Business Professionals of America Welcomes New National Officer Coordinator

Spencer Christensen to Join Business Professionals of America National Center Staff as the New National Officer Coordinator

(Columbus, Ohio) – Business Professionals of America is pleased to welcome Spencer Christensen to our organization’s National Center staff as the National Officer Coordinator. He officially began his position on Monday, May 3, 2021.

In this part-time position, Spencer will be responsible for serving as the primary support to the National Officer Team and guiding them through coaching, leadership training and engagement opportunities. He will oversee all aspects of the National Officer team’s activities including, but not limited to, National Officer Orientation and Summer Officer Training, Winter Officer Meeting, NLC preparation and participation, officer elections, and any other activities involving BPA National Officers.

A former two-term National Officer himself, Spencer has continued his work in student leadership development through a variety of engagement activities to include service as a BPA local chapter advisor as well as in various other roles within Idaho BPA. He has served on several national committees as well. Additionally, Spencer can be credited with the development and management of the inaugural Student Certification Series on the (then) Community Moodle site. Under his vision, the Officer Team worked to develop the curriculum, materials and design.

In his own words, Spencer shared “At the heart of this position, I see my role as a mentor, guide and coach. National Officers have earned the position and come to Business Professionals of America with strong skills, talents, ideas and energy. My job would be to nurture and support the team as well as advocate for them while balancing the needs of the organization.”

Spencer completed his educational studies at Idaho State University and earned teaching certifications in business technology, Spanish and economics. He also earned a CTE Administrator certification.

Currently, he works as a clinical lecturer at Idaho State University where his main role is to prepare CTE teachers to become certified to teach in the classroom. Outside of working in education, Spencer enjoys outdoor activities and traveling with Chelsae, his wife of seven years, and their three-year-old son Raymond.

We at BPA are very excited welcome Spencer to the National Center staff to serve in this role and help mentor the next generation of leaders. Spencer can be reached via email at: