November 2, 2014

DECA Student Leaders Meet With Assemblymember Buchanan


San Ramon, California—October 13, 2014—On Monday, October 13, DECA student leaders met with Assemblymember Joan Buchanan of the 16th district to discuss the benefits of DECA and the importance of Career and Technical Education.
The DECA students’ meeting with Assemblymember Joan Buchanan provided her with valuable knowledge about DECA that she will pass on to the California Legislature, and the DECA members cherished the opportunity to practice their advocacy skills as well as gain insight on the political process.
buchananMembers in attendance included: Sophia Yang, Vice President of Communications, California DECA; Ryan DeCarsky, Vice President, Castro Valley DECA; and Ardin Lo, Vice President of Public Relations and Communications, Foothill DECA.
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Ardin Lo
Vice President of Public Relations and Communications
Foothill DECA

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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