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Board of Directors

The board of directors is responsible for the corporate business and affairs and governance of the council. Email with questions or ideas for the council. 

Board of Directors
  • Teresa Colgan, Chair 
  • Jill Dashner, First Vice Chair
  • Lee Mowers, Treasurer
  • Tracy Schwind, Secretary
  • Andrew Abbott
  • Sarah Beckman
  • Nancy Bether
  • Kay Sackville Breuer
  • John Cummings
  • Nancy Dunkel
  • Theresa Dunkin
  • MaryTherese Gehrmann
  • Laurie Hamen
  • Scott Illingsworth
  • Marika Jones
  • Abby Laures
  • Anne Ryerson
  • Katie Wiedemann
  • Zora Sherman
Board Development Committee
  • Aaron Baltisberger, Burlington, Iowa
  • Nancy Bether, Elma, Iowa
  • Mary Ann Brown, Burlington, Iowa
  • Marika Jones, Bettendorf, Iowa
  • Michel Stone, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
  • Katie Wiedemann, Dubuque, Iowa
  • Anne Ryerson, Geneseo, Illinois
Board Meeting Minutes

Board Meeting Minutes

Email to request past minutes.


Board Meeting Dates Fiscal Year 2017

  • October 19, 2017
  • January 18, 2018
  • March 8, 2018
  • April 14, 2018
  • May 17, 2018
  • July 19, 2018

All meetings will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in Iowa City, Coralville, Cedar Rapids, Quad Cities, or at Camp Liberty.

Board Requirements

  1. Be a registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA.
  2. Financially support Girl Scouting at the leadership level.
  3. Make a concerted effort to attend five board meeting, the annual council meeting, and board training.
  4. Be a positive role model and advocate for Girl Scouts.
  5. Serve on at least one council committee.
  6. Have a clear understanding of the council’s long-range strategic plan.