Ruth began her Girl Scout life when her oldest daughter became a GS
Daisy; she later took on the role of leader upon moving to Okinawa,
Japan. She has been a Girl Scout Volunteer for 27 years. She spent
many years working overseas where she was the Overseas Committee Chair
(OCC) for more than three years in two locations; additional roles
include Events Chair, Registrar, Secretary, Troop Consultant, Higher
Awards Representative, OCC Referral Committee Chair, USA Girl Scouts
Overseas-North Atlantic Facilitator, Global Facilitator, 2014 National
Convention Delegate and in 2016 became a National Volunteer Partner (NVP).
As a member of the USA Girl Scouts Overseas Global Facilitator
team, Ruth assisted in the design of trainings and facilitated adult
learning opportunities in Germany (various locations); Pisa, Italy;
Paris, France; Rota, Spain; Singapore; Geneva, Switzerland; United
Kingdom and most recently facilitated a number of virtual learning
opportunities. Ruth was also a member of the planning team for the
USAGSO Virtual Annual Learning Conference.
Ruth currently resides in the United States and is the OVP / NVP
Liaison and a member of the OVP Advisory Board.
Ruth has received the Thanks Badge, Honor Pin, Appreciation Pin
and Volunteer of Excellence. She is the proud mother of two Girl
Scout Gold Award recipients and Girl Scout Volunteers.