Dear Girl Scouts and friends of the Silver Sage Council,
On behalf of the Board of Directors and CEO Search Committee, it is my pleasure to introduce Patricia Pyke, the new Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Silver Sage Council effective June 26. Pat comes to Girl Scouts of Silver Sage from Boise State University (BSU), where she held a variety of high-impact positions during her 17-year career there. Most recently, Pat was Director of Research Development for the Division of Research and Economic Development at BSU.
On a practical level, Pat has the expertise to manage complex budgets, lead diverse teams, and strategize for the growth and success of our council. She had a lead role in founding programs such as the “e-girls” STEM camp for high school girls and the university’s STEM Station, combined with her passion for building girl leaders, set Pat apart.
Pat is a highly collaborative leader, is well-respected in the community, and has an amazing history in Girl Scouting, which she credits in whole for her love of the outdoors. We have really enjoyed getting to know her over the past months and I know she is looking forward to meeting each of you.
We had many highly-qualified applicants from around the country who were carefully screened by Boise recruiting firm Route Networking Group. The firm helped our committee, made up of board and community members, to develop an efficient and thorough hiring process consisting of three distinct i...