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Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

April 4, 2020

Elected Delegates who register as Elected Delegates by February 14, 2020 are entered for a chance to win one of two pair of Apple AirPods!

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What is the Annual Council Meeting?

Girl Scouts—Dakota Horizons is governed, according to its bylaws, by a Board of Directors composed of volunteer men and women who believe in the value of Girl Scouting and are elected by the Delegate Body of the council.

The Annual Council Meeting is facilitated by the President of the Board of Directors and is an opportunity for the important business of electing the Board of Directors, the Board Development Committee, and every three years the National Council Delegates and Alternates to take place.

Recommended revisions to the bylaws and Articles of Incorporation are also presented for vote. All members are welcome to attend the Annual Council Meeting, however only Delegates may vote.

Annual Meeting Delegates

Want to play a key role in our council’s governance? The Annual Meeting offers leadership opportunities to members 14 years and older who may be elected to serve as Council Delegates and participate in the council democratic process.

As a delegate, you are entitled to elect representatives for the Council’s Board of Directors, Board Development Committee and National Council Delegates.

Delegate
  • Delegates are Girl Scout Members age 14 and older who reside within the council jurisdiction and are voted by their service unit to represent the service unit with one voice. Delegates shall serve a term of one (1) year.
  • Service Units should add Delegate Information (East Region / West Region) to Service Unit Meeting agendas and share the Council Delegate Job Description and Delegate Process FAQ with their members. Service Units should then seek candidates for the Delegate positions. 
  • In December, January and February Delegates should be elected by their Service Units and register online (information to be distributed in December). Members should contact the Member Services Team with additional questions. 

Delegates available for election by Service Unit:

East Region

West Region        

Annual Meeting Schedule and Documents

The 2020 Annual Meeting will be held on April 4, 2020 via video conference at all 6 Service Center Locations:

Rapid City, SD Service Center
1202 E St Francis St.
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Bismarck, ND Service Center
735 Airport Rd.
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Minot, ND Service Center
525 31st Ave SW 
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Grand Forks, ND Service Center
2525 DeMers Ave 
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Fargo, ND Service Center
1002 43rd St S. 
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Sioux Falls, SD Service Center
1101 S Marion Rd.
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Annual Meeting Schedule:
1:30 PM CST/12:30 PM MST - Check in at location

2:00 PM CST/1:00PM MST - Call to order and Flag Ceremony followed by the Business Meeting

3:45 PM CST/2:45 PM MST - Networking Reception

 

Annual Meeting Materials

  • Business Meeting Agenda - Coming soon!
  • Discussion Topics - Coming soon!
  • Slate of Nominees - Coming soon!
  • Annual Report - Coming soon!