House Bill 1 Webinar
Recorded On: 03/06/2023
Date: 03/06/2023, 2:30 p.m.
Location: Online via Zoom
Join the OASBO Legislative Committee on Monday, March 6 at 2:30 p.m. for a webinar discussing the impact of House Bill 1 on school districts.
During the webinar, a calculator will be introduced to help districts quantify and communicate the potential impact of this legislation on their communities and funding.
Katie Johnson, Esq.
Deputy Executive Director, OASBO
Katie Johnson is the Deputy Executive Director of Ohio Association of School Business Officials (OASBO). As Deputy Executive Director, Katie serves as the advocacy lead for the association and as in-house legal counsel, keeping staff and members abreast of legal and regulatory compliance issues in school business. In addition, she develops curriculum to support OASBO’s strategic plan and the Ohio school business profession.
Prior to joining OASBO, Katie represented school districts as a public finance attorney, focusing her practice on serving as bond counsel and underwriter's counsel in debt and lease financings and as general counsel for Ohio political subdivisions. Specifically, Katie worked with school districts on bond issues, note issues, leases, tax levies, public records and other matters of concern to school business officials.
Katie also serves on boards and committees focused on public finance, including serving as a member on the Finance and Appropriations Committee for Columbus City School District, as Treasurer of the Confluence Community Authority, and as President of the Ohio Chapter of Women in Public Finance.
CFO/Treasurer, Athens City SD
Matt Bunting has been the Treasurer/CFO of Athens City Schools since 1998. He served as Treasurer of Vinton County Local Schools prior to that and worked from 1986 to 1997 with the Auditor of State’s Office, His work with the Auditor of State included work on the Youngstown City Schools Performance Audit. Matt is a partner in Public Finance Resources and has assisted with Five-Year Forecast training for more than 12 years. He has been the OASBO Chair of the Legislative Committee for more than 8 years and has served on the OASBO Board of Directors. Matt is a Certified Government Financial Manager (CGFM).
Treasurer/CFO, Jackson City SD
Jared is the Treasurer/CFO of the Jackson City SD. He is a Past President/Chair of the Southern Valley OASBO Chapter/Committee, Vice-Chair of the OASBO Legislative Committee, OASBO Foundation Board Member and Co-Chair of the Distribution subcommittee for the Cupp/Patterson Fair School Funding Workgroup. Jared is also an ASBO Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations.