Volunteer Spotlight

From GSSEM to our volunteers: THANK YOU!

From GSSEM to our volunteers: THANK YOU!

GSSEM thanks all volunteers for your ongoing commitment to girls and Girl Scouting. We wish you all a safe and wonderful holiday season and a Happy New Year! This holiday season is especially challenging for everyone. But in true Girl…
Volunteer Spotlight: Laura Flanagan

Volunteer Spotlight: Laura Flanagan

Laura Flanagan never planned on becoming a Girl Scout Troop Leader, but when the opportunity presented itself, she rose to the occasion. That was 15 years ago. Now a seasoned Troop Leader, Laura shares what her experience has been like…
Volunteer Spotlight: Morgan Marshall

Volunteer Spotlight: Morgan Marshall

For the past several years, Morgan Marshall has been a dedicated Girl Scout mom turned Troop Leader, helping guide Troop 75910 from Daisies to Juniors. This month, we (virtually) sat down with her to pick her brain and see how…
Volunteer Spotlight: Brook Drake

Volunteer Spotlight: Brook Drake

In times of uncertainty and plenty of change, volunteers continue to be the backbone of this organization. They wear many hats at GSSEM, and we’re so grateful for their endless dedication and efforts. It’s troop leaders like Brook Drake who’ve…
Volunteer Spotlight: Elaine Gooden

Volunteer Spotlight: Elaine Gooden

This is Elaine Gooden, leader of Troop 76974. Elaine and her two co-leaders have a troop of 13 girls out of Algonac, MI. We asked Elaine to discuss her Girl Scout journey and how her troop is adjusting to the…
From a Party of 500, to a Party of Four

From a Party of 500, to a Party of Four

So by now it’s pretty obvious that things have gone far beyond what anyone has expected. Not too long ago everyone was living life as usual, getting ready for springtime to make its grand appearance. One volunteer in particular, Michele…
Volunteer Spotlight: Diane Deitering

Volunteer Spotlight: Diane Deitering

Everyone, meet Diane Deitering. Diane is a longtime Troop Leader with GSSEM. She became a “troop mom” many years ago and led them all the way through high school. You’d think that’d be the end for her, right? Nope! She…