North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda 2009 FLDC NON-TRIVIA CONTEST GUIDELINES (Total of six pages, concluding with the Code of Ethics) The Non-Trivia Contest is sponsored by the NCPBL Professional Division. Each local chapter may enter one team of three members (teams with fewer members will be disqualified). Previous participants and previous or present state officers may not enter. The contest will have 2 rounds: the Preliminary Round consisting of a timed, written test for each team and the Championship Round consisting of an oral competition. The Preliminary Round will take place on Friday of FLDC. Each three-member team collectively will complete the test. No support materials may be used. The Championship Round will take place on Saturday during the FLDC Closing General Session. The winning chapter/team from each region will compete collectively in the Championship round. All the questions in both rounds will come from the study guide. The complete study guide is attached. If all these questions are used, additional questions will be pulled from the State Awards Program Guidelines published in the 20092010 NCPBL State Handbook, which can be found on the state website. RULES FOR THE NON-TRIVIA CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND The Championship round will be conducted in a round-robin format. Order will be determined by rock-paper-scissors. Once the order has been determined, the players will be questioned in the following way (across) Team 1, Player 1; Team 2, Player 1; Team 3, Player 1; Team 1, Player 2; Team 2, Player 2; Team 3, Player 2; Team 1, Player 3; Team 2, Player 3; Team 3, Player 3 If the player that was asked the question provides an incorrect answer (no team collaboration allowed), the question will be asked to the next player on the next team. During the Championship Round, each question will be read once per person. The judge will call time five seconds after the question is read. Each question will be worth five points, and the first team to reach 50 points will become the Non-Trivia Contest winner. If there is the possibility of two or more teams reaching 50 points during the round, each team will have an opportunity to answer a question. If there is a tie, rounds will continue until it is broken. Only teams within the tie will compete in subsequent rounds. NC PHI BETA LAMBDA 2009 FLDC NON-TRIVIA CONTEST STUDY GUIDE 2009-2010 National Officers NATIONAL PBL OFFICERS: President – Gloria Lau, Oklahoma Secretary – Geoffrey Long, Rhode Island Treasurer – Alexia Williams, Colorado Vice President, Western Region – Cordero Delgadillo, Arizona Vice President, Eastern Region – Mark Comaty, Maryland Vice President, Mountain Plains Region – Jennifer Roeber, Nebraska Vice President, North Central Region – Courtney Bauer, Wisconsin Vice President, Southern Region – Dawn Montoya, North Carolina Parliamentarian – Jake Barreau, Wisconsin PROFESSIONAL DIVISION NATIONAL OFFICERS (all former national PBL officers) President – Junior Carlton, Missouri (now Oklahoma) Vice President – Eric McGarvey, North Carolina Secretary-Treasurer – Brad Howard, Arkansas (now Washington, DC) 2009-2010 National Conferences and Meetings NATIONAL FALL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCES (NFLC) Orlando, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; Denver, Colorado (PBL sessions will be held at all three) INSTITUTE FOR LEADERS (IFL) – Nashville, Tennessee July 8-9 (preceding NLC) NATIONAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCES (NLC) 2010 – July 9-12, Nashville; 2011 – Orlando State PBL & PD Officers 2009-2010 North Carolina PBL STATE OFFICERS: President – Jeremy May, Mount Olive College Secretary-Treasurer – Andrea Alston, Barton College Historian – Ashley Sumner, Johnson & Wales University Vice President, Eastern Region – Brian Parnell, Mount Olive College Vice President, Central Region – John Anderson, Stanly Community College Vice President, Western Region – Stephanie Fann, Asheville-Buncombe Tech CC 2008-2009 NC PBL State President – Dawn Montoya, Barton College 2007-2008 NC PBL State President – David Edwards, Campbell University 2006-2007 NC PBL State President – Clarence Goode, Stanly Community College 2009-2010 North Carolina PBL PROFESSIONAL DIVISION OFFICERS President – Michael Coffey, Lowe’s Companies, Inc., Mooresville graduate of Appalachian State University Vice President – Chad Nichols, Wachovia Bank, Statesville graduate of Mitchell CC and UNC-Charlotte Secretary-Treasurer – Liz Moore, One Hour Heating & Air, Charlotte graduate of Stanly Community College North Carolina Phi Beta Lambda STATE COMMITTEE: State Adviser – Dan Hazlett, Stanly Community College Publications Director - Susan Stinson, Mitchell Community College State Awards Program Director - Kathie Doole, Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College Leadership Development Director - Kathy Toler, Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College Chapter Development Director - Kenneth Kleiner, Fayetteville Technical Community College PBL/PD/Foundation Financial Development Director – Robbie McDonald, Duke Energy 2009-2010 NC PBL FOUNDATION, Inc., OFFICERS President – Jeff Daniels, Bandag, Inc. (graduate of Barton College) Vice President – Sonya O’Brien, Mount Olive College adviser Secretary – Chad Nichols, Wachovia (graduate of Mitchell CC and UNC-Charlotte) Treasurer – Robbie McDonald, Duke Energy (graduate of Wingate University and Appalachian State University) 2009-2010 State PBL Conferences and Meetings FALL KICK-OFFS and Host Colleges - September 24, 2009 Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College Mount Olive College Rowan-Cabarrus Community College FALL LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE (FLDC) – October 23-24, 2009 Greensboro – Clarion Hotel WINTER TIP-OFFS – February 4, 2010 (locations to be announced) STATE LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE (SLC) – April 8-10, 2010 Charlotte - Hilton University Place Additional Information PBL state/national dues are $20 per year ($10 national, $10 state) Professional Division dues are $23 per year ($15 national, $8 state). The three words on the PBL emblem are service, education, and progress. The national publications include: Business Leader for PBL members The Professional Edge for the Professional Division Advisers’ Hotline for high school teachers Tomorrow’s Business Leader for FBLA and FBLA-Middle Level members. The PBL parliamentary authority is the most current edition of Robert's Rules of Order. If the State President resigns, the Vice President from that region becomes State President; vacancies in other offices are filled by State Council appointments. The FBLA-PBL fiscal (financial) year is July 1-June 30. Appropriate business attire, which follows the FBLA-PBL Dress Code, must be worn at all PBL conference sessions; members, advisers, and guests are to adhere to this policy. Mission LIFT (Leading Into the Future Together) aids the national March of Dimes. North Carolina won the 2009 National First Place Award for the Largest State Chapter Membership-Professional Division. The 2010 State Leadership Conference will be the 56th Annual NCPBL SLC. The NCPBL newsletter is published twice a year – once in the fall and once in the spring, electronically beginning fall 2009. Dues must be received by the national office on or before October 20 in order for members to receive the fall PBL national publication; therefore, the deadline for state initial dues reporting is October 12, 2009. Ms. Jean M. Buckley is President and Chief Executive Officer of FBLA-PBL, Inc. Tina Dierkes (Illinois State PBL Adviser) is the 2009-10 chair of the National Board of Directors. Ms. Sonya O’Brien, Mount Olive College adviser, is serving her third year as a member of the National FBLA-PBL Board of Directors. State Adviser and Stanly Community College Adviser Dan Hazlett was the first NCPBL adviser to serve on the National FBLA-PBL Board of Directors (1995-1999) and is the only person to serve two years as Board chair. On-site registrants at the NCPBL SLC cannot compete in competitive events. Chapters may do event substitutions at the state conference but cannot place a member in an event for which someone had not been entered from the chapter. FBLA-PBL MarketPlace is the national FBLA-PBL supplier for emblematic jewelry, membership promotional items, awards, business gifts, sportswear, etc. February is National FBLA-PBL Month. Dr. James White founded PBL in North Carolina in 1954. Dr. James White, Ms. Geraldine Smith, Mr. Terry Lowrance, and Dr. Robert Simmons are the four Honorary Lifetime members of NCPBL. Eric McGarvey, Robbie McDonald, and Paul Fogarty have served as officers of the National PBL Professional Division. Mr. McGarvey is the current Vice President and served as Secretary/Treasurer in 2008-09; Ms. McDonald served as Secretary/Treasurer in 1986-87 and as Vice President in 2004-05; and Mr. Fogarty served as Pin resident-elect & President 1992-94. Mr. Terry Lowrance was the first president of the NCPBL Professional Division – founded in April of 1976 as the NCPBL Alumni Association. In 1958, the first Phi Beta Lambda collegiate chapter in the nation was chartered at the University of Northern Iowa. The first PBL local chapter in North Carolina was at Livingstone College in Salisbury, NC. The PBL colors are blue & gold. The Greek letters Phi Beta Lambda are the initials of the English words Future Business Leaders. The University of North Carolina at Greensboro hosted the first Fall Leadership Development Conference in 1975. William Thompson, East Carolina University, has been NCPBL’s only National PBL President (1963-64). Rachel Loescher Fann, graduate of Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College and Western Carolina University served as Southern Region Vice President in 20072008; Dawn Montoya, graduate of Barton College and member of the NCPBL Virtual Chapter, is the current Southern Region Vice President. Since 1962, state presidents have come from these 17 local chapters: (13) Appalachian State University (6) Campbell University (5) East Carolina University (4) Barton College (4) Stanly Community College (3) Mount Olive College (2)Wingate University (2) Lenoir-Rhyne College (2) Mitchell Community College (2) UNC-Pembroke (1) North Carolina Central University (1)Central Piedmont Community College (1) Haywood Community College (1) Lenoir Community College (1) UNC-Wilmington (1) Western Carolina University (1) Johnson & Wales University The 2008 National “Who's Who in PBL” recipient for NC was Kevin Davio from AshevilleBuncombe Technical Community College; the 2009 recipient was Dawn Montoya from Barton College. The 2009 NCPBL Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser award recipient was Ms. Connie Porter from Southeastern Community College. November 15 is American Enterprise Day and November is American Enterprise Month. The first NC FBLA-PBL State Conference was a joint conference for FBLA and PBL at East Carolina University in 1955. The national headquarters for FBLA-PBL are in Reston, Virginia (outside Washington) The National and North Carolina PBL theme for 2009-2010 is “Simply the Best.” The NCPBL State Executive Council is composed of the following members: State Officers and a local adviser for each State Committee (state adviser and directors) Professional Division Officers NC FBLA-PBL State Chair The four divisions of FBLA-PBL, Inc., are FBLA-Middle Level (middle and junior high school) FBLA (high school) PBL (collegiate) Professional Division. The three state PBL regions are Eastern, Central, and Western. The five national regions are Eastern, Mountain Plains, North Central, Southern, and Western. The 12 states in the National Southern Region are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. The national Parliamentary Procedure event is named after Dorothy L. Travis, a deceased business educator from North Dakota. The national Local Chapter Annual Business Report is named in honor of Hamden Forkner, a professor at Columbia University and founder of FBLA-PBL. The national Gold Seal Chapter Award is named for Holis and Kitty Guy, the first FBLAPBL “director” of the national offices. Dr. Robert Simmons retired from Lenoir-Rhyne College in 2007, having served as a PBL adviser in North Carolina and Georgia for 44 years. The longest-serving active adviser now is Mr. Hazlett, 36 years at Stanly Community College. Mr. Kenneth Kleiner, Fayetteville Technical Community College adviser, is serving a three-year term (through NLC 2012) on National Awards Program Committee. The NCPBL Scholarship Award and the Chapter Challenge Award are sponsored by the NCPBL Foundation, Inc. The NCPBL Foundation was incorporated on February 6, 2002. CMAP stands for Career and Membership Achievement Program and includes three levels for recognition: Director, Executive, President In 2009, Dawn Montoya and Sam Miller (Pfeiffer University) were two of only five PBL members in the nation to complete the highest level of CMAP. FBLA-PBL Creed I believe education is the right of every person. I believe the future depends on mutual understanding and cooperation among business, industry, labor, religious, family, and educational institutions, as well as people around the world. I agree to do my utmost to bring about understanding and cooperation among all these groups. I believe every person should prepare for a useful occupation and carry on that occupation in a manner that brings the greatest good to the greatest number. I believe every person should actively work toward improving social, political, community, and family life. I believe every person has the right to earn a living at a useful occupation. I believe every person should take responsibility for carrying out assigned tasks in a manner that brings credit to self, associates, school and community. I believe I have the responsibility to work efficiently and to think clearly. I promise to use my abilities to make the world a better place for everyone. FBLA-PBL Code of Ethics I will be honest and sincere. I will approach each task with confidence in my ability to perform my work at a high standard. I will willingly accept responsibilities and duties. I will seek to profit by my mistakes and take suggestions and criticisms directed toward the improvement of myself and my work. I will abide by the rules and regulations of my college. I will exercise initiative and responsibility and will cooperate with my employer and fellow worker. I will dress and act in a manner that will bring respect to me and to my college. I will seek to improve my community by contributing my efforts and my resources to worthwhile projects.