JERICHO, 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. Alexandra “Allie” McCormick, of Jericho, was among those elected to serve as a Member-at-Large of the Board of Directors. The new board consists of lifelong Girl Scouts, community leaders, nonprofit and corporative executives, and many other board veterans. In her role, Ms. McCormick will assist in serving the mission to provide leadership, innovation, and constant support to the Girl Scouts of Nassau County.
"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. McCormick has been a Girl Scout for nine years. Through the years, she has received her Bronze Award, Silver Award and is working on her Gold Award. Girl Scouts has dramatically impacted Ms. McCormick’s life for the better and truly shaped her into the person she is today. Within Girl Scouts, she has spent the last six years participating in the Media Girl Unit, leading to countless interviews and is a member of the GSNC Ceremonial Unit. Additionally, she is an undergardener in the Girl Scout Gardeners program, hosted at the Farm at Oyster Bay, where Girl Scouts learn about gardening and grow produce to be donated to food pantries.
Ms. McCormick was selected to participate in the recent GrubHub commercial during Girl Scout Cookie Season. Additionally, she was chosen to be an alternate delegate at the Girl Scout National Council Session. She serves on the Girl Leadership Committee and will be a member of it for the next two years.
Outside of Girl Scouts, Ms. McCormick is on a travel softball team,
where she has been playing for eight years. She also plays four
instruments (alto saxophone, keyboard, guitar, and ukelele) and is in
five extracurricular clubs at school, including environmental, JMAC,
Jericho United, VolunTeens, and Souper Heroes.
Ms. McCormick loves Girl Scouts and is so grateful for all of the opportunities she has had because of it!
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.