Girl Advisor to the Board of Directors
The position of Girl Advisor to the Board of Directors is a leadership opportunity for a current 10th and 11th grade Girl Scout to participate in the responsibilities of the Board and provide girls’ perspective on policy decisions to the Board. The position is a non-voting position and nominees will be elected by GSEP’s Delegate Council at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 16, 2015 for a one year term. Two or three girls will be selected to serve.
All interested girls should complete the application (docx version or pdf version) and provide two references (docx version or pdf version). The application and references must be received via email or postmarked no later than Friday January 30, 2015.
Girl Delegates will also be elected by the GSEP Delegate Council at the Annual Meeting on Saturday, May 16, 2015. This position is for a one-year term from the end of the Annual Meeting on May 16, 2015 through the end of the Annual Meeting in 2016. 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 Friday January 30, 2015.
Tuesday, March 24th – Reading Muhlenberg Career & Training Center, 7-9 pm
Saturday, March 28th – Springfield Township Building, 9-11 am
Saturday, May 16th - Philadelphia Convention Center
Please check back to the website for further details and registration information.
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.
Click the links below to download:
- GSEP Bylaws
- Blue Book of Basic Documents (updated 2014)
- More Than S'mores: Successes and Surprises in Girl Scouts' Outdoor Experiences
Please contact Shawnna DiFilippo at 888.564.4657 or email@example.com.