Board of Excellence Criteria
All boards who are recipients of the President’s Board Award or the Board of Excellence Award will be presented the award at their local Area Membership Meeting.
In 2020, 20 boards received the Board of Excellence Award
Garlyn Grosse, Jeremy Pleskac, Shannon Lubker, Tim Shanahan, Todd Thiesen & Wes Giehler
Superintendent: Harlan Ptomey
Aron Hostetler, Eric Hostetler, Jeff Christensen, Justin Caspersen, Teresa Grabowski & Will Kemptar
Superintendent: Ryan Ruhl
Clair Arens, Larry Potts, Lisa Van Heek, Roger Lange, Tami Guenther & Travis Poppe
Superintendent: Christopher Look
Darrell Allen, Don Moravec, Kasey Kuhlman, Marcus Thoendel, Nathan Olson & Stephanie Summers
Superintendent: Chad Denker
Alan Moore, Brett Kuhn, Dennis Wilkins, Mary Scarborough, Phillip Wright, Ron Pearson & Ted Stilwill
Administrator: Dan Schnoes
Bonnie Hinkle, Carlos Barcenas, Dan Brosz, Erika Wolfe, Heidi Schutz, Julie Gortemaker, Kelly Enck, Lisa Albers & Terry Brown
Superintendent: Tawana Grover
Gary Braun, Glen Ott, Kent Allen, Paul Brune, Steven Stebbing & Tammy Ott
Superintendent: Brad Best
Brenda Johnson, Jason Bode, Jodi Seamann, Luke McConnell, Steven Koch & Yvette Troyer
Superintendent: Jane Davis
Annie Mumgaard, Barbara Baier, Bob Rauner, Connie Duncan, Don Mayhew, Kathy Danek & Lanny Boswell
Superintendent: Steve Joel
Deb Neidig, Harlow Hanson, Jim Knapp, Jim Reeves, Katie Ebeling, Steve Ruh & Superintendent: Alan Ehlers
Craig Shaw, Dave Welsch, Jessica Dunlap, Jim Stahly, Ned Pauley & Tony Roth
Superintendent: Kevin Wingard
Craig Grams, Justin Glanzer, Ken Carpenter, Kevin Raun, Richard Jacobsen & Rusty Rhynalds
Superintendent: James Widdifield
Carol Crook, Jeff Frields, Jim Nemec, Kent Blum, Lisa Chaney, Nick Schmitz, Stacie Higgins, Stephen Luther & Teri Stukenholtz
Superintendent: Mark Fritch
Craig Gana, Gary Kubicek, Jim Craig, Jim Devine, Jim Kruger & Patty Bentzinger
Asst Superintendent: Brian Maschmann; Superintendent: John Schwartz
David Kling, Douglas Davis, Jim Ayres, Tania Perlinger, Tena Most & Todd Neill
Superintendent: Mike Apple
Elizabeth Kumru, Heather Johnson, Jay Irwin, Linda Richards, Mary Roarty & Robin Richards
Superintendent: Mark Adler
Brad Breitkreutz, Cathy Burklund, Harriet Gould, Lori Springer, Matt Blanchard & Scott Black
Superintendent: Derrick Joel
Danielle Shipley, Jana Hughes, Jill Hochstein, Jerry Rumery, Paul Duer & Ryne Seaman
Superintendent: Josh Fields
Dan Scheer, Janelle Morgan, Jason Meinecke, Marty Mrkvicka, Philip Thede & Shelly Harrahill
Superintendent: John Poppert
Alison Graham, Amie Kopcho, Barbara Skaden, Jean Vincent, Matt Holthe & Pepper Papineau
Superintendent: Mitch Bartholomew
Board members must attain a minimum of Level I Award.
Board must have a voting delegate participate in the Annual NASB Delegate Assembly.
Members of the board must each attend a minimum of (2) two of the following Learning Opportunities during the current points year (Aug. 1 through July 31):
- NASB /NASA State Education Conference
- NASB/NASA Labor Relations Conference
- NASB Area Membership Meeting
- NASB Budget & Finance Workshop
- NASB Legislative Issues Conference
- NASB School Law Seminar
- NSBA Annual Conference/AESA National Conference*
- (*one of these conferences per individual board member will count toward the board award)
Board members must participate in at least one local leadership team planning retreat per year; a copy of the goals developed during the retreat must be submitted to NASB.
The total points accumulated by the board must equal a minimum of 1,000.
The total points earned during the current Board Development year (by the individuals serving on the board as of July 31), must equal a minimum of 350.
The Board of Excellence award may be awarded to boards who meet the above criteria with the exclusion of one board member; i.e., 5 of 6 members for a six-member board; 8 of 9 members for a nine-member board, etc.
The deadline for selecting the NASB Board of Excellence Award winners will be July 31. To be considered for the award, all changes to individual points must be submitted through CRM to the NASB office before July 15.