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SkillsUSA Ohio

Leadership Opportunities

Becoming a State Advisor
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State & National

Officer Candidates

Ohio has a long and prestigious history of State and National Officers. 

We are proud of our officer program and we believe that it is one of the strongest in the Nation!

These students serve as the Ambassadors and students trainers for SkillsUSA Ohio. They are responsible for peer to peer training at leadership events and they serve as the Masters of Ceremony at our competitions. They perform the Opening Ceremonies and playing key roles in the structure of awards presentations at these events.

These students are also given unique opportunities reserved for our officers such as prestigious speaking connections, extensive leadership training, and outreach and advocacy opportunities

For students and advisors interested in exploring becoming a State Officer or National Officer Candidate please download the SkillsUSA Ohio Instructor Packet and Officer Candidate Applications




*Please note the applications are located at the end of the instructor packet*

Becoming a

State Advisor

The State Advisor Program is prestigious in Ohio. These individuals support our schools and our program by functioning as leadership staff at our events and serving as liaisons to the schools that may have chapter questions or are trying to start a new chapter.  We are looking for excited and dynamic individuals to fill these roles. 

State Advisors are selected by Region- The regions include Northwest, Southwest, North Central, South Central, Northeast and Southeast.

Our goal is to have 5 Advisors for each of the 6 Regions, however, if not enough applicants are received from a region those positions will be filled from another Region. 

As a State Advisor you will also become a member of our State Staff, having an active role at our State Championships. If you would like more information please review the Updated State Advisor Program and feel free to complete the State Advisor Application. Please submit completed applications or questions to

State Advisors 2018-2019

Fay Felske
EHOVE Career Center
Toby Prinsen
Apollo Career Center
Warren Caskey
Wayne County Career Center
Mike Hayden
Polaris Career Center
Sara Plozay
Upper Valley Career Center
Kelly Kramer
Miami Valley Career Center
Autumn Guthrie
Tri-County Career Center
Owen Williams
Mid-East CTC Zanesville Campus
Tom Cremeans
Meigs HS
Leigh Thompson
Sharon Bethel
Eastland Career Center
Steve Sterlecky
Chris Cecil
Pickaway-Ross Career Center

Please see the State Advisor Page under support and staff for contact information

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