GSWPA 2009-2010 Adult Award Recipients
Congratulations to the following adult volunteers who were recently honored by Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania.
21 of Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania's adult volunteers were presented with the Appreciation Pin, recognizing their outstanding service to at least one geographic area or program delivery audience. These volunteers have significantly contributed to meeting one or more council goals in membership growth and retention, fund development, or increased community visibility in one geographic area.
The 2009-2010 Appreciation Pin recipients are: Jarvais Carr, Darlene Chearney, Patty Coholich, Linda Colbaugh, Linda Daley, Mae Lynn Edwards, Valerie Evans, Mischele Francois, Amy Fuller, Diane Keller, Barbro Kelley, Cathy Lippert, Stacey Lucidore, Beth Maccareli, Caryl Mineo, Heather Neill, Darlene Nelson, Kim Ozimek, Karen Rapp, Linda Smith and Kathy Spangenberg.
Shelly Ruff from Youngwood was presented with the Honor Pin, recognizing her outstanding service in more than two geographic areas. Ruff has significantly contributed to meeting one or more council goals in membership growth and retention, fund development, or increased community visibility in two or more geographic areas.
Two adult volunteers were presented with the Thanks Badge, recognizing service which impacted the council or the entire Girl Scout movement. These volunteers have taken a leadership role at the council level in increasing membership growth and retention, increasing the percentage of adult-generated funding in total council income, increasing innovative program opportunities council-wide, developing broad participation in policy-influencing through the democratic process and ensuring that inclusive behavior is recognized, understood, and practiced at all levels.
The 2009-2010 Thanks Badge recipients are: Michael Conlan and Ann Kim.
Thanks Badge II
Carolyn Watt from Johnstown was awarded the Thanks BadgeII. Watt has already received the Thanks Badge and has continued to serve in extraordinary ways that benefit the total council and the entire Girl Scout movement. She has taken a leadership role in developing a model that has been replicated at the national level in the areas of membership, program, fund development, pluralism, marketing & communications, strategic leadership and/or human resources.