National Officer Election Information

Running for National Office is an opportunity to gain an unparalleled leadership experience which will grow you both personally and professionally regardless of the outcome.

“Having the chance to run for a position on the National Executive Council was an incredibly rewarding experience. The process is designed to challenge you while helping you improve as a person. I know I am more prepared for a variety of experiences; writing college essays, job interviews, and more because of what I learned as a National Officer Candidate.”

-Supriya Patel, 2020-2021 National President

Once a candidate is approved to run for a national office by the state association, s/he should submit an online Intent to Run Form. The form must be submitted by April 15.

The 2021-2022 National Executive Council will be elected at FCCLA’s National Leadership Conference in Nashville, TN. June 27 - July 1, 2021. National Officer Candidates, their Chapter and State Advisers, Nominating Committee Members, and Voting Delegates should review the following documents:

2021 National Officer Candidate Speech Topic

Participation in FCCLA's competitions such as STAR Events, Skill Demonstration Events, and partner contests draw thousands of competitors from across the country each year. Describe how your participation in these opportunities has prepared you to be ready for a successful career?

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