Current State Officers

2017 – 2018 State Officers and Biographies

My name is Jade Barma and I proudly serve as your 2017-2018 Regional 3 Vice President. I am a senior currently attending Waunakee Community High School. In terms of academics I am interested in chemistry and biology. This is my fourth year in SkillsUSA and I couldn’t be any more excited for what it will entail. This organization has given me the incredible opportunity to grow as an individual while seeing others do the same. Outside of SkillsUSA I am involved in Student Council, Justice League, and Pay It Forward. I also enjoy running and volunteering. This year I am focusing my efforts on working with the YWCA.

My name is Elyse Asmus. I am a junior at Watertown High School and I am excited to be your President for the 2017-2018 school year. Ever since joining SkillsUSA during my freshman year, I have loved to take advantage of all the leadership training this organization offers. It has truly helped develop me as a person. Outside of SkillsUSA I devote my time to taekwondo, my plethora of AP classes, and my massive book collection. After I graduate, I plan to attend a four-year university and pursue a degree in a STEM related field.

My name is Anish Malik and I am serving as your state treasurer. I am currently a senior at Lakeview Technology Academy in Kenosha, WI. I’ve been a member of SkillsUSA since my freshman year. My favorite superhero is Batman and my favorite food is pizza. After high school, I want to major in computer engineering. I look forward to a successful year ahead.

My name is Kelsey Nowack, and I am a senior at West Bend West High School. I am currently serving as your SkillsUSA State Secretary. Since I joined during my sophomore year, I have learned many lessons and have been granted a multitude of opportunities from SkillsUSA. After high school, I plan on attending a four-year college to study secondary education and political science or history. Outside of SkillsUSA, I play varsity tennis and am actively involved in my school and community.

My name is Brendan Franch and I am a junior at James Madison Memorial High School. I am currently serving as your State Reporter. When I graduate from high school, I plan to pursue a career in the automotive field. I race on my high school ski team and mountain bike in the off-season. I also love to play electric guitar and work on cars in my high school auto shop. I am looking forward to meeting all of you this year!

My name is Janelle Fisher and I am a junior at Little Chute Career Pathways Academy. I am currently serving as your District 3 Vice President. In addition to being involved in SkillsUSA, I am actively involved in various other clubs and activities in my school and community. I’m looking forward to being able to work with the rest of the state officer team to learn more about leadership and SkillsUSA this year! After high school, I plan to attend a four-year college to study civil or structural engineering

My name is Balaji Veeramani and I serve as the District 4 Vice President. I study at Middleton High School, where I am currently a senior. Throughout high school, I have participated in many activities; however, I am most passionate about tennis, student government, and SkillsUSA. It is my hope to study computer science at a prestigious research university after high school.

My name is Tate Stoeckmann and I am a junior at Hartford Union High School. I am currently serving as your District 5 Vice President. I have been in SkillsUSA since my freshman year. I am involved in FFA, Student Council, the School Board, and sports such as swimming, soccer, and tennis. I am interested in going to college to pursue a dream to become a veterinarian. In all, I look forward to working more with you all and am excited to enjoy many more opportunities that SkillsUSA has to offer!