DECA Taskforces Meet to Define the Future of DECA

The DECA High School Taskforce, Program of Study Taskforce and Collegiate Taskforce met in December to begin work on their charges set by DECA Inc.’s Board of Directors. DECA’s High School Competitive Events Taskforce met in October and will meet again in February.

HIGH SCHOOL TASKFORCE

CHARGES

  • Conduct a gap analysis and continue to develop:
    • Competitive events resources
    • New advisor support
    • Chapter resources
    • Shop DECA items
  • Evaluate and propose delivery system/method for resources
  • Explore opportunities to local delivery of train the trainer modules using incentives

MEMBERS

  • Nerissa Coronel, St. Roch CSS, Ontario
  • Susan Dana, River Valley Technical Center, Vermont
  • Zach Johnson, Lee’s Summit North High School, Missouri
  • Kristy White, Natrona County High School, Wyoming
  • Donna Dail, Virginia DECA
  • Adam Feazell, West Virginia DECA
  • Donna McFadden, Massachusetts DECA
  • D’Andre Vasquez, High School President
  • Jane Anderson, EDGE Productions
  • Zach Buchanan, M&M Productions USA
  • Shannon Aaron, Board of Directors
  • Frank Peterson, Acting Executive Director
  • Christopher Young, Chief Program Officer
  • Rebecca Cox, Association Services Manager
  • Michelle Walker, Facilitator

PROGRAM OF STUDY TASKFORCE

CHARGES

  • Review all dimensions of existing and potential programs spanning the spectrum from middle school through post-secondary
  • Propose a sequence of learning programs spanning the spectrum from middle school through post-secondary

MEMBERS

  • Jessica Wade, Odessa High School, Missouri
  • Kellen Scott, South County High School, Virginia
  • Ed Wierzbicki, Waukesha County Technical College, Wisconsin
  • Steve Russell, University of Wyoming
  • Pam O’Brien, North Carolina DECA
  • Lori Hairston, Washington DECA
  • Shauna Williams, Idaho Career & Technical Education
  • Dana Anderson, Colorado Community College System
  • Trey Michael, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
  • Rick Mangini, MBA Research
  • Helen Brown, Vector Marketing
  • Scott Jones, Board of Directors
  • John Stiles, Board of Directors
  • Frank Peterson, Acting Executive Director
  • Christopher Young, Chief Program Officer
  • Michelle Walker, Facilitator

COLLEGIATE TASKFORCE

CHARGES

  • Conduct a gap analysis and continue to develop:
  • Competitive events resources
  • Chapter start-up kit
  • Chapter recruitment materials
  • Advisor support and succession planning
  • Chapter resources and support
  • Evaluate and propose delivery system/method for resources
  • Re-examine Prepared Business Presentation proposal

MEMBERS

  • Kyle Barber, Bellevue College, Washington
  • Edward Grochowski, Gateway Technical College, Wisconsin
  • Karen Meuwissen, Alexandria Technical College, Minnesota
  • Michael Walsh, West Virginia University
  • Willis Turner, SMEI
  • Anthony Fakhoury, Collegiate DECA President
  • Scott Jones, Board of Directors
  • Frank Peterson, Acting Executive Director
  • Christopher Young, Chief Program Officer
  • Rebecca Cox, Association Services Manager
  • Michelle Walker, Facilitator
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