Members running for office can read 101 Tips for Running for Office updated by the 2011-2012 Secondary National Officer Team. Are you a potential national officer? A brief review of the requirements will encourage you. The national officer experiences the ultimate appreciation of Business Professionals of America membership, and chapter members will experience greater involvement through their officer member. Candidates must meet certain eligibility requirements and personal qualifications. Click here to download the 2013 National Officer Handbook.Click here for the national officer fact sheet
Advisors play an important role in the work of a national officer. The partnership that is essential between advisor and national officer is pivotal to success in every activity.
If youï¿½re serious about running for national office, youï¿½ll need the National Election Procedures Handbook. This booklet will provide the details you will need to know about running for office. It contains obligations for both the advisor and the candidate, comments from former national officers, and election rules and regulations. The local advisor and prospective national officer should be familiar with the general regulations that govern the nominations and election of national officers. Therefore, it is imperative that you check with your state advisor for state eligibility guidelines on becoming a national officer candidate representing your state. The responsibility for selecting a national officer candidate is vested in the state association. Only members that meet the following criteria are eligible to be candidates for national office: