State Officers 2017-2018

Landi Goddard
President of Nevada FBLA

Landi Goddard is honored to be representing Spring Creek High School as the Nevada FBLA State President. She is a senior and has been a dedicated member for five years now. She was the local FBLA treasurer for two consecutive years, and this is Landi’s second year as a State Officer, she previously served as the Eastern Region Vice President. She has placed at Nationals her Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior years. Landi started FBLA because of her older sister Billie Jo Goddard, who encouraged her to become an officer as a Freshman. Billie Jo, as well as her parents, are one of the many reasons Landi is able to be so involved! FBLA has helped Landi develop a plethora of skills in the past five years, and she continues to grow and learn from FBLA every day. She aspires to help as many students as possible develop their passion for FBLA along her journey. Landi is involved in many extracurricular activities including HOSA, Key Club, Freshman mentoring, and National Honors Society. Outside of school she spends most of her time with her dogs and horses; she also enjoys hunting, fishing, reading, writing, listening to music, and so much more. Landi is a very busy participating in as many activities as she can, and she wouldn’t have it any other way. She plans to go to the University of Nevada Reno, and for her future Landi plans to go into the medical field. She is very excited to have this opportunity and will appreciation every connection she makes throughout Nevada FBLA. Landi is extremely excited to lead the members into and amazing year of FBLA.

Aaron Cheng
Vice President of Service

Hailing from the rambunctious city of Las Vegas, there is nothing Aaron Cheng is more ecstatic to partake in than to serve the members of FBLA to his fullest potential. When he’s not busy volunteering at the hospital or studying for his next exam, he spends his free time binge watching How I Met Your Mother and Grey’s Anatomy.

As a junior majoring in business management at Advanced Technologies Academy, Aaron loves participating in leadership activities and local charity events to further his skill in leadership while developing much needed personal skills.

Sometimes, when Aaron just wants to take a break from his primary responsibilities, he enjoys taking some time to relax and listen to music. Call him a simp, but his favorite artists include Luke Bryan, Shawn Mendes, and Ed Sheeran.

This upcoming year, Aaron aims to connect the members of FBLA together and eliminate the physical distance between northern and southern Nevada by serving as a liaison between the two clearly distinct areas.

Ever since FBLA state, Aaron has felt gracious to have been given the opportunity to give back to the organization that has given him so much. Having served as President of his school Interact and Rotary International club, Aaron is ready to take the next step in developing his leadership skills and plans on giving his 110% to these next twelve months as your 2017-2018 Nevada FLBA State Vice President of Service.

Harrison Jones
Eastern Region Vice President

Harrison Jones is honored to be representing Spring Creek High School FBLA as the EasternRegion Vice President of Nevada FBLA. He will be a Junior in the 2017-2018 school year andwill be starting his fourth year as a member of FBLA. He has been the FBLA treasurer for two consecutive years in his local chapter, and has attended nationals in multiple events in his Freshman and Sophomore years. Harrison has a deeply rooted love for FBLA, and for business in general. He has received many awards in academics and FBLA to date, including the completion of his Future and Business BAA’s. Besides FBLA, Harrison enjoys staying up to date with current events and politics, spending time with friends, playing Xbox One, and watching Doctor Who, his favorite TV show. He greatly values his family, his faith, and his friends, as he would not be where he is today without all of them. After High School, Harrison intends to serve an LDS mission. Afterward, he plans to attend the University of Nevada-Reno to obtain his Bachelor's Degree of General Business, and then the University of Nevada-Las Vegas for his Master’s of Business Administration, and his Master’s of Hotel Administration. Harrison hopes to work his way up in a major hotel chain, such as Marriott or Hilton. He is excited for the opportunity to represent the Eastern Region, and will greatly treasure all of connections he will make in the coming year. If anything can help shape Harrison into the Future Business Leader he hopes to be, it is Future Business Leaders of America.

Nicole Zhao
Vice President of Membership

Nicole Zhao is ecstatic to represent West Career and Technical Academy as the 2017-2018 Nevada FBLA Vice President of Membership. A senior heading into her third year of membership, she has completed the Future and Business Level of the Business Achievement Awards, and served as Chapter Treasurer. Joining FBLA in her sophomore year, Nicole met people she easily calls her closest friends today. She was able to create some of her greatest memories, filled with many smiles and laughs. FBLA continually gives Nicole the opportunity to advance socially and academically. She continues to develop a passion and devotion towards FBLA, as well as recognizing the potential it offers to members. She can’t wait to dedicate her time to reaching out to local chapters and enticing members to the amazing possibilities of FBLA.

Outside of FBLA, Nicole spends her time giving back to the community by volunteering with several organizations, such as Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She is also involved in National Honor Society and National Business Honor Society. Beyond academics, Nicole enjoys traveling with her family to exotic places and spending time with her friends. When Nicole graduates, she desires to major in marketing and psychology. Her experiences in FBLA and in the Business Management program at West CTA have influenced her interests in these subjects.

Nicole is delighted to be able to work closely with this year’s state officer team to accomplish a new legacy. She looks forward to a spectacular year to come and to accomplish many great things.

Sadie Share
Northern Region Vice President

Sadie Share is a junior at Carson High School, and has served in FBLA since she was a freshman in high school. She feels lucky to be dedicating this year of membership as the Northern Region Vice President. As a member she has always put forth her best effort in her state competitions, taking home first place in job interview, sixth place in public speaking, tenth and second place in business ethics, and third and first place in hospitality management. She plans to continue her studies at the University of Nevada, Reno and would like to obtain an undergrad in business and pre-law. She eventually wants to move to Boston and work towards her Masters in Law. Through being a member in FBLA, she has gained the confidence and experience to be able to present herself in her best manner at all times. She is grateful for all of the opportunities this organization has given her.

Stefan Tomov
Southern Region Vice President

As a senior from Edward W. Clark High School, Stefan Tomov is ecstatic to serve as your Nevada FBLA Southern Region Vice President. Entering his fourth year as a member, Stefan has served as both his chapter’s Vice President and President as well as qualifying for NLC two years in a row. His passion and joy in serving this organization stems back to his freshman days when he was immediately hooked as he attended his first meeting. Four years later, Stefan’s experience with FBLA has shaped his experiences, leadership, and speaking skills.

FBLA also allowed Stefan to realize his college and career passions lie in business. His dual interests in culture and finance have led him to want to pursue degrees in Economics and International Business.

Aside from FBLA, Stefan is also involved in other CTSO’s such as DECA and community service clubs such as National Honor Society and previously National Technical Honor Society. Going on seven years, Stefan’s favorite pass time, of course excluding the great organization of FBLA, is playing the cello. His diligent practice and work ethic stemming from musical training have carried over into his other activities, especially those related to business.

Stefan is excited to work with this year’s state officer team and meet many of his fellow Nevada FBLA members. He’s ready to bring Nevada FBLA to new heights with his passion and positivity!

Tailor West
Vice President of Public Relations

As a senior from Lowry High School, Tailor is extremely honored to serve as the 2017-2018 Nevada FBLA Vice President of Public Relations! Tailor has been a member of FBLA for four years, and has served as her individual chapter Historian for one, and Vice President for one. She fell in love with the opportunities FBLA presented her right away. As a member of FBLA Tailor has competed several times at State Conferences, placing multiple times each year, and has also attended National Conferences. She has received National Business Honor Roll each year and earned the Erin Hackman Scholarship as a junior. Tailor has an intense passion for FBLA and can’t wait to use this to make this year as great as possible.

Using the skills FBLA has helped her obtain, she plans on majoring in business and minoring in graphic design communications, attending a University on the West Coast. Following college she wants to manage a graphic design business and raise a happy, tight-knit family.

During her high school years she has been a part of her school’s Yearbook Staff, Varsity Volleyball, Basketball, NHS, and Academic Challenge, but Tailor believes FBLA is the most beneficial organization for high school students who want to pursue a career in the business world and she is ecstatic to serve her state as an officer!