State Officers

Every year, 7 members of Ohio DECA have the opportunity to lead the 5,000 Ohio Association members in networking, sponsorships, and competitions. Learn more about the responsibilities of an officer, how to become an officer, and who the current State Officers are!

2021-2022 State Officers

President: Liberty Moyers

Liberty Moyers is a proud member of the Carey High School DECA chapter, serving on its leadership committee, as well as the secretary. She has served as a state officer for the past two years, and is beyond excited for what this year has in store. When Liberty doesn’t have her DECA blazer on, she is participating in Ohio Scholars Association, Teen Leadership Corps, Student Council, and cheerleading. After graduation, her goal is to use her skills learned in DECA to study marketing at The Ohio State University. 

 

Liberty decided to run for office to give members countless opportunities to find their inner leaders and grow. She has found a home in DECA and wants others to have that same connection with this amazing organization. After a year of many obstacles, Liberty wants to work with the other talented officers to lead Ohio DECA towards a year full of many successes, where each and every member can confidently say that this year was one to remember. 

 

A quote that inspires Liberty is, “What you get from achieving your goals is not as important as who you become by achieving your goals” by Zig Ziglar.

Secretary: Chloe Stringer

Chloe Stringer is an active member of Great Oaks- West Clermont DECA, serving as her chapter's president. Outside of DECA Chloe’s is involved with track, cross country, and swimming. She also works as a manager at a local restaurant. After graduation, using the knowledge gained from DECA and her business classes she plans to pursue a degree in finance.

 

Chloe decided to serve as a state officer because she believes she has a great deal of experience she could share with other Ohio DECA members. She wants to motivate and really impact members by setting team goals to enhance their experiences in the organization. She looks forward to getting to know members through camp, district, state and international conferences.

 

A quote that inspires Chloe is by John Wooden “Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” 

Vice President: Grace Gehner

Grace Gehner is a dedicated member of the Butler Tech Colerain DECA chapter, serving as the chapter treasurer. Along with DECA, Grace serves as the chapter treasurer of Business Professionals of America, is a member of Spanish Club, Student Senate, and Varsity Volleyball. She volunteers with the local Chamber of Commerce in their marketing efforts and is a member of the National Honors Society. After graduation, Grace’s goal is to attend the Ohio State University and study Nursing and Spanish. 

 

Grace decided to run for a state officer position to heIp others find their purpose and passion in DECA. She wants to stand up for the voices of all DECA members and inspire other students to step out of their comfort zone on their DECA journey.

 

A quote that inspires Grace is by Maya Angelou. It states “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

Vice President: Eve King

Eve King is a senior at Harrison High School and currently serves as President of the Great Oaks Harrison DECA Chapter. Outside of DECA, Eve is involved in color guard, student council, robotics, and her church’s youth group. After high school, Eve plans to study education to one day teach English. 

 

Eve chose to run for a state officer position to be a part of creating memorable experiences for all members of Ohio DECA. Eve wants to help create an environment where every member of Ohio DECA is able to get involved and find their passion. There’s something for everyone in DECA, and Eve wants to help all of our members find their home in Ohio DECA. 

 

A quote that inspires Eve is by C.S. Lewis: “You can't go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.”

Vice President: Alexis Holdren

Alexis Holdren is currently a junior at Sycamore High School and has the chance to participate in DECA through their Great Oaks program. She entered the marketing program because she saw all of the great opportunities the class provided and fell in love immediately. Alexis plays varsity water polo at Sycamore and is also on the regional USA team for archery independently, where she has placed high not only nationally but internationally. She is not certain about what she wants to study in college, but marketing and business is a major interest for her.

 

Alexis initially ran for state officer because her advisor picked her out and saw her as a promising candidate. As only a second-year DECA student, she wants to go into the year working as hard as possible to make her advisor and chapter proud.

 

A quote Alexis likes to keep in mind is by Ralph Waldo Emerson, saying "All of life is an experiment. The more experiments you make, the better".

Policy Advocate: Meghan Littlejohn

Meghan Littlejohn is an active member of the Carey DECA Chapter, serving on the leadership committee and as the treasurer. Outside of DECA, Meghan is involved in many activities at Carey such as the Ohio Scholars Association, Teen Leadership Corps, student council, and her school’s volleyball, basketball, and softball teams. After graduation, her goal is to pursue a career as a physical therapist 

 

Meghan chose to run for the policy advocate position because she has enjoyed competing and being a part of her local chapter, but wanted to become more involved with helping DECA grow throughout the state and help make a positive impact on Ohio DECA and its members. 

 

A quote that inspires Meghan is “Success is stumbling from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

Public Relations Representative: Isabella Lambrinides

Isabella Lambrinides is a junior from the Butler Tech Colerain DECA Chapter. Outside of DECA she is class president, student senate vice president, and president of her Business Professionals of America Chapter. Isabella volunteers at an animal shelter and collects canned goods for a local food shelter. In addition she is a varsity swimmer and part of the National Honor Society. Recently she served a term on a local commission in her county and helped plan an event in Cincinnati called Day of the Girl. In the future she plans to major in marine biology and one day create her own non-profit to protect marine animals. 

 

Isabella decided to run for the Ohio DECA Public Relations Representative this year because she is passionate about serving Ohio DECA and ensuring the success of all members. With her experience in running multiple social media accounts for school and her community, she is confident that she can lead and serve the members of Ohio DECA. 

 

A quote that motivates her is  “Leadership is never an avenue to be self serving but, a platform to render great service to people”, by Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha