2019-2020 Cabinet


Aschell Glaves 


District XI Co-Director

J.W. Mitchell High School 


Emily Lamb 


District XI Co-Director

J.W. Mitchell High School 


A Word From Your Officers

Hello District XI!


My name is Sofia Salazar and I am truly thrilled and grateful to be serving as your 2019-2020 District President.


I’m happy to introduce new ideas such as providing opportunities to increase your skills through connections with organizations such as The Chamber of Commerce. Every member of the district should be kept informed of important information, thus I will be updating the district website and introduce new methods to keep social media updated. 


FBLA has impacted me in a number of ways and I want other students to have the same opportunity and realize that this isn’t just a club, it’s a family. All members have a voice, that voice deserves to be heard because all voices matter. Which is why you may contact me at any time, I will do my best to reply as fast as possible. Thank you again for this great opportunity.



District XI President

J.W. Mitchell High School FBLA Vice President


Sofia Salazar


Hello District XI,

My name is Alex Thomas and I am a Senior at Wiregrass Ranch High School. I am delighted to have the opportunity to serve as your 2019-2020 District XI Vice President. The disposition of myself is one akin to thoughtfulness and ambition. I perceive my undying admiration for absoluteness to be representative of my character.

I have joined FBLA my freshman year looking for an extracurricular to heighten my aptitude and
embolden me to chase after my dreams. Through FBLA, I was able to learn how to manage my
responsibilities and further develop my leadership skills. FBLA has allowed me to explore my interest in entrepreneurship and business. Through this organization, I was also able to create friendships and everlasting bonds with the individuals around me. In my freshman year, I have placed 1st in the Parliamentary Procedure competition on the district level. Following my sophomore year, I have placed 2nd in the Business Financial Plan competition. In my junior year, I have placed 2nd in the Business Plan competition as well. 

In addition to FBLA, I serve as president of LaunchX – an entrepreneurial club – and I take part in Varsity football, weightlifting, and track and field. I wish to bring all of the experiences I have accumulated over the years and apply it to my position within the FBLA District XI officer team. I want to give back to my peers and I am grateful to have the opportunity to do so. I am looking forward to working with all of you this year.


​Romuald Thomas


District XI Vice President

Wiregrass Ranch High School President


Romuald Thomas


Shruti Patel 

Hello District XI! 


My name is Shruti Patel and I am beyond excited to serve as your 2019-2020 District Secretary!

I will be working alongside your other district officers to deliver the best FBLA experience possible for all District XI members, filled with community service opportunities and real-world training.


FBLA is a special organization for me, as I have served as a chapter officer for three years, two of which I was Chapter President. Throughout my FBLA career, I have had the chance to earn valuable experience, lifelong friends, and well as recognition:


  • 2nd Place Public Speaking District XI (2016-2017)

  • 1st Place Introduction to Business Presentation District XI (2017-2018)

  • 3rd Place Business Ethics Florida State Leadership Conference (2018-2019)

  • Top 16 Finalist Business Ethics National Leadership Conference (2018-2019)


Alongside being District Secretary and Chapter President of FBLA, I serve as President of my school’s Leo Club and Science National Honor Society. I am also an active member of National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta, and I enjoy volunteering at the hospital and competing in the Science Fair. I am excited to bring the skills I have acquired over the years to the district officer team and look forward to an amazing year for District XI FBLA!


District XI Secretary

J.W. Mitchell High School FBLA President 



Kayla Douglas

Greetings District XI FBLA,


My name is Kayla Douglas and I am happily serving as this years FBLA District Treasurer. I am a senior at J.W. Mitchel High School, and I am also the treasurer of my chapter. Despite being a part of other various clubs and honor societies, FBLA is hands-down my favorite to be a part of. It has created countless opportunities for me to grow as a person and immerse my self into the business world more than I ever could have imagined. This club lets you explore your interests while helping your own community. The skills acquired in this club truly prepare those who join for the business world after high school and life in general.


Since jointing FBLA my sophomore year I have met and become friends with many fellow members. Additionally, this club keeps me motivated, hard working, and outgoing. Both my sophomore and junior year I attended the State Leadership Conference in Orlando. In my sophomore year I placed 4th in the district in Financial Math. In my junior year I placed 2nd in the district for Coding and Programming, and 4th in the state. This past summer, I attended the National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. It was an experience I cherish very much, and would love to see more of our district’s members attend this next NLC. 


I advise you all to take every opportunity available for you in this club. You never know what friends you may make, what impact you may have in your community, or what doors will open up for you. This year is going to be a great year and I am excited to serve you all as district treasurer. I can’t wait to see how FBLA will impact all of our lives and communities. I welcome you all to contact me if you have any questions, suggestions, or concerns for anything related to FBLA. I’m looking forward to meeting and working with you all this year!



District XI Treasurer

J.W. Mitchel  High School FBLA Treaurer



Ronak Agarwal

Hello District XI, 


My name is Ronak Agarwal and I am serving as the District XI Parliamentarian for the 2019-20 school year. I am so honored and excited to be serving this position, as well as working alongside all of you. I was born in Tampa and I currently attend Land O' Lakes High School as a Sophomore. This upcoming year is my second year participating in FBLA, and from my experiences in my first year, I am extremely excited for years to come competing in this wonderful national club. All of the FBLA events, such as March of Dimes and picking up the trash at Clearwater Beach has allowed me to see and experience all the ways FBLA serves our society to benefit our community as a whole.


Although I haven't been apart of FBLA for very long, the time I have been with this club has been truly wonderful, as I have learned so much about the areas of business, but also has taught me many life lessons and skills such as public speaking and interaction. I had the wonderful opportunity to experience the FBLA State Competition in Orlando, one of the most exciting and enjoyable competitions I have been apart of. FBLA has influenced me heavily, making me the person I am today, and I cannot wait for the many more years to come. I look forward to working alongside you as well as the other officers!



Ronak Agarwal 


District XI Parliamentarian 

Land O' Lakes High School




Faith Sanchez

Hello District XI,


My name is Faith Sanchez, and I am this year’s District XI Middle Representative. I’m so honored to be able to be serving in this position, and very excited to be working with everyone. I look forward to seeing all the great things to come. 


I am originally from Massachusetts, and now currently attending River Ridge Middle School where I am in eighth grade and serving as my chapters president. This will be my second year in FBLA, and I have found pleasure in every moment of it. Between March of Dimes, feeding Tampa Bay, and so much more, I was able to experience how FBLA serves the community. 


Throughout the short period of time that I have been a part of FBLA I can say that much progress and achievement has been made. This past year, I was awarded first place in multimedia development at the district level, and I was able to experience the state competition. FBLA has influenced me so much in the past year and I can’t wait to see what else will occur. Thank you for allowing me to have the opportunity to serve you. 


District XI Middle Representative

River Ridge Middle School Chapter President