Officer Team

Your 2022-23 Officer Team

The officer team was elected to serve and represent the members of Camas DECA. Throughout the year they plan events that align with DECA’s mission to prepare students for college and career. The officer team is always available to support Camas DECA members and they are looking forward to an amazing year!


President - Maddie McArthur

Vice President - Akshaya Sakala

Director of Competition - Karli Kiesenhofer

Director of Public Relations - Claire McOmie

Director of Communication - Emily Shin

Director of Social Media - Grace Sommers

Director of Social Events - Leona Macgregor

Director of Administration - Halina Sosnowski

Maddie McArthur (she/her)

PRESIDENT

Maddie is a current senior in her fourth year of DECA here at Camas. She will serve as the 2022-2023 President. She hopes to continue to provide Camas DECA members a fun and encouraging environment. Maddie is excited to mentor and connect with new and returning members. In addition to DECA, Maddie participates in Mock Trial, MyVote Project, and the CHS Swim Team. At this time she hopes to attend the University of Washington and study business administration. In her free time she enjoys paddleboarding, sprinting, hiking, and reading.



Akshaya Sakala (she/her)

VICE PRESIDENT

Akshaya is a senior at Camas High School in her fourth year of DECA. She will serve as the 2022-2023 Vice President of Camas DECA. She credits DECA for giving her opportunities to make a community in Camas and become more confident in herself. She wants to help members accomplish the same! In her free time, Akshaya enjoys baking, exploring new cuisines, going on drives, playing the piano, and painting. At this time, she hopes to study business administration at a university. She can’t wait to see what this year holds for Camas DECA!

Karli Kiesenhofer (she/They)

DIRECTOR OF COMPETITION

Karli is currently a junior in her third year of DECA at Camas High School. She will serve as the 2022-2023 Director of Competition. She looks forward to motivating and mentoring Camas DECA students during study sessions, and highlighting the fun aspects of being competitive. Aside from DECA, Karli is involved in National Honor Society, CHS Key Club, Link Crew, and the CHS Girls Swim Team. She enjoys lifeguarding, thrifting, and doing graphic design in her free time.



Leona Macgregor (sHE/HER)

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL EVENTS

Leona is a current senior in her fourth year of DECA at Camas High School. She will serve as the 2022-2023 Director of Event Coordinator. Along side DECA, Leona is active in Key Club, Japanese Culture Club, and NHS. In her free time she enjoys hanging out with friends and participating in Highland Dance. She looks forward to planning social events that will allow Camas DECA students to bond and socialize together.



EMILY SHIN (she/her)

DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATION

Emily is currently a junior in her third year of DECA at Camas. She will serve as the 2022-2023 Director of Communications. She is determined to create an inviting atmosphere for DECA members to become fierce competitors and to make memories of a lifetime. Alongside DECA, Emily is a part of the National Honor Society, Interact Club, Link Crew, CHS Track, Gymnastics, and Cheer team. When she has extra time on her hands she loves to go to the gym, play the piano, and watch sunsets.




Grace Sommers (she/HER)

DIRECTOR OF SOCIAL MEDIA

Grace is a current senior and in her second year of DECA at Camas. She will be the 2022-2023 Social media officer. She hopes that she can spread the word about DECA and get more people involved this year. Outside of DECA, Grace participates in cross country and theatre. In her free time she likes to run, write music, and snowboard.

cLAIRE mCOMIE (she/HER)

DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Claire is a senior at Camas High School and a fourth year DECA student. She is going to be the 2022-2023 Director of Public Relations, and is excited to help facilitate the growth of many students through the DECA program, as well as educate the community on what DECA is really about! Outside of DECA, Claire is involved in NHS, mock trial, MyVote project, and choir. She also spends time volunteering as a student leader for outdoor school in Oregon, where she gets to teach 6th graders about the environment. When she is able to, she loves to spend time outside.

hALINA sOSNOWSKI (she/HER)

DIRECTOR OF ADMINISTRATION

Halina is currently a junior in her third year of Camas DECA. This year, she will serve as the 2022-2023 Director of Administration. She hopes to work behind the scenes to make sure the chapter runs smoothly. Outside of DECA, Halina also participates in Mock Trial, National Honor Society, and Link Crew. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her family.