Want to join the CASL State Board? You're in the right place! Learn more about our elections process below.

Hold onto your hats because the Elections Committee is here, and we’re buzzing with excitement to be at your service! We’re not just here to create an equitable and transparent electoral process for all aspiring student change-makers; we’re also gladly assisting anyone interested in running for the 2024-2025 CASL State Board! But wait, there’s more! The thrills, the spills, and all the election chills are just a click away on our website and social media platforms!

With enthusiasm and a sprinkle of fun,

Announcing the 2024 – 2025 CASL Board Finalists

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2024 – 2025 CASL State Board Finalists:


  • Katarina Dragasevic, Modesto High School

Director of Operations

  • Nadine Mae Padrigon, Hanford West High School

Outreach Director

  • Donovan Rudish, Mountain House High School

Freshman Director Finalists

  • Elliot Armstrong,
    Twelve Bridges Middle School
  • Savannah Nalls, Sierra Middle School
  • Natalie Navarro, Bethany Elementary School
  • Mari Talo, Excelsior Middle School

Northern Director Finalists

  • Jaxon Albano, James Logan High School
  • Jay Bhimani, Irvington High School
  • Austin Cheeseman, Sonoma Valley High School
  • Mariah Juarez, Liberty High School
  • Siyona Kathuria, Monta Vista High School
  • Shivansh Kelkar, Westmont High School
  • Elyanna Kwok, James Logan High School
  • Dulce Martinez, Hanford West High School
  • Davina Royall, Pioneer Valley High School
  • Lihna Song, Chowchilla Union High

Southern Director Finalists

  • Eunbee Ahn, John Marshall Fundamental Secondary School
  • Taylor Arun, Vista Murrieta High School
  • Mikai Chae, Orange Vista High School
  • Valerie Orta, Patriot High School
  • Tashvi Ratnani, West Ranch High School
  • Salvador Renteria, San Dimas High School
  • Brooke Saavedra, Golden Valley High School
  • Kaitlan Sakuma, John Marshall Fundamental Secondary School
  • Nevaeh Villalobos, Liberty High School

Web & Media Director Finalists

  • Alex Candia, Hillcrest High School
  • Nia Gupte, Milpitas High School
  • Lani Kim, Santa Fe High School
  • Audrey Peterson, Edison High School
  • Inderveer Singh, Madera High School
  • Vivian Zhang, Bethany Elementary

Questions or Concerns?

Email Andrew Smith

Now that you’ve been selected as a finalist, review the finalist guidebook to ensure you’re ready for the next steps.

Review the Guidebook

More Information:

  • The Finalist List will be posted on this page on March 12th, 2024 at 4:00 PM.
  • The Meet the Pros Presenter List will be posted on this page on March 22nd, 2024.
  • Have questions? Reach out to our committee (contact info below).

Positions Available in 2025:

  • Freshmen + Regional Director
  • Media Director
  • High School MTP
  • Middle School MTP

Important Dates:

  • March 12th, 2024: Finalist List will be posted on this page.
  • March 22nd, 2024: Meet the Pros Presenter List will be posted on this page.

Make Sure to follow @caslfan to stay update on all election updates and resources.

Want to get involved now?

The CASL Ambassadors Program was created in order to provide CASL Delegates and student leaders around the state the opportunity to get involved with CASL and serve on the statewide level.

Become an Ambassador

Have any Questions?

Daniel Choi

Daniel Choi

Alumni 2024

Andrew Smith

Andrew Smith

Adult Advisor

Sandi Kurland

Sandi Kurland

Executive Director

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