International Eagle Award Recipient
Lisa K. Frye, MBA, SFO
Executive Director of Finance
Frederick County Public Schools
Through her devotion to both the teaching and business professions, Lisa Frye has strengthened the voice of school business officials and increased public trust in her community. By introducing and promoting data-driven decision making, comparative analysis, collaboration, and strategic planning within her school division as well as through VASBO, the state department of education, and legislators, she has generated key relationships and new resources for students.
Christine L. Lee, CPA, CA, CSBO, SFO
Director of Finance
Lethbridge School District No. 51
Christine Lee believes leadership means sharing knowledge. When school jurisdictions in Alberta were required to adopt new accounting standards and produce considerably different reports, Lee worked with colleagues to effectively communicate the standards and implications to stakeholders. She believes that educating stakeholders about the “business” of education will ensure resources have a positive impact on student learning.
Chief Financial Officer
Hillsboro School District
A reflective-systems thinker, Adam Stewart considers the impact all district departments have on student achievement and ensures available resources are directed to the areas in which they will have the most positive return. Recognizing the importance of professional development, he works closely with all district personnel to ensure everyone receives the training they need to provide an effective learning environment.
Mark Wilsey, MBA, CEM
Facilities and Operations Officer
Harrison School District 2
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Mark Wilsey wears many hats, leading in the areas of operations, construction, and maintenance of district facilities (21 schools); transportation (53 buses); and nutrition services (1.5 million meals served annually). When he is not riding buses and eating lunch with the students, he is assisting other districts in the areas of facilities management and nutrition issues and providing guidance on grant preparation.