Wantagh Resident Elected to GSNC Board
Wantagh, NY May 29, 2012 – Grace Totten, a resident of Wantagh, has furthered her dedication and commitment to supporting, empowering and mentoring future generations of women that she has shown year after year. Grace Totten has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. as a member of the Council Nominating Committee on May 21, 2012, at the 47th Annual Meeting held at The DeMatteis Center. Ms. Totten joins other Board Members in their mission to provide leadership, innovation and constant support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Council.
“Grace has and will continue to 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 Grace 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. Totten has served Girl Scouts of Nassau County in many operational and governance roles over the past 25 years. She has been a Girl Scout Leader, Consultant, Delegate and Delegate Chair in the Seaford/Wantagh Association, an Alternate Delegate in 2002 and National Delegate in 2008 to the National Council Meeting. She currently serves on the Delegate Communications Committee.
Ms. Totten has been a member of Gray Wig, the Hofstra University Alumni Repertory Company since its inception in 1974, and is a member of their Board of Directors. Ms. Totten is a substitute teacher, an actress and volunteers at her church.
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 www.gsnc.org.
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