Running for Office

Running for a State Officer position with Business Professionals of America (BPA) is an incredibly rewarding experience that offers a unique opportunity for personal and professional growth. As a candidate, you have the chance to contribute to the success and development of the organization while honing essential leadership skills.

Benefits of being a State Officer

State Officers play a pivotal role in shaping the BPA experience for members. By running for office, you have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the organization, influence its direction, and contribute to its growth.

  • Must be at least a sophomore in high school or a Post-secondary student and intending to remain enrolled in a Florida school throughout the entirety of their term. 
  • Have a minimum of a 2.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. 
  • Be an active BPA State and National member in good standing by January 12, 2024. 
  • A registered attendee of the 2024 State Leadership Conference 
  • Ability to abide by all rules and regulations as set forth by the State Officer Election Handbook, Business Professionals of America, and Business Professionals of America – Florida Association. 

Deadline to Apply: January 26, 2024 at 5 pm