Chief Executive Officer
Jennifer Bartkowski serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas. Bartkowski has been with GSNETX since 2009, when she joined the council as Chief Development Officer. During her tenure, GSNETX has seen significant growth in its annual and capital fundraising campaigns. As Chief Operating Officer, she added focus and innovation to new programming initiatives, mission delivery, and the Girl Scout Cookie Program for the 32-county organization. Most recently, Bartkowski has been leading a $13 million effort to transform a current 100-acre property in South Dallas into a STEM Center of Excellence for girls in Northeast Texas.
Before joining Girl Scouts in 2009, Jennifer served as the Senior Vice President of Workplace Campaigns for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, responsible for leading an annual campaign of more than $50 million. Jennifer’s career began after receiving a Master of Public Administration, with a nonprofit management focus, at Texas A&M University. She has worked with a variety of organizations including the American Lung Association of Texas, United Way/Capital Area, private start-up Charitygift, and as an independent consultant.
Jennifer is the mother of two children, including a Girl Scout Junior and is the proud recipient of the Girl Scout Silver Award.
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
Debbie came to Girl Scouts in October 2004. She is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Internal Auditor, and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from the University of Kentucky and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Louisville.
Her prior work experience includes international financial reporting at YUM Brands, and accounting, internal audit, planning, business development, and market research responsibilities at LG&E Energy.