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Mona Tolbert
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Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council Names 2011-2012 Board of Directors

HOUSTON (June 26, 2011) – Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC) welcomed a new president and chair elect, vice chair and four new members to the Council’s board of directors on June 1. Together with Council CEO Mary Vitek, the board of directors provides strategic guidance and leadership to one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country, with more than 76,000 girls and 18,000 adult volunteers across 26 southeast Texas counties. The board volunteers will assume their role as the Council prepares to host the 52nd National Convention of Girl Scouts of the USA in November 2011, a celebration that is also expected to launch the 100th anniversary celebration of Girl Scouting in the United States.

2011-2012 Board of Directors

Ellen R. DeSanctis, President of the Council, Chair of the Board

Stacy Methvin, President and Chair Elect

Mary Ryder, Vice Chair

Mary Jo Poindexter, PE, Secretary

Stephen C. Richter, CPA, Treasurer



Marilyn G. Archer

BJ Bonner

Portia Cook

Kay Craig

Susanne Morris Glasscock

Rosi Hernandez

Winell Herron

Delores J. Hinkle

Kent Hutchison

Jean T. Janssen

Elizabeth “Betsy” Bonvillain Kamin

Bette Branch Lehmberg

Caroline Long, DC, FICPA

Daniel D. Louie, DDS

Leticia C. Lowe

Cathy G. Mann

Van Martin

Janice McNair

Sharron Melton

Nancy Lee G. Peterson

Norma Montalvo Petrosewicz

Donna Rolland

Jeremy Sochol

Kathy Tamer

Louise Villejo, MPH, CHES

Evelyn Vittone

Randa Duncan Williams

Marguerite Woung-Chapman

Girl Scouts of the USA is the world's preeminent organization for girls, with a membership of more than 3.4 million girls and adults. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place. Chartered by GSUSA to provide Girl Scouting locally, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council is one of the largest Girl Scout councils in the country serving more than 76,000 girl members and 18,000 adults in 26 southeast Texas counties. For more information call 1-800-392-4340 or visit

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