IRVINE, Calif. – Girl Scouts of Orange County (GSOC) announced today that Glee Harris, of Lake Forest, has joined its executive team as Vice President of Human Resources. In this role, Harris will oversee all aspects of human resources for Girl Scouts of Orange County and its 100 full-time and part-time employees, and approximately 40 seasonal employees, who work with 10,000 volunteers to deliver the Girl Scout Leadership Experience to nearly 20,000 girls from every zip code in Orange County. Harris’s responsibilities include the development and implementation of human resources strategies and initiatives in performance management, talent acquisition, professional development, compensation, benefits, employee engagement, and compliance.
Harris has over 20 years of human capital management experience and expertise. Prior to joining Girl Scouts of Orange County, Harris served as Director, Sr. Human Resources Business Partner for MUFG Union Bank N.A. in Irvine and San Diego and was an Adjunct Professor for Brandman University- Chapman University System, teaching undergraduate and graduate Human Resources and Research courses.
Harris is highly experienced in organizational development, having designed innovative programs that align human resources with the achievement of immediate and long-term organizational goals. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business/Organizational Management from Vanguard University in Costa Mesa and a Master of Science in Human Resources from Chapman University in Orange.
A past Girl Scout Leader and mother of two Girl Scouts, Harris shared, “I believe strongly in Girl Scouts’ vision of creating the best leadership development experiences for all girls in Orange County and am excited to support this dynamic team in bringing Girl Scouts’ life-changing benefits to Orange County girls from every social, cultural, economic, and developmental sphere.”
“Glee is an important addition to our executive team,” said Vikki Shepp, CEO of Girl Scouts of Orange County. “In addition to her valuable experience as a Girl Scout troop leader, Glee brings a wealth of expertise across many HR specialties, from strategy creation to operational implementation. We look forward to her vision and contributions as we prepare Orange County’s girls to live their best lives.”
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We are Girl Scouts of Orange County. We are 33,000 strong—nearly 20,000 girls and 13,000 adults who believe in the power of every G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™ to change the world. With programs in every zip code in Orange County, Girl Scouts offers every girl opportunities to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success. To volunteer, reconnect, donate, or join, visit girlscoutsoc.org .