WILLISTON — Girls on the Run Vermont, a statewide nonprofit organization for girls in 3rd-8th grade, is pleased to announce Christine Beall (Burlington) as the incoming board chair effective Jan. 1, 2024. Beall is vice president & financial advisor at Morgan Stanley and has served on the GOTRVT board since March of 2022.
“I am thrilled to lead the Board of GOTRVT as Chair for the coming term, after such a strong foundation has been laid by Nicole Moran in her years of service. The organization is in a position of remarkable strength,” said Beall in a GOTVT press release. “As we get ready to celebrate our council’s 25th anniversary in 2024, I could not be more excited to keep delivering this quality program to our young future leaders.”
Girls on the Run is also pleased to welcome five new members to the GOTRVT Board of Directors. With varying professional backgrounds, these individuals bring years of experience and leadership from communities across Vermont and will be integral in the board’s work to continue to advance the mission of GOTRVT.
Rebecca Wasserman (Burlington), is a licensed attorney, executive director of VT Saves and a former GOTRVT northern 5K committee member. Wasserman is “excited to support programming that helps young girls in Vermont build confidence and strengthen their mental and physical health.”
Theresa Glabach (Dummerston), is the QA manager at EmailOpen and owner of Chasing Strength. She is also an active GOTRVT coach and SoleMate. Glabach says, “while there’s a lot to love about this organization, nothing is more incredible than seeing the impact on the girls and the excitement when they say, ‘I did it!’ at the end of the 5K.”
Charlotte Lyman (East Dorset) is an associate director at Junapr. She was a GOTRVT coach in Williston and served on the 5k committee. Lyman is “passionate about helping people find and connect with organizations that are making a difference in their communities, which is just one of the reasons I was drawn to GOTRVT.”
Joanne Perry (Danville) is a human resources manager at Stone Environmental. She has served as a long-standing member of the GOTRVT community as a head coach and an ambassador for all the girls within her community. Perry says, “I am so honored and excited to now be a part of this amazing board and help share my experiences and all that GOTRVT has to offer with all the young girls in the Northeast Kingdom”.
Halley Riley-Elliott (Proctor) is the vehicle maintenance manager at Killington Mountain Resort. She is a GOTRVT alumna and former coach. Riley-Elliott is “so excited to now be a part of the board and help share the amazing experiences GOTRVT has to offer with others!”