Here at CASBO, we know that it’s our members who make us special. The grass-roots nature of our organization, and our members’ dedication and willingness to serve, are at the very heart of what we do! For that very reason, we annually acknowledge those dedicated member volunteers who have made a significant contribution to CASBO during the past year.
While some of our award recipients are de facto in nature, most of them are chosen from nominations by you, our members! If you know a CASBO member who should be recognized, please choose an eligible award below, and click on the award link to complete and submit a nomination form.
Your participation is invaluable. Thank you for helping us celebrate CASBO’s outstanding members and thank them for their service!
Associate Member of the Year Award
In recognition of longtime service to CASBO and California schools, CASBO presents this award to a deserving associate member who has dedicated numerous hours of time and selfless energy on behalf of CASBO and its members. Award criteria include:
Commitment to Education Award
In recognition of a lifetime of professional achievement in school business management, CASBO presents this award to a non-member who has improved public education and the lives of school children throughout California. Award criteria include:
CASBO presents this award to an individual member* who, through personal sacrifice for the benefit of the entire CASBO membership, has served in a leadership capacity and earned a statewide reputation for that service. As part of this recognition, the recipient is awarded with honorary lifetime membership benefits. Award criteria include:
Section Member of the Year Awards
CASBO presents these awards to one active individual member* from each of its seven sections who are dedicated CASBO leaders that have made a significant contribution to school business management at the section level. These people have been selected by their section board peers to receive this special recognition. Award criteria include:
Smart Business Award
CASBO presents this award to an individual member* or organizational member for innovative, creative and meaningful contribution to the improvement of the profession and the efficiency of school districts. Award criteria include:
Presidential Service Award (non-nomination)
CASBO presents this award to its immediate past president for exemplary service to CASBO. As part of this recognition, the recipient is awarded with honorary lifetime membership benefits.
Schuyler C. Joyner Award (non-nomination)
CASBO Associate Members present this award to an individual member* who has demonstrated outstanding leadership, service and commitment to school business and to the association. As part of this recognition, an annual scholarship of $1,000 for five years is awarded to the high school or community college of the recipient’s choice.
*For purposes of the awards nomination process, an “individual member” is a current Career Builder Member, Organizational Subscription Employee Member, Honorary Life Member or Retiree Member.
Nominations are accepted until November 30 each year, and our awards are presented the following spring
at Annual Conference. For more information about an award, please contact Gail Hillis, Director of Membership.