Along with the CEO, GSNC's Executive Team guides the organization in the planning, development, and execution of initiatives and resources to benefit a diverse group of girls, volunteers, and staff here in Nassau County.
Rande has been the Chief Executive Officer for the Girl Scouts of
Nassau County (GSNC) since 2017. A third-generation Girl Scout, Rande
brings decades of experience enhancing the efforts of nonprofit
organizations. Early in her career, Bynum was the Program and Adult
Development Director at GSNC. The Girl Scout Council serves about
12,500 girls and 5,000 adults. Rande led GSNC through the pandemic,
ensuring that girls had Girl Scouts when they needed it the most.
Under Rande’s leadership in 2022, Girl Scouts of Nassau County was one
of 29 Girl Scout Councils to receive a large, unrestricted grant from
philanthropist Mackenzie Scott. The transformational funding will
allow GSNC to accelerate its mission and expand access through
diversity and innovation, allowing all girls to participate in the
Girl Scout experience.
Before returning to GSNC four years ago, Bynum was a content designer and editor with various organizations, media entities, and corporations. As an independent contractor, she elevated content to meet the target audience’s needs best, supporting professional development efforts and ensuring consistency and sustainability. Before that, Rande was the Publishing Director of Family and Community Engagement at Scholastic Inc. She was responsible for developing all resources supporting engagement for schools and community organizations and ensuring student achievement. Before her work at Scholastic, Rande was the Senior Director, Outreach and Partnerships at Sesame Workshop. Rande managed all engagement activities for Sesame Workshop’s Emmy Award-winning, The Electric Company. This work included community events, partnerships, and literacy materials development for children and educators.
Rande has 30-plus years of experience working with youth and families in various settings. She also worked at the Girl Scouts of the USA, where she was responsible for implementing The Dove Self-Esteem Fund corporate partnership and developing the Girl Scout/Dove self-esteem program. She co-authored Dove’s true you!, Sometimes I Feel Ugly and Other Truths About Growing Up workbook for mothers and daughters. Rande received a Master of Social Work with a program planning, administration, and research concentration from Stony Brook University and holds a B.A. from Binghamton University.
Chief Community Impact Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Advancement Officer
Chief Membership & Diversity Officer
Chief Employee Experience & Strategy Officer
Senior Director, Operational Risk Management & Special Programs