Sternfeldt to Run for BPA National Office

Liam Sternfeldt is running for Business Professionals of America National Executive Board

Grace Marocco

Liam Sternfeldt is running for Business Professionals of America National Executive Board

Each year, the National Association of Business Professionals of America elects up to ten student members to represent the organization as a National Officer on the Executive Council from the Secondary and Post-secondary Divisions.

Twin Lakes Junior Liam Sternfeldt applied to be elected for the Executive Board for the 2022-2023 school year. The elections will take place at the 2022 National Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas. Liam will give a two minute speech in front over 6,000 attendees at  the conference outlining why he is running and what he is planning to do if elected. Liam was not able to tell us much due to campaigning restrictions, however he said, “I chose to run because I feel I have an opportunity to bring me out of my comfort zone and to help many others do the same.” Liam is very excited to help Twin Lakes become more involved in the Business Professionals of America organization.

The primary responsibility of a National Officer is to serve and advocate on behalf of the organization in local, state and national efforts while representing the student interest. Additionally, presidents from each division will have a one-year term of service on the National BPA Student Executive Board.

The National Officers are elected by voting delegates from the organization’s membership and slated by a nominating committee. If Liam is elected then he will be involved in helping with the BPA torch awards. He also will be helping set up the national event taking place in Anaheim California next year. We hope to see as many Twin Lakes students who went this year. Liam helped lead 15 of our 30 students to nationals. Genevieve Stroetz will be his campaign manager. She will help head his campaign when they are in Dallas. 

Twin Lakes BPA advisor Laura Rogers said,  “Liam has a tremendous opportunity to make a significant impact on behalf of the students of our organization. I look forward to seeing him progress throughout this process.”

Over the summer, the National Officer Team will participate in leadership development training where they will set out their Program of Work for the upcoming membership year. Then, throughout the year, they will work to lead, support and engage with BPA students and stakeholders through service learning, advocacy, educational enrichment and networking.

We wish Liam good luck in this momentous endeavor.