Rise to the Top Chapter Contest

The 2016-17 “RISE TO THE TOP CHAPTER CONTEST” begins the Arizona PBL year with Northern Arizona University leading in defense of their 2015-16 Top Chapter Title. Below is a chart with all points earned by chapters from June 2016- September 10, 2016. EARN CHAPTER POINTS IN SEPTEMBER AND OCTOBER Register Professional Members for your Chapter– 50 points Register a returning professional member– 25 points each Members Attending Fall Leadership 1 point per member Find a sponsor for AZPBL -100 pts SUPER SWEEPS-25 points Participate St. Mary’s Food Bank work day-10 points per attendee.  … Read the rest

March of Dimes Prescott Walk

On September 10th , Arizona PBL participated in the Prescott Quad-Cities March for Babies walk. The event helps bring awareness to premature births and raise month for research and help families in need. Several Arizona Phi Beta Lambda members drove up from the Valley of the sun (Phoenix, Casa Grande) to participate in the walk. Arizona PBL State President Scott Chilleen and Erika Pena represented Northern Arizona EC. Mark Creech, Arizona PBL VP of Programs represented Central Arizona College. Adin Herzog ERAU PBL president, and four members attended along with Dr. Greenman and her family. Arizona Phi Beta Lambda raised $192.10 for March of Dimes and everyone had a great time at the event. Thanks to everyone for donating and or participating in the walk. Our next March of Dimes event will be in January, featuring a state wide “Mile… Read the rest

St. Mary’s Food Bank Work Day

Arizona Phi Beta Lambda Pack & Sort   Invitation code:           AZPBL                                                                                     Date(s):                              Saturday, October 8th                Time:                                   12:00 – 3:00 pm                              Volunteers                        20-30                                                                           Location:                         Del Webb Warehouse                                                         2831 N 31st Ave, Phoenix 85009 REGISTRATION PROCESS: Visit http://volunteer.firstfoodbank.org Scroll down until you see the INVITATION CODE BOX on the right hand side.Enter your group INVITATION CODE (noted above) and click ‘Search’. You will see your volunteer opportunity name in orange letters – click on the name. Scroll down, select the date, and click on SIGN UP. You’ll be instructed to LOGIN using an existing account or REGISTER by creating a new account.Once you are logged in, you will see a SUCCESS notification !You will receive a confirmation e-mail from St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance DRESS CODE: The comfort and safety of our volunteers is important. Due to health codes and for safety reasons,… Read the rest


  I still can believe it “Mark Creech PBL Western Region Vice President”. Of course my life mantra is” It’s not how you start but how you finish”. This is just another example of accomplishing what many said was impossible. When I joined Arizona Phi Beta Lambda all I wanted was to build a resume, to help me compete against other college graduates. The journey began in 2012, taking online classes online from Central Arizona College. Yes, I know many students take classes online, I wonder how many take their classes while working 70 hours a week driving a Semi-truck throughout the country. Most non-believers felt I would never graduate, however I had a reason to not fail. My wife needed me to come home to help raise the grandchildren. In 2013 seeking a way to enhance my resume, I… Read the rest

2016 State Officer Team Presents Training Workshop

2016-17 Legacy of Leadership Arizona PBL officer, member and adviser training. Who:    PBL chapter officers, members and advisers What:  Officers training workshop Where: TBD When: Saturday, September 3, 2016 9:00 am-4:00 pm Why:   Because well informed and trained teams are the most productive Cost:     Free to all advisors, local and state officers with advance registration due by August 28,2016 Details : Creating productive leadership Join Arizona Phi Beta Lambda state leadership team for the 1st Annual Officer training workshop. The workshop is designed to prepare officers and advisers for another successful year in Phi Beta Lambda. We’ll focus national and local programs while sharing best practices. State officers will each present workshops. Lunch is provided and please bring tablet or computer to access “The AZ PBL Chapter Manual”. A conference workshop folder containing important information will be given to all… Read the rest

2016-17 State Officer Team

AZ PBL 2016-17 Calendar   The Arizona PBL president Scott Chilleen has helped organize a volunteer day on July 9th! Hope to see everyone there!   Here Are Some of Our National Competitors from Arizona!!! Your 2016-17 Leadership team:     President: Scott Chilleen- Northern Arizona University EC Email: sc934@nau.edu Executive VP: Tirso Tonche Jr, – Phoenix College Email: tirso.tonche.jr@phoenixcollege.edu -VP of Communication: Brendan Mak- Arizona State University Email: brendanmak97@gmail.com VP of Marketing: Nicholas Livengood- Arizona State University Email: nicholas.live10@gmail.com VP of Programs: Mark Creech- Northern Arizona University EC Email: mac589@nau.edu State Liaison: John Tyler Email: johntyler480@gmail State Director: Mike Manion Email:  arizonapbl@cox.net       Congrats to  Mark Creech for earning the title of Western Region Vice President for the 2016-2017 year! Email: mac589@nau.edu The new Youtube channel is live now! Check it out! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC85gEPwplioTEDmC4_ZzHcQ          … Read the rest

2016 Arizona PBL State Leadership Conference

  Your 2015-16 Arizona PBL State Officer team would like to thank everyone who attended the Arizona State Leadership Conference. Congratulations to all the winners of this years competive events 2016 Arizona Phi Beta Lambda  State  Leaders conference was a huge success. Thank you  Arizona State University PBL for hosting the event Special thanks toBrian Ackerman and Ryan Uretsky for their tireless efforts to ensure the conference was a success. We also want to thank all ASU PBL officers, judges, volunteers, Mike Manion and John Tyler for insuring the  state conference and  social everything went flawlessly. Newly elected 2016-17 officers President         Executive VP     VP communication  VP Marketing Scott Chilleen         Tirso Tonche     Brendan Mak    Nicholas Livengood Northern Arizona University Extended Campus wins 2015-16 Rise to Top  Chapter Challenge contest Follow link for a complete list of all the winners Arizona Phi Read the rest