Press Release: Girls on the Run St Louis Elects Officers and New Members to Board of Directors

Posted by AOBrien in on Thu 07/11/2019 6:03

ST. LOUIS (July 11, 2019) – Girls on the Run St. Louis has added new members and elected officers to its Board of Directors. Meet the dynamic people who will lead Girls on the Run St. Louis into its 18th year, serving more than 6,000 girls during the 2019-2020 school year.

Elected officers to the board include: chair Steffani Lautenschlager, Chief Development Officer, City Academy; vice chair Bob Harrison, President and Chairman of the Board, The Daniel and Henry Company; secretary Hannah Nelson, Senior Counsel, BJC HealthCare; treasurer Jill Coates, Corporate Controller, Apex Oil Company, Inc.; immediate past chair David Pokorny, Senior Director of Marketing, Fox Sports Midwest.

New board members include: Amy Fulton, Senior Director – Internal Audit, Express Scripts; Tina Jackson, Manager, Assurance and Accounting Advisory Services, Deloitte & Touche, LLP; Allison Krepel, Associate, Polsinelli PC; Mike LaMartina, Chief Revenue Officer, Ballpark Village St. Louis; Calencia Mitchell, Manager, Portfolio Management, Center for Clinical Excellence – BJC Healthcare.

About Girls on the Run St. Louis

Girls on the Run St. Louis is a life-changing, non-profit program for girls in the 3rd through 8th grade, a critical time in girls’ self-development. Our mission is to empower girls for a lifetime of healthy living. The innovative program combines training for a celebratory 5k event with interactive lessons that combine self-esteem enhancing lessons with uplifting workouts aimed to develop the whole girl – physically, mentally, emotionally and socially. Girls are empowered with positive self-awareness and increased confidence; a sense of achievement by training for and completing a 5k; and giving back to their community through a service project each season. Girls experience confidence through accomplishment becoming girls who can.

Girls on the Run St. Louis was founded in 2002 and is now the second largest council in North America. Today, Girls on the Run St. Louis is in more than 400 schools across 23 counties in eastern Missouri and western Illinois. Visit to learn more about how you can empower a girl and empower a generation.