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Meet the State Officers

State Officers are chosen by their fellow members in the yearly state conference's delegate sessions. They serve as representatives for California members throughout the school year and at the national conference.

Student Leadership in Action


Bhavani Prasad

High School Vice President

Abraham Lincoln High School

Bhavani Prasad is a Sophomore in high school pursuing her career pathway in Computer Science at Abraham Lincoln High School. She has been a part of SkillsUSA for a year and is proud to be a part of the 2023-2024 State Officer team. She has been the Secretary for her chapter and enjoys recruiting and advocating for SkillsUSA and its purpose and resources. She has competed in Public Speaking and enjoys debate. Bhavani is thankful for everyone she has met and everything she has learned through SkillsUSA. Outside of SkillsUSA, Bhavani has participated in coding programs such as Girls Who Code and hopes to keep learning more about coding. She enjoys music, reading for leisure, and the outdoors. She plays string bass cello in her school orchestra and ukulele independently. She also participates in school volleyball and karate outside of school and enjoys beach volleyball. Bhavani believes she can help advocate that SkillsUSA is both beneficial and enjoyable! She hopes to make a positive impression and impact on everyone she meets. She plans to continue to be an active member of her community and continue to try her best and succeed. SkillsUSA has helped her leadership skill immensely already. She hopes to continue learning and growing with her team while positively impact on SkillsUSA!




Region 1

Bhavani Prasad

High School Vice President

Abraham Lincoln High School

Region 2

Cooper Kias

College Post-Secondary President

Reedly College

Region 2

Elizabeth Hernandez

High School President

Dinuba High School

Region 2

Elijah Lidgett

High School Reporter

Kern Regional Occupational Center

Region 5

Emily Gomez Valle

High School Secretary

Caesar Chavez High School

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