May 24, 2013

Announcement for California DECA Management Opportunity


The California Department of Education as the charter holder for California DECA requires an open and competitive bidding process periodically for the management of the California Association of DECA, Inc.  The Board of Directors has established a policy that this process shall happen at a minimum of every four years.  We encourage all interested individuals or companies to consider this opportunity to manage one of the fastest growing and most dynamic chartered associations in the international DECA organization.
This contract management opportunity is handled by competitive bid. The deadline for electronic applications is June 21, 2013.
Please go to  click on the button called: “Application for California DECA Management Due June 21, 2013” to see the announcement, application requirements, and timeline.
Questions regarding this competitive bid process should be directed to California DECA Board Chair Mary Whited at
DECA’s mission is to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in marketing, finance, hospitality and management. California DECA is a student leadership organization that primarily provides services, programs, and events for student members and teacher/advisors.  There are 59 local chapters with 4,500 members statewide. California DECA is an incorporated nonprofit organization and part of the international DECA program.  The charter to operate DECA in California is sponsored by the California Department of Education and is one of six Career Technical Student Organizations (CTSOs) endorsed as a vital co-curricular student leadership and career development organization in California’s schools.
Version 1.1 Updated 6/7/2013 and Re-posted
ATTENTION:  The Due Date promoted and intended by the Board of Directors to receive applications is Friday, June 21, 2013 and noted on this cover page, the posting on the California DECA website, on page 3 of this RFP and in other mass distributions.  Page 18 of this RFP noted an inconsistent deadline date of Friday, June 24 instead of Friday, June 21.

About California DECA
California DECA is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) Career and Technical Student Organization, endorsed by the California Department of Education. With over 4,500 members in 59 schools throughout California, California DECA works to prepare emerging leaders and entrepreneurs in four fields of business: marketing, finance, hospitality, and management. For more information about California DECA, visit


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