Helen White has been appointed as the new CEO for Girl Guides NSW & ACT and will commence her role in February 2017,
Helen was most recently Executive Officer at the Australian Podiatry Association NSW & ACT, representing over 800 podiatrists in NSW and ACT. In previous roles, she was a Senior Manager at The Royal Sydney Golf Club (which has over 6,000 members) and a Brand Manager at Diageo PLC.
Helen is passionate about improving member and volunteer engagement and value, and developing member satisfaction and growth. She also has experience in developing events both large and small.
“I really believe in the mission of Girl Guides to empower girls and young women and I am looking forward to working with staff, volunteers, girls and their parents to further develop Girl Guides in NSW and ACT,” says Helen. “I am also looking forward to getting out into the Guiding community and meeting volunteers and Guides in 2017.”
Helen, originally from the UK, was a Guide in her youth. In her spare time she enjoys taking in the arts and the outdoors, and has a particular fondness for skiing and camping.
Office Manager NT
Watch this space for more information on Jane.
State Executive Officer QLD
Daile commenced as State Executive Officer for Girl Guides Queensland in October 2017. Prior to that she was the State Retail Manager within the not for profit sector working with a large team of volunteers and staff to generate funds to support people in need. She has experience in a national member based retail association working in sustainability and the vocational education and training sector. Starting her career in retail and having held a variety of State and Regional Management roles, she has worked in Queensland, Victoria and supported additional locations such as South Australia, Northern Territory and New Zealand.
Daile has a strong background in operations and training having held a variety of state roles, she is experienced in implementing strategic plans and leading a large team of people. A strong committee member at both state and national levels with knowledge of governance and high level people management skills. She has been involved with policy development and relationship building with a wide variety of key stakeholders including volunteers, staff, businesses, government and communities.
Not only is Daile passionate about the promotion and empowerment of girls and young women to be given the tools to become the leaders of tomorrow, but she is also passionate about environmental sustainability and an active volunteer herself, giving time to the Children’s Hospital Foundation in Brisbane. She has a strong values alignment with Girl Guides and the mission and has experienced the value of programs similar to Guides in her younger years, which she believes has enhanced her resilience and success in her career and personal life.