October 23, 2017

2017-2018 NorCal District Action Team

Author: NorCal DAT Team

This year, Northern California DECA has a District Action Team for the first time in half a decade.
The team consists of:

  • President – Christopher Kusumonegoro
  • VP of Hospitality – Georgia Higgins
  • VP of Leadership -Mihira Patel
  • VP of Career Development – Ananya Veeraragavan
  • VP of Marketing – Praveen Ravisankar
  • VP of Finance – Valorie Low

They have big plans for the year and aim to make Northern California more interconnected. The NorCal DAT works under the leadership of the Vice President of Northern California, and under the advisement of the NorCal DAT Advisor, to fulfill the following roles and responsibilities:

  • New Chapter Support
    • Provide support to new chapters through school visits, virtual meetings, and online correspondence in partnership with the State Management Team. Our DAT team members each aim to visit at least one chapter a month!
  • New Chapter Recruitment
    • Assist in identifying prospective new chapters to join Northern California DECA and conduct outreach and recruitment efforts in partnership with the State Management Team .
  • Competitive Event Training
    • Deliver competitive event trainings ranging from beginning to advance trainings to help support the growth of competitive event skills and knowledge for NorCal chapters through virtual sessions and at District conferences.
  • Community Outreach & Advocacy
    • Attend community events and conduct advocacy activities with community leaders to promote DECA and represent DECA as ambassadors.

The Northern California DAT team is excited for the upcoming #Limitless DECA year ahead.

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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