Essentials of Budgeting & Forecasting 2023-2024

Includes Multiple Live Events. The next is on 01/31/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)

Date: Jan. 31 - Feb. 1, 2024

Location: OASBO Conference Center | 98 Commerce Park Drive | Westerville, OH 43082

Fee: $200 (Member) / $400 (Non-Member)

A course for those seeking their treasurer’s license through OASBO’s, ODE Approved Pathway 3, or currently licensed CFO/Treasurers wanting a refresher in budgeting and forecasting.  The course provides comprehensive content in the following areas:  budget development, revenue and expenditure cash flow, forecasting and forecasting assumptions and content on the ASBO International’s Meritorious Budget Award Program.

Agenda

Day 1

8:30 a.m.
Module 1: Appropriations & Budgeting
(CPIM Approved)
Ryan Pendleton, Executive Director, NCSSA

Standards: 1.1-1.6; 2.1-2.4; 4.1-4.3; 5.3

9:30 a.m.
Break

 
9:45 a.m. 
Module 2: Introduction to Forecasting; and Module 3 - Enrollment Projections
(CPIM Approved)
Rebecca Jenkins, Treasurer/CFO, New Albany-Plain Local Schools; OASBO Past President
Kristine Blind, Treasurer/CFO, London City Schools

Standards: 1.1-1.6; 2.1-2.4; 4.1-4.3; 5.3

10:45 a.m.
Break

11:00 a.m.
Module 4.1: Forecasting Revenues - Local Property and Income Taxes
(CPIM Approved)
Meghan Sullivan-Homsher, Consultant, Frontline Education
Stacy Overly, Consultant, Frontline Education

Standards: 1.1-1.6; 2.1-2.4; 4.1-4.3; 5.3  

12:15 p.m.
Lunch

1:00 p.m.
Module 4.2: Forecasting Revenue - Calculating & Projecting the Components of State Aid
(CPIM Approved)
Chris Mohr, K-12 Business Consulting, Inc.; OASBO Past President and Retired Treasurer

Standards: 1.1-1.6; 2.1-2.4; 4.1-4.3; 5.3

2:45 p.m.
Adjourn 

 

DAY 2

8:00 a.m.
Module 4.3: Revenue Forecast - Other Major Revenues (Medicaid Reimbursement; Excess Cost; Tuition; Catastrophic Aid, Etc.)
(CPIM Approved)
Ryan Ghizzoni, Consultant, Frontline Education; OASBO Past President

Standards: 1.1-1.6; 2.1-2.4; 4.1-4.3; 5.3

8:30 a.m.
Break

8:45 a.m. 
Module 5.1: Forecasting Expenditures - Salaries and Wages; and Module 5.2: Forecasting Expenditures - Retirement and Insurance Benefits
(CPIM Approved)
Ryan Ghizzoni, Consultant, Frontline Education; OASBO Past President

10:15 a.m.
Break

10:30 a.m.
Module 5.3: Forecasting Expenditures - Other Expenditures
(CPIM Approved)
Adam Zink, Treasurer/CFO, Lakota Local Schools

11:15 a.m. 
Break

11:30 a.m.
Module 5.3: Multi-Year Projections and Planning for Capital Outlay, Textbooks, Buses, and Other Major Items
(CPIM Approved)
Ryan Ghizzoni, Consultant, Frontline Education; OASBO Past President

12:30 p.m. 
Lunch

1:15 p.m.
Module 6: Fiscal Caution, Watch and Emergency
(CPIM Approved)
Kim Richard, Asst Director, Financial Analysis and Fiscal Oversight, Ohio Department of Education
Craig Yaniglos, Treasurer/CFO, Brecksville-Broadview Heights Schools 
Rhonda Baldwin-Amorganos, Treasurer/CFO, Niles City Schools
Dorthy Pietrykowski, Fiscal Consultant, Ohio Department of Education

2:15 p.m.
Break

2:30 p.m.
Module 7: Analytics
(CPIM Approved)
Cajon Keeton, Golden Gate Financial Services; Treasurer/CFO, Benton-Carroll-Salem Local Schools
Jeff Dornbusch, Golden Gate Financial Services; Treasurer/CFO, Port Clinton City Schools

3:30 p.m. 
Adjourn

Ryan Pendleton

Executive Director, North Coast Shared Service Alliance (NCSSA)

Ryan Pendleton is the Executive Director of the North Coast Shared Services Alliance where he coordinates financial and operations support for northeast Ohio school districts through the Educational Service Centers of Northeast Ohio, Medina, and Lorain Counties.

Ryan is very active in state and federal issues concerning education and the potential impact on the students of Ohio. He is a member of the Fair School Funding Work Group, co-chairing both the Base Cost and Analysis and Support Groups.  As an inaugural member of the Work Group, Ryan made significant contributions to creating and advocating for Ohio’s new state funding formula.  His efforts contributed to the Fair School Funding Formula being included in the 2022-2023 Biennium Budget.

Ryan is a Leadership Akron Class 32 graduate and dedicated to serving the community, in particular the students across Ohio. Prior to working at North Coast Shared Service Alliance, Ryan was the CFO/Treasurer of Akron Public and Barberton City Schools and worked previously as a financial advisor.  

Ryan earned a BA in Business Administration from Malone College and an MBA from Cleveland State University.  

Rebecca Jenkins

Treasurer/CFO, New Albany-Plain Local Schools

Becky started her career as the assistant treasurer for her Alma Mater, Martins Ferry City Schools. After 12 years, she accepted the treasurer/CFO position for the Wellsville Local School District. Her love of the Central Ohio area found her accepting the assistant treasurer position at the fastest growing school district in the state of Ohio - Olentangy Local Schools. After a year and a half she was promoted to the Treasurer/CFO role. The district grew over twice its size to over 16,000 students under her financial leadership. After nine years with Olentangy Schools, she was recruited by the New Albany-Plain Local Schools and has been with this district for ten+ years. Becky has had the fortune of leading districts considered both wealthy and poor which gives her a unique perspective on the various challenges diverse districts face.

During these career transitions, Becky also helped lead OASBO. She held the offices of Board Southeast Region Director, Vice-President, President Elect, President and Immediate Past President. Through the years she has served on numerous committees and continues to serve on the Legislative Committee as well as many focus committees. Becky is also asked to speak on a variety of topics not only for OASBO seminars but other state organizations as well. 

Kristine Blind

Treasurer/CFO, London City Schools

Kristine Blind is the CFO/Treasurer for the London City School District in Madison County. She previously held this position from August 2011 through August 2017 before leaving for the same position with Gahanna-Jefferson Local Schools.

Kristine has been involved in school finance since 1996, beginning as a support staff member in Washington County. She has held several positions throughout her career before becoming a Treasurer in 2009. As a long-time OASBO member, Kristine has participated in numerous committees and serves as a seminar director, mentor as well as frequent presenter.

Meghan Sullivan Homsher

Senior Analytics Advisor, Frontline Education

Meghan Sullivan-Homsher joined Frontline Education on Feb. 1, 2022. She was previously with the Ohio Department of Taxation and has been a great resource to Ohio schools.  Meghan had been with the Tax Analysis Division of ODT since 2005.  Her responsibilities have included providing analysis of proposed legislation and contributing to department publications.  Meghan’s specific areas of interest include property tax, school district income tax, and state/local revenue sharing. 

Stacy Overly

Senior Analytics Advisor, Frontline Education

Stacy Overly provides direct financial services to clients. He has over 30 years of experience serving as school district treasurer, including 25 plus years of developing financial forecasting tools, and providing instruction and training opportunities attended and used by over two hundred of Ohio’s public school treasurers. Stacy works with clients to analyze trends and review local economic data to help determine a long-term operating strategy for the organization.  He holds his Master of Business Administration and his Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from Ohio University.

Chris Mohr

K12 Business Consulting, Inc., OASBO Past President and Retired Treasurer

Chris has over 38 years of proven successful governmental finance and management experience and is a licensed school treasurer, business manager, and holds an Ohio Health, Life and Variable Annuity license. He began his career at the Ohio Auditor of State's Office as an examiner and field audit supervisor leaving that position to become Treasurer/CFO and Executive Director of Business Affairs of public school system in 1984. He has served district from $30 million to $200 million in budget and has managed both CFO and Director of Business Affairs simultaneously in Dublin and Springfield CSD. Chris has received many awards during his career including Ohio School Treasurer of the Year, Ohio School Business Manager of the Year and the Virginia Ramsay Award for Distinguished Service to the profession. He brings considerable expertise to school clients in five year forecast assistance in areas of modeling, projecting and presentation; levy analysis; school comparison studies; efficiency reviews; budget preparation and monthly financial report preparation; superintendent and treasurer executive recruiting; mentoring for school business officials, and strategic planning.

Chris earned a MBA majoring in finance and administration, along with a BS in accounting from Miami University of Ohio, and an AS in business administration from Edison State College. He also holds a designation of Registered School Business Administrator and holds the Ohio Financial Accountability Certificate issued by the auditor of state's office. 

Ryan Ghizzoni

Senior Analytics Advisor, Frontline Education; OASBO Past President

Ryan began his career with the Auditor of State’s Office and has served as a school district treasurer for the 16 years. He currently is a Senior Analytical Advisor for Frontline Education (formerly Forecast 5).

During his career, he has also served as Treasurer/CFO of the Stow Munroe Falls City School District, the Lorain City School District, the Fairview Park City School District, Berea City School District and Austintown Local School District.  He has been the recipient of 9 Association of School Business Officials International Meritorious Budget Awards (ASBO) and was the recipient of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials 2011 Outstanding Treasurer of the Year Award.   He is a past President of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials, previously chaired the ASBO Meritorious Budget Award Advisory Committee and has served on numerous local, state and national committees.  Ryan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Youngstown State University and is a Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations.

Adam Zink

Treasurer, Lakota Local SD (Liberty Township)

Adam Zink is currently the Treasurer/CFO at Lakota Local Schools in Butler County. Prior to his current position he served as the Assistant Treasurer at Lakota for six years. Mr. Zink also served as Treasurer/CFO at Hillsboro City Schools, and Ripley Union Lewis Huntington Local School District. He is the past-president of the Ohio Valley OASBO chapter. Adam also works as a Consultant with K-12 Business Consulting assisting treasurers with development of the five-year forecast, negotiation models, and other fiscal reporting.

Kimberly Schurr Richard

Asst Director - Financial Analysis and Fiscal Oversight, Department of Education & Workforce

Since 2016, Kim has served at the Department of Education & Workforce (previously Ohio Department of Education), as the assistant director of the Office of Financial Analysis & Oversight which manages school district bond finance related approvals, performs five-year forecast examinations, provides technical assistance to school districts projecting potential deficits and administers fiscal oversight of school districts in fiscal caution, fiscal watch, and fiscal emergency. Kim is a licensed treasurer and business manager with over twenty years of budget and financial management experience in both the profit and non-profit business sectors. 

Craig Yaniglos

Treasurer, Brecksville-Broadview Heights SD

Craig Yaniglos began his career as a Treasurer/CFO in 2017 at Brookfield Local School District (BLSD), and briefly the Treasurer/CFO of BLSD and Niles City Schools (2019) before accepting his current position at Brecksville-Broadview Heights CSD.  Craig's career began by inheriting a district under the fiscal emergency designation for 4 years and quickly turned the district around in 10 months to remove its emergency designation.  He was later asked to perform shared services with Niles City Schools, which was under fiscal emergency designation for a little over a year, and began the process of restoring fiscal integrity.  Shortly after undertaking two districts though, Craig was recruited and hired by Brecksville-Broadview Heights CSD in February of 2020 where he is currently the Treasurer/CFO.

Rhonda Baldwin-Amorganos

Treasurer/CFO, Niles City Schools

Rhonda Baldwin-Amorganos has been a CFO/Treasurer since December 2004 and has been employed at Niles City School District since February 2020. She began her career at Warren City Schools prior to earning her BSBA (Human Resources) in 2003 from Youngstown State University and has worked in five school districts in Trumbull County since 1989.

Upon being hired, Rhonda assisted Niles in obtaining fiscal solvency. Niles was declared on February 2019 and was subsequently released on January 2022.

Rhonda and her husband Nicholas reside in Warren, Ohio and have five children and eight grandchildren.

Dorthy Pietrykowski

Fiscal Consultant, Department of Education & Workforce

After 31 years as Treasurer/CFO of NwOESC, Dorthy joined the Department of Education & Workforce (previously Ohio Department of Education), as a fiscal consultant in 2016. She uses her experience as a treasurer to provide technical assistance to school districts experiencing fiscal distress, including districts in fiscal caution, watch and emergency. She was granted the Virginia Ramsey Service Award for chapter, committee, and local efforts.

Cajon Keeton

Treasurer/CFO, Benton Carroll Salem Local SD

Cajon Keeton is the Treasurer for the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District in Northwest Ohio. Prior to becoming a Treasurer, Cajon spent 5 years in the classroom as a business and technology teacher. He has a passion for school finance, as well as teaching and learning. 

Mr. Keeton holds a B.A. in Education (Bowling Green State University) and a M.A. in Educational Administration (Tiffin University).

Jeff Dornbusch

Treasurer/CFO, Port Clinton City Schools

Jeff Dornbusch is the Treasurer for the Port Clinton City School District in Northwest Ohio. He also serves on his local school board as well as a member of the board of directors for his local community hospital.

Prior to becoming a Treasurer Jeff spent 15 years in the private sector as a corporate controller.  He also has a business education teacher license and holds a Master’s degree in Educational Administration.

Jeff also runs Golden Gate Financial Services, LLC which provide financial consultations to public schools in Ohio.

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Essentials of Budgeting & Forecasting 2023-2024
01/31/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)   |  1 day, 7 hours  |  Attendance Required
01/31/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)   |  1 day, 7 hours  |  Attendance Required
Module 1: Appropriations & Budgeting
01/31/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)  |  60 minutes
01/31/2024 at 8:30 AM (EST)  |  60 minutes
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Module 2: Introduction to Forecasting; and Module 3 - Enrollment Projections
01/31/2024 at 9:45 AM (EST)  |  60 minutes
01/31/2024 at 9:45 AM (EST)  |  60 minutes
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Module 4.1: Forecasting Revenues - Local Property and Income Taxes
01/31/2024 at 11:00 AM (EST)  |  75 minutes
01/31/2024 at 11:00 AM (EST)  |  75 minutes
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Module 4.2: Forecasting Revenue - Calculating & Projecting the Components of State Aid
01/31/2024 at 1:00 PM (EST)  |  105 minutes
01/31/2024 at 1:00 PM (EST)  |  105 minutes
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Module 4.3: Revenue Forecast - Other Major Revenues (Medicaid Reimbursement; Excess Cost; Tuition; Catastrophic Aid, Etc.)
02/01/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  30 minutes
02/01/2024 at 8:00 AM (EST)  |  30 minutes
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Module 5.1: Forecasting Expenditures - Salaries and Wages; and Module 5.2: Forecasting Expenditures - Retirement and Insurance Benefits
02/01/2024 at 8:45 AM (EST)  |  90 minutes
02/01/2024 at 8:45 AM (EST)  |  90 minutes
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Module 5.3: Forecasting Expenditures - Other Expenditures
02/01/2024 at 10:30 AM (EST)  |  45 minutes
02/01/2024 at 10:30 AM (EST)  |  45 minutes
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Module 5.3: Multi-Year Projections and Planning for Capital Outlay, Textbooks, Buses, and Other Major Items
02/01/2024 at 11:30 AM (EST)  |  60 minutes
02/01/2024 at 11:30 AM (EST)  |  60 minutes
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Module 6: Fiscal Caution, Watch and Emergency
02/01/2024 at 1:15 PM (EST)  |  60 minutes
02/01/2024 at 1:15 PM (EST)  |  60 minutes
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Module 7: Analytics
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