Upcoming Meetings 

  • February 13th, 6:00 -7:15 p.m.  Rennebohm Hall room 1116
  • March 28th, 7:00 – 8:15 p.m.  Rennebohm Hall room 1116
  • April 18th, 6:00-7:15 p.m. Rennebohm Hall room 1116

Members of PLS have shared their favorite leadership quote. 

Miranda Bowers, DPH-3

“The price of greatness is responsibility.” –Winston Churchill

Graham Edwardson, DPH-3

“Try and leave this world a little better than you found it and when your turn comes to die, you can die happy in feeling that at any rate you have not wasted your time but have done your best. ” — Robert Baden-Powell

Lizeth Garcia-Jennings, DPH-3

“Leaders instill in their people a hope for success and a belief in themselves. Positive leaders empower people to accomplish their goals.” — Unknown 

Julia Gilbertson, DPH-3

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead

Andrea Gray, DPH-3

“Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.” —Eleanor Roosevelt

Jordan Hilsenhoff, DPH-3

“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality” — Warren Bennis

Elyse Keating, DPH-3

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel” —Maya Angelou

Angie Ngo, DPH-3

“Be your first patient before you start treating others as a healthcare provider.” — Unknown

Alyson Prom, DPH-3

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” — Ray Kroc

Lindsey Skubitz, DPH-3

“The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.” – Woodrow Wilson

Abigail Smith, DPH-3

“Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.”– Reed Markham

Justin Staubli, DPH-3

“The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… Out of discord, harmony… And out of difficult, opportunity.” — Albert Einstein

Rachel Urbas, DPH-3

“Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front.” — Nelson Mandela

Stephanie Bishop, DPH-4

“Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others.” —John Maxwell

Lauren Calkins, DPH-4

“To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.” — Eleanor Roosevelt

Brock Dantuma, DPH-4

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”  —John Quincy Adams

Meredith Fry, DPH-4

“Promise yourself to be so strong that nothing can disturb your peace of mind. Look at the sunny side of everything and make your optimism come true. Think only of the best, work only for the best, and expect only the best. Forget the mistakes of the past and press on to the greater achievements of the future. Give so much time to the improvement of yourself that you have no time to criticize others. Live in the faith that the whole world is on your side so long as you are true to the best that is in you!” —Christian D. Larson

Eric Friestrom, DPH-4

“The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” —Ronald Reagan

Christine Garmoe, DPH-4

“No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself, or to get all the credit for doing it.” —Andrew Carnegie

Nicole Haebig, DPH-4

“Leadership is a series of behaviors rather than a role for heroes.” — Margaret Wheatley

John Harter, DPH-4

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” — John Quincy Adams

Bradley Hettich, DPH-4

“A good leader takes a little more of his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.” — Arnold H. Glasow

Maya Hubbard, DPH-4

“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.” —Maya Angelou

Matt Huppert, DPH-4

“Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.” — Michael Jordan

Marnie Janson, DPH-4

“Science is a cooperative enterprise, spanning the generations. It’s the passing of a torch from teacher, to student, to teacher. A community of minds reaching back to antiquity and forward to the stars.” –- Neil DeGrasse Tyson

Niki Krancevich, DPH-4

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” — Henry Ford

Daniel Mobley, DPH-4

“Leadership is an action, not a position.” — Donald McGannon

Ryan Simonet, DPH-4

“It is essential to understand that battles are primarily won in the hearts of men. Men respond to leadership in a most remarkable way and once you have won his heart, he will follow you anywhere.” — Vince Lombardi

Yannis Koukounas, DPH-4

“Even the smallest person can change the course of the future.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

Sydney Stiener, DPH-4

“Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” —Bill Bradley

Phoua Yang, DPH-4

“Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” —Harold R. McAlidon


Congratulations to Our 2019 Inductees!!

(front row, left to right)

  • Rachel Kent
  • Shelby Koen
  • Darina Georgieva
  • Sarah Parbs
  • Kayla Marchese

(middle row, left to right)

  • Brooke Holloway
  • Paige Gundrum
  • Carson Mahant
  • Madeline Gallo
  • Clare Procknow
  • Katie Sherman
  • Sarah Wigfield

(back row, left to right)

  • Andrew Osterbauer
  • Austin Lange
  • Brianna Groen
  • Sydney Ertz
  • Kara Mudd
  • Colin Pearson
  • Nicholas Olszewski

2018 Inductees

(front row, left to right)

  • Rachel Urbas
  • Alyson Prom
  • Abigail Smith 
  • Joanna Adamski
  • Angie Ngo
  • Lizeth Garcia-Jennings
  • Mark Cinquegrani

(back row, left to right)

  • Justin Staubli
  • Elyse Keating
  • Tim Antoniewicz
  • Graham Edwardson
  •  Zack Stueber
  • Jordan Hilsenhoff
  • Andrea Gray

2016 Inductees


(front row, left to right)

  • Phoua Yang
  • Whitney Pilger
  • Alicia Ritscher

(middle row, left to right)

  • Christine Garmoe
  • Lauren Calkins
  • Emily Jackson
  • Sydney Stiener
  • Joanne Kuznicki
  • Katherine Beach

(back row, left to right)

  • Yannis Koukounas
  • Abigail Moore
  • Rebekah Lee
  • Aaron O’Connell
  • Jessica Acker
  • Helena Dziadowicz
  • Hamide Sinani
  • Stephanie Bishop
  • Matthew Huppert
  • Jared Baxa
  • Brandon Harkonen

2015 Inductees


(front row, left to right)

  • Shelby Tjugum
  • Katie Kuecker
  • AJ Kwak
  • Heather Hresko
  • Jennifer Liao
  • Andy Cannon

(back row, left to right)

  • Teresa Romano
  • Magdalena Siodlak
  • Lindsay Zeihen
  • Daniel Bruckbauer
  • Tyler Prickette
  • Mandy Kvam

2014 Inductees


(front row, left to right)

  • Caitlin Borchardt
  • Kendra Kobs
  • Jing Wu
  • Kristin O’Reilly
  • Kristin Stawicki
  • Joyce Wang
  • Eric Chimielewski
  • Stephanie Dougherty
  • Jean Doh

(back row, left to right)

  • Michael Nagy
  • Rebecca Grupe
  • Casey Spitzer
  • Mack Daeda
  • Jeff Engle

2013 Inductees


(front row, left to right)

  • Danielle McKimmy
  • Megan Kroll
  • Stacy Zwiefelhofer
  • Quinn Wonders
  • Dani Mabrey
  • Kristin Widmer
  • Katie Gaertner
  • Gabrielle Russell
  • Torie Grover

(back row, left to right)

  • Erick Siegenthaler
  • Ryan Anderson
  • Jason Detry
  • Jodie Ritchie
  • Christian Holm
  • Scott Pearson
  • Colby Skar

2012 Inductees


(back row, left to right)

  • Ryan Kerstan
  • Trevor Schmidt
  • Dan Katzenberger
  • Christopher Frye
  • Brian Buss
  • Carrie Bruno
  • Rebecca Carnahan
  • Nathan Smith
  • Dan Ruhland

(front row, left to right)

  • Karrie Radovich
  • Eileen Shannon
  • Ellen Schwartz
  • Joe Wenninger
  • Kalynn Rohde
  • Kristina Bennwitz
  • Jennifer Vipond
  • Kate Lindberg