Tina Hafeman Friend of WASBO Award
Background & Purpose of Award
The Board of Directors of the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials recognizes that there are individuals who, by their words and deeds, have given special and noteworthy support to the Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials as it pursues the fulfillment of its mission: To provide professional development, to foster a network of support and to advocate for funding that ensures outstanding educational opportunities for all children in Wisconsin. Tina Hafeman has held positions as the WASBO Associate Executive Director and as the Accounting and Technology Coordinator, starting in 1994. Through her actions, Tina supported WASBO's vision and mission by encouraging member engagement throughout the organization. Through her diligent work, the 2012-2013 Board of Directors voted to rename the Friend of WASBO Award in her honor in recognition of those individuals who have given special and noteworthy support to WASBO.
Any member or non-member may be nominated. Nominations are sought to assist the Board of Directors in identifying individuals who are deserving of special recognition and the appreciation of the WASBO membership. Candidates for this award may be suggested by anyone who is in a position to document and support a nomination to the Board of Directors.
Nomination packets should include information specific to the nominee’s contribution to and support of WASBO’s mission. Please limit submitted letters to no more than six (6).
This award is special and it is not the intent of the Board of Directors to award it annually. Rather, it shall be presented at the discretion of the Board of Directors who shall also determine the process by which the nominations shall be considered. A letter of nomination should include information specific to the nominee’s contribution to and support of WASBO’s Mission. Additional documentation may also be included.
The award will be presented at the WASBO Foundation Fall Conference and the recipient shall receive a plaque expressing the appreciation of the membership. In addition, a $500 donation shall be made in the recipient’s name to a charity selected by the recipient that benefits children in Wisconsin.
The WASBO Board of Directors considers nominations at its Board meeting following the nomination deadline and selects the Award recipient. The Board’s decision is final.