Monday, March 14, 2016

Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois Volunteer Angie Zahn Named "Volunteer of the Week" By Serve Illinois

GSSI volunteer Angie Zahn has been named "Volunteer of the Week" by Serve Illinois, the Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service. 

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Angie is truly an amazing volunteer who gives so much to the Girl Scouts and our mission of building leaders for America… girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.
- Jay Strobel
Angie Zahn is a Managing Broker by profession but a Girl Scout at heart. Currently, she serves on Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois’ (GSSI) Board of Directors as Secretary.  Angie previously served as president of the Girl Scouts of River Bluffs Council (legacy council to GSSI).  She has been a Girl Scout volunteer and mentor for 29 years. Not only has Angie served on the Board of Directors for many years, she also served as a National Delegate to Girl Scouts of the USA. She has also been a troop leader, a cookie chair, Property Task Force member among many other volunteer activities.  
If there is a need, Angie is always one of the first to volunteer and say, “I can do that!”  Angie is a great supporter of camp, outdoor experience, and programs like Haunted Camp Torqua. Her most important role in GSSI is her work with older girls, and mentoring these girls while they are working on their Girl Scout Gold Award.  To date Angie has mentored 7 girls to receive the Girl Scout Gold Award, Girl Scouts’ highest individual award.  As a Girl Scout volunteer Angie always strives to ensure all girls benefit from the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.  She gives her time, her talent, and her money to ensure that Girl Scouting is a place where girls gain the courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place for all of us.