resident Re-Elected to GSNC Board
Freeport, NY May 29, 2012 – Betty Monroe, a resident of Freeport, has furthered her dedication and commitment to supporting, empowering and mentoring future generations of women that she has shown year after year. Betty Monroe has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. as a Member-at-Large on May 21, 2012, at the 47th Annual Meeting held at The DeMatteis Center. Ms. Monroe joins other Board Members in their mission to provide leadership, innovation and constant support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Council.
“Betty has and will continue to be a great addition to our Board of Directors,” said Diane M. McFarlane, Esq., President of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Board of Directors. “We believe this is an appropriate recognition for the work that she has done in the past. With Betty serving on our Board again, we are confident that she will bring strong leadership and help us to continue our mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.”
Betty Monroe was elected as a Member-at-Large of the Board of Directors in 2008 and was nominated to a second term on the Board. Ms. Monroe was a member of the Board of Directors from 1995 to 2005 and held the position of Executive Vice President. She has been Chair of the Community Relations Committee, the 2002 Council Performance Assessment Task Group and has served on the Council Nominating Committee. For her many contributions to Girl Scouts of Nassau County over the years, Betty received the Girl Scout Thanks Badge in 2002 and was named one of GSNC’s “90 Women for 90 Years.”
A resident of Freeport, she is actively involved with many organizations, including Negro Business and Professional Women of Nassau County, 100 Black Women of Nassau/Suffolk and is the President of The Links Inc., Long Island Chapter. Ms. Monroe is employed as Director of the Defense Contracts Management Agency in Garden City.
Girl Scouts of Nassau County builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. Girl Scouting in Nassau County creates an accepting and nurturing environment, which gives girls a chance to build character and develops leadership skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them throughout their lives, like strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. With almost 21,000 girl and 7,000 adult members, Girl Scouts of Nassau County has become the preeminent organization and leading authority for girls. The organization, now in its 100th year, continues to make the world a better place one girl at a time.
For more information on the Girl Scouts of Nassau County call Donna Rivera Downey 516 741-2550 at ext. 260, or visit www.gsnc.org.
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