Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona welcomes two new staff members this month: Jill Long, Director of Development, and Michelle Marion, Troop Support Specialist.
Prior to joining Girl Scouts, Jill was the Business Development and Advertising Director for the Tucson Metro Chamber. With over 30 years in sales, advertising, strategic planning, and business management, Jill brings a wealth of experience to the team, and a long history of giving back to the community as a board and committee member for a number of local institutions and organizations. A University of Arizona alumna, Jill is also a five-time inductee to the University of Arizona Sports Hall of Fame, as both an athlete and a coach in synchronized swimming.
“I’m excited about the opportunity to help thousands of girls and women develop and successfully lead our community and move us forward,” says Jill. “Raising funds to support the organization so we can help make a difference in the lives of so many girls pulls at my heartstrings, and I plan to pull those strings on many more donors in our community so we can achieve great success! We have a great story to tell and I look forward to telling it to as many people and businesses as I can.”
Michelle hails from Northern New Jersey, but after receiving her B.A. in Environmental Studies at the University of Vermont, she packed up her things and moved to Tucson, and has been here ever since! “I am so excited about working at Girl Scouts and inspi...