National BPA Virtual Membership:The Goal of National BPA Virtual Membership is to serve students not currently able to participate in Business Professionals of America programs at the Secondary and/or Post-secondary level through a state chapter. National virtual membership is open to any Secondary or Post-secondary student who is interested in Business, Information Technology, Administrative Skills and/or Finance enrolled in a program of learning, in a state not currenly chartering a stand-alone school chapter. To learn more about National BPA virtual membership, access the link for the appropriate division below:
Post-Secondary Virtual Membership by Specific State:
Members in Illinois: Contact Brian Veit email@example.com PS Virtual Chapter Advisor Members in Massachusetts: Contact Judith McKinstry firstname.lastname@example.org Massachusetts State Virtual Chapter
Members in Minnesota: Contact Deb Schwagerschwagerdeb58@gmail.comMinnesota State Virtual Chapter
Members in Ohio: Contact Roger Fulk email@example.com Ohio Post-secondary BPA Virtual Chapter Members in Oklahoma: Contact Dustin Deversddeve@okcareertech.org Oklahoma Post-secondary BPA Virtual Chapter Members in Texas: Contact Diana Weber firstname.lastname@example.org Texas State BPA Virtual Chapter Members in all other states: Contact Shawna Gfroerersgfroerer@bpa.orgNational BPA Virtual Chapter
Enrollment gained by emailing respective contact for the chapters located above. Membership would be verified through school enrollment confirmation and cross-check for chapter charter at existing institution of learning.
Membership year: Sept. 1-Aug. 31.
Members in the National Virtual Chapter would receive all of the rights and privileges as a student member as outlined in the National Policy & Procedures Handbook including Competitive Event Participation, Torch Awards Participation, and ability to run for National Office. National Virtual Chapter members would not be allocated Delegate Votes or Corporate Votes. Members in a state supported Virtual Chapter would receive all of the rights and privileges as a student member outlined in the National Policy & Procedures Handbook and would be counted as traditional Post-secondary members for the purpose of allocating Delegate Votes & Corporate Votes (where state charters apply).
Virtual programs may be administered in any way determined and approved by the National Center and/or State Association. Methods of program administration may include, but are not limited to: Skype, Blogs, Chats, Conference Calls, Online Meetings, email, and face-to-face.