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Mona Tolbert
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Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council Welcomes Bette Lehmberg to the Board of Directors

HOUSTON (June 27, 2011) – Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council (GSSJC) welcomes Bette Lehmberg, the senior vice president and trust relationship manager for Northern Trust, NA., as a member-at-large to the Council’s board of directors, effective June 1. Lehmberg assumes her two-year term to the board as the Council prepares to host the 52nd National Convention of Girl Scouts of the USA in November 2011, which kicks-off the 100th anniversary celebration of Girl Scouting in the U.S.

Lehmberg has been a troop leader for 14 years and was a Girl Scout as a girl. She is a member of the GSSJC Finance Committee and secretary of the GSSJC Gold Award Committee. She has also served as an assistant service unit manager and service unit treasurer. She has been honored with Outstanding Leader and Outstanding Volunteer awards twice and Outstanding District Volunteer.

“Both of my daughters earned the Gold Award and I saw first hand how Girl Scouting develops character and leadership in girls,” Lehmberg said.

Lehmberg is also vice president of the Episcopal Foundation of the Diocese of Texas; coach and co-organizer for the Houston Fit marathon training program; on the Scholarship Committee for Spaulding for Children; board member at The Women’s Fund/The Women’s Fund Foundation; and active with the Komen Houston Race for the Cure. Bette is married and has two daughters.

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 www.gssjc.org.

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