2013-2014 Annual Meeting
The 2013-2014 Annual Meeting will be held at Penn View Christian School (Montgomery County) on Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10:00am-12:00pm. All are welcome to attend this meeting, but registration is required. For those members who are Service Unit Delegates or Alternate Delegates, please fill out this registration form, regardless of if you plan to attend or not. For all other interested members, please use the Online Registration to search for the Annual Meeting. If you have any questions, please contact email@example.com.
Girls in Governance - Call for Nominations!
Girl Delegates will be elected by the GSEP Delegate Council at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 3, 2014. This position is for a one-year term from the end of the Annual Meeting on May 3, 2014 through the end of the Annual Meeting in 2015. During their term, Girl Delegates become voting members of the GSEP Delegate Council. Girls may serve in this position for three consecutive terms. All girls must be a registered and active member of GSEP, age 14 or older at the time of their election. Girl Delegates are required to travel to three meetings a year. The Fall and Spring Delegate meetings are held locally in two locations. The Annual Council meeting is held council-wide in a central location. Delegates are expected to be open-minded and good communicators and expected to:
Share their knowledge with girls and adults involved in Girl Scouting;
Talk to girl and adult members to learn their opinions about governance issues important to Girl Scouts;
Share their opinions and suggestions in a positive and collaborative fashion at Delegate Meetings.
All interested girls should complete the application (docx version or pdf version) and provide one reference (docx version or pdf version). The application and references must be received via email or postmarked no later than March 6, 2014.
Service Unit Delegates
According to GSEP's Bylaws - Article II, Membership and Delegate Council:
1. Membership. The Members of the Council will be members of Girl Scouts
of the U.S.A. (GSUSA), age 14 or older, and currently registered through
2. Delegate Council. The Council will have a Delegate Council which will
consist of the following:
a. Service Units Delegates. Delegates elected by Service Units to
represent the entire Council.
b. Additional Delegates. Additional elected Delegates, if any, as
determined by the Board of Directors.
c. Board and Board Development Committee. Members of the Board
of Directors and those members of the Board Development Committee
who are not otherwise members of the Delegate Council.
d. Girl Advisors. Girl Advisors to the Board of Directors.
e. Girl Delegates. Girl Delegates elected as determined annually by
For more specific information, please refer to the GSEP Bylaws linked below.
GSEP Spring Delegate Meetings
Join us for the Spring Delegate Meetings! Registration is required and is available on Online Registration. To easily find the Delegate Meeting, please search the word ‘delegate’. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 7:00-9:00 p.m., Reading
Saturday, March 22, 2014 from 9:00-11:00 a.m., Montgomery County
National Council Session
The 53rd Convention of the Girls Scouts of the U.S.A. will be held October 16-19, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Delegates to the National Council
Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania is eligible to send 22 voting delegates as prescribed by a formula established by GSUSA in conjunction with GSEP’s membership. GSEP's Board Development Committee is now seeking candidates to apply for the position of Delegate to the National Council. These delegates will represent Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania at the National Council Session in Utah, and will remain in term through 2017.
Non-voting members are welcome to attend as visitors and will be responsible for their own travel arrangements, take care of registering themselves for the National Council Session and cover all expenses. Registration information for official visitors will be posted on the official GSUSA Convention webpage.
Click the links below to download:
- GSEP Delegate Council Information and 2013-2014 Calendar
- GSEP Bylaws
- Blue Book of Basic Documents (updated 2012)
Communications from your Board Chair
- June 14, 2013 - GSEP Board of Directors Meeting Overview
- September 16, 2013 - GSEP Board of Directors Meeting Overview
- November 4, 2013 - GSEP Board of Directors Meeting Overview
- January 14, 2014- GSEP Board of Directors Meeting Overview
- Fall Delegate Meetings - Meeting Overview and Meeting Presentation
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