Our State Officer Team
Elected by their peers at the State Leadership Conference, FBLA State Officers represent Iowa’s collegiate membership. The FBLA state officer team develops a program of work to guide the work of the team and local chapters. Throughout the year, FBLA state officers are available to attend your chapter meetings, events, or work with your chapter officers directly. They are here to support you.
State Officer Bios
Emily Junker is a sophomore at DMACC Ankeny. She is majoring in liberal arts with a business emphasis and certification in supply chain management. Emily is currently serving as the Iowa FBLA Collegiate State President in the 2022-2023 year. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with friends, family, and creative endeavors. She loves to give back to the community through volunteering service and being a peer tutor in economics at DMACC.
Madison Kraemer is a senior at the University of Northern Iowa, majoring in organizational leadership and marketing with an emphasis in advertising and digital media, along with a minor in ethics.
Madison currently serves as the FBLA Collegiate National President, after having served as the National Parliamentarian last year. She is also serving her 2nd term as president of the UNI chapter, and 1st term as the State Vice President for Iowa, stepping into the role after serving as State President in the 201-2022 membership year.
Outside of being a member of the organization, Madison dedicates her time to family and friends, school, working as a peer mentor in the UNI College of Business, interning as a marketing specialist, and serving on the executive board for the UNI chapter of the American Marketing Association.
Brady is a senior at the University of Northern Iowa studying Statistics and Data Science. This is his second year as a state officer and seventh year as a part of FBLA.
Kaitlin Dammeier is a senior at the University of Northern Iowa majoring in Business Education and Computer Science Education. Kaitlin currently serves as the Iowa FBLA Collegiate State Treasurer. She is also serving as the vice president for the UNI chapter in the 2022-2023 year. Outside of FBLA, Kaitlin is involved on campus through work at UNI’s Digital Media Hub. She enjoys spending time outside doing various activities like hiking and kayaking with her friends and family.
Hailing from Boston, Massachusetts, Benjamin Pellizzari is a Sophomore at Iowa State University majoring in Business Analytics with an emphasis in mass-marketing and entrepreneurship.
Ben currently serves as the Iowa FBLA Collegiate State Historian and Reporter as well as Iowa State University’s Chapter President in the 2022-2023 membership year. In the past, he has served on the Vermont FBLA State Cohort during the 2020-2021 membership year.
Outside his involvement in FBLA, Ben co-produces for local music venues across Massachusetts and Rhode Island, participates in undergraduate research under the Event Management, Hospitality, and Tourism Department, and volunteers for Iowa State’s student-run radio station, KURE 88.5 Ames Alternative Radio.