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Janea Tan

Janea Tan – President
Janea is a junior at Paramount High School and will be serving as 2020-2021 Region 9 President. This will be her second year in FCCLA, and she has also served as her chapter’s secretary. FCCLA has taught her both leadership and teamwork skills, as well as how to step outside her comfort zone. She loves to sing, read, and watch her favorite shows during her free time. In the future, she hopes to go to a university and pursue a career in the medical field or the film industry.

Francisco Botello

Francisco Botello – Vice President
Francisco Botello is a junior at Paramount High School in Paramount and it’s his first year in FCCLA. As of right now, he is serving as Region 9 Vice-President and has taught him how to get out his comfort zone by gaining leadership and communication skills. Apart from FCCLA, Francisco is involved in Upward Bound, California Scholarship Federation, Early Academic Outreach Program, and MESA. Besides from academic extracurricular activities, he loves to play video games and party with friends. In the future, he would like to attend Stanford University to either become a civil engineer or a lawyer.

Jamie Duarte

Jamie Duarte – Secretary
Jamie is a senior at Phineas Banning High School and is serving as Region 9’s Secretary in her third year in FCCLA. In her future she wishes to major in business administration.

Tiffany C. Liang

Tiffany C. Liang – Treasurer
Tiffany is a senior at Alhambra high school and this is her second year in FCCLA and the high school. She has previously competed in culinary arts. She enjoys traveling, playing video games, and editing videos. When she was younger, she did many activities including ballet, art, and gymnastics. In the future she hopes of studying abroad to be able to live a whole different life in a new country. In the future she hopes of studying abroad to be able to experience a whole different life in a new country. She aspires to become a teacher or a forensic psychologist.

Eric Max Cervantes

Eric Max Cervantes – Historian/Reporter
Eric is a senior at Phineas Banning High School, serving as Region 9’s Historian and Reporter. Going into his second year in the FCCLA program. He takes pride in cooking and spending time with family and friends. In the future, he hopes to major in business management.


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Aileen Tanimoto-Matsuura
Paramount High School
14429 Downey Avenue
Paramount, CA 90723

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Christina Martin
Torrance High School
2200 W. Carson St.
Torrance, CA 90501

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