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Oyster Bay Resident Lisa Burke Re-Appointed to Serve on Girl Scouts of Nassau County’s Board of Directors


OYSTER BAY, 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 Lisa Burke, who was elected to serve as secretary. The new board consists of life-long Girl Scouts, community leaders, nonprofit and corporative executives, and many other board veterans. In her role, Ms. Burke 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. Burke, a lifetime member of the Girl Scout movement, is currently a member-at-large on the GSNC Board and has been nominated for secretary. She has been active with GSNC for over 15 years, during which time she served two terms on the Council’s Board Development Committee; was Board Champion on the first Strategic Learning Team for GSNC; co-chaired the Delegate Communications Committee for eight years; chaired the Nominating Committee; served three terms as Secretary of the Board of Directors; and served as a member-at-large of the Board (2005-2011, 2018 to present).

Through her work on the Delegate Communications Committee, Ms. Burke found a passion for Girl Scout governance at both the local and national levels. She has attended three GSUSA National Council Sessions/Conventions as a visitor and two as a chaperone (Atlanta 2005 and Indianapolis 2008). In addition, she was called up as an alternate to serve as a National Delegate at the 2011 and 2014 National Conventions, and was a Delegate at the 2017, and 2020 National Conventions.

The mother of two lifetime Girl Scouts and a former Boy Scout in Oyster Bay, she has served as Troop Cookie Manager and still serves as the Mags&Munchies manager in the Oyster Bay Service Unit. Ms. Burke is a graduate of SUNY at Plattsburgh with a degree in education. She is the owner and President of A Business Contracting Corp., which has been in business for over 30 years.

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

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