15 results for group: volunteers


Carol Lotano


Tanya Hull

Having learned of the program from a former Executive Director of WGGS, Tanya has been a muse since 2015. She has served at Paige Elementary School and Central Park Middle School. Although she is involved in various organizations within the community, working with the girls in the Schenectady City School District has been the most rewarding.

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Monique Wade


Lakeia Allen Bowman

Lakeia served as a Muse at Central Park Middle School and currently works as a mental health counselor for SEAT (Social Enterprise and Training for 16-24 year old out-of-school youth). Lakeia grew up in Schenectady, and her dad was Schenectady City Councilman Joe Allen.

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Pam Carter

Pam was a previous Muse at Central Park Middle School, and for the past two years she has been a Muse at Oneida Middle School. She will transition to Schenectady High School as a Muse to maintain a connection with her Oneida girls. Pam is active at her church and in the community. She volunteers with the SICM Food Pantry, serves as a Board Member with Safe Inc. of Schenectady County and with the YWCA in Schenectady.

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Kerrie Wolf-Piechota

Kerrie first joined WGGS as a muse during the 2015-16 school year. She serves on several boards and committees in the area. She also volunteers with Community Hospice's Camp Erin and Wave Riders programs, at her church, and in a number of other organizations. Kerrie currently works in development and communications at the YWCA NorthEastern NY.   

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Simone Miranda

Simone Miranda is the Community Learning Center Project Manager at Schenectady City School District (SCSD), where she manages the 21st Century Program. Her goal is to inspire students in the afterschool program to become leaders of the future. She was recently accepted in the 2019-2020 cohort of the Network for Youth Success Power of 3:00 Ambassadors and serves on other Boards in Schenectady County. She currently holds a M.S. degree in Public Administration, B.S. degree in Public Policy and an A.S. degree in Computer Programming.

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Ginny Casper

Ginny has always had an interest in travel and serving her community (“Think Globally, Act Locally). She’s a former Literacy Volunteer as well as working as a small business volunteer with the Peace Corps in Paraguay. She served as a Muse at CPMS for 2 years. She is currently the Assistant Director of International Programs at Union College, where she has worked for almost a decade. Ginny lives in Schenectady, has a rising senior and freshman at SCSD, and enjoys doing outdoor activities with her husband Pete.

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Miranda Rand

Miranda has been a passionate supporter of WGGS for more than five years. She served as lead muse at Jessie Zoller Elementary for three consecutive years and now acts as Muse Recruitment Coordinator.

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Eileen Berlanti