Hello CA PBL members and advisers!
Welcome to a new 2013-2014 PBL year! The California Phi Beta Lambda State Team is excited to embark on a journey with you to go Straight to the Top!
As the State President of California Phi Beta Lambda for 2013-2014, I would like to congratulate everyone on their successes this past year. Whether you are a returning member or a new member, you have taken your first steps to succeeding in life by being a part of the largest student-run business organization in the United States dedicated on promoting professional development, academic excellence, and integration into society.
It is my pleasure to introduce myself and this year’s state leadership team:
UC San Diego
Director of Programs
University of Southern California
Communications and Technology
Diablo Valley College
Director of Membership
University of Southern California
Florence Yu will be a junior studying at the University of California, San Diego. She is majoring in International Studies with a Primary Emphasis in Sociology, and Secondary Emphasis in Communications, while double minoring in Business and Chinese Studies. Having been involved in FBLA-PBL for two years now, Florence will serve as your State President for the 2013-2014 year.
Florence is also involved in a vast array of organizations and extracurriculars, including but not limited to: Associated Students-Concerts & Events, Order of the Tritons, Active Community at Thurgood Marshall College, Marshall Activities Committee, Marshallpalooza, Lift as You Climb, Intervarsity, and the Leadership for Cultural Celebration Committee.
Fun Fact: Florence dislikes drinks with ice in it and will either not touch an iced drink or will take out all the ice beforehand.
Danielle Dayto is a senior at the University of Southern California. She is double majoring in Accounting and Business Administration and pursuing a career in public accounting – corporate taxation. She is happy to serve as your Director of Programs for the 2013-2014 year, which will mark her eighth year with the FBLA-PBL organization. As State Officer, Danielle looks forward to collaborating with California PBL members and to raise member and chapter involvement in state programs
Danielle is also involved in PBL at the chapter level, having recently completed a year-long term as President. In addition to PBL, Danielle is active in on-campus organizations such as Accounting Society, Ascend, and the Marshall International Exchange Program.
Fun Fact: At midnight on any given weekday, Danielle is likely busy baking desserts.
Harmin Kaur is a sophomore at Diablo Valley College and is working towards transferring to the University of California, Los Angeles to major in Political Science. She is honored and thrilled to serve as your Director of Communications and Technology and is inspired to bring the California Phi Beta Lambda’s brand name to the forefront.
Harmin will endeavor to do this by providing an interactive and inclusive communications platform where members can share ideas and exchange success stories contributing to a value-added member network. In addition to PBL, Harmin is an active volunteer with the UN National Committee for UN Women SFO Bay Area Chapter and is currently interning for Organizing for Action.
Fun Fact: She loves to sing, even though she doesn’t think she can!
Michelle Lee is a junior at the University of Southern California double majoring in Business Administration and International Relations. She is super excited to serve as your Director of Membership and strives to get to know each chapter on a more personal level. This year marks her fifth year in the FBLA-PBL organization and she is eager to give back as much as the organization has given to her. As State Officer, Michelle looks forward to improving inter-chapter communications and making new friends from other chapters. In addition to PBL, Michelle is also active in USC’s Program Board, where she works to bring entertaining and influential speakers to the student body.
She is proud to serve the members of California PBL and excited to inspire future leaders of the organization!
Fun Fact: Michelle’s favorite ice cream is the rare (and oh so delicious) black sesame ice cream.
On behalf of the State Team, we look forward to a great year with you! Please do not hesitate to contact us should you ever have any questions.