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Now Accepting Applications for Girl Board Participants—Deadline: January 14, 2019

Apply now to join GSNorCal as a Girl Board Participant!

Deadline to Apply: January 14, 2019

The Girl Scouts of Northern California Board of Directors is looking for two girl participants to appoint to the Board for the 2019-2020 year. Girls in 9th-11th grade are eligible to apply for this exciting and rewarding opportunity!

As a Girl Board Participant, girls will:

  • Attend meetings with GSNorCal's Board of Directors
  • Provide an important voice and perspective to the Board of Directors
  • Learn how policy and strategic plans are formulated
  • Have the opportunity to speak at events and aid in fundraising activities

Please review the roles and responsibilities, and have interested girls submit their completed application and references no later than Monday, January 14, 2019 to Jennifer Amato at

Testimonials from current and former Girl Board Participants:

Taarika Gopinath: "Serving as a Girl Board participant has proved to be an invaluable experience! I have learned so much about how Girl Scouts of Northern California is run, what it takes to lead a nonprofit, and how decisions are made from an executive level. I cherish the opportunities I have had on the board. Thanks to the board, I have been able to use my voice and ideas to make a significant difference. I thoroughly enjoy representing the more than 41,000 Girl Scouts in Northern California, because I truly believe in the impact of the organization."

Sakshi Satpathy: "Being a Girl Board member has been an once-in-a-lifetime experience! It has given me a keen insight into how a non-profit like Girl Scouts NorCal operates as an organization, right from strategic planning to operations and financial management. I have helped bring Girl Scouts' voices to the table to make impactful decisions, and honed my leadership skills and professionalism in a working world through this unique experience."

Questions? Contact Board Development Committee Member, Liz Pasch, at