2022-2023 Indiana BPA State Officer Leadership Team
Mission & Vision Statement:
Our mission is to guide students in becoming active members and strive for state-wide growth in preparation for success in a world-class workforce.
It is our vision to enlighten and enable leadership qualities within our members through our service.
We are optimistic about developing stronger inter-chapter relationships through bonding and enriching activities at conferences and events. Our Officer Team is taking strides towards innovation by facilitating an efficient and elevated experience for all members.
Hello Indiana BPA! I am Jasmeen Kaur, and I am your 2022-2023 Indiana State President. I am a Senior at Blue River Valley Jr./Sr. High School, and I have been involved in Business Professional of America (BPA) since middle school. I was born in India and moved to America at a very young age. Business Professionals of America has helped me gain leadership and professionalism while continuing to open paths to many opportunities. It has allowed me to achieve success both professionally and personally. In addition to BPA, I am involved in Tennis, National Honor Society, Spanish Club, and Academic Teams. Aside from clubs and sports, I help my parents with their family business and work out/exercise at the gym. I intend to open many doors for you and assist you in gaining leadership, professionalism, and opportunities. I am delighted to provide everything I can to BPA as we embark on another successful year as members of this organization. Please feel free to contact me via email if you have any questions.
Vice President of Administration
My name is Julia Dykstra, your 2022-2023 Vice President of Administration. I am a senior at Kankakee Valley High School, and I have participated in BPA since my freshman year. Outside of BPA, I play Varsity Tennis and am a member of FCA, Foreign Language Club, and NHS. BPA has taught me a range of skills such as leadership, adaptability, and professionalism. I hope to use these skills in college as I major in marketing management. I am beyond excited to serve on the State Officer Leadership Team and represent members across the state. Feel free to contact me with any questions, concerns, or ideas!
Vice President of Communication
Hello Indiana BPA! My name is Corbin Landrey, and I am your 2022-2023 Vice President of Communication. I am currently a junior and member of the Hamilton Heights High School BPA chapter in region 4/5, and I have been part of this amazing organization since sixth grade. Over my many years of membership, BPA has taught me to step outside of my comfort zone and develop professionalism and leadership qualities that has allowed me to grow through this organization as a member and student. This has then driven me to succeed in my competitive events, take on leadership roles in BPA, and even become the 2022 Secondary Level Ambassador of the Year. After high school, I plan to continue my membership in BPA as a Post-Secondary Level member while persuing a career in accounting and earning my CPA license. Outside of BPA, I have also been involved in Key Club, Academic Team, French Club, Honors Society, and DECA. I am also a collector of LEGO sets and an avid Star Wars fan. I look forward to making your membership year a success, so feel free to reach out with any questions or ideas.
Vice President of Chapter Activities
Hello Indiana BPA! I am Dylan Stiner and your 2022-2023 Vice President of Chapter Activities. I am a junior at North Harrison High School. This is my second year in BPA, and I am just as excited as you are to be part of Indiana BPA! Throughout my day-to-day life, you can find me in multiple school clubs, such as the National Honor Society, Student Council Officer Team, Renaissance Leadership Team, Prom Committee, and of course BPA. Outside of school, you can expect to find me practicing or competing in varsity archery for North Harrison High School, and you can also expect to find me at Harrison County Hospital, where I am currently working. In the upcoming years, I plan to attend Ball State University, where I plan to major in Architecture and triple minor in American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish, and Interior Design.
Vice President of Member Activities
Hi Indiana BPA! I am Alyanna Walsh, your 2022-2023 Vice President of Member Activities. I am a Senior at Hebron High School, and this will be my fourth year in Business Professionals of America. During the school year, I am involved in National Honor Society and, of course, Business Professionals of America; as well as taking a major leadership role in our major community service project, the Hebron Haunted House, in which we raised $20,000 last year for the local Angel Tree. When I am not busy with school, I enjoy meeting new people, hanging out with friends, painting, doing makeup, dyeing my hair, and listening to music. BPA has been the best part of my high school career and has presented me with so many opportunities and achievements, and I am so happy that I got involved with BPA! After high school, I am looking forward to majoring in English, but I am not exactly sure of anything specific yet. No matter what, I know that eventually the skills I have developed in BPA, I will use in the workforce. I am excited to serve as your Vice President of Member Activities, and I would love for you to reach out, so, of course, my inbox is open!
Region 1 President
Hello Indiana BPA! My name is Adam Fucela, and I am the 2022-2023 Region 1 President. I am a senior at Crown Point High School and this is my fourth year in Business Professionals of America. I have previously served as president of my local chapter and also have had involvement in National Honor Society, Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica, Student Council, Indiana Academic Super Bowl, and my high school’s basketball team as a statistician. My favorite subjects are math and chemistry. In my free time, I like to take on gardening projects and grow trees in the summer. I am incredibly excited to help grow BPA as the next Region 1 president! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me through email.
Region 2 President
Hello! My name is Peyton Heckaman, and I am the Region 2 President. I am a senior at Argos High School and have been actively involved in various events within BPA including digital media production, payroll accounting, and small business management. Outside of BPA, I have worked in marketing as well as manufacturing, distribution, and logistics. Through my professional experiences, I bring a unique background of knowledge and connections to the Business Professionals of America organization. I enjoy being directly involved with people to thoroughly understand their personal goals, and I look forward to the opportunity to serve you and your chapters.
Region 3/6 President
Hello Indiana BPA! My name is Madicyn Nero, and I am so excited to serve you as your 2022-2023 Region 3/6 President! This upcoming year I will be a Senior at Heartland Career Center/Peru High School. This will be my second year in BPA. Other than BPA, I participate in FCCLA, Cheerleading and Women's Golf. Outside of school I enjoy reading, the outdoors and spending time with friends and family. BPA has taught me a lot in the short amount of time I have been a part of the program. I have stepped out of my comfort zone, made new life-long friends and grown as an individual through professionalism and leadership skills. After high school, I plan to attend Purdue Polytechnic and major in electrical engineering technology. I cannot wait to see what this year holds for BPA and I am beyond excited to serve you as your Region 3/6 President!
Region 4/5 President
Hey, Indiana BPA! My name is Cayden Dunbar, your Region 4/5 president! I am a senior at Twin Lakes High School, and this is my second year in Business Professionals of America (BPA). I plan to be directly admitted to Purdue’s Aviation School in the Fall of 2023. I have been swimming since my 6th grade year and plan to continue swimming in college. In school, I am very involved in our business department and earned the business student of the week award in my first year. I am also the photo editor for our yearbook class. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, traveling, swimming, and working. I am beyond excited to serve as your Region 4/5 President throughout the 2022-2023 BPA year!
Region 7 President
Please contact Mrs. Bunning, State Officer Coordinator, Indiana BPA, with any questions regarding communication from the State Officer Leadership Team.
Region 8 President
Hello Indiana BPA! My name is Natalie Kinnick, and I am excited to be your 2022-2023 Region 8 President. I am a senior at Franklin Central High School. During the school year, I am involved in Student Council, National Honor Society, Key Club, Student Ambassadors, NexTech Catapult, Tennis, and BPA. This will be my sixth year in BPA, and I have had so many great experiences! I have learned so much and have developed skills that will benefit me throughout my career. In my free time, I enjoy reading, listening to music, riding roller coasters, and spending time with friends and family. After high school, I plan to attend college and major in business with a specialty in technology. I am particularly interested in digital marketing. I am grateful for this opportunity and look forward to making this our best year yet!
Region 9 President
Hey Indiana BPA! My name is Leah Foster, your Region 9 President! I am a senior at Blue River Valley Jr./Sr. High School, and I am so excited to serve you this upcoming year. I have been in BPA for six years and have had so many great experiences. I can’t wait to see what new opportunities this BPA year holds. In addition to BPA, I participate in the National Honor Society, French Club, Academic Teams, Tennis, Cheerleading, and Golf. I love helping my community at the Ross Community Center in my town. I love reading, shopping, baking, watching reality TV with my mom, and hanging out with my friends. BPA has allowed me to truly express myself and gain a voice so that I can become the leader I am today. I cannot wait to help all of you through your BPA journey. Feel free to contact me via email for any questions or ideas.
Region 10 President
Hello Indiana BPA! My name is Alyssa Howell, and I am your 2022-2023 Region 10 President! I am a senior at Perry Central Jr./Sr. High School. This will be my second year involved with Business Professionals of America (BPA), and I am so excited to be a part of the Indiana State Officer Leadership Team this year! Along with BPA, I also am a part of my school's Varsity Cheerleading team, Spanish Club, Drama Club, HOSA, Key Club, and National Honor Society. I am also introducing the Women’s Empowerment Club to my school this year as well! While being in BPA, I have learned the importance of truly being myself, and I have had the privilege of receiving the opportunity to become a true business professional! After high school, I plan to utilize my business expertise and hopefully run my own business someday. I cannot wait for this amazing year to begin. If you ever have any questions or concerns, feel free to contact me via email!
Region 11 President
Sydney “Birdie” Young
Hi Indiana BPA! My name is Sydney Young, and I’m so honored that I get to serve as your Region 11 President! I’m a junior at the Academy of Science and Entrepreneurship, and this will be my second year in BPA. Outside of BPA, I swim, do photography, and serve in a youth group at my church. After high school, I hope to attend George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I’m interested in majoring in design or marketing, since I do a bit of that already through internships! If you have any questions about BPA, or how to get involved, feel free to email me anytime! I can’t wait to give you all an amazing year!
Region 12 President
Hi Indiana BPA! I am Nicholas Blanton, your 2022-2023 Region 12 President! This upcoming year, I will be a Junior at North Harrison High School, and this will be my second year in BPA. BPA has taught me so much, while improving my leadership skills, social skills, and speaking capabilities. Besides BPA, I also participate in Student Council, National Honor Society, Renaissance Leadership Team, and Academic Team. I am also Class President and the Chairman of the Cougar Cupboard. Outside of extracurricular activities, I enjoy camping, boating, karaoke, hanging out with friends, and traveling. After high school, I plan to major in business and receive my masters in business management. I am very excited to serve as your 2022-2023 Region 12 President, and let’s see what we can accomplish together! Feel free to contact me via email with any questions, concerns, or ideas.