Awards Program

Purpose of Award

The Business Partner of the Year Award recognizes a NJASBO Associate Business Member for going above and beyond what would be considered normal job responsibilities on behalf of a school district as demonstrated through specific actions over the school year 2017/2018.

  • Nomination forms are due by 3:00 p.m. on April 5, 2018
  • New Jersey School District Business Officials to provide nominations of an Associate Business Member/firm in good standing who has demonstrated outstanding service or commitment
  • Completed applications should be emailed or sent to the attention of Membership Chair, Shannon Balken at sbalken@balkenrisk.com, faxed to 609-689-3167 or mailed to NJASBO 4 AAA Drive • Robbinsville, NJ 08691

Nomination Criteria

  • Be an Associate Business Member of NJASBO in good standing
  • Have gone above and beyond for a New Jersey school district, not merely performing their contract well, but taking extraordinary measures to meet a district’s needs, thus deserving of special recognition
  • Firms that are members of the Executive Committee of the NJASBO Associate

Business Members or firms currently contracted with NJASBO must recuse themselves from the selection process

  • All nominations shall be reviewed by the NJASBO Associate Business Members Executive committee. Final selections will be made by a committee to include the Executive Director and President of NJASBO, and the Executive Committee of the Associate Business Members

Nominations can be made in one of three ways:

  1. The Associate Business Member firm may nominate itself by submitting a completed nomination form that is signed by a school district’s business official;
  2. A school business official may nominate an Associate Business Member firm by submitting a completed, signed nomination form; or
  3. The Executive Committee of a county ASBO may nominate an Associate Business Member firm by submitting a completed nomination form that is signed by the county ASBO president.

Award

The winning Associate Business Member firm shall be recognized in the following manner:

  • An award of distinction presented at the Annual NJASBO Conference held in June;
  • Press release and photo to state-wide newspapers and the firm’s local newspapers
  • Congratulatory letter from the President and Executive Director of NJASBO and the President of the Associate Business Members of NJASBO
  • An article and photo in Keypost Magazine
  • Recognition on the NJASBO Web site

NJASBO
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