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A lifelong Girl Scout, Tricia earned top leadership awards as a teenager, including her Girl Scout Gold Award. She also worked at resident camp, has been a volunteer troop leader, and chaired a variety of leadership programs and board committees.Tricia served for many years on the Swift Water Board of Directors, including a six-year term as president of the Council. In addition, Tricia has served, and chaired, several other non-profit Boards. A graduate of the National Law Center of George Washington University, Tricia practiced law for 15 years in the fields of real estate, estate planning and transactions. She served as president and managing director of a law firm in Nashua, NH before beginning her nonprofit Girl Scout career. Tricia says she truly enjoys interacting with girls, especially when she gets the chance to present them with one of her special "Time With Tricia" patches during council events.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4113
A longtime adult member, Pat has worked as an Executive Assistant for over three decades. She said she initially came to Girl Scouts of the Green and White Mountains because she wanted to learn some new skills, take on additional responsibilities, and learn more about the Girl Scout movement. An active member of her church community, Pat serves on several committees and sings in the church choir. When she’s not at work or at church, Pat enjoys creating memories with her grandchildren. A self-professed dog lover, she’s also a classic car-enthusiast.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4129
Carrie has been the Director of Girl Leadership Experience since 2010 and has worked for GSGWM for well over a decade. Her previous positions included Director of Outdoor Programming (overseeing 15 camps) and Camp Chenoa Resident Camp Director. She has a master’s degree in International Education and a bachelor’s degree in Education and Anthropology. Her professional and volunteer experience includes working with children in various educational settings- from summer camp to museum education. As a former Girl Scout and a troop leader, Carrie said she enjoys providing girls with the great opportunities she enjoyed when she was a girl member. When she’s not working, Carrie enjoys traveling, spending time outside, and working on creative projects.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4147
Mike has worked for the Girl Scouts for over 18 years and been the Director of Facilities since 2006. Before becoming a staff member, Mike was a Girl Scouts volunteer, where he served as a Council Trainer, and is also a lifetime member of Girl Scouts. Prior to accepting his staff position with the Girl Scouts, Mike retired from the United States Navy Submarine Force. Mike enjoys the outdoors, and spending time with his family.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4148
Wayne has been the Director of Finance since December 2012, and a staff accountant for two years prior. He has over 38 years of finance, accounting, and information technology experience, of which 16 of those years has been in Director and Controllership roles. Wayne has a wide variety of expertise in the non-profit, aviation, manufacturing, energy services, retail, and accounting application installation industries. He has a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting, and is working towards his Master’s Degree in Business Administration at the University of Southern New Hampshire. He also has two daughters who were Girls Scouts, and remembers to this day how the experience impacted their lives in a very positive way. When not working, Wayne enjoys spending time and traveling with his wife, and supporting her in her yoga instructional activities. He and his wife also enjoy spending time with their four grandchildren.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4131
A former Eagle Scout with a lifelong passion for programs that benefit local youth, Brian came to GSGWM in early summer 2015. A native of Pennsylvania, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Psychology from Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Master of Management in Business Administration and General Management from Cambridge College. Prior to working for GSGWM, Brian spent 16 years working for the Boy Scouts, where he’d most recently served as the Development Director for the Daniel Webster Council in NH. He lives in Chester with his wife, Jessica, and their two children, Alexa and Aidan.
A retired Army Captain and Blackhawk pilot, Dawn holds degrees from Lafayette College and Troy State. The Pennsylvania native earned an ROTC scholarship after becoming the first female Battalion Commander in her school’s history. After college, Dawn attended flight school in Ft. Rucker, AL, where she earned her wings as a helicopter pilot to fly both the UH-1 Huey and UH-60 Blackhawk. From there, Dawn was stationed at Ft. Carson, CO as a platoon leader and pilot in command for the 4th Infantry Division, 4th Combined Aviation Brigade. She was then deployed to Somalia and promoted to Captain. After returning to Alabama, she completed an Army Aviation Advanced Course and was assigned with the 5-501st Aviation Battalion at Camp Wonju, Republic of South Korea: an Apache Battalion on a South Korean Air Base where she served as a personnel officer and UH-60 pilot. Upon returning to the States, Dawn returned to Ft. Rucker, where she served as Brigade S-1, 1st Aviation Brigade and Chief, Officer Management for the Commanding General’s State Officer, until her discharge. After leaving the military life behind her, Dawn worked as a corporate recruiter and an outdoor environmental science teacher, among other things, before coming to GSGWM. She lives in Merrimack.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4112
Kristel joined GSGWM in February 2014, after spending over two decades working in the corporate retail sector for companies like Gap Inc. and TJX Companies, Inc. During her years in the corporate world, Kristel learned the ins and outs of logistics, planning and buying merchandise, and managing internal and external customer relationships, most recently merging her passion for retail with Ecommerce, and she understands the importance of social media and multi-channel marketing. Kristel graduated from the University of New Hampshire with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science. As a mother of two young girls, Kristel said she was drawn to Girl Scouts due to her personal passion for raising confident, caring, and considerate young women. In her spare time, Kristel enjoys spending time with her friends and family, including her husband Nathan, daughters Alexa and Avery, and their dog Toby.
Phone: 888.474.9686 x4202
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