Senior Vice President Finance and Administration, CFO, Jacksonville State University
I attended my first SACUBO conference in 2019 in Orlando, and I presented at that conference. I currently am serving on the Comprehensive and Doctoral Institutions Constituent Committee and the Investment Committee.
In the U.S. Army, I taught skiing at the Armed Forces Recreation Center in Garmisch Germany.
I was very impressed with the conference in Orlando. The presentations were top notch, and I enjoyed meeting finance people from other universities. I have always tried to stay active in professional organizations.
Associate Vice President Financial Services / Controller, Auburn University
I have attended SACUBO workshops and conferences for approximately 20 years. I previously participated on the Audit Committee. I am currently serving in my third year on the Research Universities Constituent Committee.
I tap dance.
I wanted to be more involved with the organization that I attended the most conferences and workshops, and I wanted to get to know other business officers. This is an amazing opportunity to meet and collaborate with similar personnel from similar institutions.
Assistant Vice President, Financial Services, Valencia College
I participated in the Next Generation Chief Business Officer (NCGBO) program and conference in Savannah, Georgia about 10 years ago. I was so impressed with the valuable insights and best practices shared, I made an effort to attend future Fall Workshops and Annual Meetings whenever possible. I am currently serving on the Community Colleges Constituent Committee. I have been a co-presenter for several Drive-In Workshops on various accounting standards and best practices at the Florida Council of Business Affairs (COBA) meetings.
My first job was delivering newspapers when I was 10.
My children have grown, so I had more time to devote to volunteer. SACUBO offers valuable training, expertise, and best practices for college and university professionals regardless of your years of experience or institution’s size. SACUBO provides networking and learning opportunities in a professional, respectful, and engaging environment. I encourage everyone to attend a Drive-In Workshop or Fall Workshop to see for themselves what valuable programs SACUBO offers at such an affordable price.
Assistant Vice Provost for Distance Education Administration, University of Arkansas
I attended three years of CBMI from 2008-2010 and have been attending SACUBO Conferences since 2010. I have been a member, Vice Chair, and Chair of the Research Universities Constituent Committee from 2017-2020. I was a member of the Professional Development Committee and SACUBO Board during 2019-2020. I am currently the Chair of the Distinguished Service Committee and helping with marketing and communications (including the LinkedIn site) for SACUBO.
I have boy/girl twins who are 16. I have lots of twins in my family, and one of my family members has two sets of twins. I also love to travel! I have been to several foreign countries and 48 states with the goal of visiting all 50 with my immediate family.
I regularly attend the SACUBO conferences and workshops, so I wanted to help shape the agenda and continue the high standards. The more you put into SACUBO as a volunteer, the more you will get out of it. And, your institution will ultimately benefit as you build your network of higher education colleagues. Volunteering with SACUBO is a great way to give back and help an organization that benefits us all.
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