National Elections Information


Are you a member looking for FCCLA leadership opportunities? Are you interested in running for national office? You've come to the right place!


2017 National Executive Council Election Information:

Candidates, their chapter and state advisers, nominating committee members, and voting delegates should review the information below carefully to ensure they are fully prepared.

“Going through the election process is a rewarding experience as an FCCLA member. It gives you the opportunity to challenge yourself in ways you never thought were possible and allows your leadership style to shine." - Rylie Seaver, 2016-2017 National President

2017 National Elections Step-by-Step Guide - A comprehensive guide to the election process written for candidates.

2017-2018 National Executive Council/Adviser Handbook - This handbook is full of information essential to the 2017-2018 National Executive Council and their chapter advisers. Elected officers and their advisers are expected to be familiar with the content of the handbook.

2017 National Officer Candidate Intent to Run Form - This form indicates a candidate's commitment to run for a national office and helps national staff ensure that all candidates' applications are accepted so deadlines for conference logistics and the election process are met. The form must be completed no later than April 15, 2017, but may be submitted any time after a candidate has been formally approved to run by their state association.

2017 National Officer Candidate Application - The NOC Application is a combination of releases and support forms and a tool for determining a candidate's eligibility and qualifications. The application must be postmarked by May 1, 2017.

2017 Election & Voting Delegate Information


2017 National Elections Speech Topic - All candidates must develop a speech centered on the official speech topic. Speeches must be no longer than three minutes. Props and costumes are not allowed. The speech will be delivered during NOC Nominating Committee interviews and the NOC Speeches session.

Speech Topic: As a national officer, one of your responsibilities is to market the ideals and purposes of FCCLA. Paint a picture of your FCCLA experience in a way that appeals to professionals looking to partner with our organization. 


2017 Voting Delegate NOC Application Packet (PDF) - The NOC Application Packet contains the 2017 NOC candidate information.


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