Meet your Florida FBLA 2017-2018 State Officers

The decision to serve as an FBLA State Officer is one that sets a person apart as one of the most dedicated and driven leaders in our organization. State officers serve a one year term and represent Florida FBLA to businesses leaders, education officials, community partners, and most importantly the state membership.

Zachary Sahin

FBLA State President

Zachary Sahin is a junior at Pensacola High School, and is excited to be serving his first term as a Florida FBLA state officer.

John F. Kennedy once said "things do not happen, things are made to happen." Zach is passionate about FBLA and is honored and ready to make things happen as your 2017-18 State President.  Zach has been a district and chapter officer.  Zach is looking forward to dedicating himself wholeheartedly and empowering the entire state of Florida to dare to dream.



Zahra Barrow

FBLA Region IV Vice President

Zahra, a senior at Lakewood High School, is thrilled to be serving as your Region IV Vice President. 

Zahra is honored to serve as your Region IV State Vice President. She has been a dedicated member of FBLA since the seventh grade, and has served as a local chapter officer at her school for four years. Zahra loves puns and says that "they're cheesiness is what makes them grate :)". Zahra is ecstatic to represent Florida FBLA and hopes to develop a stronger sense of community in the state chapter through community service and membership involvement.



Jonathan Scotto

FBLA Region V Vice President

Jonathan is a senior at Coral Reef High School, the second largest chapter in the nation for 2016-17.

Jonathan is honored to be serving as your 2017-18 Region V Vice-President. He has been an FBLA member since 2011 and has served as District 26 Parliamentarian as well as three consecutive years on Coral Reef's FBLA executive board. His goal while in office is to increase membership of smaller and larger chapters throughout the state.  Jonathan looks forwards to working diligently with the state officer team to encourage Florida FBLA to Dare to Dream throughout the 2017-18 year.



Shady Mina

FBLA State Secretary

Shady is a junior atPalm Harbor University High School.

Shady is truly thrilled to be serving the organization and all of its members.  He has served as his chapter secretary as well as District 12 secretary for two years.  He is able to speak four languages and wishes to connect all members across the state, by increasing their involvement, so that they can become true leader



Nathan Walters

FBLA State Reporter

Nathan Walters attends Southeast High School in Manatee County.

Nathan is serving his first year as a state officer and is excited to be working with the entire state.  He is a junior in the International Baccalaureate program at Southeast High School where he serves as his chapter president.  He enjoys traveling and spending time with his family and friends.



Amanda Gomez

FBLA State Parliamentarian

Amanda is an active member of Miami Sunset High School in Miami Dade County.

Amanda has served as District 26 Vice President and is currently her chapter president.  Her goal is to help members and chapters gain a better understanding of parliamentary procedure, as well as to help Florida FBLA discover creative ideas for community service, fundraising, and social events.



Alexandria Brown

Region I Vice President

Alexandriais a senior at Chipley High School and a dual enrollment student through Chipola College.

Alexandria is thrilled to be your Region One Vice President!


Ashley Harris

Region II Vice President

Serving her first term as a state officer, Ashley Harris is a senior at Union County High School.