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The FBLA-PBL Professional Division Preparing Students for Tomorrow’s Business World Purpose of the Professional Division The FBLA-PBL Professional Division is for businesspeople, educators, parents, former members, and anyone who supports the goals of the association.

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The FBLA-PBL

Professional Division

Preparing Students for

Tomorrow’s Business World


Purpose of the Professional Division

  • The FBLA-PBL Professional Division is for businesspeople, educators, parents, former members, and anyone who supports the goals of the association.

  • Established business professionals can help, teach, and encourage the rising generation of business leaders. Professional members give students the chance to work one-on-one with experienced leaders.


History of the Professional Division

  • In 1979, The Alumni Division was formed to allow FBLA-PBL alumni a chance to continue supporting the organization

  • In 1989, the Alumni Division was changed to the Professional Division to include advisers and business leaders. It allowed our organization to reach a greater audience.


Who are Professional Division members?

  • Alumni

  • Educators/Administrators

  • Business Professionals

  • Parents

  • Government Officials


Goals & Objectives

  • Like the other divisions of FBLA-PBL, we follow the same philosophy of Service, Education & Progress.

    • Service – PD members support the associations programs and serve as liaisons between the workplace and classroom.

    • Education – PD members mentor FBLA-PBL members to strengthen leadership abilities and provide career counseling.

    • Progress – PD members keep the other divisions informed & up to date on current business trends.


What can PD Members do for your chapter?

  • Serve as a liaison between business and the classroom

  • Share real life experiences at meetings and workshops

  • Provide professional development training through workshops

  • Arrange tours of local businesses


What can PD Members do for your chapter? – Cont.

  • Guide members as they prepare for competitive events.

  • Judge at local, state and national competitions.

  • Help chapters with fundraising

  • Create internship and job shadowing opportunities

  • Offer scholarships and other financial support


PD Membership Benefits

  • Receive The Professional Edge, a newsletter exclusively for PD members

  • Receive Tomorrow’s Business Leader or PBL Business Leader (depending on affiliation)

  • Discounts at car rentals, stores, and hotels nationwide


PD Membership Benefits, Cont.

  • Discounts at hotels, car rental facilities and stores nationwide.


Membership Dues Options

  • One Year

    • $23 with $8 rebate to the state chapter

  • Lifetime

    • $350 with $50 rebate to the state chapter


Retaining Members

Now that you have PD members, how do you get them to comeback each year?

  • At the start of the year, request a copy of the PD members designated to your chapter or state from the FBLA-PBL National Center.

  • Send out renewal letters at the beginning of the membership year. Samples letters are available on the national website.


Retaining Members, Cont.

  • Provide one on one contact with PD members. The personal contact goes far when asking members to renew.

  • Take examples of publications to PD members, especially ones that highlight your chapters activities. Who wouldn’t want to work with winners & leaders in the community?


Integrate PD Members into Chapter Activities

  • Promote PD members in local and state chapter newsletters/websites.

  • Celebrate American Enterprise Day on November 15 with PD members,

  • Serve on a panel discussion focusing on current business topics, trends, and issues.

  • Send letters to the PD member’s manager or boss letting them know what the PD member has done for your chapter.

  • During FBLA-PBL Week, celebrate your PD members for their support of your chapter.


Some Recommendations

  • Using the How to Kit, start recruiting PD Members—Alumni, Advisers, and Business Community

  • Develop program plans and start asking for help from PD Members

  • Create Directory of PD Members’ Strengths and Area of Concentration

  • Call/Contact PD Members Regularly


Professional Division Members-

A Valuable and Priceless asset for your chapter.


Presented by

FBLA-PBL Professional DivisionNational Officer Team

Tod Reinhart – National President

pdpres@fbla.org

Juan Soto – National Vice-President

pdvp@fbla.org

Angela McCallie – National Sec./Treasurer

pdst@fbla.org


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