Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta Welcomes Mary Plant, Peachtree City, to Board of Directors

Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta is pleased to announce the addition of Mary Plant to the Board of Directors.

Plant, a resident of Peachtree City, is a dedicated community volunteer who has served the former Girl Scouts of Pine Valley Council, is a volunteer for Meals on Wheels and teaches religion classes at her church. In addition, Plant is a former Olympic swimmer having earned three Olympic gold medals in 1984 and one Olympic silver and one bronze medal in the 1988 Olympics.

Plant was elected to the Board of Directors at the 2009 Annual Meeting of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta. Delegates, representing members from across a 34 county area, approved a slate of nominees for Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta’s Board of Directors and Nominating Committee.

In addition to Plant, the other members elected were: Ileana Martinez, a partner at the law firm Thompson Hine; Necole Merritt, vice president of public affairs for Cox Communications, Inc.; and Patrice Walker, an associate in the litigation practice group at Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs. The new members of the Board of Directors will begin their terms starting July 1, 2009.
Yvonne Isaac, vice president for operations of Full Spectrum of NY, Angela Lawrence, vice president for Harleysville Insurance, and current board member, Keith Green, senior vice president at ING Americas, were elected to serve on the board’s Nominating Committee.
The Board of Directors for Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta consists of volunteers elected by the delegates. The members are: James Adams, Jr, chairmen/CEO, The Adams Container Corporation; Gil Benjamin, southeast regional president, Harleysville Insurance; Myra Coleman Bierria, vice president, corporate secretary and securities counsel, AGL Resources, Inc.; Tonya Curry, professor of paralegal studies, Atlanta Technical College; James Frazier, Jr, partner, Frazier & Deeter, LLC; Keith Green, senior vice president, ING Americas; Carolyn Holcomb, board treasurer, partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLC; Dabney Hollis, community volunteer; Ann Hooper, board chairman, vice president of finance, Lathem Time; Nancy Huddleston, manager, forestry and right of way services, Georgia Power; George Judd, CEO, BlueLinx Corporation; Kelli Keb, board chairman-elect, community volunteer; Cheryl Lester, president, Cornerstone Marketing Group; Kristen Lewis, Esq., board vice-chairman, attorney with Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP; Scott McKinley, Sr, principal buyer II, Ecolab; Liz Mori Lauer, community volunteer; Dennis Patterson, corporate executive vice president, SunTrust Bank; Van Price, senior vice president; UBS Financial Services, Inc.; Irma Rodriguez, manager, workplace fairness diversity & workplace fairness, The Coca-Cola Company; Dawn Sanders, director-acquisitions and regional operations, Filterfresh; Marshall Schwartz, tax manager, Braver, Schimler, Pierce & Jenkins, LLP.; Denise Sumner, partner, KPMG, LLP; Karlenne Trimble, deputy managing director, Manning, Selvage & Lee; Rita Whitehead, board secretary, community volunteer; Phyllis Woodson, director of environment, health & safety, InterfaceFLOR.
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