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State Officer Team

State Officer Bio

Karen Netto, President
Hello Delaware TSA! My name is Karen Netto, and I am delighted to be serving as your Delaware TSA State President!

I am currently a senior at MOT Charter High School. In addition to TSA, you can find me participating in AppilyDay Delaware, Engage for Change Volunteering Club, Future Medical Professionals of America, Science Olympiad, DYLN, NHS, and Taekwondo. I am thankful to have this opportunity, and thrilled to see what we will all accomplish together this year. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, thoughts, or comments you may have!


Samra Iqbal, Vice President
Hello DETSA! My name is Samra Iqbal, I am a Junior at Caesar Rodney High School, and I am excited to serve as your 2021-2022 State Vice President!

This is going to be my fifth year in TSA and one of my favorite events is Fashion Design and Technology. In addition to TSA, I take part in Delaware Youth Leadership Network, Apollo Youth in Med, Girls Who Code, a mentor for Girls Tech Together, and golf! I am grateful for the opportunity to serve a second year on this amazing leadership team and I cannot wait to see what this year has in store for us!


Zainab Almakhedhi, Secretary
Hello Delaware TSA! My name is Zainab Almakhedhi and I’m beyond honored to be serving as your 2021-2022 DETSA State Secretary!

I am a senior at MOT Charter High School, and this will be my fourth year being part of TSA! In addition to TSA, I am involved in BPA, Science Olympiad, FFA, Future Medical Professionals of America, and NHS. Outside of school, I am a mentor for Girls Tech Together, leader of The Medical Zone Delaware, and Co-Founder/President of a student-initiated volunteering club called Engage for Change! My favorite TSA events are Children’s Stories, Engineering Design, and Biotechnology Design. Overall, I am super excited to collaborate with you all to make TSA one memorable organization and expand membership across the state!


Natalie Yang, Treasurer
Hello Delaware TSA! My name is Natalie Yang, and I’m beyond excited to be serving as your 2021-2022 State Treasurer!

Currently, I’m a senior at Newark Charter School, and some of my favorite TSA events include Biotechnology Design and Prepared Presentation. On top of TSA, I participate regularly in my school’s Student Council, Women in STEM Experience, Yearbook, NHS, National Chinese Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society, and tennis. I’m thrilled to have the honor to represent all of you, and have the opportunity to grow the state organization in many different ways. Go Delaware TSA!


Samhitha Vallury,
Sergeant-at-Arms
Hello Delaware TSA! My name is Sami Vallury, and I am looking forward to serving as your 2021-2022 State Sergeant-At-Arms!

I’m currently a junior at MOT Charter High School. This will be my third year in TSA, and a couple of my favorite events are Debating Technological Issues and Engineering Design. Outside of TSA, I am a member of Speech and Debate Club, Business Professionals of America, Science Olympiad, and Math League. Thank you for giving me this opportunity, and I am so excited to see what we can achieve together this year!