Meet your Florida FBLA 2019-2020 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.

Michael Chen

FBLA State President

Michael Chen is an International Baccalaureate senior at Riverview High School, and is ecstatic to be servingas the 2019-20 Florida FBLA state president.

Michael has been in FBLA for four years and has held a variety of leadership positions on the local and district level. As the state president, he hopes to embody the characteristics of this organization to the best of his ability and be a great example for the members across the state. By improving communication, membership, outreach, and opportunities that FBLA has to offer, Michael plans to help every member Level Upt their experience.



amanda langston

FBLA Region I Vice President

Amanda, is a senior at Pensacola High School in the International Baccalaureate program.

Amanda is thrilled to be serving as the 2019-20 Region I Vice President.  She has been a member of FBLA for four years and has served as her chapter's historian and junior representative. She is excited to improve communication and increase membership, along with helping members Level Up together. Amanda looks forward to making a difference and working with her fellow state officers this year.



derrick searcy

Region II Vice President

Derrick is a senior at Union County High School and is honored to be serving as your 2019-20 Region II Vice President

Derrick has served on the chapter and district level while also serving on the Southern Region Vice President's National Council.  Derrick’s goals for the year are to improve communication alon with improving financial literacy in Florida.  He believes that when members and chapters from across the state communicate, they can Level Up.  



Madison Holler

Region IV Vice President

Madison is a senior at Riverdale High School in the International Bacalaureate Program. She is excited and honored to be serving her first term as Region IV Vice Presidents.

Madison has been an involved member since the 9th grade and has previously served as her chapter’s historian. She aspires to ensure that every member has a myriad of opportunities available to them concerning things such as community service and networking. honored to be serving as a first-time state officer.  She looks forward to strengthening Region IV and ensuring that all Florida FBLA members can Level Up!



rylan Gonzalez

Region V Vice President

Rylan is a junior at Palm Beach Gardens High School (go Gators) in the Global Business and Entrepreneurship program.

He is ecstatic to work with his fellow members throughout the year as your Region V Vice President. Rylan has been an active member throughout his entire high school career and he isn’t done yet!



ethan ghonzali

FBLA State Secretary

Ethan is a senior at Palm Harbor University High School.

Ethan has been an active member of FBLA since his freshman year and has served as his chapter president and as a March of Dimes Director on the National Parliamentarian’s Council. This year he serves as both Florida’s State Secretary and as the National Southern Region Vice President.  Ethan looks forward to bringing together members across Florida FBLA and helping to provide an experience that lasts a lifetime.



emily miranda

FBLA State Reporter

Emily is a senior at Miami Sunset High School and cannot wait to meet all of Florida FBLA.

Emily is serving her first year as a state officer and is excited to be serving Florida's finest.  She has served as Chief Financial Officer of her chapter and is currently serving as Chapter President. Also, she is her school newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief. Emily’s goal is to connect directly with you, to ensure your success in the coming year.



Indu Parameswaran

FBLA State Parliamentarian

Indu is proud to be a junior at Middleton High School and to serve on the State Officer Team for her second term.

Indu values committed leadership and community service in every leader that she admires, whether in or out of FBLA.   She aspires to serve every member with the leadership that they deserve, strengthening individual skills to fuel overall success. Indu believes that new projects and service actions will accelerate achievements of local and state FBLA.