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BYLAWS OF THE GIRL SCOUTS OF SAN GORGONIO APPROVED ON MAY 8,2010

ARTICLE I – NAME The name of the Council shall be Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council, hereinafter referred to as “the Council,” a not-for-profit corporation organized under the laws of the state of California. ARTICLE II – PURPOSE The purpose of the Council shall be as defined in the Articles of Incorporation and to make available to girls under its jurisdiction the program, practices, and standards of Girl Scouting as offered by the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. Article III – Members Section 1. Eligibility Individuals age 14 years of age and over who are members of the Girl Scout Movement and who are currently registered through the Council are eligible to be members of the Council. Section 2. Composition Members of the Council shall consist of: i. elected members of the board of directors, if not otherwise members of the Council; ii. members of the Board Development Committee, if not otherwise members of the Council; iii. delegates-at-large appointed by the board of directors; iv. delegates elected by regions as defined by the board of directors; i. and v. region chairs elected by regions as defined by the board of directors Section 3. A. B.

Election Procedure. Each region shall elect delegates and alternates in accordance with policies and procedures established by the board of directors. Number. i. The number of delegates and alternates to which each region is entitled shall be based on the number of members, as set forth in Section 2 of Article XI, in the region as of September 30 of each calendar year, according to a formula established and administered by the board of directors. ii. Each region shall be entitled to at least five (5) delegates.

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iii. The board of directors shall appoint up to 10 delegates-at-large to ensure that the diversity of the Council is adequately represented. Term and Vacancies. i. Delegates shall serve for a term of two (2) years or until their successors are elected and assume office. ii. Delegates-at-large shall serve for a term of two (2) years or until their successors are appointed and assume office. iii. Terms of office shall begin at the close of the annual meeting. Article IV – Officers

Section 1. Elected Officers The elected officers of the Council shall be the Chair of the Board; First Vice Chair; Second Vice Chair; Secretary; and Treasurer. Section 2. A. B. C.

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Term of Office The officers shall be elected in accordance with Article VI of these bylaws for a term of two (2) years or until their successors are elected and assume office. Terms of office shall begin at the close of the annual meeting. No individual shall serve more than two consecutive terms in any one or combination of offices, except that an individual shall be eligible to serve two consecutive terms in the office of Chair of the Board regardless of the number of consecutive terms that individual shall have served in any office or offices other than Chair of the Board. No individual shall hold more than one office at a time. An officer who shall have served a half term or more in office shall be considered to have served a full term in the office. Vacancy in Office In the event of a vacancy in the office of Chair of the Board, the vacancy shall be filled by the First Vice Chair of the Board for the remainder of the term. In the event of a vacancy in both the Chair of the Board and the First Vice Chair, the Second Vice Chair shall fill the position of Chair of the Board for the remainder of the unexpired term. A vacancy among the officers other than the Chair shall be filled by the Board of Directors for the remainder of the unexpired term. Ex Officio Officers The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) shall be appointed by the board of directors of the Council to serve at its pleasure and shall serve as an ex officio officer of the Council without vote. The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) shall be appointed by the CEO to serve at her/his pleasure and shall serve as an ex officio officer of the Council without vote.

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Section 5. Duties of Officers The officers shall perform the duties prescribed in this Article and such other duties as are prescribed by action of the members of the Council, the board of directors, the Executive Committee, the Chair of the Board, and the adopted parliamentary authority. A. The Chair of the Board shall: i. be the principal officer of the Council; ii. preside at all meetings of the Council, the board of directors, and the Executive Committee; iii. lead the board of directors in setting direction and overseeing the management and affairs of the Council; iv. report to the Council and the board of directors as to the conduct and management of the affairs of the Council; and v. serve as an ex officio member of all committees except the Board Development Committee. B. The First Vice Chair of the Board shall: i. assist the Chair of the Board as assigned; ii. preside at meetings of the Council, the board of directors, or the Executive Committee in the absence or inability of the Chair of the Board, or when delegated the responsibility of presiding; and iii. in the event of the vacancy in the office of Chair of the Board, succeed to the office for the remainder of the unexpired term. C. The Second Vice Chair of the Board shall: i. assist the Chair of the Board as assigned; ii. in the event of the vacancy in both the offices of Chair of the Board and First Vice Chair of the Board, succeed to the office of Chair of the Board for the remainder of the unexpired term. D. The Secretary shall: i. ensure that proper notice is given for all meetings of the Council, the board of directors, and the executive committee; ii. ensure that minutes of all meetings of the Council, the board of directors, and the Executive Committee are kept; and iii. have responsibility for the seal of the Council and ensure its safekeeping. E. The Treasurer shall: i. provide effective stewardship and oversight of the Council’s finances; ii. execute directives of the board of directors.

Article V – Board Development Committee Section 1. Membership. The Board Development Committee shall be composed of 5 members, at least 2 of whom shall be members of the board of directors and at least 3 of whom shall not be members of the board of directors, and the CEO of the Council who shall serve as an ex officio nonvoting member.

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Election, Term, and Vacancies The committee members shall be elected by ballot in accordance with Article VI of these bylaws for a term of two (2) years or until their successors are elected and assume office. If there is only a single candidate for office, the election may be held by acclamation. Terms of office shall begin at the close of the annual meeting. No individual shall serve more than two (2) consecutive terms as a member of the committee. An individual who shall have served a half term or more in office shall be considered to have served a full term in the office. In the event of a vacancy in any position other than committee chair, the vacancy shall be filled by the board of directors for the remainder of the term. Election, Term, and Vacancy of Committee Chair At its first meeting following the election, the committee shall elect from amongst its eligible members an individual to serve as chair of the committee. An individual shall have served on the Board Development Committee for at least one year in order to be eligible for election to the position of chair. The term of office for chair shall be two (2) years. No individual shall serve more than one term as chair of the committee regardless of how many years or terms the individual may be a member of the Board Development Committee. In the event of a vacancy in the office of chair, the committee shall elect a new chair from its eligible members to serve the remainder of the term. An individual who shall have served a half term or more in the office shall be considered to have served a full term in the office. If not already a member of the Council board of directors, the chair shall serve as an ex officio member of the Council board of directors, with all the rights and responsibilities of other board members.

Section 4. Responsibilities. The responsibilities of the Board Development Committee shall be: A. to solicit and recruit candidates for elected positions in the Council. B. to provide to the membership a single slate for all positions for election, including officers, directors, and Board Development Committee members. C. to provide to the membership in accordance with the time frame established by Girl Scouts of the United States of America a single slate of delegates and alternates to the National Council Session of Girl Scouts of the United States of America. D. to develop in conjunction with the board of directors: i. board orientation and education materials; ii. board development materials; iii. methods for identifying needed skills and talents for the Council board of directors and committees; iv. methods for succession planning; and v. board annual self assessment materials. 4 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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to conduct board orientation and board development training sessions as needed and/or as directed by the board of directors.

Section 5. Nominations from the Floor. Nominations for any of the elected positions may be made from the floor at the annual meeting provided: i. the individual to be nominated has consented in writing to serve if elected; ii. the nomination has been submitted to the chair of the Board Development Committee, or her/his designee, at least seventy-two (72) hours before the convening of the annual meeting; iii. the prospective nominee meets the qualifications for the office for which she/he is being nominated. Section 6. Quorum. The quorum for meetings of the Board Development Committee shall be a majority of the members present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings.

Article VI – Election Procedures Section 1. Procedure. Election of officers, directors-at-large, Board Development Committee members, and National Council delegates shall occur by one of the methods listed below. Only one (1) method may be used for an election; there shall not be a combination of voting methods during an election. Section 2. Method of Voting. The method of voting to be used during a particular election cycle shall be determined by the board of directors. The methods which may be used are: A. at the annual meeting by members present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings; or B. by mail ballot in accordance with the procedure established by the board of directors i. If this method is utilized, members shall be notified that election will be held by mail ballot at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting at which election results will be announced. ii. A majority of ballots cast by mail shall elect, provided that at least the number of members required for a quorum at the annual meeting shall have cast a ballot.

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Article VII – Meetings Section 1. A.

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Annual Meeting. Scheduling. The Council shall conduct an annual meeting of the Council membership once each fiscal year at a date, time, and place determined by the board of directors. Notice. Notice of the time, place, and purpose of the meeting, together with a description of the general nature of the matters to be voted on and the slate and biological sketch of nominees for all offices or positions to be filled pursuant to these bylaws, shall be handed personally, mailed or electronically transmitted to each voting member of the Council not more than 90 and not less than 30 calendar days before the meeting. Business. At the annual meeting, the Council shall: i. elect officers, directors-at-large, members of the Board Development Committee, and in appropriate years, delegates and alternates to the National Council of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. If the election has been held by mail ballot, the results of the election shall be announced at the annual meeting; ii. consider any proposed amendments to the Council bylaws; iii. provide input on key issues affecting the Council and the Movement and iv. consider any other business appropriate to come before the Council in accordance with the process established by the board of directors. Quorum. The quorum for the annual meeting shall be 25 percent (25%) of the members of the Council present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings, provided that all of the Council’s regions are represented by at least one (1) delegate.

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Voting. i. Each member of the Council shall be entitled to one (1) vote. ii. No member shall vote in more than one capacity. iii. Unless otherwise designated by statute, the Articles of Incorporation of the Council, or these bylaws, all matters shall be determined by a majority vote. iv. Proxy and/or absentee voting shall not be allowed.

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Special Meetings. Scheduling. A special meeting of the Council membership may be called by the Chair of the Board and shall be called by the Chair of the Board upon the written request of a majority of the members of the board of directors then in office or by 25 percent (25%) of the voting members of the Council, provided that at least a majority of the regions are represented. The purpose of the meeting shall be stated in the written request. Notice. Notice of time, place, and purpose of the meeting shall be handed personally, mailed or electronically transmitted to the voting Council member. Notice must be given not less than ten (10) calendar days before the meeting.

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Quorum. The quorum for a special meeting shall be 25 percent (25%) members of the Council present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings, provided that all of the Council’s regions are represented by at least one (1) delegate. Voting. Voting shall be in accordance with Article VII, Section 1.E. of these bylaws.

Article VIII – Board of Directors Section 1. Composition. The board of directors shall consist of the elected and ex officio officers of the Council and 12 directors-at-large. The chair of the Board Development Committee, if not otherwise elected to the board of directors, shall serve as a member of the board of directors.

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Term of Office. The directors-at-large shall be elected by ballot in accordance with Article VI of these bylaws for a term of two (2) years or until their successors are elected and assume office. Terms of office shall begin at the close of the annual meeting. The term of office of one-half (1/2) of the directors-at-large shall expire at each annual meeting of the Council. No individual shall serve more than three (3) consecutive terms as a director-atlarge. A member who shall have served a half term or more in office shall be considered to have served a full term in office.

Section 3. Vacancies. A vacancy occurring in a position of director-at-large shall be filled by the board of directors for the remainder of the unexpired term. Section 4. A.

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Power, Authority, and Accountability. Power and Authority. The board of directors shall have full power and authority over the affairs of the Council between meetings of the Council, except as otherwise provided in these bylaws or by statute. Accountability. The board of directors is accountable to: 1. the Council membership for managing the affairs of the Council including development of a decision-influencing system allowing for members of the Movement, including girl members, have a voice on key issues affecting the Council and the Movement; 2. the board of directors of Girl Scouts of the United States of America for compliance with the charter requirements; 7 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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the state of incorporation for adherence to state corporation law; the federal government in matters relating to legislation affecting not-forprofit, non-stock corporations.

Regular Meetings. Scheduling. The board of directors shall hold at least five (5) regular meetings a year at such time and place as the board may determine. Notice. Notice of the date, time, and place of each board meeting shall be given personally, mailed or electronically transmitted to each member of the board of directors at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. Quorum. A majority of the board members then in office present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Voting. i. Each member of the board shall be entitled to one (1) vote. ii. No member shall vote in more than one capacity. iii. Unless otherwise designated by statute, the Articles of Incorporation of the Council, or these bylaws, all matters shall be determined by a majority vote. iv. Proxy and/or absentee voting shall not be allowed. Special Meetings. Scheduling. Special meetings may be called by the Chair of the Board and shall be called by the Chair of the Board upon the written request of at least five (5) board members. Notice. Notice of the date, time, place, and specific purpose of the meeting shall be given personally, mailed or electronically transmitted to each member of the board at least seven (7) days prior to the meeting. Quorum. A majority of the board members then in office, present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Voting. i. Each member of the board shall be entitled to one (1) vote. ii. No member shall vote in more than one capacity. iii. Unless otherwise designated by statute, the Articles of Incorporation of the Council, or these bylaws, all matters shall be determined by a majority vote. iv. Proxy and/or absentee voting shall not be allowed. Removal. Any board member, including officers, who is absent from three (3) consecutive board meetings in their entirety without good cause acceptable to the Chair of the Board or designee, shall be removed from the board by a majority vote of the board members present and voting at any regular meeting of the board. 8 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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Any board member, including officers, may be removed with or without cause by a three-fourths vote of the total number of the Council board of directors currently in office. Article IX – Executive Committee

Section 1. Composition. The Executive Committee shall consist of the elected officers of the Council and three (3) directors-at-large. The Chief Executive Officer shall serve as an ex officio member with voice but without vote. The Chief Financial Officer shall serve as an ex officio member with voice but without vote. The directors-at-large shall be appointed by the Chair of the Board from the members of the board of directors. Section 2. A.

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Duties. Authority between Board Meetings. The Executive Committee shall exercise the authority of the Council board of directors between the meetings of the board, except that the Executive Committee shall not: i. adopt the budget; ii. amend the bylaws; iii. take action which is contrary to, or a substantial departure from, the direction established by the board or which represents a major change in the affairs, business, or policy of the Council. Reports. The Executive Committee shall submit to the board of directors at each board meeting a report of all actions taken since the last board meeting. Meetings. Scheduling. The Executive Committee shall meet as needed at the call of the Chair or upon written request of at least three (3) members of the Executive Committee. Notice. Notice of the date, time, and place of each meeting shall be provided 24 hours in advance of the meeting.

Section 4. Quorum. A majority of the Executive Committee members then in office present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. Article X – Committees Section 1. Establishment The board of directors may establish standing and special committees and/or task groups, and/or ad hoc committees as needed, which shall operate under the general supervision of the board of directors.

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Appointment The chair of any committee, task group, or ad hoc committees shall be appointed by the Chair of the Board, subject to the approval of the board of directors. Members of any committee, task group, or ad hoc committee shall be appointed by the Chair of the Board in consultation with the chair of the respective committee or task group. At least two (2) members of any committee or task group shall be members of the board of directors, one of whom shall serve as chair of the committee. Appointments to committees and task groups shall be for one (1) year unless a different term is specified by the board of directors at the time of appointment. Vacancies in any committee or task group shall be filled by the Chair of the Board in accordance with Section 2.A. or 2.B. of this Article.

Section 3. Quorum The quorum for meetings of any committee or task group shall be a majority of the committee members then in office present in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings. Section 4. Board of Delegated Power No committee shall have powers that conflict with California Code Section 5212.

Article XI - Regions Section 1. Geographic Subdivisions. The board of directors shall establish geographic subdivisions within the Council jurisdiction. Section 2. Members There shall be within each geographic subdivision a region. Each member of the Girl Scout Movement 14 years of age or older, registered through the Council and residing or working in the geographic subdivision shall be a member of a region. Employed staff members may not be voting members of the region or be eligible for any elected position within the Council. Section 3. Responsibility of the Region. It shall be the responsibility of each region to: A. B. C. D.

Elect delegates and alternate delegates; present the views of the members of the region to the delegates, and receive delegates’ reports. Distribute information on the proposed plans, policies, and other matters referred to the region by the board of directors. Make recommendations to the board of directors for potential candidates for the position of Region Chair Participate in the strategic planning process as delegated by the board of directors. 10 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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Submit proposals to the board of directors for improving the quality of Girl Scouting.

Section 4. Special Meetings of the Region. Special meetings shall be called by the region chair, or at the request of the board of directors, or upon written request submitted to the board of directors of at least ten percent (10%) of members of the region. No business shall be transacted except that for which the meeting has been called. Notice of the time, place, and purpose if the meeting shall be handed personally, mailed or electronically transmitted to each member of the region not less than ten (10) calendar days before the meeting. Section 5. Quorum. The majority of the region’s elected and appointed delegates or ten percent (10%) of the members of the region shall be present for the transaction of business. Section 6. A. B. C. D.

Term, Election, Removal and Vacancies of Region Chair. There shall be a chair for each region who shall be nominated by the Board of Directors and elected by the region’s delegates at the annual meeting. The region chair shall be elected for a term of two (2) years and shall be eligible to serve a maximum of three terms. Any region chair may be removed with or without cause by a three-fourths vote of the total number of the Council board of directors currently in office. In the event of a vacancy in the position, the Council board of directors shall appoint a chair to fill the unexpired term.

Section 7. Duties of Region Chair. The region chair shall be responsible for: A. Guiding the delegates of the region in their responsibilities. B. Serving as a member of the region advisory team. C. Regular participation in the Council meeting(s). D. Convening, as necessary, the delegates elected by the region to inform them about the issues to be considered. E. Carrying out such other duties as may be delegated by the board of directors; F. Transmitting reviews of the region related to the board actions and/or decisions through the designated vice chair or chair of the board of directors.

Article XII – National Council Delegates Section 1. Eligibility. Delegates and alternates to the National Council of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America shall be United States Citizens age 14 years and older. They shall be members of the Girl Scout Movement registered through the Council at the time of election and throughout the term of service.

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Section 2. Election. The delegates and alternates to whom the Council is entitled to elect to the National Council of the Girl Scouts of the United States of America shall be elected in accordance with Article VI of these bylaws in accordance with the time frame established by the Girl Scouts of the United State of America and shall serve a term of three (3) years or until their successors are elected and assume office. Section 3. Vacancies. The board of directors or executive committee shall fill delegate vacancies from among the elected alternates. If there are not adequate alternates to fill the delegate positions, the vacancies may be filled from amongst the eligible members of the Council. Article XIII – Finance Section 1. Fiscal Year. The fiscal year of the Council shall be October 1 through September 30. Section 2. Contributions. Any contributions, bequests, devises, and gifts for the purpose of Girl Scouting within the Council shall be accepted or collected only as authorized by the board of directors. Section 3. Depositories. All funds of the Council shall be deposited to the credit of the Council under such conditions and in such financial institutions as shall be designated by the board of directors. Section 4. Approved Signatures. Approvals for signatory authority in the name of the Council and access to funds and securities of the Council shall be authorized by the board of directors. Section 5. Bonding. All persons having access to or responsibility for the handling of monies and securities of the Council shall be bonded in the amount authorized by the board of directors. Section 6. Budget. The board of directors shall approve the annual operational and capital budgets. No expenses shall be incurred in the name of the Council in excess of the budgeted amounts without prior approval of the board of directors. Section 7. Property. Title to all property shall be held in the name of the Council. Section 8. Audits. An independent certified public accountant shall be retained by the board of directors to perform an annual audit of the financial statements of the Council. A report of the audit shall be submitted to the board of directors and to the Girl Scouts of the United States of America. 12 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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Section 9. Financial Reports. A summary report of the financial condition of the Council shall be presented to the membership at the annual meeting. Section 10. Investments. The funds of the Council shall be invested in accordance with the policy established by the board of directors or by a committee appointed by the board of directors for such purpose. Article XIV – Indemnification The Council shall indemnify directors and officers against losses actually and reasonably incurred in connection with the defense of any action, suit, or proceeding relating to the performance of their duties to the extent permitted by law. Article XV – Parliamentary Authority The current edition of Robert’s Rules of Order Newly Revised shall be the parliamentary authority of the Council. Article XVI – Non-Liability of Member A member of the Council is not personally liable, solely because of membership, for the debts, obligations, or liabilities of the Council. Article XVII – Recordkeeping The Council must keep adequate and correct records of account and minutes of the proceedings of its members, board of directors, and committees of the board of directors. The Council must also keep a record of its members giving their names and addresses. The minutes will be kept in written form. Other books and records will be kept either in written form or in any other form capable of being converted into written form. Article XVIII – Annual Report The board of directors will cause an annual report to be sent to the members not later than 120 days after the close of the Council’s fiscal year. The report must contain all the information required by Corporations Code Section 6321(a) and be accompanied by any report of independent accountants. If there is no report of independent accountants, the certificate of an authorized officer of the Council that the statements were prepared without audit from the books and records of the Council. The annual report must be furnished to all directors.

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Article XIX – Amendments These bylaws may be amended by a two-thirds votes of those present (in person or linked by telecommunication or by means such that all members participating in the meeting are able to hear one another and participate in the proceedings) and voting at a meeting of the Council, or present and voting at any meeting of the board of directors, provided that the proposed amendments shall have been included with the notice of the meeting.

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GIRL SCOUTS OF SAN GORGONIO COUNCIL

2017 ANNUAL MEETING ANNUAL MEETING SLATE BOARD OF DIRECTORS Officers Board Chair Second Vice Chair

Term Sandra L. Mayo, Ed.D Irene N. Rodríguez

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Andy Avery Dr. Charolette Barnes-LeBlanc Suzanne Cacanindin Melinda Dougherty Lisa Reece June Yamamoto

2017-2019 2017-2019 2017-2019 2017-2019 2017-2019 2017-2019

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BOARD DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE Ann Marie Allen Patricia Nickols-Butler Michael Smith*

2017-2019 2017-2019 2017-2018

*Denotes candidate would be serving an unexpired term.

REGION CHAIRS Central Central West High Desert Low Desert Southwest

Kim Drewry Megan Stoye Monique Dudley Carolyn Chrisco Tracy Bell

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GIRL SCOUTS OF SAN GORGONIO COUNCIL

2017 ANNUAL MEETING ANNUAL MEETING SLATE (CONTINUED) NATIONAL DELEGATES & ALTERNATES Delegates Abigail Brown Kassidy Burdette Marci Burdette Heather Gourlay Amber Szydlo Ashley Villatoro

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Kimberlee Gourlay Brandy Placencia Carson Schumacher Tina Schumacher

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2017 ANNUAL MEETING Nominee Profiles Board of Directors Officers Board Chair

Sandra L. Mayo, Ed.D. (2017-2019) Occupation: Past President, Moreno Valley College Residence: Moreno Valley, CA Sandra (Sandy) Mayo, Ed.D., was president of Moreno Valley College, July 2012 through June 2016. She came to Moreno Valley College with 20 years of experience in higher education as Vice President of Academic Affairs at Los Angeles Valley College; Dean of Business, Mathematics and Sciences at Santiago Canyon College; and Director and creator of Program Accelerated College Education and Weekend College at Los Angeles Valley College. Dr. Mayo taught Mathematics at the community college and high school level as well as being an early adopter and bringing the teaching structured programming to the Chaffey Joint Union High School District. She has also worked in the aerospace industry. She earned her B.A. in Mathematics from the University of California, Riverside; her M.A. in Applied Mathematics from West Coast University, Los Angeles; and her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Southern California. Sandy grew up in Redlands, California and has lived in the Inland Empire, Orange and Los Angeles Counties and spent her childhood on road trips, camping, hiking and backpacking in the State and National Parks across California with her parents and siblings. Sandy and her husband Wade chose to live and work in the communities nearest the colleges they serve along with their dogs, Rolly and Keller. Wade and Sandy have two grown daughters, Brandi & Shelbi. Sandy quickly became involved with the Moreno Valley Community. She is honored to be the President of the Moreno Valley Noon Rotary Club, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio Council, a member of the Foundation Board for RCRMC, member of the Education Advisory Committee for the Riverside Campus of Brandman University, a member of the Fundraising Taskforce for the Moreno Valley Salvation Army and in the recent past, served as a member and then chair of the Moreno Valley Chamber of Commerce and Regent for Life Chiropractic West College. Sandy is a lifetime Girl Scout member and has served on the San Gorgonio Council Board of Directors since 2013.

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Irene N. Rodríguez (2017-2019) Occupation: Executive Director, Cabot’s Pueblo Museum Residence: Coachella, CA Irene is currently the Executive Director of the Cabot’s Pueblo Museum, located in Desert Hot Springs. Irene has a strong background in education, accounting, strategic planning and collaborative leadership. Through her work at the museum, Irene has partnered with community organizations to make the museum more accessible for children and adults alike. She has served on the Program and Communication Committees of the Western Museum Association and is the Online Chair for Relay for Life-Indio. Irene has previously served as the Board Secretary and First Vice Chair and the Chair for the Board Development Committee. Irene has served on the San Gorgonio Board of Directors since 2008.

Members-At-Large Andy Avery (2017-2019) Occupation: Retired Deputy Coroner, San Bernardino County Residence: Apple Valley, CA Andy lives in Apple Valley with his wife and three daughters, all of whom are or have been San Gorgonio Girl Scouts. He has been involved with Girl Scouts for over 15 years and is proud to represent the High Desert Region on the San Gorgonio Board of Directors. Andy has served on the San Gorgonio Board of Directors since 2008. Andy previously served as the Second Vice Chair, the Chair of the Properties Committee, and a member of the Finance Committee.

Dr. Charolette Barnes-LeBlanc, O.D. (2017-2019) Occupation: Optometrist & Owner, Dr. Charolette Barnes Family Optometry Residence: Perris, CA Dr. Charolette has been a career Optometrist since 1986. She has a fellow in Vision Therapy from the College of Vision Development. She owns her own practice in Perris, CA. Dr. Charolette is a solid community leader and advocate of youth programs. She has partnered with Angels for Sight by volunteering service for their annual Veterans Stand Down Health Fair by providing eye exams for underprivileged and homeless veterans. Dr. Charolette previously served Program Director for Success 4 U Teen Leadership Program in Perris, CA, designed to empower teen girls to develop individually, socially, physically and succeed academically. 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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For the past 6 years, Dr. Charolette has been a CSU Fullerton Titan Parent Advisory Member and a Creighton University admission partner. Involved in Girl Scouts for over 20 years, Dr. Charolette was instrumental in her 2 daughters receiving their Bronze, Silver and Gold awards. Charolette has been a troop leader, Service Area Manager, mentor, treasurer, Juliette Cookie Coordinator, SWAT member and Regional and National Delegate. She has also been on the Council Product Sales Task Force, Council Recognition Committee and the President Circle to name a few. She is a Girl Scout Lifetime Member along with her daughters. Dr. Charolette is a proud representative for the Southwest Region on the San Gorgonio Board of Directors, serving on the Board since 2013.

Suzanne Cacanindin (2017-2019) Occupation: President & Owner, ASL Interpreter Services Inc. Residence: Temecula, CA Suzanne is the owner and operator of ASL Interpreting Services Inc. in Temecula, Ca. She has been in the field of interpreting for over 25 years, as freelance interpreter, teaching High School ASL through Riverside County Office of Education, as well as, teaching at Mount San Jacinto College. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Social Science from California State University, San Marcos, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude, and holds a California teaching credential from National University. She contributes her time to the Deaf community by offering pro bono interpreting services to assist in situations that may not be covered under The Americans with Disabilities Act, as well as advocacy work to help bridge the gap between the Deaf and hearing communities. Suzanne was a Girl Scout throughout her elementary school years (with her mother as her first leader) and continued in Girl Scouts through junior high school (with different leaders) making lifelong friends and cherished memories. Suzanne and Lance have been married for 29 years, and they have three amazing sons, Christopher, Anthony and Dylan.

Melinda Dougherty (2017-2019) Occupation: Vice President and CFO, Hadley Family Companies Residence: Bermuda Dunes, CA Melinda Keck Dougherty is a third generation Girl Scout who has served in many capacities over the years including Troop Leader for 10 years, Program Area Manager, Area Chair, and Regional Committee member in the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio council. Most recently she has served with her daughter on the National Young Woman of Distinction committee for Girl Scouts USA. She has earned several adult Girl Scout awards including Regional Leader of the Year, Honor pin, and Appreciation pin. While a troop leader her adventurous troop travelled the US. A highlight of their travels was bridging to Senior scouts at the Savannah Georgia scout house where the girls all committed to 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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staying in scouting throughout high school. She successfully graduated 11 of her 13 original girl scouts who with her all are now lifetime members of GSUSA. One of Melinda’s interesting Girl Scout stories is that when she was two years old she was photographed at her family home with Lady Baden-Powell. Lady Baden-Powell was a personal friend of her late grandmother Florence Keck and stayed with her family on one of her visits to the states. They met through scouting. Melinda graduated from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas with a degree in Business Administration emphasis accounting. Upon graduation she accepted a position with Peat Marwick Main later known as KPMG in Dallas, Texas, a public accounting firm, and later transferred to their Orange County California office. During her four years there she successfully completed her licensing as a Certified Public Accountant and is still an active licensee. In 1990 Melinda left KPMG to join her family business in the Palm Springs area of Southern California. She is co-owner and CFO of Hadley, Inc. a company that grows, process and ships dates worldwide. Her company employs an average of 100 employees with the majority of those being women. Melinda has served on numerous boards and foundations in her capacity as a CPA. In 2013 she was honored by the California 56th Assembly with the Business Woman of the Year “Breaking the Glass Ceiling” Award. For fun Melinda enjoys travelling, cooking, binge-watching television shows with her teenage daughter, Alleyna (who is a Girl Scout Gold Award recipient), and spending time with her family. She has been married to her husband Sean for 29 years and has 3 adult children, two daughters’ in law and 3 grandchildren.

Lisa Reece (2017-2019) Occupation: Vice President and Client Development Leader, HDR., Inc. Residence: Riverside, CA Lisa Reece is a Client Development Leader and Vice President with HDR. She has nearly 30 year of experience in partnering with clients to deliver infrastructure development projects and volunteering in community service groups to promote STEM education and careers in transportation. Lisa has a long community volunteer resume including leadership positions in organizations such as Keep Riverside Clean and Beautiful, William Leonard Transportation Center at CSUSB, Junior League of Riverside, American Cancer Society and Riverside Unified School District and Women’s Transportation Seminar. She has a particular passion for causes that work to raise the educational attainment levels in the Inland Empire especially among disadvantaged girls in STEM fields. She attended Randolph Macon Women’s College in Lynchburg, VA, majoring in English/Communications. Lisa is married to Nathan and lives in Riverside. They have two children: Jacob (25) and Ellaina (21). Lisa and Ellaina were both Girl Scouts. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, reading, cooking and going to concerts.

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June Yamamoto (2017-2019) Occupation: Dean, Career Education and Human Development; Crafton Hills College Residence: Highland, CA June is the Dean of the Career Education and Human Development Department at Crafton Hills College located in Yucaipa. Prior to her position at Crafton, June was the Director of the Institute for Training and Development at the San Bernardino Valley College; a Job Training Specialist and Staff Analyst at Private Industry Council and San Bernardino Employment and Training Agency; the Director of the Retire Senior Volunteer Program with the City of San Bernardino; and an Outdoor Administrator and Field Rep for the Girl Scout Councils of Orange County and San Fernando. June received her Masters of Arts, Public Administration from the California State University, San Bernardino. She completed her undergraduate studies at the California State University, Long Beach, where she received her Bachelors of Arts in Recreation Administration. June is actively involved within her community. June has participated in the Relay for Life; served on the Beaumont Adult School Advisory Board; a Community Cabinet member for the Colton USD; member of the Career Education Advisory Board for the Desert Regional Consortium- Steering Committee CA Community College; Board Secretary for the Highland Chamber of Commerce; Redlands High School HEART Academy Advisory Board Member; San Bernardino County Workforce Development Board- Partner Member, Yucaipa USD- Community Cabinet; and Public Safety Academy and Health Advisory Boards. June is a lifelong Girl Scout. She was a girl member from Brownies through Seniors and earned her First Class Award. As an adult member, June has received the Thanks Badge, served as a trainer, troop leader, representative for GSUSA Wider Opportunity to Norway, camp counselor for GS camps in California and Germany, staff member at two councils, served as a GSSGC Board Member, and is a Lifetime Member. June is excited for the opportunity to return to the San Gorgonio Board of Directors.

Board Development Committee Ann Marie Allen (2017-2019) Occupation: Senior Director, Growing Inland Achievement Initiative Residence: Redlands, CA Ms. Ann Marie Allen serves as the Senior Director for the Growing Inland Achievement initiative. This new nonprofit initiative is comprised of the major educational and economic organizations in the Inland Empire working together differently and align resources to create a well-educated workforce, thriving communities and vibrant economy. Ann Marie was born and raised in San Bernardino and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and a Master of Arts in National Security Studies as well as a certification 2017 Annual Meeting Delegate Packet

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in International Relations and Middle Eastern Studies from California State University, San Bernardino. Trained in public policy and international relations, she worked as a research analyst for several research institutes, including one sponsored by the U.S. Defense Department and spent a year studying and teaching in Ankara, Turkey. Although she loved the international aspects of her work, she found her true passion to be serving her local community through various educational entities including the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, San Bernardino City Unified School District, YMCA of the East Valley and San Bernardino Community College District. Most recently, she worked for Chaffey College starting with the coordination of the CTE Community Collaborative, which allowed her to connect K-12 students, parents and teachers to college and career opportunities through the Economic Development Department. For the past two years, she served as the Project Coordinator of the TAACCCT Grant from the U.S. Dept. of Labor that created the Inland Empire Training Consortium that includes 12 colleges and universities hosted at Chaffey College as well as created the INTECH Center in Fontana, CA. Currently living in Redlands, CA, in her free time she sings in her church choir and volunteers with various community organizations including the Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio since she has fond memories of Girl Scouts as a child.

Patricia Nichols-Butler (2017-2019) Occupation: Chief Executive Officer, Community Action Partnership Residence: San Bernardino, CA Patricia assumed the position of Chief Executive Officer in May 2007. Prior to that, she served as Executive Director of Community Action Partnership (formerly Community Services Department) of San Bernardino County (CAPSBC) since 1992. CAPSBC is one of the 1,000 community action agencies nationwide, dedicated to helping low-income individuals and families become stable and self-reliant. CAPSBC administers a diverse combination of human services programs, including energy conservation, a food bank, and family development. Annually, CAPSBC serves more than 800,000 San Bernardino County residents. Patricia has extensive experience in board and staff development, personnel management, fiscal management, policy and program development, contract compliance, public relations, strategic planning, legislative advocacy, resource attraction, planning/research, and affirmative action compliance. Patricia has been a member of the Board of Directors since 2014 and was elected to the Board Development Committee in 2015.

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Michael Smith (2017-2018) Occupation: Fire Chief, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians Residence: Highland, CA Chief Smith is the Fire Chief for the San Manuel Band of Mission Indians. He is responsible for the direction and supervision of all emergency and non-emergency activities and operations within the fire department. This includes planning, organizing, and coordinating the direction of effective fire inspections, prevention, suppression, emergency medical services, and training and public education programs. Chief Smith has received many honors and distinctions throughout his career, including Highland City Firefighter of the Year, recipient of the Highland Community Spirit award, Boy Scouts of America Distinguished Hero Award, and nominee for the Inland Empire Leaders of Distinction award. He was honored by the White House in 2012 as a “Champion of Change� for emergency preparedness. Chief Smith is a former Board Member and Board Development Committee Member for the San Gorgonio Council.

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Region Chairs Central Kim Drewry  

Adult Member for 6 years Positions Served– Regional Advisory Team, Gold Committee, Central Region Delegate, and Area Manager

Central West Megan Stoye 

Currently serving as the Region Chair for the Central West Region.

High Desert Monique Dudley  

Girl Scout member for 5 years. Positions Served– Troop Leader. Previously served as co-leader and Hesperia Area Chair.

Low Desert Carolyn Chrisco  

Currently serving as on the Low Desert Region Team and the Gold Award Committee. Positions Served – Co-leader, Assistant Service Area Manager, Conflict Resolution Coordinator, Cookie Coordinator, Region Delegate, National Delegate.

Southwest Tracy Bell  

Girl Scout Member for 33 years Position Served – Leader of Troop 1588 and Council Trainer. Previously served as Service Area Manager.

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National Delegates Abigail Brown  

Ambassador Girl Scout High Desert Delegate

Kassidy Burdette   

Senior Girl Scout Wi-Wo-Ca Program Aide Girl Lead Program Participant

Marci Burdette   

Troop Leader Redlands Service Area Chair Central Gold Committee Member

Heather Gourlay  Troop Leader  Central Region Product Chair and Event Chair  Recognitions Committee Member Amber Szydlo  Troop Leader  Southwest Delegate Ashley Villatoro  Senior Girl Scout  Southwest Delegate

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Alternates Kimberly Gourlay  Senior Girl Scout  Program Task Force Member  Girl-Led Program Member Brandy Placencia  Troop Leader  Central West Region Team Member  Gold Award Committee Member  Council Trainer Carson Schumacher  Senior Girl Scout  Central Region Delegate Tina Schumacher  Troop Co-Leader  Central Region Delegate  Taskforce Member

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Profile for Girl Scouts of San Gorgonio

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