Leadership Training Team

Family, Career and Community Leaders of America enlists a group of talented FCCLA alumni from a variety of diverse backgrounds for the Leadership Training Team (LTT). LTT members are chosen by national staff to develop trainings, lead workshops and breakout sessions, communicate with national network members and serve as an extension of national staff.

The Leadership Training Team:

  • Serve as positive and professional representatives of the national organization
  • Assist at national conferences as assigned
  • Plan leadership development and officer training sessions
  • Present workshops at meetings that may include state conferences
  • Communicate with members of assigned national network on a regular basis
  • Be an active and paid member of Alumni & Associates
  • Write articles and activities used for the national FCCLA website and publications, as requested

2019-2020 Leadership Training Team

  • Ashley Brinton

    Ashley BrintonProfessional Speaker

    • Pleasant Grove, UT

    Ashley Brinton joined FCCLA in 7th grade for a Reese’s candy bar and stayed for the leadership experience. Throughout Ashley’s six years of FCCLA involvement, she has served as a three-year Utah State Officer, National Vice President of Program, and National Program Development Intern. At Ashley’s alma mater, Utah State University, she was the president and founder of their FCCLA program and organized and led several FCCLA State Leadership Conferences. She as well fulfilled the duties of State Officer Coach for both Nevada and Oregon FCCLA from 2014-2017. The skills, experiences, and opportunities Ashley received through FCCLA brought her to now own her own business as a fulltime motivational speaker.

  • Zack Love

    Zack LovePublic Health Student

    • George Washington University, Washington, D.C.

    Since competing in his first STAR Event, Food Innovation, in his freshman year of high school, Zach Love developed a strong passion for FCCLA, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Career and Technical Education. He served as Alabama’s 2015-2016 First Vice President and later as the 2017-2018 National Vice President of Development. Originally from Alabama, Zach is currently studying Public Health and Premedical Sciences at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and later hopes to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Health and transition into medical school.

  • Sarah Smith

    Sarah SmithFamily, Youth and Community Sciences Graduate Student

    • University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

    Sarah Smith was involved in FCCLA for six years throughout her middle and high school career in which she served as two years as a Nebraska State Officer and the 2014-2015 National First Vice President. After graduating from the University of Nebraska with a Bachelors in Family and Consumer Sciences Education, Sarah started her Master’s degree in Family, Youth and Community Sciences at the University of Florida. After graduate school, Sarah hopes to re-enter the education and human sciences field in a role that will allow her to build school and family relationships to promote positive youth development.

  • Taylor Stewart

    Taylor StewartFamily and Consumer Sciences & Organizational Leadership Student

    • Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

    Taylor Stewart grew up in Danville, Kentucky and attended Wester Kentucky University where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education and received an undergraduate certification in Organizational Leadership. She has experience serving as a chapter officer within her school’s FCCLA, as well as served on the Leadership Training Team since 2016. Taylor is excited to continue sharing her passion for FCCLA and wants to help others recognize their potential, develop leadership skills, and build relationships that will last a lifetime.

  • Nathon Taylor

    Nathon TaylorFamily and Consumer Sciences Student

    • Utah State University, Logan, UT

    Throughout Nathon Taylor’s four years of FCCLA involvement in middle and high school, he served as a three-year chapter officer, two-year state officer, and as the 2015-2016 National Vice President of Membership. In addition, this is his third term serving on FCCLA’s Leadership Training Team. Nathon is a senior at Utah State University where he is pursuing a degree in Family and Consumer Sciences Education. He aspires to become a Family and Consumer Sciences Educator after graduating.

  • Ashley Turner

    Ashley TurnerPolitical Communications Student

    • Regent University, Virginia Beach, VA

    Since middle school, FCCLA has been a pivotal part in Ashley Turner’s life. During Ashley’s six years as a FCCLA member, she has served as Arkansas’ 2016-2017 State President and the 2017-2018 National Vice President of Public Relations. Ashley is currently studying Political Communications at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia and plans to pursue a career in public relations specifically within the political sector once graduating.

National Leadership Training Team (LTT) Available for Training

Are you looking for skilled FCCLA alumni to train members at a local or state training? The National Leadership Training Team (LTT) is here to assist you! Their mission is to empower, support, and train FCCLA members through workshops, keynotes, and specialized trainings. For more information, please email leadership@fcclainc.org.

Members develop skills for life through: character development, creative and critical thinking, interpersonal communication, practical knowledge, and career preparation.