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.
Running for a Leadership Position
Leadership in DECA is an incredible opportunity that allows you to travel, connect and make a difference for years to come. However, it takes courage to be able to prove to both peers and strangers that you are the right person for the position. Whether it’s chapter, association or even executive office, here are the 3 top campaigning tips!
Start Now: 3 Tips to Build Your Chapter for Next Year
Class registration for the 2023-2024 school year will be here in a few short months! If your chapter is co-curricular, where you register for a class while being a DECA member, it is important to spread the word early to potential members coming to your school next year. Here are a few tips to help your chapter succeed in gaining new members.
Get the Edge on Your Personal Essay
Around this time of the year, thousands of seniors panic and stress over their personal essays with the hopes of getting into amazing universities. Having been through the process myself, here are a few tips I have received that can help you enhance your story and put your best foot forward in the application process!
What to Expect Entering Your DECA Officer Term
You’ve made it! Whether you’re a chapter or association officer, you’re essential to members, your community, your association and DECA as a whole. At the beginning of your term, it’s difficult to figure out how the year will play out, but, here are a few things to keep in mind throughout the year.
Summer Engagement Tips for Your Chapter
The summer months are great for relaxing and having fun, but what could be better than having fun while helping your chapter? These tips and tricks can help your chapter members connect more, prep your chapter for next year, and have fun all at the same time!