2018 - 2019 State Executive Council

Application / Deadline: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00pm /

Deadline: Friday, January 26, 2018 at 5:00pm


The chapter advisor must complete and sign the application checklist to verify the application is complete before the application is submitted.


Candidates must mail the original documents to Louisiana HOSA Headquarters by 5:00pm on Friday, January 26, 2018 (this is NOT a postmark date). Faxed and emailed applications will not be considered.


Louisiana HOSA
Attn: Brittney Bradford
103 Independence Blvd
Lafayette, LA 70506


There are no limits to the number of applications from each chapter. All applications will be scored based on the required items for submission. The top-ranked candidates will be invited to participate in the next step in the election process.


Candidates will be notified of results no later than February 1, 2018.

Candidate Exam / February 5 - 9, 2018 /

Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 5:00pm

Candidates who completed the application process will be required to complete and pass an online exam with at least a 75%. All candidates who score at least a 75% will be invited to participate in the next step in the election process.
 

The exam will take place online during February 5 – February 9, 2018. Reference material may not be used during the exam. Candidates will have 60 minutes to complete the exam.
 

Suggested Study Reference for the Written Test
       HOSA National Creed
       International Leadership Conference Theme
       Duties of State Officers
       Review the History and Background of the National Organization, HOSA Handbook, Section A, Latest Edition
       Parliamentary Procedure (know types of motions, order of business, how to make a motion)
       Competitive Event Categories and their Events
       Lahosa.org
       Hosa.org

 

Candidate Interviews / February 16-17, 24, 2018 /

Candidates who pass the written exam will be required to participate in Candidate Interviews. Qualified Candidates will receive their interview times on February 12, 2018.

 

February 16, 2017: Region 2 Candidate Interviews

 

February 17, 2017: Region 3 Candidate Interviews

 

February 24, 2017: Region 1 Candidate Interviews

 

Interviews will last no more than 30 minutes per Candidate. The top-ranked candidates will be invited to participate in the next step of the election process.

 

Candidates should be in uniform per dress code and should arrive no later than 15 minutes before their scheduled interviews.

 

Candidates will be notified of slated position no later than February 28, 2018.

Candidate Interview Times: 

Check back February 12, 2018. 

State Officer Slating / February 28, 2018 at 3:00pm /

Slated Positions: 

President-Elect: 

Region 1 Vice President:

Region 2 Vice President:

Region 3 Vice President:

Middle School Vice President:

Post-Secondary/Collegiate Vice President:

Secretary:

Sentinel: 

Opening Sesssion Practice / March 1, 2018 at 6:00 /

All slated candidates are required to participate in the Opening Session Practice at 6:00 pm on March 1, 2018. 

Dress Code TBA

Candidate Speeches / March 2, 2018 at 5:00pm /

All slated candidates will be required to give a speech during the Business Session.
Candidates should be in uniform per dress code.

 

The campaign speech must not exceed two minutes. Know your speech well & make eye contact with your audience; speak confidently. Humor and catchy phrases can be good, but don’t over-do it.

 

Suggested Speech outline:
A. Tell about yourself.
a. Name.
b. Where you are from/what HOSA Chapter you belong to?
c. Describe your career goals.
B. Describe your previous participation in HOSA.
a. Do you currently hold a chapter office?
b. Explain why HOSA is important to you.
C. Describe why you want to be a HOSA state officer.
D. Describe what experience you have that qualifies you to be a HOSA Officer.
a. Participation and/or leadership in school activities.
b. Participation and/or leadership in community activities/volunteering
E. Identify the goals you hope to accomplish as a state officer.
F. Closing statement that has impact, and will make students want to vote for you.

 

After each candidate concludes their speech, they will pull a question to answer. Candidates will have 30 seconds to answer the question.

Voting / March 2, 2018 at 5:00pm /

Voting will take place immediately after the candidates have concluded their speeches and questions.

 

Candidates are not allowed to be present during voting. Voting will continue until there are no run-offs.

Election Results / March 2, 2018 at 5:50pm /

The results of the State Officer Election will be announced and Installed during the Recognition Session.

Team 11:

President: Peyton Pipher

President-Elect: 

Region 1 Vice President:

Region 2 Vice President:

Region 3 Vice President:

Middle School Vice President:

Post-Secondary/Collegiate Vice President:

Secretary:

Sentinel: 

Team 11 Executive Council Lunch / March 3, 2017 /

All newly elected officers will be required to attend the Executive Council Lunch.

 

Newly elected officers should be in official uniform.

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State Advisor:  Shirlene Bender

PO Box 926

Carencro, LA  70520

 

shirlene.lahosa@gmail.com
Tel: 337-371-5974

 

 

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