Janienne Bella, CEO – “Modern Day Girl Scouts”

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With more than 27 years of nonprofit experience under her belt, Janienne Bella was named CEO of Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma (GSWESTOK).
Janienne joined the Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma as the Chief Executive Officer in August 2022 and has over 30 years of nonprofit experience. The Girl Scouts is located throughout 39 Oklahoma counties, with a critical mission to help build girls of courage, confidence, and character. Janienne will emphatically tell you the past 16 months serving Girl Scouts has been extremely inspiring and some of the most rewarding experiences of her career. Janienne launched her nonprofit career with American Red Cross where she served both locally and nationally for more than 19 years. Her time with the Red Cross was multi-faceted as she worked in Volunteer Services, Financial Development, Health and Safety, Human Resources and Administration. After leaving the American Red Cross and prior to joining Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma, she served the behavioral health and addiction community as the Chief Executive Officer for A Chance to Change. Janienne says without hesitation, her experience working beside and learning from community volunteers has been a shining light in her career. In addition to her nonprofit work, Janienne is a proud Rotarian, member of Leadership Oklahoma Class XXVI, Leadership Oklahoma City Class 32, and a graduate of the 2014 TAFB COMMSTAR class. Janienne received a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences from Oklahoma State University, loves the color bright orange and is a proud Cowboy fan. She currently lives in Edmond with Tony, her husband of 28 years, and is looking forward to her son’s college graduation. Her son, Blake, is 22 and graduates from OSU with a bachelor’s degree in business marketing and a minor in business management next week.


McKellyn Johnson is a 16 year-old Senior Girl Scout from Troop 255 . Originally from Kingfisher, Oklahoma, McKellyn moved to Oklahoma City when she started school. McKellyn is the daughter of Michelle Tilley, and Rob and Colleen Johnson. She is a sister to Kensington Johnson, and Megan, Madeline, and Maren Camp. McKellyn attended Christ the King Catholic School from preschool through the eighth grade and is now a sophomore at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School. At school, she is very involved with the drama program. McKellyn is an active member of the Speech and Debate teams and has been involved with many musical productions in the past. Outside of school, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, babysitting, volunteering on campaigns, and being involved with Girl Scouts. With Girl Scouts, McKellyn has earned her Bronze and Silver Awards, and is currently working on her Gold Award. After Highschool, McKellyn hopes to study law and work in the realm of politics one day.



Olivia Stevenson is 19 years old and from Shawnee, Oklahoma.   She is a gold award recipient, Girl Scout of over a decade, a sophomore in college and is currently studying Government at Seminole State College.  She plans to transfer to OU in the fall of 2024 to pursue a degree in International Relations and International Law. One day, Olivia hopes to become a diplomat for the US Government and help enact policies that will not only improve the lives of people in the United States but also people around the world.




Chair of the Day

David Mayfield is a partner with Arledge & Associates.  He oversees client accounting services, including outsourced bookkeeping, controllership and fractional CFO engagements. His career spans more than 30 years, with experience in public accounting, private industry and as a small business owner.

David currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium and the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City and volunteers with other organizations. He was named to the OKC Business’ 40 Under 40 in 2006 and is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma City Class XXV.

He and his wife, Alishia, are graduates of Oklahoma State University and they are the parents of Nicholas and Madelyn. David, Alishia and their dog, Kashmir, live in Edmond.

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