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Announcement: Call for Nominations to Join our Council of Advisors


The Council of Advisors was created for the purpose of supporting the work of USAGSO in fundraising, marketing/public relations, and strategic planning. The Council of Advisors provides input on matters of policy that directly concern the delivery of the Girl Scout program overseas.
Participating on the Council of Advisors enables you to lend your leadership and vision to USAGSO and contribute to defining its path forward. If you are interested in serving or nominating another, please see below for more information.

Council of Advisor Terms
An Advisor shall serve a term of three years and may serve no more than two consecutive terms.  The Council of Advisors meet six times per year; one meeting is in person (date and location to be determined).

For more information about the specific responsibilities of the Council of Advisors, please visit the CoA page of the USAGSO website. 

A Council of Advisor member must: 

  • Be a registered member of USA Girl Scouts Overseas (or will become a member during the nomination process)
  • Reside overseas in a location with an active USAGSO program   

Nomination Process
The Council of Advisors Development Committee seeks nominees who reflect our diverse membership and who will actively participate in supporting the mission and functions of the organization.

Instructions for Submitting Nominations
Individuals may self-nominate.  All nominations must include:

  • The name and contact information of the nominee and the nominator (if applicable)
  • A statement of interest (500 words or less) that describes why the nominee would be a valuable addition to USAGSO’s Council of Advisors and that outlines the nominee’s specific strengths and areas of expertise
  • Vitae or resume

To access the online application, please click here.
Nominations must be submitted no later than COB February 28, 2020.

Please contact Emily Edahl at with any questions.