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Michigan School Business Officials was founded in 1937 as a nonprofit corporation to serve the multifaceted interests of education. It is our intent to serve all of our members to the best of our ability, to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas, and to provide opportunities for our members to expand their professional horizons in the public education sector.

MSBO Mission Statement

The Mission of MSBO is to continually improve the leadership of and management in school business and operational services, while enhancing the professional, social, and economic well-being of its members.

MSBO Board of Directors 2017 Election

The MSBO 2017 Board of Directors election was conducted April 12 - 26, 2017. The following candidates were elected:

President-Elect: (1-year term)

  • Mike HagertyCFOAssistant Superintendent, Administrative Services, Kent ISD

MSBO Board of Directors: (3-year term)

  • Kent Cartwright, CPA, CFO, Chief Financial Officer, Public Schools of Petoskey
  • Bill Chatfield, CFD, Operations Director, Walled Lake Consolidated Schools
  • Julie Omer, MBA, CPA, CFO, Chief Financial Officer, Owosso Public Schools

MSBO Governance Documents

MSBO Annual Reports

MSBO Awards

MSBO’s Meridian, School Business Official of the Year, and Distinguished Service awards were created to help school districts celebrate successes and to recognize the extraordinary contribution of individuals to their school district and MSBO. The Piper and Stebbins Scholarships encourage individuals currently employed in school business who are improving their technical skills and competencies by pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree.


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Michigan School Business Officials
1001 Centennial Way - Suite 200, Lansing MI 48917
msbo@msbo.org (517) 327-5920