Association Awards

OASBO desires to recognize members who have made significant contributions to the Association, public education, and the profession of school business official. Two awards can be awarded each year at the discretion of the Board of Directors. They are the President's Award and the Outstanding Service Award.



Gayellen Jacobson was awarded the Outstanding Service Award in 2019 at the Annual Summer Conference. Her nominating team wrote “I have seen her work tirelessly for the advancement of students in both .. the district and the entire state. She has encouraged networking with other professionals; served on multiple OASBO committees; and served as a mentor and done numerous presentations at State and National levels. She is passionate about sharing knowledge and interested in new perspectives; she empowers those around her to succeed.”


At the Annual Summer Conference, the OASBO Board of Directors awarded Claire Hertz with the 2018 Outstanding Service Award. She was nominated by the superintendent of Beaverton SD, Don Grotting. Don noted in his nomination, "Claire is committed to all students and their success. For years she has been engaged in the District's equity work and diligently works to bring that lens to the challenging work of creating and balancing an annual budget. She brings a deep spirit of service to all that she does on behalf of children." Congratulations Claire!

President's Award

2019 - Lori Sattenspiel
2018 - Olivia Meyers Buch

The OASBO President is empowered to recognize a current member for outstanding contributions during their year at the helm of the Board of Directors. The award is presented at the Annual Summer Conference, if awarded.

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  • Discounted registration rates
  • Access to our Professional Certification program and New Business Managers Institute
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