Deer Park, NY, March 26, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Girls Inc. of Long Island is proud to announce the appointment of Maureen Regan MBA, PA-C, and Kirsten Nicklaus, CPA, to their Board of Directors.
Maureen Regan is currently the Administrative Director of Surgical Specialties at Winthrop University-Hospital, responsible for the strategy, financial and clinical operations of three inpatient and outpatient product lines. Maureen has served in numerous leadership roles and is currently Immediate-Past President of the New York State Society of Physician Assistants, is NYSSPA’s representative to the Hospital Association of New York State (HANYS) and is a delegate to the American Academy of Physician Assistants. She is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and The Energeia Partnership Class of 2008, a Long Island Academy for Regional Stewardship. Prior to her appointment on the Board, Maureen was an honoree at the organization’s First Butterfly Awards in 2012, and has since chaired the Event Committee for two years. She is proud to be newly elected to the Board of Girls Inc. of Long Island, to provide young women the knowledge and skills to pursue their dreams and the career of their choice.
Kirsten is the Corporate Controller at P&F Industries, Inc., a manufacturer and importer of air-powered tools and builders’ hardware, where she is responsible for consolidated financial reporting, internal control compliance and benefit plan administration. Prior to joining P&F, Kirsten worked as an Audit Manager in the public accounting firms Ernst & Young and Baker Tilly (formerly Holtz Rubenstein Reminick, LLP). She graduated with honors from the College of Saint Rose, Albany, New York, with a Bachelor of Science, and Masters of Science in Accounting. Prior to her appointment, Kirsten served on numerous organization committees, including founding and co-chairing the organization’s girlFRIENDS committee, a social fundraising group for young professionals. “As a business woman, I believe I have a responsibility to serve as a positive role model for the next generation of women leaders. I’m excited for the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors and look forward to helping grow the organization.”
Executive Director, Neela M. Lockel states, “It is an honor to bring these motivated and successful women onto our Board of Directors. They each bring unique skills and perspectives to our organization as we continue to grow and thrive in the Long Island Community.”
The mission of Girls Incorporated® of Long Island is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart and bold. We provide school and community based programming that serves the unique needs of girls, ages 5-18, living in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Through community partnerships, we help girls to achieve their full potential making their future brighter.
Girls Incorporated® of Long Island is dedicated to the advocacy of gender equity for all girls in all areas of their lives. Through participation in our programs, girls learn the skills to become leaders in their communities, leading to exponential change.
Contact: Neela M. Lockel, Executive Director, Girls Inc. of Long Island, 631-940-3749 or