Nate Jacobs is a five-year DECA member from Lincoln Park, Michigan. Throughout Nate’s DECA journey, he has focused on chapter development and piloting a freshman recruitment program for his alma mater. During his junior year, he served as the Lincoln Park DECA president and co-chairperson for a Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) fundraiser that raised $17,000 for DECA’s philanthropic partner. He then made the commitment to run for association office and was elected as the Michigan DECA Vice President of Chapter Development. During his term on the Michigan State Executive Council, Nate enjoyed networking with members celebrated a new state membership record. He is proud to represent the thirteen associations of DECA’s Central Region. Nate attends Wayne County Community College as he completes his fifth year of an early middle college program. He then plans to go onto a university to double-major in Sports Management and Business Administration.
Wisconsin DECA’s Trick-or-Can: A Behind the Scenes Interview
Nate Jacobs, DECA's Central Region Vice President, caught up with Sam Fischer from Wisconsin DECA about one of the association's most popular community service events—Trick-or-Can.
Three Fundraising Ideas for Fall
It seems that in every facet of DECA, fundraising is a necessity. During these unique times, it's important to innovate to ensure your chapter can participate in events and remain secure for the future. Here are three virtual fundraisers to try this fall.
Three Reasons to Start a School-based Enterprise
Typically known as school stores, SBEs allow members to learn real-world marketing and business skills like selling, promotions and communication. Besides the personal benefits, here are three reasons to get started now!