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Your 2016-2017 Indiana DECA State Officer Team


Mary Barnard, State President


What’s up Indiana DECA?! My name is Mary Barnard and I have the privilege of serving as your 2016-2017 State President. I am a senior at Washington High School in southern Indiana. Other than DECA I am involved in activities such as Student Council, WISH, academic club, and WHS soccer. In my free time I work at a pharmacy in Washington and love to watch my favorite baseball team the St. Louis Cardinals. I am looking forward to a great year with Indiana DECA. Feel free to follow me on Instagram @mary_o_barnard or if you have any questions, recommendations, or concerns don’t hesitate to e-mail me at statepresmary@gmail.com.




What’s shakin Indiana DECA? My name’s Mason Swofford and I have the honor of 

serving as your 2015-2016 State President. I’m currently a senior at Hamilton 

Southeastern High School in Fishers, Indiana. Of course, I am active in my school’s 

DECA Chapter, as well as NHS, Student Council, Robotics Club, and Math team. 

Additionally, I enjoy playing for my school’s tennis, men’s volleyball, and academic 

teams. I hope for a DECAtastic school year with all of you. Feel free to follow me on 

twitter @masonDECA/@mswoff or shoot me an email at StatePresMason@gmail.com for 

any of your concerns or chapter visit requests.
What’s shakin Indiana DECA? My name’s Mason Swofford and I have the honor of 

serving as your 2015-2016 State President. I’m currently a senior at Hamilton 

Southeastern High School in Fishers, Indiana. Of course, I am active in my school’s 

DECA Chapter, as well as NHS, Student Council, Robotics Club, and Math team. 

Additionally, I enjoy playing for my school’s tennis, men’s volleyball, and academic 

teams. I hope for a DECAtastic school year with all of you. Feel free to follow me on 

twitter @masonDECA/@mswoff or shoot me an email at StatePresMason@gmail.com for 

any of your concerns or chapter visit requests.
What’s shakin Indiana DECA? My name’s Mason Swofford and I have the honor of 

serving as your 2015-2016 State President. I’m currently a senior at Hamilton 

Southeastern High School in Fishers, Indiana. Of course, I am active in my school’s 

DECA Chapter, as well as NHS, Student Council, Robotics Club, and Math team. 

Additionally, I enjoy playing for my school’s tennis, men’s volleyball, and academic 

teams. I hope for a DECAtastic school year with all of you. Feel free to follow me on 

twitter @masonDECA/@mswoff or shoot me an email at StatePresMason@gmail.com for 

any of your concerns or chapter visit requests.
What’s shakin Indiana DECA? My name’s Mason Swofford and I have the honor of 

serving as your 2015-2016 State President. I’m currently a senior at Hamilton 

Southeastern High School in Fishers, Indiana. Of course, I am active in my school’s 

DECA Chapter, as well as NHS, Student Council, Robotics Club, and Math team. 

Additionally, I enjoy playing for my school’s tennis, men’s volleyball, and academic 

teams. I hope for a DECAtastic school year with all of you. Feel free to follow me on 

twitter @masonDECA/@mswoff or shoot me an email at StatePresMason@gmail.com for 

any of your concerns or chapter visit requests.

Emery Grim, V.P. of Technology



What’s up Hoosier DECA?! My name’s Emery Grim and I am serving as your 2016-2017 Vice President of Technology. I’m currently a senior at Terre Haute North High School in Terre Haute, Indiana. I am active in my school’s DECA Chapter, as well as NHS, Student Council, Interact, varsity soccer and unified track. I enjoy spending time with friends and family. I love having fun and meeting new people. Let’s make this year the best year for Indiana DECA! Feel free to follow me on twitter/instagram @emerygrim, or shoot me an email with any comments, questions, or concerns at vptechemery@gmail.com.




Audrey Fischer, V.P. of Corporate Development

Hey Indiana DECA! My name is Audrey Fischer and I am so excited to be serving as your 2016-2017 Vice President of Corporate Development. I am so honored to be back on the officer team for a second year with such an amazing team. This is my third year in DECA and I am a junior at Westfield High School. I am involved in Best Buddies, Student Government, and our local school store as well as DECA. I love meeting new people, so please follow me on twitter and Instagram @audrey_fishy for tweets about cats and Netflix updates. If you have any questions or ideas I would love to hear them, so shoot me an email at VPCDAudrey@gmail.com with your concerns. Let’s have a great year!


Isabelle Findley, V.P. of Communications

Hello Indiana DECA!!! My name is Isabelle Findley and I'm pumped to serve as your 2016-2017 Vice President of Communications. I am a senior at Terre Haute South. In addition to DECA, I participate in Student Council, National Honors Society, Best Buddies, THS soccer, unified track, and senate. My life would mean nothing without my family, friends, and Buffalo Wild Wings. Feel free to follow me on Instagram @Isabellefindleyyy or email me with any questions, concerns, or ideas at VPcommIsabelle@gmail.com. I'm so excited for another great year with Indiana DECA!


Natalie Burchert, District 1 President

 

Hey Indiana DECA! My name is Natalie Burchert and I am your 2016-2017 District 1 President. I am currently a junior at Washington Township High School. This is my third year in DECA. In addition to DECA I participate in Student Council, Key Club, Science Club, Academic Team, and am a member of NHS. I generally spend my free time either reading, watching movies, or writing. If you have any questions for me feel free to contact me at d1presnatalie@gmail.com.  I am looking forward to a great year with Indiana Deca!


Ally Davis , District 2 President

 

Hi Indiana DECA! My name is Ally Davis and I am extremely excited to be your 2016-2017 District 2 President! I am currently a senior at Jimtown High School and a fourth year DECA student. I am also a varsity cheerleader, figure skater, and on student council. I am also a senior leader to the underclassmen at my school. Shameless self promo but, follow me on instagram @Allison_Davis. Also, please feel free to email me any questions, comments or concerns at d2presally@gmail.com

Nadia Jurkovich, District 4 President

 

Hey Indiana DECA! My name is Nadia Jurkovich and I have the honor of serving as your 2016-2017 District 4 President. I am currently a senior at Hamilton Southeastern High School in Fishers, IN and this is my third year in DECA. Not only am I actively involved in DECA, but I am also an avid member of NHS, Student Council, Key Club, Academic Team, the HSE Academy of Finance, and I serve as President of Math Team. My hobbies include art, reading compelling novels and articles, traveling, mathematics, and trying new things! If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me at d4presnadia@gmail.com. I cannot wait for a DECAtastic year with all of you!


Jackson Holforty, District 5 President

Hey Indiana DECA, my name is Jackson Holforty and I am your District 5 President. I am currently a senior at Carmel High School and this will be my third year in DECA.  Other than DECA I am involved in Carmel Mayor’s Youth Council, National History Day Club, National Honor Society, and Carmel Ultimate Challenge Club.  In school, I enjoy both history and business classes. My free time typically consists of me playing disc golf as well as hanging out with friends.  I am pumped to be one of your state officers this year and will make it a priority to transform this into an amazing year for Indiana DECA. If you ever have any questions, comments, concerns, conundrums, contemplations, or critiques, feel free to let me know at d5presjackson@gmail.com! Thank you for reading and good luck throughout your DECA endeavors!




Nick Payne, District 7 President

What’s up Indiana DECA? My name is Nick Payne and I will be serving as your District 7 President in 2016-2017. I will be a senior at Terre Haute South Vigo High School and this is my 4th year in DECA. Besides DECA, I am involved in National Honor Society, Student Council, intramural basketball, and my school’s golf team. Outside of school I am a passionate fan of the Indiana University Hoosiers and the Chicago Cubs. The passion that I have for my team's carries over to my passion for DECA. I am beyond excited to serve as your District 7 President. If you have any questions or just need to contact me, email me @ d7presnick@gmail.com.


Drew Langford, District 8 President

Heyyyooo Indiana DECA!! My name is Drew Langford and I am your 2016-2017 District 8 President. I am looking forward to making this one of the most DECA-cated seasons yet!! This year I will be a junior at Avon High School. In school I am involved in wind ensemble, student government, tennis, water polo, and of course DECA! Outside of school I compete on the USTA tennis circuit as well as string racquets for my own business DL Stringing.  Some of my goals for this year include implementing a Celly into District 8 and working on building camaraderie in my district. If you ever have any questions, comments, or concerns please feel free to email me at d8presdrew@gmail.com. Also, let’s get connected! Follow my Instagram @drewlangford3.


Jacob Bartholome, District 9 President

Hello, Indiana DECA! My name is Jacob Bartholome and I am honored to serve as your 2016-2017 District 9 President. I am a junior at Yorktown High School this year and this is my third year in DECA. In addition to DECA, I am a freshman mentor, play on the tennis team, and participate in my church’s youth group. I am interested in aviation, and working on getting my pilot’s license. If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to email me: D9PresJacob@gmail.com.



Marcus Thorne, District 10 President

Hello, Indiana DECA! My name is Marcus Thorne and I am your 2016-2017 District 10 President. I am currently a junior at Washington High School in Washington, Indiana. Not only am I involved in my school’s DECA chapter, but I also participate in Student Council, Engineering Club, Envirothon, and Beta. I also play football and baseball for my high school teams. I enjoy traveling, reading, and watching the Baltimore Ravens play football on Sunday. I’m looking forward to a great year as your District 10 President, and feel free to contact me through my email: d10presmarcus@gmail.com.