2015 Fall Leadership Development Conference

Nearly two hundred delegates met November 6-7 at the Greensboro Clarion Hotel for the 2015 Fall Leadership Development Conference.  "Gold Star Chapter" awards were presented by Ms. Bobbie Brown, NCPBL's first state president (1954).  Keynote speakers were Ms. Michele Parrish, Outstanding Local Chapter Adviser Award recipient for 2015, and Ms. Allison Gahrmann, NC's National "Who's Who in PBL" inductee for 2015.  Special conference guest was Mr. Travis London, national PBL secretary from Kentucky.  During the general session, Dr. Kathie Doole was recognized for her work over the past nine years as Awards Program Director.  The Executive Council presented Dr. Doole with flowers and announced that she was being added to the national PBL "Adviser Wall of Fame" for her contributions to her local chapter and NCPBL.  A series of workshops led by advisers, PD-F, and business leaders highlighted the conference.  Durham Technical Community College won the Chapter Display contest and Southeastern Community College the NON-Trivia competition.