Girl Scouts of North East Ohio (GSNEO) is proud to announce that Barbara Hill has joined the staff as Chief Operating Officer (COO) on September 1, 2015.
As the council’s interim COO for the past six months, Barbara has provided organizational leadership and direction to the council’s staff; aligning resources and new business systems and processes, to engage more volunteers and reach more members, achieve organizational growth, and advance the Girl Scout mission.
“Barbara’s, high energy, collaborative leadership style and enthusiasm for the Girl Scout Mission , will undoubtedly help guide GSNEO as we continually evolve to meet the needs of today’s girl,” said Jane Christyson.
As COO, Barbara will be responsible for the leading the mission delivery for the organization, specifically in the areas of recruiting girls and volunteers and providing engaging programming for those members, business services, customer care, brand awareness, and for the effective execution of GSNEO’s strategic initiatives.
As a member of the council executive team, she will work in partnership with Chief Executive Officer Jane Christyson, other team members, and the board to set strategic direction.
Most recently Barbara comes to GSNEO from Girl Scouts of the USA, Girl Scouts Overseas as Country Executive/Chief Executive Officer for Japan and South Korea.