Niila Hebert, CVA, is senior manager of volunteer relations with Girl Scouts River Valleys. Niila has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 10 years and has used her platform to be an advocate for volunteerism and advancing the profession of volunteer management. Niila is a trained mediator and has developed and facilitated trainings in conflict resolution, self-care and managing group dynamics, for various nonprofit organizations in the Twin Cities. Her passion for equity, inclusion and cultural competency has led her to become one of the first DEI Ambassadors and IDI Administrators for Girl Scouts. Outside of work, Niila is an active lobbyist for volunteerism, the Black community and the LGBTQ community. As the public policy Chair for MAVA, her commitment to legislative work and the opportunity to be a voice was reflected in the 2019 Volunteer Day at the Capitol, which she led and organized. Niila’s ability to bring high-energy, harmony, and positivity into any space solidifies that she is a G.I.R.L (go-getter, innovator, risk taker, leader). Niila received her B.A. in communications studies and minor in Black studies from California State University Long Beach.