TAMPA (May 1, 2014) – Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) is pleased to announce its 2014-2015 board of directors.
GSWCF’s board of directors consists of community volunteers elected by the voting members of the council at its Annual Meeting, which was held this year on April 26. It is the responsibility of the board to set GSWCF’s strategic direction, ensure the organization has the necessary resources to support the council’s strategy and provide organizational oversight, including establishing policies to ensure the integrity of the organization.
The officers consist of:
– President: Felecia Gilmore-Long, Fifth Third Bank
– 1st Vice President: Marlise Bushman, St. Leo University
– 2nd Vice President: Renee Dabbs, Voyageur Company
– 3rd Vice President: H. Tyson Lykes II, Lykes Bros. Inc.
– Secretary: Laura Webb, Webb Insurance Group
– Treasurer: Denise Samson, Raymond James
Board members at large include: Patricia Armstrong, AAA South; Barnett Brooks, Jackson Lewis P.C.; Maria Eichelberger, Regions; Alison Fraga, SunTrust; Kari Goetz, Tampa International Airport; Kay Gray, Florida’s Natural; Felicia Harvey, Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce; Gwin Londrigan, Publix Super Markets; Marva Louisville, Anesthesia Associates of Florida; Alison Martin, Tampa Bay Lightning; Tracy Ramirez, Toner & Ramirez, P.A.; John Sarmanian, Taylor White Consulting; Lavinia Vaughn, Carlton Fields Jorden Burt; and Julie Williamson, Healthy Start Coalition.
GSWCF’s chief executive officer, Kim Jowell, serves ex officio as a non-voting board member. The board also includes two non-voting girl members age 14 and above (grades 9-12), Emily H. and Katherine M.
Girl Scouts of West Central Florida (GSWCF) serves nearly 21,000 girls and nearly 8,500 adult members in Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Marion, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk and Sumter counties. GSWCF receives funding from the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay, the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners and area United Way agencies. Did you know that more than 53% of all women business owners are Girl Scout alumnae? For more information on how to join, volunteer, reconnect with or donate to Girl Scouts of West Central Florida, visit www.gswcf.org or call (800) 881-4475.
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