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National Council Delegates

National Council Delegates

We're accepting National Council Delegates applications!

SAVE THE DATE! GSUSA's 56th National Council Session will be held in July 2023 in Orlando, Florida!

National Council Sessions
Starting in 1915 and every few years since then, delegates from every council across the nation and USA Girl Scouts Overseas have met during our National Council Sessions (NCS) to discuss, debate, and vote on issues important to the Girl Scout Movement and elect national leaders for the next triennium.

GSSEM National Council Delegates (NCD)
We're searching for a highly-qualified pool of candidates for a limited number of voting member positions!

NCD applications must be submitted by November 30 at 11:59 PM EST.

If you'd like to represent GSSEM, you must:

  • Be a citizen of the USA.
  • Be a currently registered and active member of GSSEM.
  • Be 14 years or older as of January 1, 2022, and not have graduated high school by July 1, 2023.
  • Agree to a three-year term, 2022–2025.
  • Take training required for National Council Delegates.

If the Board Development Committee selects you as a candidate, GSSEM will pay expenses for delegates who agree to be active for a three-year term, 2022–2025.


For more information, please email Katrina Palmer, Chief of Staff, at