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Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore Delegate Process

There are two different types of Girl Scout delegates: council delegates and national delegates.

Council Delegates have the right to vote at the council’s annual meeting on items such as electing officers, considering amendments to council bylaws, and key issues affecting the council and Girl Scouts of the USA, and other business appropriate for the meeting.

National Delegates attend the GSUSA national session which is held every three years to vote on proposals and constitutional changes, be the voice of the council for membership, help set the strategic direction, and help establish requirements for credentials.

2022-2023 Operational Unit Delegate Process

There are many ways to volunteer with Girl Scouts in addition to being a troop leader. One great opportunity that requires a minimal time commitment is the role of Operational Unit Delegate.

Serving as an Operational Unit Delegate is a great way to have your views shared with the council's Board of Directors and it is a great addition to college applications for teen Girl Scouts.

Any registered member, 14 years and older, may become an operational unit delegate. Mother/Daughter delegates are welcome!

Operational Unit Delegates are the liaisons between the board of directors, council staff and the constituents they represent.

 A delegate's responsibilities include:

  • Attends the Annual Delegate Meeting * (Wednesday, May 10, 2023) and Delegate Forums:
  • Fall Delegate Forum: November 2, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Virtual
  • Spring Delegate Forum:  March 21, 2023, 6:00pm-8:00pm, Virtual
  • Offers input to the Board of Directors through discussions at the Delegate Forums and the Annual Delegate Meeting.
  • Votes on issues affecting the entire Council and reports results back to the Operational Unit membership.
  • Maintains communication with Operational Unit membership.

Click here  to download the complete Operational Unit Delegate job description

Applications will open on September 12 and accepted through September 25.

National Delegates 

Adult Delegates Girl Delegates
  • Heather Coburn
  • Nancy Peterson
  • Jacqueline K. Shea
  • Donna Tornich
  • Leena Mirchandani
  • Catherine Volk
Adult Alternate Girl Alternate
  • Catherine Dzubaty
  • Patricia Zakar
  • Blake Cregg-Wedmore

Regional Delegates

Colonial Region

Adult Delegates Girl Delegates
  • Amy Birns
  • Bernadette Brabham
  • Nicole Countryman
  • Vivian Di Lella
  • Catherine Dzubaty
  • Dolores Dzubaty
  • Christine Filosa
  • Meghan Gerrity
  • Pat Heaney
  • Cindy Hudak
  • Jennifer Lee
  • Megan Peterman
  • Nanci Radzewick
  • Rachel Singh
  • Donna Tornich
  • Samantha Birns
  • Lisa D'Aiuto
  • Caleigh Di Lella
  • Miranda Figueroa
  • Meghan Guinee
  • Autumn Konar
  • Juliana Lucas
  • Emma Makin
  • Cadence Peterman
  • Kaylee Piech

Sandy Hook Region

Adult Delegates Girl Delegates
  • Joyce Anderson
  • Cara Davis
  • Kathy Graves
  • Linda Klose
  • Kristin Lee
  • Meredith McGee
  • Meredith McGee
  • Melissa Murray Bailey
  • Margaret OShea
  • Kelly Tatarka
  • Kim Torres
  • Betty Trivisone
  • Blake Cregg-Wedmore
  • Amy Tatarka
  • Valencia Torres

Shore Pines Region

Adult Delegates Girl Delegates
  • Paige Baran
  • Stephanie Borgeson
  • Penny Burr
  • Tara Edelman
  • Elizabeth Ferrise
  • Lisa O’Halloran
  • Stacy Onofrietti
  • Jennifer Rich
  • Kelly Rodriguez
  • Natasha Wardell
  • Patricia Zakar
  • Emma Burr
  • Eleanora Church
  • Victoria Edelman
  • Avery Hayes
  • Vivianna Onofrietti

Sunset Shores Region

Adult Delegates Girl Delegates
  • Lisa Combs
  • Nancy Peterson
  • Jacki Rible
  • Jennifer Thoens
  • Regina Vassilatos
  • Ava Combs
  • Alanna Costello
  • Jennevieve Dellett
  • Emily Farrell
  • Emilee Rible
  • Cathrine Volk
  • Ella Willmot
  • Anna Willmot

At-Large Delegates

Adult Delegates Girl Delegates
  • Eleanor Glazewski