Description

The Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, or FBLA-PBL (FBLA-ΦΒΛ), is an American career and technical student organization that has its headquarters in Reston, Virginia. Established in 1940, FBLA-PBL is a non-profit organization of high school ("FBLA"), middle school ("Middle Level"), and college ("PBL") students, as well as professional members ("Professional Division"), who primarily help students transition to the business world. FBLA-PBL is one of the largest student-run organizations in the United States of America[citation needed], with 253,365 members, and the largest career student organization in the world. Local FBLA-PBL chapters are often connected to their school's business education department, and most advisers are business education teachers. It is one of the top 10 organizations listed by the U.S. Department of Education.[2] FBLA's national charity partner is the March of Dimes, and the March of Dimes provides grants of $1,000 for local chapters and $2,500 for state chapters to promote their goals.

Affiliations

Constitution / Tier

File PBLConstitution1.docx
Tier Student Organization - Registered

Membership Information

Student Members 14
ISU Members 0
Non-ISU Members 0
Allowed Members All ISU Students
Allowed Officers All Members
Membership Qualifications N/A
Membership Restrictions N/A
Elections/Selection Refer to Constitution
Meetings N/A

Description of Regular Meetings/Activities

Bi-weekly membership meetings to discuss recruitment, fundraising, and membership agenda items.

Description of Special Events

Fall Leadership Conference: Held each Fall semester; held with entire Iowa PBL membership, and includes workshops and social activities. State Leadership Conference: Held each Spring semester; held with entire Iowa PBL membership, and includes workshops, social activities, and competition among each chapter and member. National Leadership Conference: Held each Summer; held with entire PBL international membership, and includes workshops, social events, national travel opportunities, competition among states, chapters, and members.