Volunteer Spotlight

Volunteer Spotlight: Shirley Sanborn

Volunteer Spotlight: Shirley Sanborn

Shirley Sanborn is a staple in the GSSEM community. After what was supposed to be a simple offer of help, it’s been more than 40 years and she’s still going strong as a Service Unit Manager and Troop Leader. Shirley’s…
Volunteer Spotlight: Allison Whitmer

Volunteer Spotlight: Allison Whitmer

Allison Whitmer is a current Troop Leader out of Service Unit 0603, with no plans on letting up. As a “troop mom,” she has worked her way to other Girl Scout volunteer roles, including Girl Scout School Liaison and Troop…
Volunteer Spotlight: Candice Thomas

Volunteer Spotlight: Candice Thomas

Candice Thomas is fairly new to the Girl Scout Co-Leader role, but she’s already made a huge impact within the organization. She’s been an active volunteer since 2019, and as she heads into the upcoming school year, she’s even more…
Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl Tarrow

Volunteer Spotlight: Cheryl Tarrow

Cheryl Tarrow has worn many hats when it comes to volunteering with GSSEM including Service Unit Manager, Co-Leader, and Troop Product Program Manager; she even represented GSSEM as a National Delegate. She says her most important role through the years,…
Volunteer Spotlight: Meghan Paruszkiewicz

Volunteer Spotlight: Meghan Paruszkiewicz

Like many other Girl Scout moms, Meghan followed in her own mother’s footsteps and decided to lead a troop. She and her troop have had several outdoor adventures—and they can’t wait to go on more! Meghan began leading in Frazer,…
Volunteer Spotlight: Lynda Dandridge

Volunteer Spotlight: Lynda Dandridge

Lynda Dandridge is the ultimate Girl Scout troop leader for Troop 43550. She’s a shining example of what a volunteer is and, after 24 years, she knows Girls Scouts like the back of her hand. Before we dig into Lynda’s…
Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Gendron

Volunteer Spotlight: Karen Gendron

Karen Gendron began her Girl Scout Troop Leader journey like most moms: her daughter wanted to be a Girl Scout, so she volunteered. Four years and three leaders later, she stepped up to take over when the last leader was…
Volunteer Spotlight: Jaydee Moreau

Volunteer Spotlight: Jaydee Moreau

A young Girl Scout herself, Jaydee Moreau unexpectedly followed in her mom’s footstep and became a Troop Leader. She admits she thought she was nuts for taking on the task at the time on top of her already heavy load,…
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…