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Jennifer Bartkowski

Jennifer Bartkowski
Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer Bartkowski serves as the CEO 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.

Debbie Roling

Debbie Roling
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Debbie Roling joined Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas in October 2004. She is responsible for managing council infrastructure functions including finance, technology, customer care, retail and properties.

Prior to joining Girl Scouts, Debbie was Senior Manager of International Financial Reporting at YUM Brands, where she coordinated consolidation of financial reporting results from over 100 countries where YUM Brands had company or franchise restaurants for KFC, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, A&W and Long John Silvers.  Debbie also has accounting, internal audit, planning, business development and market research experience from working in various roles at LG&E Energy for over thirteen years.

Debbie is a native of Louisville, Kentucky.  She graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Marketing from the University of Kentucky and has a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Louisville.  She is a Certified Internal Auditor and Certified Public Accountant.

Debbie serves as an assistant troop leader for a Cadette troop and is a member of the Dallas Woman’s Forum. She enjoys gardening, playing the piano, working on genealogy with family members and ongoing home remodeling.

Kim Robinson

Kim Robinson
Chief Operating Officer

Kim serves as the COO for Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas.  She is responsible for ensuring that organizational systems and processes support the successful execution of the Girl Scout mission.

Prior to joining Girl Scouts in 2016, Kim spent 18 years in senior brand management, innovation, and operations roles with various organizations in Dallas, including Frito-Lay, Dean Foods, Highland Homes, and was an independent consultant for four years.  She also served several years as an Information Technology Analyst for Hallmark Cards in Missouri.   

Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from Oakwood University and a Master of Business Administration from The Ohio State University.  She is a member of the Network of Executive Women and National Black MBA Association.

Kim is the mother of three children, including a Girl Scout Junior and has served as a Daisy and Brownie troop leader. 

Ashley Crowe

Ashley Crowe
Vice President, Girl Experience

As Vice President of Girl Experience, Ashley oversees the Programs, Community Programs, and the Retention Departments.  Ashley has also been instrumental in leading the Customer Engagement Initiative with Girl Scouts of the USA and Strategic Learning.

Before leaving the corporate world to pursue her passion for Girl Scouts, she served as Chief Marketing Officer for a student housing development company and Marketing Director for a real estate firm. She holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Baylor University and currently serves on the board of the Frisco National Charity League. Ashley first came to Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas as the Director of Programs in 2012.

As a Girl Scout, she went on to earn her Girl Scout Silver Award. In addition to being a long-time Girl Scout volunteer to two troops, Ashley also has two daughters who are Girl Scouts who are currently in the process earning their Silver and Girl Scout Gold Awards.

Jennifer Clubb

Jennifer Clubb
Vice President, Sales  

Jennifer Clubb joined Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas in 2007 where she oversees and manages the strategy and implementation of both the Girl Scout Cookie Program and the Membership Department.

Before joining Girl Scouts, Jennifer’s tenure included working in for-profit and nonprofit sectors in the areas of marketing, sales, public relations, training/development, and communication design in behavioral healthcare. She also worked in pharmaceutical consulting and youth services fields at AmerisourceBergen, Pfizer, and Mental Health Mental Retardation of Tarrant County.

Jennifer graduated with a Bachelor of Communication Design degree, with concentrations in volunteer management, journalism, and behavior analysis, from the University of North Texas.

Jennifer has served in various volunteer roles for service organizations including Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas and Special Olympics.  She currently serves as an assistant troop volunteer for a Girl Scout Brownie troop in Denton County.

Raised in Richardson, Jennifer was both a Girl Scout Brownie and Junior. She is the mother of a Girl Scout Cadette.

Amanda Duquette

Amanda Duquette
Vice President, Marketing & Communications

Amanda serves as the Vice President of Marketing and Communications with a goal to aggressively share the Girl Scout story.  Her aim is to broaden awareness of the value Girl Scouts provides to all girls.

Amanda has more than ten years of experience in nonprofit administration and communications. Prior to joining GSNETX in 2016, Amanda served as the Sr. Director of Communications for Big Thought, where she led a strategic rebranding effort of the agency. Previously, Amanda managed the SLANT 45 project with the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee, and worked as an account executive with The Reeds Public Relations managing marketing, fundraising and special events for several Dallas-based nonprofit organizations.

She holds a bachelor's degree in communications from East Carolina University, and a master's degree in public administration and nonprofit management from the University of Memphis. Amanda is a member of the Public Relations Society of America– Dallas Chapter.

Amanda was both a Brownie and a Junior Girl Scout.  She is a proud mom to three boys and volunteers as a team leader for Selah, a ministry serving the needs of young single mothers.

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Amanda Rainey
Vice President, Fund Development

Amanda Rainey serves at the Vice President of Fund Development, with the goal of increasing philanthropic revenue for GSNETX.

Prior to joining GSNETX in 2015, Amanda served as the Vice President of Advancement at Parker University for three years where she successfully expanded the reach of corporate sponsorships for the university. Amanda has also served as the Vice President of Advancement at the University of Dallas and the Executive Director of Development at Saint Louis University, where she had the opportunities to greatly expand individual gifts and spearhead capital campaign projects.

Amanda originally hails from southern Illinois and earned a Bachelor of Science in Education from Southeast Missouri State University and a Master of Science in Higher Education from Indiana University. Amanda also earned the CFRE (Certified Fund Raising Executive) certification in 2012.

Outside of work, Amanda is a co-founder of the PAWS for Irving Animals rescue organization and spends most of her free time organizing animal rescue. Though she has adjusted to Texas life, she will always remain a St. Louis Cardinals fan.