Treasurer/CFO Planning Series - First Quarter 2022-2023
Recorded On: 05/18/2023
Location: VIRTUAL Event
Cost: Member - $100 | Non-Member - $200
This seminar is designed to integrate modules from the Essentials Curriculum offered by OASBO with an emphasis on content focused for the first quarter of the fiscal year (July, August, September). Specific areas covered in each quarter include CCIP, EMIS and budget-related content.
Anne Arnold, Gibsonburg EVSD; Kerri Johnson, Anthony Wayne Local Schools
Welcome & Introductions
Educational Management Information System (EMIS) (CPIM Approved)
What a Treasurer/CFO needs to review with staff for accuracy, timely submission and its importance for first quarter:
- Tuition certification and report for end of prior fiscal year activity (including SF14, SF-14H, etc.);
- Scholarship Review Period (EdChoice, Jon Peterson and Autism – timelines subject to change);
- Student full-time equivalent (FTE) counts and accuracy (including percent of time, special ed, economic disadv., enrolled/withdrawal, etc.);
- College Credit Plus (CCP) Tuition Review (loaded into Ohio District Data Exchange (ODDEX) at various times and allows for a 45 day review period);
- Staff reporting – checking data for accurate reporting and update as appropriate; and
Financial Supplemental Collection Optional (September).
Tami Bevins, EMIS/SIS/Testing Supervisor, Four County Career Center
9:15 a.m. - Break
Tying It All Together: Budgeting & Forecast (CPIM Approved)
Topics to be covered, along with example documents for reference, include:
- Year-end budgetary compliance, County Auditor/AOS requirements
- Temporary/Permanent vs. Final Appropriations:
- Temporary/Permanent appropriations for the next fiscal year, and final appropriations for previous year
- Board may adopt of appropriation measure, which may be temporary (July 1) (ORC 5705.38(A))
- Certificate of Available Balances
- Treasurer must certify available revenue in funds to county auditor (July 1) (ORC 5705.36(A)(1)) – Official certificate of estimated resources
- Certificate of Available Balances
- Official/Final Amended Certificate of Estimated Resources
- Request for an amended official certificate, if necessary (prior to July 1)
Cajon Keeton, Treasurer/CFO, Benton-Carroll-Salem Schools
Jeff Dornbusch, Treasurer, Port Clinton City Schools
10:45 a.m. - Break
Grants Management; Creating and Refining Your Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan (CCIP) (CPIM Approved)
Topics to be covered include:
• Budget/Revisions, USAS Allocation, Spending Deadlines, PCRs, (submit prior to June 30) FERs (Due September 30)
• Allocation of costs to appropriate USAS accounts (special education function codes; IDEA funds; Title I funds) - for next fiscal year
• Monthly project cash requests (PCRs) and budget revisions
• PCR advance requests for October approved and budget revisions
• Work with school departments to create the plan
• Obligated funds by June 30, expended by Sept. 30 (with CCIP Final Expenditure Report due Sept 30)
• CCIP budgets must be substantially approved for the fiscal year beginning July 1 prior to expending funds
Brad Deleruyelle, Treasurer/CFO, Pandora-Gilboa School District
Kerri Johnson, Treasurer/CFO, Anthony Wayne LSD
Licensure Issues: Licensure Validation, Local Professional Development Committee, and Individual Professional Development Plan
Contact hours versus semester hours
Course work tied to IPDP
What must be submitted (CEU form/Agendas, etc.)
John Espy, Treasurer, Milford EVSD
Student Activities & Boosters (CPIM Approved)
Matt Stout, Bricker Graydon
Matt Feasel, Treasurer/CFO, Pike-Delta-York Schools
Jenny Moneghan, Retired Assistant Treasurer
Round Table Discussion - Cash vs. GAAP - Preparing for year-end
Kerri Johnson, Treasurer, Anthony Wayne Local Schools
Anne Arnold, Treasurer/CFO, Gibsonburg EVSD
Melcie Wells, Treasurer/CFO, Warren Local Schools
Rhonda Feasel, Treasurer/CFO, Mohawk Local Schools
Conclusion and Q&A
EMIS Supervisor, Four County Career Center
Tami has been the EMIS/State Testing Supervisor at Four County Career Center in Archbold, OH for 11 years. Prior to that she worked at an ITC assisting districts with their student software systems. Tami has a master’s degree in Career-Technical Education with a minor in Business/Human Resource Management. She and her husband enjoy spending time with their blended family of 8 children and 13 grandchildren.
Treasurer/CFO, Benton Carroll Salem Local SD
Mr. Keeton joined Benton-Carroll-Salem School District 2015. Mr. Keeton’s past professional work included; Treasurer, Business and Technology Teacher. Mr. Keeton holds a B.A. in Education (Bowling Green State University), M.A. in Educational Administration (Tiffin University), President of Ohio Association of Schools Business Officials.
Treasurer/CFO, Port Clinton City Schools
Jeff Dornbusch is the Treasurer for the Port Clinton City School District in Northwest Ohio and is the current Chairmen of the OASBO Ed Finance Committee. 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.
Treasurer/CFO, Pandora-Gilboa Local SD
Brad Deleruyelle is the Treasurer / CFO of Pandora-Gilboa Local Schools and has served in that role for the last 14 years. Prior to that, Brad served as the Treasurer / CFO of Continental Local Schools.
Brad graduated from the University of Toledo with a Bachelor’s Degree double majoring in Accounting and Management with minors in Business Law and Marketing. He later graduated from the University of Findlay with his MBA.
Brad has been involved in OASBO since becoming a Treasurer. He has served in the officer chairs of the West Central Chapter and is presently the Northwest Regional Director on the Board of OASBO.
Treasurer/CFO, Anthony Wayne Local Schools
Kerri Johnson has been the Treasurer of Anthony Wayne Local Schools since 2006. Prior to being hired at Anthony Wayne LSD, she was the Treasurer at Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District for 14 years. She started her career at Vanguard Vocational Center as an Assistant Treasurer in 1990 and worked there three (3) years.
Ms. Johnson is a graduate of Tiffin University with a Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with a minor in Finance. She is a member of the Ohio Association of School Business Officials and a past president of the Northwest Ohio Chapter. She serves on various OASBO committees.
John Espy, MBA
Treasurer/CFO, Milford Exempt Village School District
John Espy is currently the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer for the Milford Exempt Village School District, having also served as Treasurer/CFO in Miamisburg City School District and in the Clermont Northeastern Local School District. Prior to his appointment as a Treasurer/CFO, he served as a Financial Software Specialist and Coordinator of Fiscal Applications at the Hamilton Clermont Cooperative (HCC) located in Loveland, OH. In this role, Mr. Espy developed and led training sessions for over 42 school districts in southwest Ohio. He also served as the team lead for the implementation and training of the state software redesign accounting and payroll software as well as Powerschool’s eFinancePlus applications at HCC. Mr. Espy worked closely to configure and utilize third party softwares such as EDGE printing solutions, Bonefish Systems fraud prevention software, Strategic Solutions’ SCView, and OnBase by Hyland. Currently, Mr. Espy creates content for and leads a round table discussion for over 40 Treasurer’s Office staff members representing 5 counties on best practices in Ohio’s payroll and accounting software.
Partner, Bricker Graydon LLP
Matt Stout is a partner in Bricker Graydon's Public Finance group and practices in the areas of public finance and public law, emphasizing school and local government law. He assists and advises with the documentation and issuance of general obligation and revenue bond transactions for municipalities, school districts, and other political subdivisions; assists and advises municipalities, school districts, and other political subdivisions with tax-exempt lease purchase financings; and provides general counsel assistance to political subdivisions.
Treasurer/CFO, Pike-Delta-York Local SD
Matt Feasel has been facing the issues of school finance for over thirty-six (36) years now. Currently he is serving as CFO/Treasurer of the Pike Delta York Local School District in Northwest Ohio. Prior to that, Matt’s professional path has taken him through the Perrysburg Exempted Village, Hilliard City, Fremont City and Elmwood Local Schools.
Matt has served as the OASBO President during the 1997-98 year. He remains an active member of OASBO serving on several committees. He’s a past board of education member serving eight (8) years as a member of the Elmwood Board of Education in Wood County. He enjoys working with K-12 Business Consulting and school business professionals across the state, providing forecasting and treasurer search services. Mentoring new treasurers and providing needed and necessary professional development have been a high priority for him his entire career. He enjoys playing golf, traveling and spending time with his family and seven (7) grandchildren.
Retired Assistant Treasurer
Jenny Moneghan, retired as the Assistant Treasurer for the Anthony Wayne Local School District, served in that position for 8 years. Prior to Anthony Wayne, she worked as Assistant Treasurer for Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District and was at Gibsonburg for almost 18 years. Ms. Moneghan is a graduate of Terra State Community College with an Associate Degree in Business and a major in Accounting. She is a member of OASBO and their local chapter NWOASBO.
Ms. Moneghan lives in Green Springs, Ohio with her husband. In their spare time, they enjoy raising and showing their Labrador retrievers and Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. They have 3 adult children and 3 awesome grandchildren.
Treasurer/CFO, Warren City Schools
A public school Treasurer for 15 years, Melcie has established herself as a respected colleague that strives in leadership and collaboration. A 1993 graduate of Waterford High School, a 1996 graduate of Marietta College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Accounting, Melcie started her career in the newspaper industry serving as the accountant for the Gannett owned Marietta Times in Marietta, Ohio. In 1999, she decided to further her education and in 2000, became a graduate of Ohio University with a Masters of Science in Accounting.
In 2000, Melcie accepted a position with the Local Government Services division of the Ohio State Auditor’s Office. Over the next eight years, Melcie worked with various governmental entities assisting and or completing GAAP conversions, five-year forecasts, PAFR’s, training of governmental finance officials, and creating training manuals.
In 2008, Melcie accepted her first Treasurer’s position in her home school district, Warren Local in Vincent, Ohio. In 2011, Melcie accepted an additional position with Fort Frye Local Schools as their Treasurer and served both District’s through a shared services agreement for 2 years. Melcie still serves as the Treasurer at Warren Local currently and is a past OASBO Board President.
Treasurer/CFO, Gibsonburg EVSD
Anne Arnold recently relocated to Gibsonburg EVSD. Prior to this move she was Treasurer/CFO at Edison Local Schools in Erie County. She oversees the financial operations of the district with a general fund budget of almost $20 million dollars. Before Edison Local, Anne was the Treasurer/CFO at Benton Carroll Salem Local School District in Oak Harbor and prior to that at Woodmore Local Schools in Woodville.
Anne graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism. After a career in retail management, she decided to pursue public education and became the Accounts Payable Coordinator at Fremont City Schools. While there, she obtained her School Treasurer’s License in May 2003.
Anne has been involved with OASBO for many years and has served on a number of committees, served as an officer for the Northwest Chapter and been a presenter at several professional development meetings. She was also name Outstanding Treasurer/CFO of the Year for 2017. Anne is also a member of the Village Council in Lindsey, Ohio where she lives with her husband and son. In her spare time, she enjoys day trips with her family and spending time with friends.
Treasurer/CFO, Mohawk Local SD
Rhonda Feasel holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Heidelberg University and Masters of Education – School Business Official from Ashland University. She has experience working with the Crawford County Auditor’s Office, State Auditor’s Office, two public schools (Elgin Local and Mohawk Local), one educational service center (North Central Ohio ESC), and Marion Technical College as a professor of Accounting and Business. Rhonda has been active in OASBO for over fifteen years. During that time she has served on the Auditor of State, Education Finance, and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion committees.