2017 Application Timeline:

Application opens:  Monday, January 2.

Please send your completed Application Document in .pdf format with the title PLS application-last name, first name to Mandy Kvam ( no later than January 20th at 11:59 pm.

Application due: Friday, January 20th @ 11:59 PM 

Applicants will be notified of results by Friday, February 3rd 

MANDATORY Initiation will be held Sunday, February 12th at Noon in the Commons

All DPH-1’s, 2’s & 3’s are eligible to apply. 

The application consists of four components:

  1. Completed electronic application
  2. An electronic letter of recommendation written by a professor, boss, coworker, friend or other individual (excluding family members) who is able to speak to a candidate’s leadership abilities
  3. Sponsorship by a current member of Phi Lambda Sigma at the School of Pharmacy
  4. A copy of your CV


As indicated above, to apply to Phi Lambda Sigma you need to be sponsored by a current member. Phi Lambda Sigma utilizes the sponsors to speak to the leadership abilities of the applicant and to ensure the quality of our members. Please feel free to contact any of these members via email or in person, to either ask questions about our group or to obtain sponsorship. Each PLS member is allowed to sponsor as many applicants as they wish and the sponsor will be writing information about how applicants have demonstrated leadership abilities. A complete list of the current members of Phi Lambda follows:

Andy Cannon
Eric Chmielewski
Jean Doh
Kendra Kobs
Katie Kuecker

Rebekah Lee
Jen Liao
Abby Moore
Aaron O’Connell
Tyler Prickette
Teresa Romano
Shelby Tjugum
Joyce Wang
Jing Wu


Jess Acker
Jared Baxa
Katherine Beach
Daniel Bruckbauer
Brandon Harkonen
Joanne Kuznicki

Mandy Kvam
Whitney Pilger
Ali Ritscher
Hamide Sinani
Magdalena Siodlak


Stephanie Bishop
Lauren Calkins
Helen Dziadowicz
Christine Garmoe
Matt Huppert
Yannis Koukounas
Sydney Stiener
Phoua Yang

Please contact the nominations chair Mandy Kvam ( or the president of PLS Maggie Siodlak ( with any questions about applying to the society and ask members about our events!