Management Team

Need assistance? Get in touch with the California FBLA headquarters team

Danielle Tolentino Tuason, MPA
Chief Operations Officer  

  • Board of Directors & Management Team 
  • Fiscal Management 
  • Sponsorships / Donors 
  • Alumni Relations 
  • Marketing / Public Relations 
  • Operations 

    Melanie Dias
    Conferences & Events Manager  

    • Conference & Events Logistics 
    • Hotel Lodging Coordination 
    • Conference Volunteers 

      Rauni Montoya
      Finance Manager 

      • Invoices 
      • Payments 
      • Financial Records 

        Tiffany Perez
        Chapter Support Manager 

        • Support for new chapters and advisers 
        • Technical support for FBLA programs  
        • Technical support for the National Database (Affiliation) 

        Laurie Looker
        Student State Executive Board Adviser 

        • Student State Executive Board 
        • Candidates & Elections 
        • State Leadership Summit 

        Manuel Rapada
        Competitive Events Coordinator   

        • Conference and Competition Registration 
        • Competitive Events 
        • California Awards Program Committee 

        Ryan Underwood
        Executive Director 

        • Strategic Initiatives 
        • Partnerships 
        • Advocacy

        The California Department of Education (CDE) is the FBLA state charter holder. FBLA is supported by the CDE in the areas of curriculum for students, professional development for business educators, program development, and implementation of High Quality Career and Technical Education (HQCTE).

        Tony Thurmond
        State Superintendent of Public Instruction
        California Department of Education

        • Charter Holder

        Molly Anderson
        Education Programs Consultant & CA FBLA State Adviser
        California Department of Education 

        California Department of Education

        • CTE Leadership and Instructional Support
          (Curriculum, Professional Development, HQCTE Programs)
        • California FBLA chapter affiliation approval
        • California Liaison with National Future Business Leaders of America

        Section Directors are local FBLA advisers who represent the interests and needs of the chapters in their section.  Connect with Section Directors to learn more about FBLA events happening in your local area.  Section Directors are also excellent resources for tips and best practices for local chapter advisers. 

        Bay Section

        Graeme Logie
        Bay Section Director
        Homestead High School

        Central Section

        Jacob Avila
        Central Section Director
        Redwood High School

        Gold Coast Section

        Laurie Looker, EdD
        Gold Coast Section Co-Director
        Westlake High School

        Dawn Herbert
        Gold Coast Section Co-Director
        Saugus High School

        Inland Section

        Lee Lara
        Inland Section Director
        Centennial High School

        Northern Section

        Stacey Atencio
        Northern Section Director
        Wheatland High School

        Southern Section

        Jorge Ramirez, PhD
        Southern Section Director
        Cerritos College

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        Finance Business Office Address

        For payments and

        finance related items

        California FBLA Finance

        PO Box 1440

        Owasso, OK 74055

        Headquarters Office Address

        For general correspondence

        California FBLA Headquarters

        PO Box 6667

        Santa Ana, CA 92706