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GSOC Board of Directors

Board of Directors

Elected by delegates from across the council, Girl Scouts of Orange County’s Board of Directors is the governing body for the organization. In addition to serving as ambassadors and advocates for Girl Scouting in Orange County, the board governs the council through functions that include strategic planning, policy development, and fiduciary oversight. The board is comprised of talented business and community leaders from across Orange County, as well as three current Girl Scouts who serve as advisory members, giving a voice to our nearly 15,000 girl members.

Officers

 

Molly Jolly

Molly Jolly 
Board Chair

Molly Jolly is Senior Vice President, Finance & Administration, for Angels Baseball and is the highest-ranking woman in the Angels organization. Molly spent three years as Director of Finance for the Angels and Anaheim Ducks before her current appointment. As a youth, Molly earned the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award. She is also the Secretary and Treasurer for Angels Baseball Foundation, a Segerstrom Center for the Arts Board Director, a past Board Member and Treasurer for CASA of Orange County and sustaining member of the Junior League of Orange County.


Christine Scheuneman

Christine Scheuneman 
1st Vice Chair

Christine Scheuneman recently retired as a senior partner with the law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP. She is an independent director of Farmers and Merchants Bank and strategic advisor to Simpluris, Inc. She has advised national and international private and public companies and an award-winning leader in innovative and strategic advice.  A published author on corporate governance and finance, Christine is a Governance Fellow with the National Association of Corporate Directors and serves on the Board of the NACD Pacific Southwest Chapter. Christine was an active Girl Scout from Brownies through her college years as a camp counselor.  She was a Gold Award Girl Scout and an honored member of the Tribe of the Silver Arrow. 


Lisa Perrine

Lisa Perrine 
2nd Vice Chair

Lisa Perrine is CEO of Cibola Systems, a systems integration firm based in Orange. She began her career in product design and continues to teach university courses in Design Thinking. Lisa has served on several nonprofit boards including St. Joseph Hoag Health; Orange County United Way; and Mission Hospital. Lisa earned both her MBA and Doctor of Education degrees at Pepperdine University. A STEM enthusiast, she served on the Argyros Girl Scout Leadership Center task group and was instrumental in helping GSOC through the construction phase of the project.


Jeff Winston

Jeff Winston 
Secretary

Jeff Winston has 40 years+ experience defining information services and technology strategies in addition to designing and implementing enterprise solutions for Fortune 500 companies across several industries. He spent the last 20 years of his career in the pharmaceutical and medical device business as the Chief Technology Officer for Allergan, Inc. Jeff is an active community volunteer, including at his congregation, Temple Beth Sholom, and as a member of the Dean's Advisory Council for both the Schmid College of Science and Technology and the Fowler School of Engineering at Chapman University.


Azeem Dhalla

Azeem Dhalla 
Treasurer

Azeem Dhalla formed Dhalla CPA in 2010 and has over 20 years of management, accounting, tax, and consulting experience spanning many industries. He volunteers extensively with community organizations, including Delta Sigma Fraternity, AYSO, and CASA of Orange County. Azeem is also the proud father of a Girl Scout and husband of an active Girl Scout Troop Leader.


Vikki Shepp

Vikki Shepp 
CEO of Girl Scouts of Orange County

A collaborative trailblazer, lifelong Girl Scout, and champion of girls’ and women’s causes, Vikki Shepp brings deep understanding of the youth leadership field and evolving needs of today’s girls to her role as CEO of Girl Scouts of Orange County.

Over her decade-long career with Girl Scouts of Orange County, Vikki has held numerous leadership positions, including Director of Volunteer Management, Vice President of Fund Development, and Vice President of Mission Operations. She previously held leadership positions with several other non-profit organizations.
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Members-at-Large

 

Ara Anoshiravani

Ara Anoshiravani is a Managing Director at Big Four Firm and leads a group of over 350 tax professionals. She is widely recognized as a strategic, inclusive, and collaborative leader with a focus on growth and building eminence. In addition to being active in the community with various organizations, Ara is an active parent in her daughter’s Girl Scout troop.


Geri Cerkovnik

Geri Cerkovnik is the owner and CEO of Dale Carnegie of Orange County, a professional learning and development organization for adults and youth. She has an extensive background in technology and startup environments and has been part of several successful startup acquisitions. Geri is actively involved with many local community projects and mentoring programs to help girls and women to succeed with their career aspirations. She also volunteers with organizations that support the special needs community including Special Olympics and LightHouse.  


Jodi Duva

Jodi Duva is Vice President, Cox Business for the Orange Coast market, overseeing sales and sales operations across all channels in Orange County, Palos Verdes, and Santa Barbara. Prior to joining Cox Business, Duva held leadership roles at several technology companies, including XO Communications. Deeply involved in the community, Jodi serves on the board of the Orange County Business Council, also holding the position of Treasurer. She also spends time working with other non-profits and doing work in the community.  


Julie Farbaniec

Julie Farbaniec recently launched her own consulting practice—Leadership Enthusiast—after 12+ years as an HR leader with Blizzard Entertainment. Her new company was created out of a passion for developing leadership capabilities in individuals and teams, especially within the entertainment and games space.  She gains daily inspiration by seeing the impact that Girls Scouts has on the young girls and women in our community, especially in building their courage and self-confidence.    


Cathy Fitzpatrick

Cathy Fitzpatrick is an accomplished financial adviser with Tax & Financial Group (TFG) and currently serves on the Board of her firm’s annual charity golf tournament. She has also been active with CASA of Orange County and served as a Girl Scout Troop Leader for 11 years.

 


Darla Holland

Darla Holland, M.D. is physician with the Southern California Permanente Medical Group. In addition to her clinical practice, she is Past President of the Orange County Medical Association, Delegate to the California Medical Association House of Delegates, and Vice Chair of its Council on Medical Services. Having raised an autistic son and cared for a mother with Alzheimer's disease, Darla often volunteers to raise funds for these two conditions. She also volunteers regularly to cook and serve for Mitzvah Meals, an organization that feeds the hungry in Orange County. 


Michiko Inanaga

Michiko Inanaga is the Director of Development for BCA Endowment Foundation. Previously she specialized in international trade with JAL Trading Inc. (a subsidiary of Japan Airlines) and Honda Trading America Corporation as well as resource development with Keiro Senior HealthCare. She is a proud mother to 3 amazing children, all participating in scout programs in Orange County. Michiko is a leader in Girl Scout Troop 675 in Orange County and her purpose in life is to contribute towards all children being compassionate and impactful leaders in society. She is also a board member of the Orange County Buddhist Church and an active member of Weaver Elementary PTA.


Sharon R. Klein

Sharon R. Klein is a partner at the law firm Blank Rome LLP where she is the Chair of the Privacy, Security & Data Protection Practice and Managing Partner of the Orange County office. A pioneer in advancing the careers of women in the legal profession and health IT, Sharon began the women’s initiative of the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society. She was the first women federal law clerk for the Honorable J William Ditter, Jr. USDC-EDPA. Sharon is actively involved with her church. She was a Brownie and Girl Scout for 12 years and a top cookie salesperson.


Shaila Rao Mistry

Shaila Rao Mistry is Founder and President of Jayco MMI, an aerospace and medical device company. She is also Founder and CEO of STEM-Institute, a consulting entity for organizational growth, leadership development, and strategic planning. Shaila is actively engaged with numerous global advocacy initiatives, nonprofits, and foundations. A former Girl Scout herself, Sheila previously served as a Girl Scout Troop Leader for her daughter.


Christine Mueller

Christine Mueller is Vice President and Director of Operations and Engineering for The Capital Group. In her current role, Christine oversees facility and property management for Capital’s Norfolk, VA, Carmel, IN, San Antonio, TX, and Irvine, CA locations and engineering for all 32 global offices.  She is an active volunteer at her church, serving on the Finance Committee and co-leading the early career group. She is becoming a mentor with the Early Career Women Collective mentor program this Fall. Mueller has been a Girl Scout for 45 years, earning both her Girl Scout Silver and Girl Scout Gold Awards and serves on the GSOC Girl Scout Gold Award Advisory Group.


Gina L. Osborn

Gina L. Osborn is a leadership consultant, international speaker, and host of Lead Like a Lady - A Real Life Podcast. Having responded to catastrophic terrorist attacks and cyber hacks as an FBI Special Agent, and chasing Cold War spies in the Army, Gina is an expert at removing obstacles and leading authentically through chaos, crisis, and change. 


Michele Richards

Michele Richards is the OC Fair & Event Center’s General Manager and CEO since 2019. Prior to that she was the agency’s Vice President of Business Development for more than seven years, leading the marketing, communications, sponsorship, creative services, year-round events and exhibits and education departments. Michele began her career in the advertising and marketing field working for agencies in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Orange County, before launching her own consulting practice. She has provided organizational and leadership development consulting to multiple Orange County clients.


Megha Sood

Megha Sood is a seasoned engineering leader with more than 20 years of experience in the Enterprise software and hardware industry. She is passionate about championing women and girls in technology. Megha is also a volunteer with Second Harvest Food Bank, Families Forward, and Orangewood Foundation and has served as a Girl Scout Troop Leader for her twin daughters.


Roberta Swanson

Roberta Swanson is the Vice President of Tax for Western Digital Corporation, a leading developer, manufacturer and provider of data storage devices and solutions that address the evolving needs of the information technology industry.  Roberta has over 30 years of tax experience in both private industry and public accounting. Roberta began her tax career in public accounting at Touche Ross & Co. in Newport Beach, CA in 1985.  She has worked at companies such as The Restaurant Enterprises Group, Apria Healthcare and Ernst & Young.  


Christina Xanthos

Christina Xanthos is a Senior Analyst for the Special Global Equity team at Wells Fargo Asset Management. Earlier, she held positions with Capital Group and The Walt Disney Company. Christina was a Girl Scout growing up and is actively engaged with her daughter’s Girl Scout Cadette troop.

 

Girl Advisory Members

 

Alyssa Betancourt

Alyssa Betancourt is a Girl Scout Senior involved in Girl Scouts since 2016. She is currently pursuing the Girl Scout Gold Award (Girl Scouts’ highest honor) through her project advocating for the LGBTQ+ community, helping to educate people about the community and its struggles. Alyssa has also earned the Girl Scout Silver and Bronze Awards.


Natalie Cano

Natalie Cano is a Girl Scout Ambassador that has been involved in Girl Scouts since 2010. She is a Junior at Troy high school and is a part of the Tech Program. Natalie has earned her Girl Scout Silver and Bronze awards and is currently pursuing her Gold Award. Her Gold Award project focuses on exposing young kids in underserved communities to the STEM field through building robots and coding. Natalie has led her Cyber Team as team captain to make it to the top 30% in the nation two years in a row. She plans on pursuing a major in computer science and cyber security.


Saachi Pavani

Saachi Pavani is a Girl Scout Ambassador who has earned the Bronze, Silver, and Gold Awards. For her Gold Award project, Saachi empowered her community with the essential skills needed to recognize life-threatening bleeding and intervene effectively. Her project captured the attention of esteemed state and local leaders, from Congresswoman Katie Porter to Irvine Mayor Farrah Khan. Saachi was a delegate to the 55th National Council Session, an event dedicated to the betterment of the Girl Scout program and is now a member of the NCS Advisory Committee, working to improve the next conference in 2023.

Fall Recruitment 2022
Fall Recruitment 2022