2022-2023 State Officers

President

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Chris-  Hi!  My name is Christopher Konsul, but most people call me Chris. I’m a senior at Catskill High School and I’ve been in FCCLA for the past six years. I like to try new things and I look forward to being more involved on the state level. I’m so excited to learn from FCCLA and grow as a leader. I cannot wait to introduce new members to the world of FCCLA.

Christopher Konsul
Emma Varghese

1st Vice President 

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Emma-  Hi! My name is Emma Varghese and I am your State Officer Elect for the 2021-2022 year. Currently, I am a Junior at Arlington High School, from District 3.  Some things to know about me are: my favorite colors are yellow and purple, I like to watch Netflix and hang out with my friends. This is my 6th year in FCCLA.  I’ve done 2 STAR events in the past. I’m super involved in school and very eccentric. I look forward to meeting you all and sharing my love of FCCLA with you. I’m excited to both be your 1st Vice President and see each of you grow into better leaders! In a nutshell, I hope that throughout our year, we can have many interactions and that you can leave your legacy as a leader!

VP of Finance & Membership

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McKenna-  Hi!  My name is McKenna Lee and I am from District 5B. I am a your 2022-2023 Vice President of Finance and Membership. I’m in 11th grade at General Brown High School. I enjoy the TV show Friends and reading mystery/fantasy books. I have been in FCCLA for five years and am excited to Leave my Legacy as a State Officer. FCCLA has given me so many new friends and helped me build skills for life. I love this organization and I love my council!

McKenna Lee

VP of Public Relations & Peer Education

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Hi, My name is Seamus Daly and I’m extremely excited and proud to be your 2020-2021 NYS State officer and VP of community service and national programs. I’m in 10th grade at Marlboro Highschool in district 3. I love performing and acting in my school's drama club, Chamber choir and band. Outside of school I am very active in my local community, I’m really passionate about bringing my community together through FCCLA. I have been in FCCLA for 3 years and have enjoyed every second of it. This year I was elected as my chapters Vice President and I was able to work alongside my chapter members to have an amazing year of FCCLA despite being virtual. My goal as a NYS state officer is to grow as a leader along with my fellow council members and to use my position as a State officer to make a positive impact in our state and inspire other members in our chapters to also make a positive impact in their communities.

Samantha Carney

Hi!  My name is Samantha Carney, but I usually go by Sam. I am a Senior at Marlboro High School in District 3. I’ve been in FCCLA for six years. FCCLA has taught me so many things like being more responsible and how to take charge. I love being a part of this organization, but I also love to cook and act.. I’m proud to be your VP of Public Relations and Peer Education. I am so excited to be a State Officer for the 2022-2023 school year and of course Leave a Legacy along side my amazing council!

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Hi! My name is Leah Augostini and I am your State Officer Elect for the 2022-2023 year! Right now, I am an 8th grader from Johnson City Middle School in district 8A. Some of my hobbies include, Volleyball, Lacrosse, piano and baking. This is my first year with FCCLA and I am thrilled to get to know you and help each other grow as leaders.

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Madison Breunig-Smith

Hi! My name is Leah Augostini and I am your State Officer Elect for the 2022-2023 year! Right now, I am an 8th grader from Johnson City Middle School in district 8A. Some of my hobbies include, Volleyball, Lacrosse, piano and baking. This is my first year with FCCLA and I am thrilled to get to know you and help each other grow as leaders.

Hi! My name is Madison Breunig-Smith and I am one of your State Officer Elects for 2022-2023. I am a junior at Catskill High School from district 4. I have been in FCCLA for five years and participated in two STAR events at the State Conference and even went to the National conference this summer. Besides FCCLA I am very involved in my church as a youth representative on the church council and helping serve at church dinners. In my free time I enjoy shopping, napping, and spending time with my family. I look forward to growing as a leader with all of you!

Hi! My name is Leah Augostini and I am your State Officer Elect for the 2022-2023 year! Right now, I am an 8th grader from Johnson City Middle School in district 8A. Some of my hobbies include, Volleyball, Lacrosse, piano and baking. This is my first year with FCCLA and I am thrilled to get to know you and help each other grow as leaders.

VP of Community Service & Competitive Events

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Hi! My name is Jackie Rivera and I go to Marlboro High School in District 3. I am a sophomore and I am part of the high school’s varsity swim team as well as a club swim team! I have been part of FCCLA since 7th grade, and this year, I am your VP of Community Service and Competitive Events! FCCLA has taught me so much since then, and I am so excited to plan March 2023’s State Meeting with my amazing council, announce the results for everyone’s STAR Events at State Meeting, and see how chapters leave a legacy in their community this school year!

Jackie Rivera

2022-2023 Officer Elects

Leah Augostini

Maddy Paquette

VP of National Programs & Parliamentary Law

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Hi!  My name is Madalyn Paquette and I am a State Officer  from General Brown High School in District 5B.  I have been in FCCLA for five years. I am our Chapter President, and lead our chapter fundraising committee. I also do gymnastics and softball.  I am so excited to be a state officer.My council and I are ready for the challenges that we are about to face.

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Kaylee Fields

Hello! My name is Kaylee Fields and I am one of the eight State Officer Elects for 2022-2023! I am a current Junior at the General Brown JR/SR High School in District 5B. When I am away from FCCLA, I am doing TaeKwonDo, art, reading, volunteering, or participating on the Youth Philanthropy Council, an organization of youth leaders in my community. This is my third year in FCCLA and I have participated in a STAR event this year at State Conference and National Conference! I am a very active and passionate leader and student! I cannot wait to see all the new and experienced faces this year in FCCLA and share my growing passion with you! I am super excited to become a State Officer in the 2023-2024 year and I look forward to helping you all grow, with my team, and be the best you can be in 2023!

Emily Rose

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Hey! My name is Emily Rose (you can call me Em for short) and I am one of your State Officer Elects for 2022-2023! I am a junior at Arlington High School from district 3 and I love to paint, play guitar and cello, and sing karaoke with my friends. This is my second year in FCCLA and I have participated in a STAR event at State Conference. I am thrilled to make so many memories and friends along this journey of being a State Officer, as well as connecting and cooperating as a team to empower our peers!

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Kayleigh Soricelli

My Name is Kayleigh and I am an officer elect from Arlington High School in District 3.

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Sawyer Stimak

Hello! My name is Sawyer Stimak and I am your State Officer Elect for the 2022-2023 year! I am an 8th grader from Johnson City Middle School in district 8A. Some of my hobbies include, Lacrosse, Football and Walking. This is my first year with FCCLA and i am so happy to be a part of this program and i’m so excited for the opportunities ahead.

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Natalie Terwilliger

Heyo! My name is Natalie Terwilliger and I am your state officer elect for the 2022-2023 year! Currently, I am in 10th grade and attending Marlboro High School in district 3. When I’m not participating in FCCLA, I am helping in drama club on lights crew. Some fun facts about me are: I’ve been in FCCLA for 4 years, I love art, and I play the ukulele. I’m super excited to work with all of you and grow as a leader!

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Cal Tiffany

Hello, my name is Cal and I am an officer elect.  I have been involved in FCCLA since I was a toddler. I attend Mid Lakes High School.

2022-2023 Junior Leaders

Sierra Buckland--Johnson City Middle School--District 8A                                 Adreannah Cruz--Gilboa Conesville Central School--Distrcit 8A

Ariah Cruz--Gilboa Conesville Central School--District 8A                                  Gianna Faricellia--Marlboro Central School--District 3

Gabrial Stallman--Johnson City Middle School--District 8A                                 Lillian McGonigal--Delhi Central School--District 8A