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Governance

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

Are you interested in serving on the Board of Directors?

Girl Scouts Nation's Capital is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors with input from members ages 14 and up. 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 form, found here. All applications must be received or postmarked 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. 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 or postmarked no later than December 15 to be considered by the Nominating Committee. Applications can be found here. Interviews are held at the Council office in Washington, DC, in January.

Before filling out application forms, please download and save the PDF to your computer.

Please submit all applications to Janet Burnette, via email or fax (202) 274-2161.