NCS Board Slate

Save Our Movement recommends a NO vote on the Board Slate. The rejection of the slate is not a personal attack on any of the fine candidates on the slate, it is simply a statement that the group, as a whole, is not diverse enough. The breakdown is as follows:

Mandated Geographic Areas:

The Blue Book states: "Article X, 2. The National Board shall at all times be representative of the varies geographic areas of the country."

Area 1:

Connecticut (1), Maine, Massachusetts (1), New Hampshire, New Jersey (1), New York (3), Rhode Island (1), Vermont, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.

7 Members, 23%


Area 2:

Delaware, District of Columbia (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio (1), Pennsylvania (1), Virginia, and West Virginia.

4 Members, 14%


Area 3:

Alabama, Florida (3), Georgia (1), Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina (1), South Carolina, and Tennessee.

5 Members, 17%


Area 4:

Illinois (2), Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

2 Members, 6%


Area 5:

Arkansas (1), Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma (1), Texas (3), and Wyoming.

7 Members, 23%


Area 6:

Alaska, Arizona, California (3), Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah (1), Washington (1), America Samoa, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands.

5 Members 17%

 

A closer look at the candidates:

  • 32 states in the US are not represented. 18 states plus the District of Columbia have representation
  • 37% of the candidates are from the Northeast and 57% are from the East Coast
  • 22 candidates live and/or work in large cities with a population greater than 500,000 people and 10 of those live in cities with a population greater than one million people
  • All have higher education and many have more than one degree
  • All have C-Suite management positions within their companies (Chief in their title)
  • Many serve on numerous national boards of directors
  • Only 7 have experience as a Girl Scout, Troop Leader or Girl Scout Council