ATLANTA (July 7, 2010) — Smith, Gambrell & Russell attorney Kristen Lewis has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc. Delegates representing the Council’s 34-county service area elected Lewis as Chairman from the slate presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta.
“Her 6 years of service on the Board, her extraordinary business acumen and her life-long commitment to Girl Scouting makes Kristen a perfect choice to lead the Movement into its centennial,” says Marilyn Midyette, CEO of Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta.
Lewis’ practice at Smith, Gambrell & Russell focuses on trust and estate planning and administration, wealth protection, guardianships, fiduciary matters, special needs trusts, trusts for pets and charitable giving techniques. In addition to her work with the Girl Scouts, Ms. Lewis serves as a volunteer trainer for Canine Assistants, an organization based in Milton, Georgia that raises and trains certified service dogs for people with disabilities.
Girl Scouts of Greater Atlanta, Inc. is the premiere leadership development organization for girls, serving over 41,000 girls with almost 18,000 adult members in 34 counties in the greater metropolitan Atlanta area, northwest Georgia and Polk County, TN. Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place. For more information or to make a donation, visit www.gsgatl.org.