Girl Scout Seniors or Ambassadors, 14 years of age or older by
October 1, 2022, are eligible for a leadership opportunity while
serving as a girl representative on the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast
Florida, Inc. Board of Directors. You will gain valuable leadership
and governance experience for future applications and career
opportunities, strengthen communication skills, and meet and network
with business professionals.
Girl representatives provide a voice on behalf of all the Gulfcoast girl members! In accordance with council Bylaws, girl representatives are appointed by the Board of Directors and shall serve without the right to vote or make motions. Regardless of their voting status, girl representatives are able to participate in board functions and deliberations and their performance expectations are held to the same standards as their adult board member peers (with the exception of financial giving). Girl representatives are highly engaged and attend as many board and governance meetings as possible. In accordance with council Bylaws, a girl representative serving on the Board of Directors is a voting member of the Gulfcoast council, such as at the Annual Meeting. Girl representatives are invited to take an active leadership role in other council-related events during the year to best advocate for Girl Scouts and serve as role models for all. Appointed girl representatives will serve a one-year term from September 14, 2022 – July 2023.
You must commit to regularly attend board meetings held via Zoom, the Annual Meeting, board trainings, and other scheduled governance meetings; and are encouraged to attend a variety of events throughout the year. The Board of Directors has approved the following dates during this one-year term: board meetings from 4-6pm on September 14, November 9, and January 18, 2023; Annual Meeting of the Council from 7-8pm on January 19, 2023; and board meetings from 4-6pm on February 22, May 3, and July 26, 2023. This is a prestigious and competitive selection process, so please carefully consider the requirements and responsibilities to be sure this position and commitment is right for you. Completed applications will be reviewed and interviews will be conducted.
Apply now … submit your application and resume and 2 reference forms by email to email@example.com no later than Monday, September 5, 2022. If you need assistance or have any questions, please contact Marie Graziosi, chief of staff, via email – firstname.lastname@example.org.