National Elections Information
Are you a member looking for FCCLA leadership opportunities? Are you interested in running for national office? You've come to the right place!
Candidates, their chapter and state advisers, nominating committee members, and voting delegates should review the information below carefully to ensure they are fully prepared.
2013 National Executive Council Election Process Workshop Information
December Release – All potential National Officer Candidates and their chapter and state advisers should become familiar with the Elections & Voting Delegates section of the NLC December Release.
2013 National Elections Step-by-Step Guide – A comprehensive guide to the election process written for candidates.
2013-2014 National Executive Council/Adviser Handbook – This handbook is full of information essential to the 2013-2014 National Executive Council and their chapter advisers. Elected officers and their advisers are expected to be familiar with the content of the handbook.
2013 National Officer Candidate Intent to Run Form – This form indicates a candidate’s commitment to run for a national office and helps national staff ensure that all candidates’ applications are accepted so deadlines for conference logistics and the election process are met. The form must be completed no later than May 1, 2013, but may be submitted any time after a candidate has been formally approved to run by their state association.
2013 National Officer Candidate Application (WORD /PDF ) – The NOC Application is a combination of releases and support forms and a tool for determining a candidate’s eligibility and qualifications. The application must be postmarked by May 1, 2013.
2013 National Elections Speech Topic – All candidates must develop a speech centered on the official speech topic. Speeches must be no longer than three minutes. Props and costumes are not allowed. The speech will be delivered during NOC Nominating Committee interviews and the NOC Speeches session. The 2013 speech topic is:
"With so many adverse influences in our society, today's students are faced with tough choices every day. Choose one issue affecting our generation and explain how FCCLA's positive voice empowers members to make a difference."
2013 NOC Test Study Guide – This study guide is meant to be a tool to help candidates study the appropriate FCCLA resources and understand the types of questions that will be asked on the test. Test questions will not be taken directly from the study guide so candidates should study the resources thoroughly and prepare accordingly. Coming May 2013
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