board & leadership team

Executive Bios

Violet M. Apple, CEO
A strong advocate for children, Violet M. Apple has been dedicated to the development and extension of services to girls for over 25 years. Her past performance and outstanding service to the Girl Scouts are not just noteworthy achievements, but have been her life’s work. read more»

Sheela Murthy, Esq., Chair of the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland Board of Directors
Sheela Murthy was elected in 2010 and reelected in 2012 and 2013 as the Chair of GSCM’s Board of Directors, the highest volunteer position in the organization. read more»

Board of Directors

Sheela Murthy, Esq (Chair)
Lynne M. Durbin, Esq (1st Vice Chair)
Suzanne Thompson (2nd Vice Chair)
Marian C. Hwang, Esq (3rd Vice Chair)
Karen B. Albert (Treasurer)
Patricia Hicks Levy (Secretary)

Members at Large

Betsy A. Bender
Regina Clay
Rachel D’Argenio
Seanna R. Garrett
Robert E. Giovagnoni, Esq
G. Louise Green
Bonnie K. Heneson
Mary Hester-Clifton
Constance Holt
Barbara A. Hutchinson, MD, PhD
Stephanie D. Kinder, Esq
Julie Lenzer Kirk
Stephen V. Kolbe
Cidalia Luis-Akbar
Marlene Mahipat, DC
Judy McGovern
Gwendolyn D. Skillern
Jania Stout
Lori M. Trumble
Patty Ramos, Chair, Nominating Committee (ex-officio)
Violet M. Apple, CEO

Executive Staff & Leadership Team

Along with the CEO, GSCM’s Executive Staff and Leadership Team guides the organization in the planning, development, and execution of initiatives and resources to benefit a diverse group of girls, volunteers, and staff.

Executive Staff:

Violet M. Apple
Chief Executive Officer

Pattie Dash
Chief Development Officer

Lorrie Caudle
Chief Operating Officer

Yong Kim, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer 

Leadership Team:

Candace Baker
Director of Community Programs

Anita Douglas
Director of Membership Services

Berit Killingstad
Major Gifts Officer

Terry Mercer
Director of Product Sales

Jennifer Moumane
Director of Annual Giving & Database Management

Katie Pedersen
Director of Adult Volunteerism

Danita Terry
Director of Communications & Media Relations

Rachel Matthews
Manager of Graphic Design, Brand & Production Services


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