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President’s Board Award 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.Board members must attain a minimum of Level I Award.

in 2021, Three BOARDs received the President's Board Award

David City Public Schools
Darrell Allen, Justin Krafka, Kasey Kuhlman, Don Moravec, Stephanie Summers & Marcus Thoendel
Superintendent: Chad Denker
Gretna Public Schools
David Gulizia, Mark Hauptman, Rick Hollendieck, Kyle Janssen, Dawn Stock & Ann Wright
Superintendent: Rich Beran
Ralston Public Schools
Jay Irwin, Elizabeth Kumru, Robin Richards, Merv Riepe, Mary Roarty & Samantha Willey
Superintendent: Mark Adler


All 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 (3) three 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)

Each board member 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 deadline for selecting the President’s Board 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.

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