Long-Range Property Planning
Membership Research Task Group
Task Group Charge:
- Camp properties and other council facilities should meet the following benchmarks:
- Support the Girl Scout Leadership Experience through the national program portfolio.
- Balance customer satisfaction with an acceptable business model
- Be well used
- Be within the council’s ability to fund and maintain safe, functional and attractive sites and facilities that support the Girl Scout image and brand while enabling our girls to have a fun, positive experience.
The Membership Research Task Group is one of three task groups that will take the first steps toward the development of a new Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana Long Range Property Plan (LRPP). These task groups are:
· Property Research Task Group
· Program Research Task Group
· Membership Research Task Group
Each task group will gather the needed data and complete their assigned tasks in their area of expertise for the development of a final LRPP. Task force chairs from the Property, Program and Membership Research task groups will present their respective task group summary reports to the LRPP Task Group and be a part of that task group.
The Membership Research Task Group will be composed of 5 to 7 volunteers and staff with professional or volunteer expertise in fields related to Girl Scout mission delivery. They will be charged with completing their key tasks by ______TBD___. The volunteer chair to the Membership Research Task Group will then serve on the Long Range Property Plan Task Group.
- Examine membership and jurisdictional demographics in relation to our camp properties.
- Identify key constituent groups/collaborations.
- Gather current user characteristics and preferences.
- Identify needs and interests of membership. What are the needs and criteria of our girls and adults that determine whether they would attend a camp?
- Identify council and community issues associated with our camp properties.
- Evaluate constituent awareness, use and opinion of camp programs and facilities.
- Identify time and money issues related to camp usage.
- Report on transportation patterns, time/distance perception
- Gather membership amenity demands, expectations and perceptions.
- Identify excess and/or obsolete sites and facilities for program delivery.
- Prepare summary report. Based on membership data alone, identify which sites and facilities support and/or should be renovated to support the national program portfolio and deliver a quality outdoor program experience. Present final reports to the council’s Executive Team and board of directors for review and comment.