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Annual Meeting Finale: Girl Scout joined in a G.I.R.L. singalong. 

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. 

2019 Forums

In preparation for the Annual Meeting, the Council holds regional Forums for delegates to discuss proposals and provide feedback to the Board of Directors. The 2019 Forum dates and locations are listed below.

Schedule for Forums:

Saturday, February 9 2:00 PM                         DC Office; (Teen Forum at the same time)

Monday, February 11 6:30 PM                          Camp Crowell

Wednesday, February 13 6:30 PM                   Kingstowne Office

Tuesday, February 19 6:30 PM                         Loudoun County Sheriff Office, Dulles South Station Community Room

Wednesday, February 20 6:30 PM                 Germantown Office

Sunday, February 24 2:00 PM                        Martinsburg Office

Monday, February 25 6:30 PM                        Brandywine Office

Wednesday, February 27 7:00 PM                  Virtual (Webinar/Conference Call)

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 guideto help delegates solicit feedback from their service units.

Forum registration

SU Delegate Forum Preparation PDF

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.

If you missed the 56thAnnual Meeting on April, 21, 2018, here are some highlights from the meeting.

Board President, Faye Fields' Remarks
CEO, Lidia Soto-Harmon's Remarks
Slide Show Presentation
Photos from event