The Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey (GSHNJ) Board of Directors today announced that effective January 2, 2014 Gertrude Kaczorowski will become interim Chief Operating Officer (COO) of GSHNJ.

Ms. Kaczorowski will be in place while the CEO search is conducted.

She comes to GSHNJ from Girl Scouts of Central and Southern New Jersey, Cherry Hill where she was Chief Operating Officer from 2007 until January 2013, when she retired. As COO she was responsible for IT, property, product sales, program, camp, volunteer and membership departments.  Prior to the merger she was COO/Assistant Executive Director of Girl Scouts of the South Jersey Pines from 1996 to 2007.  From 1993 to 1996 she was director of fund development communications for Holly Shores Girl Scouts Council, Newfield.

She has extensive college teaching experience at Richard Stockton College and Rowan University where she teaches a variety of public relations, marketing and management principles courses.

Please join me in welcoming her to our Council.

Nancy Faulks
Board Chair
Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey