President - Shane Adams

CVTC Eau Claire

Advisor: Kelly Childs

Shane Adams is presently working towards his Marketing degree at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. He also is working as a Production Associate at TTM Technologies. Initially, Shane joined BPA as a resume builder, however was won over by the people and the environment of BPA and decided to dive right in. After completing his first year and attending nationals, he realized just how fun it was being a member. In his free time Shane can usually be found online playing video games, making people laugh, tabletop rpgs, or card games. In the future, Shane plans on continuing his education in some way but is unsure of the exact path as of yet.

 

Fun Facts – Shane likes to sing, has wrestled for 13 years, and loves most things considered nerdy.

Vice President - Kathryn Dennis

WITC Rice Lake

Advisor: Liz Elza

Kat (Kathryn) Dennis is this year’s Vice President. This is her second year as a state officer. She studies accounting and human resource management at WITC- Rice Lake. BPA has been an exceptional experience for her; she has gained a lot of confidence with her experiences through the organization. She is willing to help everyone gain a full BPA experience and welcomes all members to email her with questions. Kat has a 4-legged min pin baby, two human children (ages 17 and 12) and has been married for close to 20 years.  Hobbies for Kat include baking, fiber arts, and genealogy.

Secretary - Sara Arrowood

NTC Wausau

Advisor: Dianne Carroll

Sara is currently working towards a degree in Health Navigation at Northcentral Technical College.  She joined BPA because to be able to work as a Health Navigator, she wanted to build a foundation of people with expertise in a wide range of areas.   BPA is a great way of networking.  

Sara served as President for two years of her local BPA chapter.  And has competed both years at the state and national levels.   She enjoys meeting the wide variety people that she has met within the last couple of years of being a nontraditional student.  And since she likes to travel, BPA also involves some great traveling opportunities. 

    

 Fun Fact – Sara is the youngest of 8 kids and grew up on a farm.

Marketing Officer - Zach Adams

CVTC Eau Claire

Advisor: Kelly Childs

The elder brother of your favorite pair of twins, Zach is a Marketing student at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire. He is also an avid gamer with a fascination on telling terrible jokes and researching the world’s most fascinating serial killers.  In addition, He is sure to find something to talk about, often with a joking demeanor and friendly attitude; always the life of the party.

Communications Officer - Libby Dannhoff

CVTC Eau Claire

Advisor: Kelly Childs

Libby Dannhoff is currently studying Marketing at Chippewa Valley Technical College in Eau Claire, having already finished her Associates of Science in Accounting. She joined BPA because she wanted to be involved with an organization and meet new people. She loves how easy BPA makes it to find new friends.

Personal BPA accomplishments for Libby include being a third time state officer. Along with placing first in Advanced Interview Skills and Digital Publishing during the 2018 State Leadership Conference. Also during the 2018 National Leadership Conference she placed second in Digital Publishing, and within the top 10 for Advanced Interview Skills and Administrative Support Team. She has also taken home awards in Prepared Speech, College Accounting, Database Applications and Graphic Design Promotion.

Fun Facts – Libby has made over 1,000 paper cranes and skipped two years of math while in middle school. 

Parliamentarian - Michael Andrews

WITC Rice Lake

Advisor: Liz Elza

Michael Andrews is currently working toward his accounting degree at Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Rice Lake. He takes pride in his involvement in school, the community, and his church. Besides the adventure of becoming a state officer, Mike is also in the process of becoming a foster parent. He hopes to someday do mission work in Romania to help develop businesses that the local people will own and operate.

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Meet Our 2018 - 2019 Officer Team