GGA Board Director

Kate Alcorso

Kate Alcorso is the appointed director to the Girl Guides Australia Board from Tasmania.  Kate is also a leader of Guides aged between 5 and 10 in Launceston, known as the Rainbow Star Guides.  Kate has been a Guide for about 30 years, starting as a 7 year old and keeping going ever since.  In particular, Kate has always taken up the leadership opportunities available to her within the organisation and had served on the Girl Guides Tasmania board prior to her current appointment.

Professionally Kate works as a senior associate lawyer for a Launceston law firm practicising in commercial and estate law, with a particular focus on business transactions.  Kate is a member of the Taxation Institute of Australia and keeps abreast of developments in corporations and taxation law.  Kate has also been involved with other local boards within the community sector.

Kate is passionate about Guiding and seeing the development of the girls in her own Unit.  Guiding has offered Kate personally many opportunities, including attending overseas events, and she is thrilled to contribute to the governance of Guiding in Australia as a member of the Girl Guides Australia Board.