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Board of Directors

Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada board of directors is comprised of individuals from the hospitality, legal, gaming, and business communities.

The board of directors is the governing body for Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada and is responsible for advising management on financial and policy issues that shape the Council’s strategic plans.


^ President: Richard J. Rizzo, Chairman (Emeritus), Perini Building Company

^ Treasurer: Dilek Samil, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (retired), NV Energy

* Secretary: Teri Ponticello, former Assistant City Attorney for City of Las Vegas


Members at large

Celena Haas-Stacey

Cindy Ellis

Dep. Chief Sasha Larkin

Dilek Samil

Dulcinea Rongavilla

Emily Litt

Jan Jones Blackhurst

Karen Rubel

Latoya Holman

Michael Weaver

Missy Young

Nancy Brune, PHD

Patricia Lee, Esq

Rick Darnold

Teri Chan-Palomaki

Teri Ponticello

Tonika Quick


* Denotes Girl Scout alumna
^ Denotes Girl Scouts of the USA Lifetime Member