President’s Award Application

1. Complete the application in consultation with your Membership Specialist
2. Completed application must be received by the second Friday in January.
Form of Recognition:
This is an annual GSUSA award that is awarded to a Service Unit at the Council Adult Recognition Event.

Service Unit and Submitter's Information

Enter complete address including city, state and zip
Enter the area it covers, schools, etc ...

All members of the Service Unit Team are registered adult Girl Scouts. 75% of the Service Unit Team members have received adult education for their position within the past three years. All core Service Unit Team members have taken adult eduction appropriate for the position held at least every 3 years. (The core team are the Service Unit Manager, Registrar, Product Sales and Recruitment)

Girl Service Unit Team Profile - complete for up to 21 Service Unit Team Members

Members of the Service Unit Team have delivered Girl Scout program effectively, resulting in the the retention of 65% or more adults in leadership positions (01 &02). (This information is readily available from your Membership Specialist)

Members of the Service Unit Team have delivered Girl Scout program effectively, resulting in the the retention of 65% or more girls. (This information is readily available from your Membership Specialist)

Overall girl membership for the Service Unit has reached or surpassed the membership goal agreed upon by the Service Unit and the Membership Specialist. (This information is readily available from your Membership Specialist)

Describe how members of the Service Unit Team establish and/or maintain contacts in the community to retain and increase girl and adult membership. (i.e., participate in a parade, schedule talks to civic groups, conduct Service Unit service projects, hold flag ceremonies with the community, etc...) If none enter None.

Describe how the Service Unit Team members actively publicize Girl Scouting within their communities (i.e., contribute articles to local newspapers, conduct celebrations at local houses of worship for Girl Scout Sunday or Sabbath, etc ...). If none enter None.

You can upload a published article or photo showing participation at a Community Event

The Service Unit Team encourages adult participation in fund development and has increased annual giving support to the council.

Have members of the Service Unit Team actively promoted adult participation in fund development and achieved at least 75% of their Family Partnership goal.

A. Describe how has recognition of volunteers been implemented at the Service Unit level.

B. Describe what your Service Unit team is doing to provide customer service to individually registered girls.

C. Describe how your Service Unit Team supports other Pathways.

Members of the Service Unit have submitted timely reports.

75% of Girl Scout Troop/Group annual Financial Reports submitted by deadline.

Working with your Membership Specialist, describe in detail your accomplishments and challenges and describe how these well be included in next year's action plan. Describe how the Service Unit work has significantly contributed to meeting one or more council goals in membership growth and retention, fund development, or increased community visibility.