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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland is comprised of a diverse group volunteers who are community leaders and professionals. They ensure the Girl Scout mission is carried out across our 80 Kansas counties. Board members are selected for their commitment to improving the lives of girls as well as their leadership, volunteer and nonprofit experience, ability to secure financial contributions to Girl Scouts, professional and educational background, and knowledge of the community. They are chosen by the Board Development Committee and elected by the voting members of the Council. Board members can serve up to two three-year terms.

The role of the Board of Directors is one of governance. Their responsibilities include strategic planning, fund development, appointment of the Executive Director, financial oversight, and interaction with the community.


Helen Wimsatt, Chair
Patricia Vizzini, First Vice-Chair
Stacy Root, Second Vice-Chair
Mandy Stark, Treasurer/Secretary

Members At Large

Jennifer Bellinger-Sipes
Patricia Dengler
Chad Glenn
Tara Laughlin
Brenda McKenney
Allie Medina
Julianna Rieschick
Rachel Stanley-Williams


Rolinda Sample – Wichita