Leadership

DISCOVER YOURSELF

Leadership

Through FCCLA’s various leadership experiences, members have an opportunity to discover their inner leaders and advocates.

Lead

As an integral part of FCCLA, running for office allows members to discover and develop their leadership.

Inspire

Through officer positions, members have the opportunity to inspire future generations of leaders within their communities.

Empower

Officer positions allow members to empower themselves and others to take on the various challenges of the 21st century.

Pioneer

Officers work hand-in-hand with FCCLA leadership, helping the organization go Towards New Horizons.

District Office

As a District Officer, members have the opportunity to lead within their District. District Officers are instrumental to the organization of the district and primarily focus on the implementation of membership programs, community outreach, etc.

Through this position, students are able to interact with members and the State Executive Council, ensuring that all programs hosted within the district are reaching chapters.

Interested in running? Use the application below and contact your District Adviser for more details.

Note: the deadline provided in the file may be different than the one set by your district. Please consult district policies in order to ensure you turn in your application on time.


State Office

The Florida FCCLA State Executive Council is composed of eight elected students from across the state. The State Executive Council serves as the main leadership body of the state association, planning and implementing membership initiatives, community service projects, and helping to advocate for Family and Consumer Science Education.

Through the State Executive Council, members are able to learn valuable skills for life through character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.

Note: the deadline provided in the file may be different than the one set by your district. Please consult district policies in order to ensure you turn in your application on time.

Positions Available

State Officer Candidates may run for the following positions if they qualify (please consult the Application and Florida FCCLA Bylaws for full qualifications):

President-Elect

  • President-Elect: Elected to serve a two-year term. Must be a High School Freshman or Sophomore at the time of running. Juniors and Seniors are not allowed to run for this position. The President-Elect is responsible for learning all the duties and responsibilities of the State President, implementing membership programs and initiatives, and working with State Staff to ensure the success of the organization. If elected to the position, the President-Elect will be inducted as the State President at the following State Leadership Conference. Following the conclusion of their State President year, they will be required to serve for one additional year on Florida’s Board of Directors.

Junior Relations

  • Vice President of Junior Relations: Elected to serve a one-year term. Must be a Middle School 7th or 8th Grader at the time of running. 6th graders and high schoolers are not allowed to run for this position. The State Vice President of Junior Relations is responsible for representing all middle school members on the State Executive Council, as well as learning the ins and outs of the Council. Through this position, the Junior Relations officer will be able to work with the State President-Elect in coordinating membership materials and programs, as well as helping encourage Middle-Level Affiliation.

Regional Office

  • Regional Office: Elected to serve a one-year term. Must be a High School Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior at the time of running. Seniors are not allowed to run for this position. Regional Officers are responsible for representing their assigned region, as well as filling one of the five rotative administrative offices of the State Executive Council. These officers do not campaign to be assigned a rotative office, rather, they campaign for their regional office spot on the Council.
  • Rotative Office Assignments are then decided by the State Executive Council as a whole, taking into account skills, strengths and weaknesses, and officer interests. Final approval of Rotative Office Assignment comes from the incoming State President.
  • Rotative Offices include: Parliamentary Law, Careers and Alumni, Community Service, Management, and Public Relations.