COUNCIL OUTSTANDING TROOP LEADER
1. She is currently registered as troop leader or co-leader.
2. She must have been registered for at least five years.
3. She is physically and mentally fit.
4. She has good communication skills and sound human relations as certified by two members of the Council Board.
5. Record on Troop Management should show the following:
Thirty percent (30%) of the girls have remained in her troop for three (3) consecutive years.
At least thirty (30) girls in the troop have earned badges annually for three (3) years. For Twinkler Troops, at least fourteen (14) girls in the troop have earned badges annually for three (3) years.
c. Program Thrust
With her guidance, her troop must have planned and implemented activities in line with each of GSP's current program thrusts.
Her troop, must have gone on a troop camping at least once a year for three years – Seniors/Junior/and Cadets. (for Twinklers-Playday; for Star-Star Holiday).
e. Activity Participation
She must have brought about the participation of her girls to:
1. for Twinklers: in a neighborhood activity
2. for Stars: in a district-wide activity
3. for Juniors: in one council-wide activity
4. for Seniors/Cadets: in one regional/national activity
f. Service Project
With her guidance, her troop must have planned and carried out at least one service project for at least two (2) years.
g. Patrol Leaders Training
She must have conducted formal trainings for her patrol Leaders yearly.
h. Troop Meetings
A qualified trainor has rated her “excellent” in a series of troop meetings where she was observed.
She must have complete records and must have submitted reports regularly on her troops activities for three consecutive years.
j. Promotion of GSP Resources
1. She must have encouraged her girls to get their uniform and Girl Scout paraphernalia from the National Equipment Service (NES) or its accredited outlets.
2. Her troop must have been actively involved in National/Regional/Council fund campaigns, Thinking Day and Escoda Fund Drives.
k. GSP Standards
She must have upheld consistently all GSP standards.
II. Selection and Endorsement
1. She has passed the screening conducted by the Council Selection Committee.
2. The Council Board endorses her as the Council Outstanding Troop Leader after she has successfully passed the screening.
(There may be many Council outstanding Troop Leaders as may qualify).
REGIONAL OUTSTANDING TROOP LEADER
1. A Regional Selection Committee sets up challenges and tests for the Council Outstanding Troop Leaders. The committee observes how well they handle various situations, how they work in groups, and how they reach out to each other.
2. The Regional Selections Committee conducts personal interviews to gauge personality, attitudes and knowledge.
NATIONAL OUTSTANDING TROOP LEADER
Each Region Submits supporting documents of only one Regional Outstanding Troop Leader for review at National Headquarters on or before July 30 of each year.
The six Regional Outstanding Troop Leaders are recognized as National Outstanding Troop Leaders upon endorsement by the National Program Committee and approval by the National Executive Committee. International travel grants, prizes and certificates may be awarded to them.