Ryan Rivera is a four-year DECA member from New York. Throughout his four years as a member of Clarkstown South DECA, Ryan led a variety of initiatives and projects to further his chapter’s success. After being elected as the New York DECA District Three President, Ryan decided to run for New York DECA’s Vice President of Competition and was elected to serve his association. Throughout his term, he led the association’s charitable efforts for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, unified members by increasing chapter communications and worked to prepare competitors from around the state. His goal as DECA’s North Atlantic Region Vice President is to continue these unifications across the thirteen associations within the North Atlantic Region. Outside of DECA, Ryan enjoys public speaking, debate and mentoring his peers. He will be attending Nova Southeastern University as part of the class of 2024 for Public Health and Management.
Get Ready for DECA Month in November
It's almost November, and you know what that means... DECA Month! All month long, we have the opportunity to share our favorite DECA memories with our friends, chapters and associations. We get to experience DECA all around the world right from the palm of our hands.
The Power of the Diamond
Throughout your DECA career, you’ll wear the blazer, throw up a DECA diamond symbol and add lots of blue to your wardrobe. You will also undoubtedly hear DECA’s core values and mission statement more times than you can count. But have you ever stopped to think about what they really mean?