2017 National Leadership Conference

PBL NLC: June 24–27           Anaheim, California The 2017 National Leadership Conference (NLC) will draw thousands of future business leaders to Anaheim, California as we celebrate FBLA-PBL’s 75th anniversary! Members come to test their knowledge and skills through competitive events, share successes, and learn new ideas about shaping their careers through workshops and exhibits. This four-day conference is considered the pinnacle of the FBLA-PBL experience, especially for those running for national office. Members also have the opportunity to attend the Institute for Leaders (IFL). This high-energy, intensive, two-day seminar is a focused, leadership experience for state and local chapter officers, members, and advise All PBL attendees will be staying at the Hilton Anaheim for the PBL NLC. All scheduled events will be at the this hotel. Single/Double $190.00 + 17% Sales/Occupancy = $222.30 + $1.76 Tourism Fee = $224.06 Triple/Quad $200.00… Read the rest


Giulia  Paulet  – Northern Arizona University-Flagstaff HOW MY BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS HAVE HELPED ME ABROAD One of the ways, Arizona PBL Members can earn points towards  achieving the individual membership award is to submit an article to be shared with our members.  I want to thank Giulia for sharing her thoughts on how participation in business clubs, help her on her study abroad trip. I feel this article will add value to our readers and hope that several other members will take the time to post about their Phi Beta Lambda has helped them. Click link to read article  … Read the rest

2017 WLC hosted by Central Arizona College

Central Arizona College  Business Club Hosted the Arizona Phi Beta Lambda Winter Leadership Conference, held Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Superstition Mountain campus.  Thirty students from ASU, PHX College, NAU, ERAU, and CAC competed in 24 events with the help of 10 judges and advisers. Competition First Second Third 101 – Accounting Principles Brandi Deibler     102 – Business Communication  Arturo Sosa Kathryn Daley  Doritza Davilla 103 – Computer Concepts Debra Infante Alma Murillo  Jose Landaverde 104 – Contemporary Sports Issues Mark Creech     105 – Cyber Security  Doritza Davilla Jodie Cox   106 – Entrepreneurship Concepts  Charles St. Clair Curtis Begay Jerome Lim  Jorge Morales Jose Landaverde 107 – Financial Concepts  Catie Willard Debra Infante Adin Herzog Marcos Lopez 108 – Information Management Mark Creech  Jorge Morales   109- International Business Charles St. Clair Trent Marlow… Read the rest

2017 Arizona Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference

  2017 Arizona PBL State Leadership Conference When: April 14-15, 2017 Where: Arizona State University Who: All AZ PBL members Our annual AZ PBL State Leadership Conference will begin on Friday, April 14 with two testing sessions and a social event. All other conference activities will occur on Saturday, April 15. We will need performance event judges at various times during the day on Saturday between 9:30 am and 4:00 pm. If you want to volunteer as a judge, please contact Mike Manion, PBL State Director at mikeazpbl@cox.net AZ PBL SLC Promo  … Read the rest

2016-17 Individual Membership Award Update

     Arizona Phi Beta Lambda  2016-17    Individual Membership Award Update Individual membership award is designed to recognized Arizona Phi Beta Lambda members. Every member is awarded a point for their involvement in education, service and progress activities.       LEVELS OF ACHIEVEMENT Bronze Level 10-19- (Certificate)- Silver Level 20-27 – (Resin Trophy) Gold Level 28-34 – (Plaque) Platinum 35-40 – (Crystal Trophy) 2016-17 AZ PBL Individual Membership Award Winners Silver Level Mark Creech – 24 points Central Arizona College Bronze Level Scott Chilleen-19 pts.-Northern Arizona University EC Katie Daley – 16 pts. –Central Arizona College Alma Murrillo – 12 pts. Central Arizona College Kristy Lopez – 10 pts. Northern Arizona University EC Erika Pena- 10 pts. Northern Arizona University EC Tirso Tonche – 10 pts. Phoenix College  … Read the rest

Arizona PBL 2nd annual toy drive

It’s Christmas day, and all Arizona PBL members are home with their families. Satisfied and fulfilled knowing that over 60 families who are spending their Christmas in Phoenix Children hospital.  That their child’s day was made a little brighter from the toys that Arizona Phi Beta Lambda donated to Phoenix Children Hospital. This is our second annual toy drive and this year NAU EC, CAC and Phoenix College held holiday toy drives and collected over 150 toys. I want to thank everyone who helped collect toys or donate toys, many of the AZ PBL members that donated, their families could have benefited from the toy drive. However, as I learned in my 4 years of Phi Beta Lambda, you are all such loving and caring servants to our Arizona communities. Attached are some of the pictures and I hope you… Read the rest

2016 Fall Newsletter

Below is the link the 2016 Fall Newsletter. Thank you all for such a productive semester! With the momentum we currently have we can surely recruit many more members as well as increase overall participation in the spring as we prepare to represent Arizona PBL at the National Conference next summer. We would like to wish everyone a safe and relazing winter break. Thank you! -AZ PBL 2016-17 State Officer Team 2016 Fall newsletter final *This post is also available under the “Documents & Resources” tab… Read the rest

ACTE Region 5 Post-Secondary Business Student of the Year

Meet the 2016 ACTE Region 5 Post-Secondary Award Winner  Mark Creech- Central Arizona College Family is a big motivator in Mark Creech’s life. He credits Phi Beta Lambda with providing him with opportunities to show his grandchildren that education and hard work lead to professional success. Mark served as the PBL President of Northern Arizona University EC and was a major reason why the chapter experienced tremendous growth both in membership and member involvement. Mark is currently attending Central Arizona College and has been working with the CAC PBL chapter adviser to increase their membership, develop chapter professional and community service activities and increase member participation.             This year, Mark is also serving as the National Western Region Vice President and is working with National Officer Team to develop and improve programs that will benefit PBL members across the country. Mike… Read the rest

AZ PBL state officers attend NFLC in Dallas,TX

  from left to right Scott Chilleen, Nicholas Livengood, Tirso Tonche and Brendan Mak Five (5) Arizona Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) state officers attended the 2016 FBLA-PBL National Fall Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, from Nov. 17-20. Your state officers participated in various motivational sessions and the state officer leadership track in order to develop their leadership skills. The officer track helped Arizona PBL state officers develop “A Legacy of Leadership” with FBL-PBL state officers from all over the nation. The entire conference focused on the 2016-2017 national theme, which encourages members to build a legacy of leadership Mark Creech PBL WRVP Central Arizona College’s Mark Creech, who also serves as the 2016-2017 PBL Western Region Vice President and his fellow FBLA-PBL National Officers facilitated the “State Officer Track” Mark stated “It was nice to see so many future business… Read the rest