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Lend your energy, passion and Girl Scout experience to influence our council's governance process as a girl representative to our board of directors!

Apply to be a Girl Representative to the Board here!

Applications to serve as a Girl Representative to our Board of Directors for 2022-2023 will be open through October 15, 2022.

Position Requirements:

  • Applicants must be entering grades 9-12 in Fall 2022
  • Serve a one-year term.
  • Attend girl representative orientation and training.
  • Attend and participate in three board meetings. Girls are expected to provide their own transportation to meetings, which are typically held on a weekday morning in downtown Chicago.
  • Be prepared by reading materials shared prior to meetings.
  • Actively participate in discussions and debates and meetings and be willing to share personal stories as part of a "Mission Moment."
  • Take part in group projects with other girl representatives.
  • Represent the Girl Scout movement as a spokesperson at board and council events.
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What is the board of directors?

The board of directors is an elected group of volunteers, both men and women, who believe in the value of Girl Scouting and its ability to build girls of courage, confidence and character, who make the world a better place.

What does the board of directors do?

Board members use their professional expertise and personal views to inform decisions that affect the entire council. They establish policies to determine the organization's direction, and they influence the budget, executive hiring and strategy.

Girl Representative Bios

Kiley

Hello! My name is Kiley Mahoney and I am currently a sophomore at Lyons Township High School in LaGrange, Illinois. I am involved in various extracurriculars at my school, such as Math Team, Best Buddies, Social Action Project, and the LT Volleyball Team. I currently play club volleyball for 1st Alliance Volleyball Club, which I have done since fifth grade. Furthermore, I started my Girl Scout career as a Daisy in Kindergarten and am currently concentrating on earning my Gold Award! Girl Scouts has opened many opportunities for me to pursue along with teaching me the values of inclusion, respect, and the power of being a girl. I am thankful for this opportunity and look forward to contributing as a Girl Representative to the Board.


Dorothy

Hello, my name is Dorothy! I am a sophomore at Munster High school, in Northwest Indiana. At school, I am involved with the dance team, volunteering with Project X and the National Honors Society, the French Club, and Best Buddies club. This is my 11th year in girl scouts, and I am currently a senior in Girl Scouts. I have earned my bronze and silver award, and I am currently working towards my gold award. Some of my favorite memories with Girl Scouts includes traveling to London, horse-back riding, and having high tea at The Drake in Chicago.

 

Violet

Hi! I’m Violet, I’m a Girl Scout Senior and a Sophomore at Lockport High School. I’ve been in Girl Scouts for over ten years in troop 70121. I also recently joined a Trailblazer troop that focuses on outdoor adventures. I love to paint, sculpt, and help others around me. My favorite thing to do is volunteer at an organization called Youth Outlook, an organization dedicated to helping lgbtq teens.


 

Emily

Hello! My name is Emily, and I am a Girl Scout Ambassador. I am in my last year of high school, and I enjoy playing for my school’s golf and bowling teams. In the future, I plan to major in chemical engineering and eventually pursue a Ph.D. to become a professor leading research in a STEM field. This is my 12th year of Girl Scouts, and I am a Bronze, Silver, and Gold award recipient. I am excited to be a Girl Scout Representative to the Board this year!


 

Maya

Hi, I'm Maya and I'm from Chicago, Illinois. I’m a freshman in high school and am entering my 9th year of girl scouts as a newly bridged senior. I’m currently working on earning my silver award. However, In my freetime I also enjoy playing the cello, collaging, creative puzzles, and rollerskating(in the summer). I hope to one day even become a marine biologist in the future and have the opportunity to study different species of aquatic life. I’m also looking forward to applying all the different experiences and skills I have learned throughout my years as a girl scout!


 

 
Questions? Please contact kcirino@girlscoutsgcnwi.org or call 815-651-2715.