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2019 Annual Meeting Highlights

If you missed the 57thAnnual Meeting on April, 13, 2019 Step Outdoors with Girl Scouts, here are some highlights from the meeting.

Board President, Faye Fields' Remarks
CEO, Lidia Soto-Harmon's Remarks
Presentation from 2019 Meeting
Volunteer Recognition Program 
Volunteer Recognitions Photos
Annual Meeting Photos



Annual Meeting

Our bylaws require an Annual Meeting of the corporate Our bylaws require an Annual Meeting of the corporate membership, (comprised of board members, nominating committee members, and council delegates) and is conducted in April every year.

This year’s Annual Meeting is scheduled for Saturday, April 13, 2019 at the National Conference Center.

What happens at the Annual Meeting

Elect officers, directors at large, members of the Board Development Committee; and every three years, the delegates and alternates to the National Convention.


Consider any proposed amendments to the bylaws.


Provide input on key issues affecting the Council and the Movement.


Consider any other business appropriate to come before the corporation in accordance with the process established by the board of directors.

2019 Forums

Our Forums for the 2019 year have concluded. The Forums presentation is posted here for your reference.

Forum Presentation

What are Forums
As representatives for service units, delegates are charged with attending a Forum and providing input on behalf of their service units. Our Girl Scout entrepreneurship program is an integral part of the Girl Scout Leadership Experience and this year, the Board is interested in knowing the how we can better educate our parents and volunteers about the value of our entrepreneurship programas well as grow girl participation in the cookie program. We have developed a discussion guide to help delegates solicit feedback from their service units.

Service Unit Delegates

Delegates represent service unitsat our Annual Meeting and Forums. Service units select delegates and alternate delegates- members 14 years of age and older- who serve in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors. Each service unit is allotted one delegate for every 200 girl members, based on the previous year.