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Rockville Centre Resident Elected to GSNC Board


Rockville Centre, NY May 29, 2012 – Susanne May Morahan, a resident of Rockville Centre, has furthered her dedication and commitment to supporting, empowering and mentoring future generations of women that she has shown year after year. Susanne May Morahan has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. as both a member of the Council Nominating Committee and as a Member-at-Large on May 21, 2012, at the 47th Annual Meeting held at The DeMatteis Center. Ms. Morahan joins other Board Members in their mission to provide leadership, innovation and constant support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Council.

“Susanne will be a great addition to our Board of Directors,” said Diane M. McFarlane, Esq., President of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Board of Directors. “We believe this is an appropriate recognition for the work that she has done in the past. With Susanne now serving on our Board, we are confident that she will bring strong leadership and help us to continue our mission of building girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.”

Ms. Morahan was a Girl Scout in the Valley Stream Association. After eight years in Girl Scouts, Susanne, along with her two sisters have all given back as Leaders in their respective Associations here in New York. She began her Adult involvement 15 years ago, as a Brownie Leader, followed by eight years as CAV and four years as Delegate Chair in the Rockville Centre Association where she lives with her family. As CAV, Ms. Morahan was responsible for doubling the size of the Association membership Troops and Family Partnership. She was the recipient of the Council Volunteer Pin in 2008 and has been involved in the Critical Issues Committee on the Anti-Bullying Task Force as well.

Ms. Morahan holds a B.A. in Political Science from Hofstra University, an M.A. in English from St. John’s University and is a Certified Corporate Paralegal. Currently working at The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, she is in the Law Department as a Senior Corporate Compliance Specialist where she is Lean Six Sigma trained.

Ms. Morahan’s daughter Caitlin Morahan earned her Gold Award in 2010.

Girl Scouts of Nassau County builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place. 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 almost 21,000 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 100th 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


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