HICKSVILLE RESIDENT ELECTED TO GIRL SCOUTS OF NASSAU COUNTY BOARD
Garden City, NY June 1, 2011– Christine Bonczyk a resident of Hicksville, has furthered her dedication and commitment to supporting, empowering and mentoring future generations of women that she has shown year after year. Ms. Bonczyk has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. as a Member-at-Large and a National Council Delegate on May 25, 2011 at the 46th Annual Meeting held at St Francis’s DeMatteis Center. Ms. Bonczyk joins other Board Members in their mission to provide leadership, innovation and constant support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Council.
“Christine will be a great addition to the Board of Directors,” said Donna Ceravolo, executive director of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County. “With Christine now serving on the Girl Scout of Nassau County Board, we are confident that with the help of her strong leadership, we will be able to continue our mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.”
Christine Bonczyk has been elected to serve her second term as a Member-at-Large of the Board of Directors and her first term as National Council Delegate. She also serves as the Health Benefits Administrator for Nassau County’s employees, employed by Nassau County’s Comptroller’s office. Ms. Boncyzk started her career in Scouting as a Girl Scout Junior and continues today on the Girl Scouts Adult Recognition Committee, Walkathon Committee, Critical Issues Committee, Community Relations Committee, Human Resources Committee and is a Board Champion on a Strategic Learning Team. She is also a member of the Nassau Financial Credit Union Supervisory Committee and Nominating Committee. Ms. Bonczyk received her Masters in Public Administration from Long Island University at CW Post.
Girl Scouts of Nassau County builds girls of courage, confidence and character. Girl Scouting in Nassau County creates an accepting and nurturing environment, which gives girls a chance to build character and develops leadership skills for success in the real world. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, girls develop qualities that will serve them throughout their lives, like strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential and self-worth. With more than 22,000 girl and 7,000 adult members, Girl Scouts of Nassau County has become the preeminent organization and leading authority for girls. The organization, now in its 99th year, continues to make the world a better place one girl at a time.
For more information on the Girl Scouts of Nassau County call Donna Rivera Downey 516 741-2550 at ext. 260, or visit www.gsnc.org.