Girl Scouts of Nassau County CEO reflects on past and future of Council
Hicksville, NY (June 9, 2017) – Girl Scouts of Nassau County announced today that CEO Donna Ceravolo plans to retire after working for the organization for over 16 years. Throughout her years, Ceravolo led over 100,000 Girl Scouts and 80,000 adult volunteers, staying ahead of the curve with respect to the issues facing today’s girls, developing and delivering programs to help girls succeed socially and in the business world. Collectively, the Council and Ceravolo designed programs to address social issues, such as bullying and cyberbullying, years ahead of it being popular news topics and strived to make science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fun and applicable to girls.
“I have been blessed to have the best job in the world for the past 16 years,” said Ceravolo. “None of my accomplishments are my own, they are all the result of great teamwork and collaboration among our girls, volunteers, staff and the community at large.”
Since joining the Girl Scouts of Nassau County in 2000 as CEO, Ceravolo championed several projects and initiatives that helped benefit the organization today and for the future. One in particular was the sale of an under-utilized property owned by the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, which helped to ensure the future financial stability of the Council. Ceravolo also oversaw the ongoing success of the GSNC Chorus and evolution...