Each month, we are happy to highlight a volunteer at GSHCC who dedicates their time and talent to Girl Scouts. Thank you volunteers for helping build girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
October 2019: Rose McIssac
Where do you work and what do you do?
I work for Ampla Health as Director of the Women Infants and Children Program (WIC). I’m a Dietitian and help young parents have healthy babies and children.
Were you a Girl Scout? If yes, where?
I was not a Girl Scout year-round but went to Girl Scout camp on Catalina Island and on the Central Coast of California.
How long have you volunteered with Girl Scouts? What volunteer role
do you have?
I have been a Girl Scout leader for 11 years and on our service unit for the past two years as an activities coordinator.
Why do you volunteer for Girl Scouts?
I am passionate about the mission of Girl Scouts. Instilling confidence, courage and character and setting a good example for girls is what it’s all about.
What’s your favorite thing about volunteering with Girl
I most enjoy seeing the girls grow in their skills and confidence.
What advice would you give to young girls?
Discover what you are good at and develop those skills. Travel to find adventure and open your mind to different people and cultures.
Favorite Girl Scout Cookie flavor?
Outside of volunteering, what are a few of your hobbies?
I enjoy the outdoors: hiking, kayaking, camping. I also enjoy traveling.
Anything else you’d like to share about your experience with Girl
Scouts (history with organization, recognitions or awards received,
etc. If sharing recognitions/awards, please share what you did to
I received the outstanding leader award after being nominated by parents from our troop.
Past Volunteer Spotlights
June 2018: Rathish Jayabharath
July 2018: Heide Allen
August 2018: Carly Narlesky
September 2018: Silvia Marwick
October 2018: Anne Otter
November 2018: Tamarin Austin
December 2018: Jenni Payton Moore
January 2019: Gizelly Criswell
February 2019: Sara Egelhoff
March 2019: Edie Hannigan
April 2019: Abby Silva
May 2019: Leah Parkhurst
June 2019: Sarah Cuthill
July 2019: Danielle Sturgeon
August 2019: Claudine Niski
September 2019: Erika Lee