Delegate Candidates

Representing Girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys as a delegate is an honor and a privilege. Delegates represent the Girl Scout membership to shape and drive the governance of the girl Scouts of Minnesota and Wisconsin River Valleys. In this way, delegates use their time, talents, and knowledge to help make sure that Girl Scouts remains the place where girls build courage, confidence, and character to make the world a better place.

Delegates and alternates gather and share ideas, get ideas put into action, resolve problems, clarify issues with enthusiasm and concern, and serve as the primary communication link between area Girl Scout members, community networks, and River Valleys’ Board of Directors. Delegates are also entitled to elect directors-at-large, elected officers, Board Development Committee members, and national council delegates.

To be eligible to be a River Valleys delegate, the member must be:

  • At least 14 years of age by the date the delegate term begins (October 1)
  • A current Girl Scout member
  • Currently registered through River ValleysI Love River Valleys Delegates

Good delegate candidates:

  • Have a passion to make the world a better place for girls
  • Have ideas to share on how River Valleys would be more effective in serving girls and volunteers
  • Want to ensure River Valleys is serving all the girls in our communities
  • Want to be a voice for girls and volunteers in your community
  • Facilitate the constructive exchange of ideas and viewpoints
  • Have an interest in engaging in the strategic, long-term goals of River Valleys on a governance level
  • Support decisions made at Member meetings and report information back to the Delegate Region constructively and positively
  • Possess mature judgment, flexibility, and enthusiasm
  • Practice welcoming and inclusive behavior toward people of all ages, races, religions, cultures, abilities, sexual orientation, gender, educational, and economic backgrounds
  • Follow all GSUSA ad River Valleys policies, standards, and procedures
  • Speak and act in a manner consistent with the Girl Scout mission, Promise, and Law
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills
  • Respect the democratic process