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FBLA Welcomes New Staff,
Promotes Robinson
FBLA has hired two additional staff members and promoted
another to better serve members' needs.
Jen Staley, a former
member of FBLA's Board of
Directors and FBLA's Awards
Program & Competitive
Events Committee, is now
FBLA's director of Awards &
Recognition. Previously the
state adviser and assistant
program director for Colorado
FBLA, Staley overhauled the
state's chapter awards program.
She also served as executive
for YMCA of Metropolitan
Washington, and she served
in the Peace Corps in Ghana.
Robinson earned her master's
degree in development
management from American
University and her bachelor's
degree in political science from
Christopher Newport University.
Welcome, Jen and Bradley,
and congratulations, Gayle!
Gayle Robinson
Jen Staley
director for Georgia Family, Career and Community Leaders
of America and assistant director of National HOSA-Future
Health Professionals, where she oversaw HOSA's National
Competitive Events program and organized competitive events
at its National Leadership Conference. Staley earned her
bachelor's degree in consumer and family sciences education
from Purdue University.
Bradley Brooks is the
Collegiate Program manager, a
newly created position to help
FBLA grow its Collegiate division.
Brooks was most recently
assistant director of Career and
Professional Development within
the Office of Career Engagement
at American University. Prior
to that, he was a success coach
for ADVANCE, a transfer
partnership between George
Mason University and Northern Virginia Community College.
Brooks' experience in post-secondary education also includes
supporting diverse student populations at Dickinson State
University and the University of Oklahoma. Brooks received his
master's degree in higher education administration from the
University of Southern California and his bachelor's degree in
human relations from the University of Oklahoma.
Gayle Robinson, who has been FBLA's Education
Programs manager since 2021, is now director of Education
Programs. She most recently organized the association's
National Fall Leadership Conferences and Career
Connections Conferences. Robinson was formerly director
of program innovation for Junior Achievement of Greater
Washington and youth development program coordinator
Bradley Brooks
Fall Leadership Conference
Dates and Locations Set
It's not too soon to start planning ahead for the fall conferences.
The Collegiate Career Connections Conferences will be
held October 26-28 in Des Moines, Iowa, and November
30-December 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Middle
School & High School National Fall Leadership Conferences will
take place November 10-11 in Providence, Rhode Island, and
November 17-18 in Dallas, Texas. Look for more information
soon at fbla.org.
Theme Contest for 2023-24
Program Year Is Open
Calling all creative members! FBLA wants your help in coming
up with the organization's 2023-24 program year theme. All
FBLA members who are not National Officers are eligible to
apply; only one entry per person. Submit your entry before
April 1 at 11:59 pm ET through this Wufoo form.
Advisers: Register Students
for NLC and Competitive
Events on One Platform
New this year! Local advisers will register students for both the
National Leadership Conference (NLC) and competitive events
at the NLC using one platform. NLC registration opens March
1 and the deadline for competitive event registration is May 9.
More details are at fbla.org/nlc.
https://www.fbla.org https://fblapbl.wufoo.com/forms/202324-fbla-theme-design-contest/ https://www.fbla.org/nlc

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