BOSTON, Mass. (June 20, 2019) — Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts (GSEMA) elected Allison Walsh of Plymouth to serve on its Board Nominating and Development Committee during the council’s Annual Meeting on May 7. Voting members of the council elected this year’s Board of Directors slate, which includes four new adult board members, four new girl board members, and two new Board Nominating and Development Committee members. The Board of Directors is chaired by Tricia Tilford.
“Our Board of Directors plays an essential role in advancing our mission to build girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place,” said Caitríona Taylor, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts. “We are pleased to welcome our newly elected board members, whose unique backgrounds and strong commitment will help ensure Girl Scouts continue to reach their full potential as leaders, take healthy risks, and raise their voices through the best girl leadership experience in the country.”
Walsh is a founding partner of Walsh & Howe, LLC, a boutique family law firm in Hingham, Massachusetts. She has 15 years of experience as a family law attorney and focuses her practice on divorce and custody litigation. Prior to opening her own firm, Walsh worked at several boutique family law firms in Boston and MetroWest. Prior to that, she served as a judicial law clerk to the justices of the Massachusetts Juvenile Court. Walsh is a Girl Scout alum and an active member of the Junior League of Boston. She earned a BA from The College of William and Mary and an MA/JD from Syracuse University.