National Executive Council

Ten youth leaders elected annually at FCCLA’s National Leadership Conference make up the National Executive Council and serve a one-year term as the representative body of FCCLA. The National Executive Council’s primary function is program development, program implementation, and public relations. The NEC have the following responsibilities:

  • Review the aims and objectives of the national program of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.
  • Recommend the establishment of programs, projects and activities.
  • Plan the program for the national meetings sponsored by the national organization.
  • Conduct the official business of the organization at the National Leadership Conference.
  • Interpret and advocate the goals and program activities of Family, Career and Community Leaders of America to groups and individuals within and outside the organization.

FCCLA’s National Executive Council work as a team throughout the year. The ten positions that make up the National Executive Council include:

  • President

    Shall preside over all business meetings of the organization and of the National Executive Council; be a member of the National Board of Directors; appoint, after consultation with the Chair of the National Board of Directors and executive director, the chairperson and members of all executive council committees; and be a member ex officio of all National Executive Council committees.

  • First Vice-President

    Shall assume responsibility in the absence of the president and shall keep the minutes of all national meetings and meetings of the National Executive Council.
    Vice-President of Community Service: shall provide leadership in planning and implementing the organization's community service programs.

  • Vice-President of Competitive Events

    Shall provide leadership in planning and implementing the organization's Competitive Events program.

  • Vice-President of Development

    Shall provide leadership in seeking and continuing corporate sponsorships for the organization's programs and events.

  • Vice-President of Finance

    Shall provide leadership by serving as a member of the National Board of Directors and the Finance Committee.

  • Vice-President of Membership

    Shall provide leadership in planning and implementing programs for membership promotion and development.

  • Vice-President of Parliamentary Law

    Shall provide leadership in assuring that the business sessions for the national organization and meetings of the National Executive Council are conducted in accordance with acceptable parliamentary law.

  • Vice-President of Programs

    Shall provide leadership in planning and implementing the organization's individual recognition and peer education programs.

  • Vice-President of Public Relations

    Shall provide leadership in planning and implementing the organization's public relations programs.

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