Become a WTSA State Officer
Are you an outgoing, social, organized high school student? Are you willing and interested in stepping outside of your comfort zone, in being loud and silly? Do you want to do lip syncs and skits and videos? Are you willing to write scripts, figure out materials lists, plan events, shoot videos, organize social media, and stay up late to meet WTSA deadlines? Can you lead by example, manage large groups of teens easily, and handle a crazy schedule while keeping your grades up and meeting your deadlines? Are you looking forward to building a tight-knit group with the other state officers, who will be total strangers? Do you think that the Technology Student Association is the place for you to shine? If so, you are a perfect candidate for a WTSA state officer.
Being a TSA state officer requires a time commitment of quite a few hours throughout the entire year, lots of effort and not necessarily a lot of recognition. TSA state officers have to have excellent time management skills. You have to be passionate about TSA. This is not a position that you apply for just to look good on your resume or to stand up in front of people for the recognition. The position requires a year-round commitment, with an average of 5 hours a week. Some months will be 100 hours and others will be minimal hours.
TSA state officers have to be willing to put in the work, without a lot of praise. They have to be able to meet deadlines, because each officer will have areas of responsibility and jobs that need to be completed. This is a job and there are consequences if that job isn’t completed. TSA state officers also have to be willing to work as a team, to want to build those friendships, and trust. The state officer team is six high school students with differing opinions and events are not always going to go your way. You have to be willing to do things that the group decides on and take the time to build those bonds. TSA state officers have to communicate regularly with the Executive Director and other state officers. Some deadlines will have a short turn-around, others will be longer. State officers will be doing a lot of planning, execution, set up, cleanup, practicing, and probably some arguing!
Application and Forms
2019 Forms will be available in November 2018.
2018 Candidate Application Form
2018 Additional Forms
Candidate Application Packet