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									                                     Biographies of the 2011 Board of Directors

Suzanne Bates, Wellesley, MA
Suzanne is an executive coach, author, certified speaking professional, former award-winning television news anchor,
and CEO of Bates Communications, Inc. She launched the firm in 2000 after a successful career in major market
television. Suzanne is an active member of many organizations. She is currently President of the New England Chapter of
the National Speakers Association, a member of the CEO Club of Boston College, and a member of the Women's
Presidents Organization. She is past president of the Massachusetts Women's Political Caucus. Suzanne earned a B.S. in
Radio-TV Journalism from the University of Illinois. She lives in Wellesley, Mass. with her husband and daughter.

PJ Blankenhorn, Cambridge, MA
PJ is the Chief Operating Officer for the New England Chapter of the National Association for Corporate Directors, where
she leads ten volunteer based committees to successfully provide 20 educational programs annually for C-level
executives and members of corporate Board of Directors. As the Principal of Vision to Action Consulting, PJ helps non-
profits translate their vision into workable plans and overcome the obstacles to significant growth or expanded impact.
In nonprofits, she was the Executive Director of the Boston Center for Adult Education, a senior leader at City Year, and
has served on several nonprofit boards. In addition, she has 20+ years in leading edge technologies from Digital to Lotus
to reengineering consulting at CSC Index. PJ has an MBA from Boston University’s Graduate School of Management and
a Masters in Adult Education from the University of Chicago.

Theresa Brockelman, Andover, MA
Theresa is an Audit Partner in the Financial Services practice in the Boston Office of Deloitte & Touche. During her 16
years with Deloitte & Touche, Theresa has served many financial services clients including mutual funds, broker/dealers,
and investment advisers. Theresa leads the national Investment Management learning council with responsibility for
developing the learning plan for the firm. Theresa is also a member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants
and Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. Theresa received an MBS/MS in Accounting from
Northeastern University in 1993 and a BA from Colby College in 1991. In addition to her client service roles for the firm,
she is actively involved in the Women’s Initiative for the Boston office, leading programs that advance and retain
professionals in the firm. A mother of two young children, Theresa is keenly aware of the challenges inherent in
balancing an intense career with an active family life, and particularly enjoys her role counseling both men and women
on successful work/life strategies.

Carole Cowan, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA
Carole is the President of Middlesex Community College, the largest and most comprehensive community college in the
Commonwealth. Dr. Cowan joined the college in 1976 as a faculty member in the Business Division. She has served as
Dean of Business, Dean of Administration and Finance, and in September of 1990 was named President of the college.
Dr. Cowan received a bachelor's and master's degree from Salem State College, a Certificate of Advanced Graduate
Study from Boston State College, and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst. She also received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the Suffolk University College
of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Management, in recognition of her distinguished career in public higher
education and most recently received another honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Salem State College.

Kimberly A. Furnald, South Hampton, NH
Kim has been involved with the financial services industry for over 25 years. Currently, she is the Executive Vice
President, responsible for investment sales at Bishop Asset Management, an investment management firm that focuses
on providing investment solutions that focus on volatility. Kim has held a number of sales leadership positions within the
investment industry and has worked with traditional as well as alternative investments. She is the former National Sales
Manager at Morningstar where she led the effort to provide integrated client solutions and services for Morningstar’s
institutional and strategic accounts. Previously, she was the Managing Direct for Cypress Holding Company. Kim began
her career at Fidelity Investments were she worked with institutional clients for their investment management needs.
She is an Ohio Wesleyan University alumnus and lives on a working farm with her husband and two sons in the southern
seacoast area of NH.
Jacqueline Glenn, Milton, MA
Jackie is a seasoned executive in Strategic Planning, Human Resources, Talent Development, Diversity and Inclusion. She
is currently the Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Director of Human Resources for EMC Corporation. In this position,
she leads the Corporate Diversity strategy for the company’s global operations insuring an innovative and inclusive
workforce as well as the advancement of a cross cultural experience for EMC’s 43,000 employees. Jackie joined EMC in
2000, following a stellar 26-year career in various areas of HR and healthcare administration. She has held positions
across the HR spectrum including Employee Relations, Training and Development, Recruiting, Organizational
Development, and Consulting and Coaching. Prior to her current position, she provided strategic and tactical Human
Resources support to EMC sales groups comprising more than 1200 employees across both domestic and international
sites. She is a founding member of EMC’s Black Employee Affinity Group (BEAG) and has previously served as advisor to
the group. Jackie completed the BEAG Mentoring Program for Managers and serves as a mentor to several EMC
employees. Jackie received her undergraduate degree in Healthcare Administration from Emmanuel College and a
Masters Degree in Human Resources management from Lesley University. She has been nominated by the Girl Scouts as
a leading woman, by the YMCA for the Black Achiever Award and by EMC for the President’s Award. She is also a 2004
graduate of The Partnership’s Fellows program. She has a passion for community advocacy and civic leadership and is a
champion for issues affecting children and families. She serves as the Human Resources liaison on the Children’s Services
of Roxbury Board of Directors and is an active member of Jubilee Christian Church of Boston. In her spare time, she
practices Bikram Yoga. Known for her candor and penchant for excellence, Jackie’s mantra is, “It’s better to be
respected than to be liked.” She resides with her husband, Windsor, and their two daughters, Nicole and Alicia, in
Milton, Massachusetts.

Richard Goettle, West Roxbury, MA
Dick is a Lecturer in Finance and Economics in the College of Business Administration at Northeastern University, where
he teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Managerial Economics, Finance, Investments and Financial
Institutions and Markets. He is President, co-founder and principal of Cambridge Planning and Analytics and continues
his involvement in the prestigious work of Dale W. Jorgenson and his associates. Dick has expertise in economic and
financial forecasting, modeling and analysis and the application of these to government policy and business planning;
current efforts focus on the benefits and costs of climate change and climate change policy. Dick has formal training in
mathematics and computer science, business and management, and economics and finance with a B.A. from Miami
University, a M.B.A. from Northwestern University, and a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. Dick has served on the
Interim Board of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts and on its Finance, Investments and Legal Committee. From
1994 through realignment, he served on the Finance and Legal Management Committee of the Girl Scouts Patriots’ Trail
Council, where he also was a Board Member from 1994-2000. Dick currently is the Treasurer of Cold River Camp, a
volunteer-managed facility of the Appalachian Mountain Club. He also is a Director of The Goettle Holding Company,
Inc., an employee-owned, Cincinnati-based engineering and construction firm.

Wendi Haynes, Duxbury, MA
Wendi is a Certified Public Accountant and Quality Control Manager at Livingston & Haynes, PC. She has over twenty
years of experience providing tax, audit and consulting services to clients in many industries. She also provides tax
services to high net worth families. Wendi earned a Bachelor’s degree from Bryant College and is a member of the
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. She
has been a girl member and troop leader. She is a former board member of the Girl Scout Council of Southeastern

Dr. Beatrice (Bea) Mah Holland, Lexington, MA
Dr. Bea Mah Holland’s capacity-building coaching and consulting practice is built on her earlier roles as Pegasus
Communications President, MIT Sloan School of Management Director of Leadership and Senior Lecturer, Digital
Equipment Corporation (now HP) Leadership Program Manager, University of Calgary assistant professor, and inner city
and medical social worker in Edmonton, Alberta. Bea holds a Master’s degree from McGill University and a Doctorate
from Harvard. Her work is grounded in extensive development and experience in approaches such as Organizational
Diagnosis, Appreciative Inquiry, Systems Thinking, and Positive Psychology. She is a published author and conference
speaker. Originally from Canada, Bea toured overland for a year from London to India and, at the invitation of her two
adult daughters, trekked to visit several Hill Tribes in Thailand and stayed with the Emberra indigenous people
in Panama.

Cynthia Izzo, Needham, MA
Cynthia is a Director in KPMG's Advisory Services practice with more than 15 years of management advisory and
business experience. Her focus areas include information security & privatization, technology planning,
internal/external audit, controls and risk assessments, project management, and business process reengineering and
implementations. Cyndi serves numerous clients in the financial, higher education, and retail industry. Cyndi also serves
as KPMG's New England and Upstate New York (NEUNY) Diversity and EOC Champion. In this role she is the relationship
manager for several affinity networks as well as KPMG's Diversity Council Co-Chair. Cyndi was named to the Boston
Business Journal's 2007 40 under 40 list, which recognizes Greater Boston's next generation of business leaders for their
career success and community service. Cyndi is also an alumni of the BBJ and El Planeta 1st ever "20 on the Move",
Hispanics Making a Difference. Cyndi has been the 2nd Vice Chair of the Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts since its
conception. Prior to that Cyndi was a member of the Board of Directors for Girl Scouts Patriot's Trail.

Joanne L. Johnson, Newbury, MA
After retiring following 34 years with Bank of America and FleetBank as Senior Vice President supporting merger
integrations and other corporate projects, Joanne served on the Council Realignment Committee helping to merge the
three predecessors Councils into Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. Joanne served as the first President of Girl Scouts
of Eastern Massachusetts, is a lifetime member of the organization, and was a girl member and troop volunteer. Joanne
is also serving the council this year as a member of the Strategic Learning team. She continues assignments with TDBank
as a Project Manager. She is active in her community as Treasurer of the Newbury Cultural Council, Treasurer and past
President of the Newburyport Choral Society, Chair of the Hospitality and Audit Committees at her church and
recently served as Chair of the Harbormaster Advisory Task Force in Newbury. An Honorary Trustee of Wells College,
Joanne served on the board as its first elected Collegiate Trustee. While President of the College’s Alumnae Association,
she served on the Board of Trustees and the Board’s Executive Committee and for an additional term thereafter. Joanne
received the Wells College Alumnae Association’s 2008 Alumnae Award. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Wells
College and graduate degree in Retail Bank Management from the University of Virginia.

Heather Lantz, South Boston, MA
Heather Lantz is Assistant Dean for Arts and Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. She
advises Harvard faculty, department chairs, and administrators on faculty affairs issues. Heather is responsible for
ensuring consistent and equitable application of policies and processes related to searches for tenured and tenure-track
faculty, appointments of non-ladder and visiting faculty, tenure reviews, and other academic and faculty matters. Prior
to her current role, Heather worked in development at Harvard and for a wide range of political and campaign
organizations. She earned her B.A. from Harvard College and her M.B.A. from the Simmons School of Management.

Daniel Leonardo, Waltham, MA
Daniel is a Litigation Associate with the Boston law firm of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, focusing his practice in the
area of general business and commercial litigation. A graduate of the College of the Holy Cross and Northeastern
University School of Law, Daniel has also completed the Boston University School of Management’s Pocket MBA for
Lawyers Program. He is the former Chair of the legal arm for the Boston Chapter of the Association of Latino
Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) and he participates in the Volunteer Lawyer's Project of the Boston Bar

Nancy R. Mobley, Westwood, MA
Nancy is CEO and Founder of Insight Performance, Inc., a strategic human resource consulting firm that works with small
and mid-sized companies to build exceptional workplaces. Nancy is recognized as a coach, teacher, and author in the
area of building high performance work environments. Over the past six years, Insight has been recognized with sixteen
awards, both locally and nationally, for building their own exceptional workplace. A graduate of Wheaton College,
Nancy is certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) by the Society of Human Resource Management.
Her work with the Girl Scouts fuels Nancy’s passion for developing the next generation of women leaders.
Roc O'Connell, Reading, MA
Roc has been a Girl Scout for over 25 years, serving on the board and on a variety of committees for Patriots’ Trail
Council and the Reading Council for Girls, and now with GSEM. Although officially “retired” after 25 years with the
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and more than 30 years in the financial services industry, Roc has operated his own
construction company, Roc 'n' Playsets, Inc., for the past 10 years, designing and building backyard playsets and other
construction projects. Roc also serves on the boards of a number of civic and non-profit organizations, including the
Reading Scholarship Foundation, St. Athanasius Church, and Gunstock Acres Common Property Trust (homeowners
association). Roc and his wife, Ren, have three children and seven grandchildren.

Colleen A. O’Keefe, Lexington, MA
Colleen is currently the Senior Vice President and General Manager-Collaboration Solutions & Global Services at Novell,
a global IT infrastructure software company headquartered in Waltham, MA. In this role, Ms. O'Keefe combines her 30
years of operational, customer and professional services expertise to lead the company's collaboration business unit in
addition to its Global Services organization. Prior to joining Novell, Ms. O’Keefe held various executive positions at NCR,
Global Crossing and AT&T. She serves on the Rasmussen College Advisory Board for the School of Business and for the
School of technology Design. She has a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Hartford, and a
Bachelor's degree in economics from the College of the Holy Cross. She is also a graduate of the Stanford University
executive education program.

Melissa Palmer, Melrose, MA
Melissa is a certified public accountant and a partner in the Assurance practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. She
received her Bachelors of Science from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and her MBA from Babson College.
 Melissa is active in numerous community service initiatives aimed toward advancing girls and women including being on
the Women's Network Advisory Board of the Boston Chamber of Commerce as well as a member of the MSCPA's
Women in Accounting committee. In addition, Melissa is a co-leader of PricewaterhouseCoopers' Northeast practice
women's initiatives. In 2009, Melissa was named to the Boston Business Journal's 40 under 40 list. Melissa was also
honored with the Boston Chamber of Commerce Pinnacle Award in the Emerging Executive category in 2006 for her
work within PricewaterhouseCoopers as well as within the Boston community. Melissa has three daughters and a son
and is Brownie troop leader.

Suellen Robinson, Andover, MA
Suellen holds a doctorate in mathematics education from UMass Lowell and is a professor of mathematics at North
Shore Community College in Lynn, Massachusetts. She recently was awarded the NISOD Medal for Excellence in
Teaching. She was a Girl Scout through high school. As an adult she has been a troop leader, consultant, trainer,
neighborhood administrator, encampment director, delegate, nominating committee and board member of Spar and
Spindle Girl Scout Council, and most recently secretary of the Board of Directors of GSEM. Suellen received the Thanks
Badge for her work in Girl Scouting in 2001. She is active in her parish, having taught CCD for many years and served on
the Parish Council, has been a consultant for the Museum of Science in the Camp-In program, and currently volunteers
for the Merrimack Valley YMCA Camping Services.

Pat Romeo-Gilbert, Lexington, MA
Pat has a professional background in project management, quality assurance, strategic planning, training, and
organizational development. She is currently an officer of Tetlow Realty Associates, Inc., a Boston rental and property
management company. She is an active volunteer for St. Lawrence University, having served on the Alumni Council and
continuing as an admissions liaison and reunion chair. She was a member of the merger planning committee for her
church, and is active in parish commissions. She supports the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and the American
Repertory Theater, serving on advisory committees. Pat has been a girl and then adult member of Girl Scouts for over
25 years. Pat was on the Board of Girl Scouts, Patriots’ Trail, and she has served Girl Scouts in numerous volunteer
capacities, including as Troop Leader, Encampment Director, Town Coordinator, and as a member of several council
committees, including Nominating, Governance, Fund Development, and Scholarship.

Mary Shapiro, Canton, MA
As a Professor at Simmons School of Management, Mary focuses on team building and intervention, communicating in a
diverse and virtual environment, personal effectiveness in influence, and strategic career management. For 15 years she
has taught MBA courses on those topics. As a consultant she works with teams in public and Fortune 500 companies. In
her research and publications, she focuses on women, their careers, and their relationship with power. She has an MBA
and Ms. Economics from Wright State University in Ohio. She was a Girl Scout troop leader for 12 years, Canton's Town
Coordinator for 4 years, and on the Patriot Trails Board for 6 years.

Margaret H. Stevens (Peggy), Westport, MA
Peggy is the Executive Director of the Westport Land Conservation Trust and a founding Board member of the
Massachusetts Land Trust Coalition. Prior to land conservation work she worked as an operations management
executive in managed healthcare. She has been associated with Girl Scouting in various capacities starting as a girl
member. She has served as President for the Girl Scout Council of Southeastern Massachusetts and as President for the
Girl Scout Council of Vermont. Peggy holds a Bachelor’s degree from Connecticut College and a Master’s degree in
Education Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Vilma Thompson, Raynham, MA
Vilma is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Financial Services Auditor. Her most recent job was Audit Officer at
Rockland Trust Company, a full service community bank headquartered in southeastern Massachusetts, with
approximately $4.4 billion in assets. She has worked for over 30 years in accounting, internal audit, finance, and risk
management for State Street Boston Corporation, John Hancock Financial Services, Polaroid Corporation, Coopers &
Lybrand, Harvard Pilgrim Health Care, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island, Neighborhood Health Plan of Rhode Island,
and Accume Partners. Vilma has been active in girl scouting since childhood and is a life member of Girl Scouts. Vilma
previously served on the Board of the Girl Scout Council of Southeastern Massachusetts, and on various sub-committees
of that Board. She currently serves on the Nominating and Development Committee, the Fund Development Committee
and the Executive Committee of GSEM. She is a member of the Massachusetts Conference Board of Directors and the
United Church of Christ Cornerstone Fund Board. Vilma holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from
Simmons College School of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northeastern University.

Sabrina Williams, Boston, MA
Sabrina is a leader in the Human Resource field with extensive experience managing all facets of human resources within
a variety of global and complex organizations. She has led enterprise initiatives focused on attracting and retaining top
talent with emphasis on leadership and workforce development, diversity and inclusion, talent acquisition,
organizational change management, compensation and benefits optimization. Most recently Sabrina served as the Vice
President for Global Human Resources at State Street. Throughout her career Sabrina has been a featured guest on
WHDH Urban Update, a featured speaker and panelist at national conferences, and contributing writer for Colour
Magazine. A graduate of Brandeis University and Simmons School of Management, as well as an alumni of The
Partnership, Sabrina is dedicated to her community, having served as the Diversity Committee Chair, Association of
American Advertising Agencies; Human Resources Committee Chair, Boston Ad Club, Chair, United South End
Settlements; Foundation Board Member, Roxbury Community College; and Treasurer, Urban League of Eastern MA.

                                    Girl Member Nominees for Board of Directors

Emily Buckley, Canton, MA
Emily, a freshman in high school, plays on the varsity ice hockey team and junior varsity softball team. She has been a
Girl Scout since first grade and is currently finishing her journeys and beginning to focus on her Gold Award project.

Kasey Cook, Reading, MA
Kasey has been a Girl Scout for 10 years and has earned both her Silver and Bronze Awards. Kasey is a member of the
GSEM CEO Advisory Committee and her High School Marching Band and Drama Club.

Caitlin Fitzmaurice, Scituate, MA
Caitlin plays the flute and loves nail art. She is a Senior Girl Scout and recently completed her Silver Award.
Alissa Souza, Acushnet, MA
Alissa has been a Girl Scout for eleven years, and enjoys camping and the outdoors. Through the Health Careers
program at her vocational school she has been certified as a Nurse Assistant. She is also involved with the National
Honor Society, Adventure Crew, and Skills USA.

                    Biographies of the 2011 Nominating and Board Development Committee

Carole Cowan, Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA Refer to bio above.

Lynn Cutter, Chelmsford, MA
Lynn is a Freelance Marketing Communications Consultant, and extremely active volunteer. For fifteen years Lynn has
been involved in local Girl Scouting. She served as a Troop Leader from 1995-2009, leading girls through Bronze, Silver
and Gold Awards, and facilitating the planning of girl-led trips to Savannah, GA and Adelboden, Switzerland. From 1996-
2003 Lynn served as Service Unit Coordinator, managing a team of 12 volunteers to support 65 troops of over 600 girls.
Additionally Lynn has served as a Girl Scout Trainer and Facilitator, Committee Member with the Strategic Planning
Committee, and a Regional and National Delegate. In addition to her work with Girl Scouts, Lynn has dedicated a great
deal of time to Boy Scouts as well.

Carolyn Dobbs Wyatt, Ed.D. , Watertown, MA
Carolyn retired in August 2008 as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction of the Newton (MA) Public
Schools. Her decade plus work in Newton focused on the development and implementation of standards-based
curriculum, instruction and assessment, pre-K-12. In the decades prior to her tenure in Newton, Dr. Wyatt was
Coordinator of English/Language Arts, K-12, in the Cambridge Public Schools (MA); a senior project director at Education
Development Center (EDC), Center for Family, School and Community; Director of Education Programs, Undergraduate
School, Lesley College (now Lesley University); also, she served as an Associate Director for Schools at the Coalition for
Essential Schools, Brown University. Over the years, she has taught as an adjunct faculty member in the undergraduate
school at Wheelock and Lesley Colleges (now Lesley University) and in graduate programs at Harvard and Boston
University. In sum, Dr. Wyatt spent 40 years in, or in service to, public education at a variety of levels from pre-school
through grade 12. She has made professional presentations and conducted workshops for educators locally and across
the country. In recent years, she has consulted, independently, and presented workshops on curriculum transformation
for culturally relevant pedagogy. She earned her doctorate from Harvard University (1988) in the area of Teaching,
Curriculum, and Learning Environments where she researched reform of the high school English curriculum and its
impact on Black students.

LeAnne Grillo, Newton, MA
LeAnne helps diverse groups of people act together to address the complex social issues they are frustrated with and
passionate to change. LeAnne’s focus is on creating the conditions for people to connect in meaningful ways enabling
them to work in concert with each other. She has worked with Reos Partners LLC (and its predecessor company,
Generon Consulting) for nine years, contributing to a range of projects using the Change Lab and U-Process
methodologies, including a community healthcare initiative in Columbus, Ohio, a Fortune 50 corporate transformation
process in Europe, and the global Sustainable Food Lab. Before joining Reos Partners, LeAnne was vice president and
conference director for Pegasus Communications, the premier resource provider in the fields of systems thinking and
organizational learning. Prior to Pegasus, LeAnne spent ten years working for Patriots’ Trail Girl Scout Council in Boston,
Massachusetts in a variety of management positions. As a 45-year life member of Girl Scouting, it has always been
important to her to work with values-based, mission-based organizations, and she remains committed to helping girls
grow into confident, competent and caring young women.

Beth Anne Higgins, Bridgewater, MA
Beth Anne has over 25 years experience in the Health Care Industry. Currently, she is the Director of Program Services
for Emmanuel House Residence an Assisted Living Facility located in Brockton. Previously, Beth Anne was the
Admissions Director for Kimwell Health Care. Prior to this, she served as the Admissions Director for North Hill and the
Parkwell Health Care Centers. Beth Anne was a Girl Scout for twelve years in the former Plymouth Bay Council. She was
a Board Member of the Girl Scouts of Southeastern Massachusetts where she served on the Nominating Committee. In
addition, Beth Anne was Chair of the Nominating Committee for the GSEM merger. Beth Anne serves on the Board of
SSTAR in Fall River. Previously, she was Past President of the Charlton Auxiliary and a member of the budget panel
review for the United Way of Fall River. Beth Anne received her BS in Human Service from Fitchburg State University.
She resides in Bridgewater, Massachusetts.

Jane Puffer, Acton, MA
Jane is the President of Dreamaker Consulting Group. Founded in 1999, Dreamaker Consulting Group provides
marketing consulting to assist entrepreneurs and early-stage companies in high technology achieve their full potential.
Jane has over 30 years of experience in the information technology industry and has been a marketing executive in both
start-up and Fortune 1000 technology companies. Prior to Dreamaker Consulting Group, Jane served as Vice President of
Marketing at Integrated Development Enterprise, and spent18 years at Digital Equipment Corporation in a variety of key
marketing management and product development positions. Jane serves on the Board of Package Machinery, Inc., a
manufacturer of package wrapping equipment. She also serves on the Boards of Thompson Island Outward Bound
Education Center and Bridgewell. Jane formerly served on the Boards of the Girl Scout Council of Southeastern
Massachusetts, the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge and the Indian Hill Music Center of Littleton, Massachusetts.
Jane holds a B.S. in Business Administration from Central Connecticut State University and a M.S. in Administration from
Boston University.

Pat Romeo-Gilbert, Lexington, MA Refer to bio above.

Linda Schuller, Belmont, MA
Linda is the Management Librarian at Simmons College in Boston. She teaches information literacy and technology
classes to help students and faculty navigate the wealth of knowledge available thru books, the Internet and databases.
Linda has also worked as a business research analyst, and earned her master's degree in Library and Information Science
from Simmons College. Prior to this career, Linda had a successful career in fundraising for several organizations in the
Boston area. She volunteers in her town's schools to raise money for school music programs. Linda enjoys teaching
wilderness and outdoor skills to young girls, and spends time camping, backpacking and traveling.

Vilma Thompson, Raynham, MA Refer to bio above.

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