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Virginia FCCLA State Executive Council and Officer Candidate Information


A Message from
State President Jana Bowman

"Virginia FCCLA, get ready to add new chapters to Your Story this year as a member, adviser, or alumni! No matter how you’re getting involved, FCCLA is sure to have something in store for you. Whether you’ll be helping with your chapter’s service projects, attending college days, or networking with other members and advisers from all around the state, you’re in for an amazing time! From all of us on the State Executive Council, we would love to see you at the State Leadership and Recognition Conference in April to celebrate all of Our Stories!"

Contact an officer through the adviser at the school address below.



PRESIDENT: Jana Bowman
Hey, Virginia FCCLA! I am so excited to be serving on the State Executive Council again this year! I am currently a senior in high school. When I’m not busy with FCCLA, you can find me hiking, drinking coffee, or going on adventures with my friends! One of my favorite parts of FCCLA is getting meet new people, so I hope to make long lasting connections with as many of you as I can this year! I am so excited to see where Our Story takes us all next!

ADVISER: Heather Hiserman

Strasburg High School

250 Ram Drive

Strasburg, VA 22657


School Phone: 540.465.5195
School Fax: 540.465.5461

Hello Virginia FCCLA! I am a senior at Gate City High School. Aside from FCCLA, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, Jeep riding, and watching Netflix. I hope that you are ready to create “Your Story” with the 75th anniversary of the Ultimate Leadership Experience!

ADVISER: Beverly Musick

Gate City High School
178 Harry Fry Drive
Gate City, VA  24251

School Phone: 276-386-7522
School Fax: 276-386-2695

Hello Virginia FCCLA! I am a senior at Page County High School where I’m a member of the varsity soccer team. When I’m not busy with FCCLA, I enjoy participating in school musical productions and being a class officer. I want your story to be our story! Take leadership to the next level and consider running for a state officer position.

ADVISER:  Bobbi Comer

Page County High School

184 Panther Drive

Shenandoah, VA 22849


School Phone: 540.652.8712
School Fax: 540.652.1966

Hey, Virginia FCCLA! I’m so excited to serve such an amazing organization that lets us connect with people from all over the country! Outside of FCCLA, I like being in nature, baking, listening to music, reading, and going on adventures with friends. I look forward to meeting lots of members, and visiting chapters all across the state. Make sure to tag @Virginiafccla in your posts!

ADVISER: Toshieba Ragland

Lake Bradock Secondary School
9200 Burke Lake Road
Burke, VA  22015

School Phone:  703.426.1000
School Fax:  703.426.1097

VP OF PROGRAMS: Simone Marion
Hey, Virginia FCCLA! I am having a great time serving you this year. Outside of FCCLA I enjoy playing softball, spending time with my friends and family, and traveling. I look forward to meeting members from across the state at various events throughout the year. I encourage you to get active with your FCCLA chapter.  Your state officer team wants to share our story as a part of your story!

ADVISER:  Kelly Thompson

Stuarts Draft Middle School
1088 Augusta Farms Road
Stuarts Draft, VA  24477

School Phone: 540.946.7611
School Fax: 540.946.7613

Hello, Virginia FCCLA! I’m honored to be able to give back to such an amazing organization! This year I’m excited to see our members continuing to believe in themselves as they create their stories in FCCLA. I enjoy spending time with my family, hanging out with my friends, and of course traveling to new places. I can’t wait to see you all shining like stars for the 75th Anniversary at the 2020 State Leadership & Recognition Conference. 

ADVISER:  Jamey Wingate

Grayson County CATE Center
P.O. Box 707
112 Blue Devil Drive
Independence, VA  24348

School Phone: 276.773.2951
School Fax:  276.773.2396

VP OF MEMBERSHIP: Chloe Copenhaver
Hi, Virginia FCCLA! I'm very pleased to be serving as your 2019-2020 VP of Membership. I'm ready to make this year one to remember. When I'm not making relationships with our amazing members, you can find me playing volleyball, basketball, and soccer. I can't wait to see what our year has to offer. Join FCCLA and be part of Our Story!

ADVISER:  Donna Martz

Broadway High School
269 Gobbler Drive
Broadway, VA  22815

School Phone: 540.896.7081
School Fax: 540.896.2640
Hello Virginia FCCLA! I am honored to be serving as one of your state vice presidents. I love meeting new people, dancing, playing sports and making people laugh. I am looking forward to meeting all the members from across Virginia. It’s YOUR story so live it up to the fullest!

ADVISER: Karen Roberts

Woodrow Wilson High School
1401 Elmhurst Lane
Portsmouth, VA  23701

School Phone:  757.465.2907
School Fax: 757.405.1335

Virginia FCCLA, thank you for supporting me as I enter an amazing year as a national officer. I encourage you to take advantage of all this organization has to offer by participating in opportunities such as the National Fall Conference in Dallas. The 2020 National Leadership Conference next July will be right in our backyard - Wshington, D.C.! I hope to see you there!

ADVISER: Laura Butcher

Eastern View High School
16332 Cyclone Way
Culpeper, VA 22701

School Phone: 540.825.0621
School Fax: 540.825.9802

The State Executive Council can be contacted through:
Deborah Will

6245 Greenwick Drive
Glen Allen, VA  23059

Office phone:  804.364.2529
Email: debbiewillFCCLA@comcast.net



State Officer Candidate Application and Information
Officer Application link

The application for state officer candidate is available as a download by clicking the button above. The application must be e-mailed by January 15 to Deborah Will, State Adviser.
(Updated August 2019)

State Officer Candidate
Tips Calendar

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National Officer Candidate Application and Information
National Officer App

The application to run as Virginia's National Officer Candidate is available as a download by clicking the button above.  The application must be postmarked to Deborah Will, State Adviser, by December 1.

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