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Board of Directors

Committed. Dynamic. Dedicated to building the Girl Scout Movement. That, in a nutshell, is our Board of Directors. Oh and did we mention they’re volunteers? This group of strategic-thinking professionals are Girl Scout volunteers helping guide the business of the council.


Chair: Elizabeth Meyer, Urbandale, IA

1st Vice Chair: Doug Stonehocker, Urbandale, IA

2nd Vice Chair: Susan Davis, Carlisle, IA

Treasurer: Nicole Loux, Indianola, IA

Secretary: Mary Edelen, Vermillion, SD

Members At Large:
  • Christin Aldridge, Indianola, IA
  • Brooke Bartholomay Quinn, Des Moines, IA
  • Heath Bartles, Carson, IA
  • Jenny Carter, Ankeny, IA
  • Michelle Elliott Eddy, Urbandale, IA
  • Dr. Laura Higgins, Des Moines, IA
  • Jackie Johansen, Des Moines, IA
  • Martha Krone, Sioux City, IA
  • Janet Phipps-Burkhead, Adel, IA
  • Karen Rieck, Urbandale, IA


Associate Board

The Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa Associate Board, created in 2019, is a group of young professionals fueled by supporting girls across Iowa. The mission and purpose of the Associate Board is to cultivate increased awareness for GSGI’s mission, vision, and programs. The Associate Board assists with volunteer recruitment and fundraising efforts, in addition to raising awareness about GSGI by engaging their workplaces and circle of friends.


Co-Chairs: Leslie Coffin and Emily Gutknecht

Members at Large:

  • Erin Huiatt
  • Emily Chambers
  • Taiylor Laning
  • Maggie Simonson
  • Kaylee Weber
  • Maggie Mae Ramold
  • Willow Huber
  • Sidney Pezley