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"The ultimate responsibility for the Girl Scout Movement rests with its members."

- Preamble to the Constitution of Girl Scouts of the United States of America

What is governance?

Governance is about the overall strategic policy issues of the council. It is a decision-influencing model that includes the core values of a representative democracy, access to decision-makers, and participatory involvement valued at all levels of the council.

What is a decision-influencing governance model?


2023 National Council Session

Girl Scouts of South Carolina—Mountains to Midlands is seeking applicants for national delegates and alternates. These girls and women will participate in the 56th Annual Council Session in July 2023 in Orlando, Florida.

See the National Council Delegate Application here. The deadline to apply is June 25.

Please fill out the referral form to refer potential candidates for the roles of committee/task force member, board member, or national delegate. Read more about National Council Delegate Responsibilities here, and see the National Council Delegate Information Packet here.

Read our Bylaws.

For questions, please contact the council's Governance Manger / Executive Asssistant to the CEO.  |  1.800.849.GIRL