WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y -- Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson recently appointed new members to its board for the 2014-2017 term.
Newly appointed members include Erik Andersen of Croton-on-Hudson as President of the Board of Directors; Sandra Nagler of Chester, N.Y., as First Vice President; Dr. Olive Osborne of Mount Vernon as Second Vice President and Fay Casatuta of Wappingers Falls as Treasurer.
Andersen is currently the Administrator and President of the Board of Directors at the Danish Home for the Aged. He was a former trader at AIG. He served as a board member on the finance committee and chair of the Investment Subcommittee for Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson, Inc.
Nagler is the Vice President of Tele Vue Optics, Inc., a company known worldwide for its high-quality astronomical telescopes and co-owner of another business, Raines & Nagler Contracting Services.
Osborne has a private ophthalmology practice in the Bronx, specializing in medical and surgical retinal concerns. Osborne is a graduate of Brown University’s School of Medicine.
Casatuta is a software engineer/information developer for IBM in Poughkeepsie and has been employed with the corporation for 30 years.
Also elected to the Board of Directors as Members-at-Large were Rosario Barrios, Susan Doering, Jane Goldwasser, Sue Pulcare, Natalie Redcross and Anna May Wiede.
Appointed as a girl member of the Girl Scout board for one-year term was Kaila Veal, who is currently a junior at Tuckahoe High School in Tuckahoe.
Veal has been a Girl Scout for 12 years and has earned her bronze, silver and gold awards. In her spare time, she participates in her high school dance program and volunteers at Maria Fareri’s Children Hospital. Veal's gold-award project entitled “Stickers for Hope” benefited the children at Maria Fareri.