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Annual Meeting

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland welcomed Anna Maria Chávez, CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA, as the keynote speaker during our Annual Meeting on April 11, 2015, in Wichita!

As Chief Executive Officer, Anna partners with the national staff and board of directors to lead GSUSA’s 2.8 million-member organization. Her career journey, her service as an award-winning community leader, and her contributions to Girl Scouting serve as an inspiration to others. The Annual Meeting also included a Recognition Luncheon and awards ceremony for our council's many dedicated volunteers, along with the Gold and Silver Award recipients.

Flip through the booklet below to see all of the 2015 honorees! Details on the 2016 Annual Meeting will be posted on this page when they become available.


Leadership opportunity

Want to play a key role in our council’s governance? Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland offers leadership opportunities every year during our Annual Meeting.

All registered Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland members ages 14 and up can serve as voting members in our annual business meeting, which needs at least 100 voting members to convene. Every vote counts! This leadership opportunity is also a chance for older girls to earn credit for the Honor Troop program.

Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland convenes an Annual Meeting to conduct the business of the council and report to the membership. Business conducted at the annual meeting may include election of officers, members-at-large, members of the Board Development Committee, and delegates and alternates to the National Council. Proposed amendments to the bylaws may be considered and any other business or key issues may also be discussed. Reports to the membership may include a State of the Council address and Treasurer’s Report.