Did you know that nearly 70% of women in U.S. Congress are former Girl Scouts? Women in public office provide a great source of inspiration for girls, and we are always proud when another Girl Scout alumna is elected.
Minnesota 2012 Elections
As the election season wraps up, River Valleys is taking a moment to recognize and celebrate two Girl Scouts River Valleys board members who won their races last night.
Sharon was re-elected to her position as Redwood County Commissioner for District 5. Also a Centennial Honoree, Sharon has held a variety of positions during her 25 years as a Girl Scout, including as CEO of the legacy Peacepipe Council.
Alumnae in Office Across the Nation
Do you know of a Girl Scout alumna who became an elected official this year? Name her in the comments box below!