Business Professionals of America Announces its 2019 – 2020 Board of Trustees and Officers
By: National BPA
Chief of Staff and Business Strategy Manager at HP Inc. and BPA's Board Chair, Cedric Bandoh, looks forward to continuing his service and leadership on behalf of the organization noting, "This past year was a pivotal and transformative year for our organization and it has been an honor to govern alongside so many incredible leaders."
"I am energized by not only our refreshed brand identity, but our newly adopted organizational tagline; Giving Purpose to Potential. Collectively, these successes have established a strong foundation for us as we continue our commitment to all stakeholders of Business Professionals of America."
Natasha Smith, Multimedia and Web Design Instructor at Tulsa Union High School in Oklahoma is also a BPA alumnus and former National Officer, and will now serve as the Vice-Chair of the Board. Athena Frank, Business Information Technology Instructor at Central Technology Center, Drumright Campus in Oklahoma, will serve as the Treasurer, and Debbie Darnell, former Indiana State Advisor & Director for Indiana Business Professionals of America will serve her second term as Secretary.
"We are pleased to welcome both Angela and Amy as the newest members to the National Board of Trustees" said Dr. LouAnn Ross, BPA Executive Director/CEO. "In addition to the continued leadership of Mr. Cedric Bandoh, the dedication and commitment that each of our Trustees has for the students, advisors and alumni of our organization will serve us well as we continue to create unmatched opportunities in learning, professional growth and service for all of our stakeholders."
In addition to recognizing the newest members of the Board of Trustees, BPA would also like to expresses its appreciation for the dedicated service of the three outgoing members who have completed their terms, Dominica Chavez, Symone Gamble, and Skylar McArthur.
For more information about the BPA Board of Trustees, visit: http://www.bpa.org/
About Business Professionals of America
BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS OF AMERICA, Inc. (BPA) is the leading Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO) for students pursuing careers in business management, information technology, office administration, marketing and other related career fields. An intra-curricular national membership organization established in 1966, BPA is dedicated to the preparation of global professionals through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic and technological skills. The organization serves secondary, post-secondary and middle level students and educators by offering programs based on national standards spanning five career pathways: Finance, Business Administration, Management Information Systems, Digital Communication & Design and Management, Marketing & Communication.
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