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Bayville Resident Melanie Sinesi Appointed to Serve Girl Scouts of Nassau County’s Board Development Committee


BAYVILLE, NY (June 22, 2021)—Girl Scouts of Nassau County recently elected its Board of Directors Officers, Board of Directors Members-at-Large, and Board Development Committee for the 2021-2023 term during its 56th Annual Meeting.  Melanie Sinesi, was elected to serve as part of the Board Development Committee. The new board consists of life-long Girl Scouts, community leaders, nonprofit and corporative executives, and many other board veterans. In her role, Ms. Sinesi will serve the mission to provide leadership, innovation, and constant support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County Council.

"We are very grateful to have many of our past Board of Directors join us for another term and welcome aboard several new members who we believe will make wonderful additions," said Randell M. Bynum, CEO of Girl Scouts of Nassau County. "This outstanding group of professionals will be invaluable to our organization as we continue to improve the lives of Girl Scouts in Nassau County."

Ms. Sinesi is the Director of Community Affairs for Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone. She joined the County Executive’s team after four years with the United States Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Over the course of four years, she worked as both the Senator’s Long Island liaison and the Deputy Director of Constituent Affairs, assisting thousands of New Yorkers with their federal casework.

Over the course of her career, Ms. Sinesi cites assisting hundreds of 9/11 first responders to attain crucial benefits for themselves and their families as a critical way in which the government can benefit its constituents.

Throughout 2020 and 2021 in her professional role, she worked throughout the pandemic to ensure the community had access to critical information and updates regarding COVID-19.

Ms. Sinesi credits Girl Scouts as the first institution that taught her how to be a leader. She obtained her Girl Scout Gold Award in 2008 and has continued her Girl Scout career through her roles as Delegate Chair for the Bay Association Service Unit, and other GSNC committees.

To learn more about Girl Scouts of Nassau County, visit www.gsnc.org/.   

We’re the Girl Scouts of Nassau County: We’re 21,000 strong – more than 16,000 girls and 5,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ from Nassau County to change the world. Our extraordinary journey began more than 100 years ago with the original G.I.R.L., Juliette Gordon “Daisy” Low. On March 12, 1912, in Savannah, Georgia, she organized the very first Girl Scout Troop, and every year since, we’ve honored her vision and legacy, building girls of courage, confidence, and character who make the world a better place. We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls. And with programs in Nassau County, across Long Island and throughout the United States and across the globe, Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.