GSUSA National Council Session/55th Convention, Orlando,
Oct. 21-23, 2020
(Required for GSNNJ Council Delegates)
G.I.R.L. 2020 Convention, Orlando, Florida
National Council Delegate Application
Want to represent GSNNJ as a Council Delegate in Orlando,
In October 2020, the National Girl Scout Council will convene its
next triennial session in Orlando, Florida. Every Girl Scout council
is entitled to send a specified number of Council Delegates to serve
as voting members of the National Council.
Who can apply?
All registered Adult Members and Girl Scouts (age 14 or older) are
invited to apply to become a voting Council Delegate for a three-year
period (2020-2023) with the opportunity to enjoy an unforgetable experience!
What do Council Delegates do?
- Represent GSNNJ at the National Council Session as voting
- Attend the business meetings at the National Council
- Vote on new proposals, bylaws, and the National Board
- Engage with other delegates, gather feedback
from the National Council Session, and bring back information for
- Attend the G.I.R.L. 2020 Convention
- Experience activities at the convention exhibit
hall and breakout sessions
How are Council Delegates selected?
National Council Delegates and Alternates are selected by the GSNNJ
Board Development Committee from the applications that are received.
The applicants will subsequently be presented to our council's
membership for adoption at the Annual Meeting on May 13, 2020.
How do I apply to be a Council Delegate?
How much does this cost?
Council Delegates need to be able to attend the full National
Council Session in Florida. GSNNJ will pay for conference and
convention registration fees, airfare, lodging from Oct. 21-23, 2020,
and per diem expenses of its voting Council Delegates. Participants
will have the option to stay through Oct. 25, and an additional cost
may occur for Saturday night lodging.