Congratulations to the newly-elected 2022-2023 DECA Executive Officer Team! The team is excited to represent DECA members around the globe as they begin work on their goals and objectives for the year ahead.
CENTRAL REGION VICE PRESIDENT
Ross Motter is a two-year DECA member from Jamestown, North Dakota, and a high school senior serving as DECA’s Central Region Vice President. DECA has allowed Ross to find new ways of communicating and connecting on both personal and professional levels. He is determined to expand the Central Region’s communication and creativity through collaborative projects between associations. Previously, Ross served as a North Dakota DECA Vice President and has held various leadership positions outside of DECA, including President of the Jamestown Inclusion and Diversity Council and President of the National Honor Society. He is also an Eagle Scout. Ross is an avid coffee enthusiast and loves spicing up his coffee flavors with every order! In his free time, he performs in speech, theatre, and music, and enjoys sushi and traveling.
SOUTHERN REGION VICE PRESIDENT
Hadley Brown was born and raised in Sumner County, Tennessee. As DECA’s Southern Region Vice President, she hopes to inspire other leaders and share her passion for leadership. Hadley discovered that the road to leadership is unique through firsthand experiences in leadership positions across Tennessee and interviewing community leaders on her YouTube channel, Grown Leaders with Hadley Brown. Hadley served twice as the Tennessee DECA President and as her chapter’s Vice President of Leadership. When not changing the world as a student leader, she enjoys spending time with her family (and two dogs!) as well as eating as much sushi as she can get.
WESTERN REGION VICE PRESIDENT
Danielle Poulin is a three-year DECA member from Puyallup Senior High School in Washington. Since joining DECA as a sophomore, she has been inspired by the organization’s members and is passionate about helping them reach their goals. As DECA’s Western Region Vice President, she is excited to serve and connect with others. She is currently studying at Pacific Lutheran University as an honors student majoring in international business. Her dream is to own a business that gives back to her community. With passions for theatre, band and supporting small businesses, Danielle puts her heart and soul into everything she does. As a leader, she knows that every voice is equal and she strives to ensure that members feel like they belong and can achieve anything they put their mind to accomplishing.