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Board of Directors

Composed of members from across our council and spanning the private and nonprofit sector, our board of directors guides the direction of Girl Scouts River Valleys. These five executive officers and 20 directors at-large are volunteers and members of Girl Scouts of the USA.

The Board Development Committee is responsible for the selection, training and evaluation of the Board of Directors. This committee is always interested in maintaining a highly qualified, diverse pool of candidates for openings as they become available.

If you are interested in being considered to serve on our Board of Directors or Board Development Committee, please review the position description and submit the application for consideration.

Board Development Committee - Position Description

Director-At-Large - Position Description

 

Executive Officers

Jane Canney

Jane Canney, Chair

Principal
Canney and Associates

Marnie Overman

Marnie Overman, First Vice Chair

Director, Employer Benefit Solutions
Securian Financial

Melissa Meyers

Melissa Meyers, Second Vice Chair

Business Manager
Andersen Corporation

Pam Stegora Axberg

Pam Stegora Axberg, Treasurer

Chief Executive Officer
Union Gospel Mission Twin Cities

Kelly Bloch

Kelly Bloch, Secretary

Regional Vice President
Xcel Energy

Directors-At-Large

Mariela Ampuero

Mariela Ampuero

Director, Human Resources and Compensation
Regis Corporation

Daniel Ballard

Daniel Ballard

Branch President
Clear Channel Outdoor

Kate Bante

Kate Bante

Senior Strategy Director
Ovative Group

Christine Battist

Christine Battist

Chief Financial Officer
Avison Young

Jean Bennington Sweeney

Jean Bennington Sweeney

Retired Executive
3M

Kelli Cadwell

Kelli Cadwell

President and Owner
Simply Staffing

Lilia	Civettini

Lilia Civettini

High School Student & Senior Girl Scout

Belinda Cordina

Belinda Cordina

Supply Chain Operations Director
Ecolab

Emily Davis

Emily Davis

Northwest Region Vice President
CRH

Beth Duyvejonck

Beth Duyvejonck

Regional Vice President
Opus Design Build, L.L.C

Gail Eadie

Gail Eadie

Architect and Administrator
Mayo Clinic

Gayle Hayhurst

Gayle Hayhurst

Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Schwan’s Home Delivery

Nancy Klemek

Nancy Klemek

Community Volunteer

Dr. Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso

Dr. Shannon Laughlin-Tommaso

Chair, Division of Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Mayo Clinic

Norma Porter

Norma Porter

Director of Change Management
Anthem Dental

Susana Rosas

Susana Rosas

Founder
Suyana Designs

Maria Sarabia

Maria Sarabia

Aging and Disability Services Director
Ramsey County

Kaade Wallace

Kaade Wallace

Public Policy Manager
Hennepin County

Dr. Rachel Wobschall

Dr. Rachel Wobschall

Planned & Major Gift Officer
True Friends

Mai Nhai Xiong-Chan

Mai Nhai Xiong-Chan

Vice President Enrollment Management
Hamline University