MERRICK, 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. Board Members include incumbent Eileen Baker, who was elected to serve as the Executive Vice President. The new board consists of lifelong Girl Scouts, community leaders, nonprofit and corporative executives, and many other board veterans. Ms. Baker will continue 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. Baker has been a longtime supporter of the Girl Scouts, both personally and professionally. She is a vice president of TD Bank, NA, and has been in the banking industry for many years. In addition to being a board member of GSNC, Ms. Baker is a member of the Honor Circle Society and chairs the Community Relations Committee. She is also a board member and past president of the Farmingdale Rotary and was honored with a Paul Harris Award. She has also received the Kaiser award after serving as president of the Kiwanis Club of Bellmore and serving on its Board. Additionally, Ms. Baker was honored with the Martin Luther King Award for her community work in the Town of Babylon and the Women Trailblazer Award from Nassau County.
Ms. Baker attended Nassau Community College. Currently, she resides in North Merrick with her husband, Richard. She is the mother of five children, all of whom were active in scouting. She and her husband were Boy Scout Leaders for their sons, and she has wonderful memories of when she, too, was a Girl Scout and is very happy to be involved with Girl Scouts as an adult.
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.