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Governance

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is a membership organization with volunteers, parents, and girls actively engaged in the strategic policy direction of the Council.

We are currently seeking nominations from our girls (14 years of age and older) and adult members to serve on our Board of Directors and Nominating Committee. We are also seeking Council Delegates to the National Council Session in Ohio, Oct. 4-8 2017.

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To be considered by the Nominating Committee, apply through the links below by December 15:

Adult Application
Teen Girl Application

If you are interested in serving on the Board of Directors or if you would like more information, we welcome you to attend one of the following webinars:

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Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Thursday, November 10, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Registration for these webinars will begin on October 4, 2016.

Some Board members bring a wealth of Girl Scout knowledge, while others bring expertise in areas such as strategic thinking and communications, knowledge of Girl Scouting, experience in governance (audit, investments and finance), and decision-making. 

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Adults
If you are interested in being considered (or know of someone) for a position on the Board of Directors or on the Nominating Committee, please complete the application/refferal form here.

All applications must be received no later than December 15 to be considered by the Nominating Committee. Elections of a single slate are held at the annual meeting in April and positions begin for the following Girl Scout year on October 1. Detailed information on election and terms of office is outlined in the Council’s Bylaws and Procedure for Nominations from the Floor.

Information on Board Committees and other Girl Scout Volunteer opportunities can be found here: committees and task forces.

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Girls
Your application must be completed if you are interested in being considered for a position on the Board of Directors of Girl Scouts Nation's Capital, this includes Girl Scouts who applied previously and were encouraged to apply given their age eligibility. Interested girls must currently be in the ninth, tenth or eleventh grade and at a minimum of 14 years of age. All applications will be reviewed by the Council’s Nominating Committee and all girls will be invited to interview in-person.  

Applications must be received no later than December 15 to be considered by the Nominating Committee. Click here to complete the application. Interviews are held at the Council office in Washington, DC, in January.

 

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Visit our 2017 Convention page for more information on the 54th National Council Session and Convention.