Governance structures are part of every Girl Scout Council and are defined in the council bylaws.
Girl Scouts of Michigan Shore to Shore's governing body is its board of directors. Under the leadership of the Chair, the board maintains the integrity and the purpose of Girl Scouting within our council’s jurisdiction.
The board's responsibilities include: influence policy regarding the council goals, issues affecting girls, and issues affecting the business of the organization, as well as strategic planning, financial oversight, and fund development.
Voting Members of the
Corporation (Council) are convened at the council's
Annual Meeting and special meetings of the corporation to elect the
board of directors and board development committee, and National
Council delegates/alternates as appropriate, in addition to
approving council bylaws. Voting members of the corporation include
the board of directors, the board development committee, and the
The Delegate Body consists of members age 14 and above and adult volunteers elected in their Service Units.
The 55th National Council Session - 2020
At the 55th National Council Session in October 2020, six proposals were considered, and voted on. GSMISTS hosted virtual feedback sessions with all GSMISTS delegates so that they could share their comments and opinions on the National Council (NC) proposals with our NC delegates. To learn more, please check out the 2020 GSUSA NCS Recap.