Girl Scouts of the Chesapeake Bay is proud to announce Kathleen Deoudes as the 2013 Woman of Distinction for the central part of the council.
Kathy, a native of Massachussetts, has lived in Queen Anne’s County with her husband Nick for the past twenty years. Deouders currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Board of Directors for Hospice of Queen Annes, and heads the organizations development and fundraising efforts. For ten years, Deoudes filled the position of Executive Legislative Aide to State Senator E.J. Pipkin. Her duties included the formulation of legislative agendas and constituent services. While working in the Maryland State Senate, she participated in the legislative process to bring the Shore Health Queen Annes Emergency Center to the county. Kathy now serves as President of the QA Emergency Center Community Association.
Deoudes is a strong believer in supporting her community. After retiring from her position as legislative aide to State Senator E.J. Pipkin in 2010, she has dedicated her time and efforts to several community organizations, including;: the QA County Commission on Aging, the QA County Department of Emergency Services Advisory Council, and the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center.
Kathy received her B.A. degree from Trinity University in Washington, D.C.