Sharing knowledge with peers leads to professional and personal growth. ASBO International has many volunteer opportunities for members. For maximum volunteer opportunities, please keep your member profile up to date.

Network

Interact on the Global School Business Network

Engage in rich, compelling discussions about your profession by sharing resources, creating posts, and responding to questions on the Global School Business Network.

 

Commitment: Varies

Qualifications: ASBO International membership

Details: For more information, please refer to the GSBN Network User Guide.

Contact: Jackie Wallenstein

Write a blog for the Global School Business Network

Whether it’s a presentation, a relevant news article, quick tips, or another useful resource, blog about it on the Global School Business Network.

 

Commitment: 1-3 hours

Qualifications: ASBO International membership

Details: For more information, please refer to “How to Blog on the Network.”

Contact: Jackie Wallenstein

Present

Present a session at the Annual Conference & Expo

Call for Proposals opens in the fall for the following year’s conference.

 

Commitment: 25 minutes to 4 hours as a presenter + prep time

Qualifications: Expertise in an area of school business; must register and pay to attend the Annual Conference & Expo

Details: For more information, please refer to Education Proposals.

Contact: Education Team

Present an ASBO International Webinar

Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Commitment: 3-5 hours

Qualifications: Relevant expertise and experience in an area of school business

Details: For more information, please refer to Education Proposals.

Contact: Education Team

Identify Content

Participate in content selection for Annual Conference & Expo

Review presentation proposals for the Annual Conference & Expo to determine which topics and content will resonate with your fellow members.

 

Commitment: 3-5 hours

Qualifications: ASBO International membership

Contact: Education Team

Participate in content selection for webinars

What is trending in school business? Webinar proposals are reviewed throughout the year and your expertise will help ensure ASBO International brings current and everyday topics in front of the members for professional development.


Commitment: 3-5 hours

Qualifications: ASBO International membership

Contact: Education Team

eLearning Content Reviewer (CPAs Only)

Use your experience and knowledge as a CPA to review abstract submissions with content in the areas of accounting, auditing, and taxes.


Commitment: Varies

Qualifications: Certified Public Accountant

Contact: Education Team

Share Content

eLearning Content Developer/Contributor

Offer your expertise to collaborate and create digital toolkits, online courses, and webinars.




Commitment: Varies

Qualifications: Expertise in an area of school business

Contact: Education Team

Provide expertise for an ASBO publication

Would you like to share your experience with your peers in one of ASBO’s publications but find putting your thoughts down on paper a challenge? Let us interview you and create an article for a future publication.


Commitment: 1-2 hours

Qualifications: ASBO International member

Contact: Patricia George

Podcast

School Business Matters covers a wide variety of topics that matter to school business officials. Offer to discuss a topic that means a lot to you with guided questions from ASBO’s executive director.


Commitment: 1-2 hours

Qualifications: ASBO International member

Contact: Susan Anderson

Write

Write an article for School Business Affairs

Contribute as a writer for ASBO International’s monthly magazine, School Business Affairs. Typical articles range from 500 to 1,500 words.


Commitment: 1-3 hours

Qualifications: Expertise and/or experience in any area of school business

Details: Refer to the “Editorial Calendar – Article Content ” for content and deadlines for the year.

Contact: Siobhán McMahon

Write an article for School Business Leader

Contact us to be featured in a member story in an upcoming issue of School Business Leader, or submit a brief article about leadership you’ve implemented or observed in your district.


Commitment: 1-3 hours

Qualifications: ASBO International membership; relevant leadership experience

Contact: Elleka Yost

 

Write or contribute to the creation of a White Paper or Toolkit

Write, or help write, an evidence-based, authoritative, in-depth report on a specific topic of importance to school business, presenting a problem and providing a solution.


Commitment: Varies

Qualifications: Relevant expertise and experience in an area of school business

Contact: Education Team

Additional Opportunities

Post on LinkedIn

Did you read an article that you want to share with school business professionals or do you want to shout out kudos to your district for an award-winning budget? There are so many opportunities to post on LinkedIn.


Commitment: 1-3 hours

Qualifications: Relevant expertise and experience in an area of school business

Contact: Amanda Bow

Respond to Media Calls

You can help effect change by being available to discuss the school business industry with media.




Commitment: 1 hour

Qualifications: ASBO International member with relevant experience

Contact: Amanda Bow


Committee Involvement

Volunteers are the driving force behind ASBO International’s mission to promote the highest standards of school business management. Shape your own leadership skills and professional strengths while advancing your field. As committee positions become available, we will reach out to members.


Commitment: Varies by committee

Qualifications: ASBO International membership and relevant expertise and experience; additional qualifications vary by committee

Details: Please refer to the Committee Manual for specifics

Contact: Susan Anderson


BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Want to make an impact at the highest level of leadership? Become a candidate for a position on the ASBO International Board of Directors. Each fall, ASBO International members elect representatives for the ASBO International Board of Directors to serve the association. Refer to the Board Election Rules Manual on the ASBO website.


Commitment: Three years as a director; additional three years if elected to serve as president

Qualifications: Five consecutive years of ASBO International membership and attendance at three of the past six annual conferences; must complete and submit a candidate packet before the January 4 deadline of the election year

Contact: Angie Tombul