Girl Scouts of Southern Alabama's newest staff member is John Ferguson, who is joining the team as Director of Major Gifts. John is no stranger to GSSA, having served on the Governance Committee between 2007-2009 writing bylaws, policies and procedures after consolidation of the seven Alabama Girl Scout Councils. He also has an extensive background working with the United Way having served in a variety of capacities, including President of the Alabama State Association of United Ways and Chairman of the Alabama State Association of United Ways budget committee.
John is married with three children and is an avid marathon runner, most recently completing the First Light Marathon in Mobile on January 8. His goals with the organization include helping diversify and increase funding with a primary focus on leadership level giving, major gifts, and bequest and endowments.