Running for State Office

How would you like to be travel around the country, be trained by some of the best leadership trainers in the nation, and lead Oregon DECA in exciting events like SCDC and OLI? That can be accomplished if you’re willing to step up to a challenge. Our State Officer team consists of six members, the Vice Presidents of Districts I, II, and III, Publicity Director, Secretary/Treasurer, and President. Although the roles are slightly different, each position offers once-in-a-lifetime experiences and furthers your professional and personal development. If you love DECA, if you love leadership, and if you want to kick it up a notch and be a leader in this organization on the state level, then you need to run for State Office! Simply put, running for State Office is an experience no one ever forgets, and no one ever regrets. If you are interested in learning more, contact one of your State Officer’s personally via email. The contact information of our team is available on the State Officer page of We would love to speak with you about being a State Officer and pass along a packet we created to help members who are thinking about running for office. Finally, be on the lookout for the application for Oregon DECA’s 2012-2013 State Officer Team.