For Immediate Release: April 14, 2014
Contact: Selina Ayala-Patlan, Valerie Martinez (909) 445-1001
Cheryl Plotkin Recognized as Outgoing Regional President of CASBO
MONTEBELLO –As president of the Southern Section of the California Association of School Board Officers (CASBO) Cheryl Plotkin, MUSD Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, oversaw the membership of Los Angeles, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. To honor her service as outgoing president for the 2013-14 term, Plotkin was recently given an Award of Special Recognition at the CASBO State Conference in Sacramento held April 2-5.
Throughout her term, Plotkin was in charge of heading up the executive committee, as well as organizing and running four local and low-cost events for members. Plotkin organized a workshop regarding the Affordable Care Act and its impact on school districts, a vendor show for purchasing associates, a maintenance event at the Ronald Reagan Library regarding upkeep and safety on school campuses, and a job-a-like workshop regarding current technology and fiscal issues and concerns.
“We are very grateful to Cheryl for her relentless work at our District, and salute her work with CASBO,” said MUSD Board of Education President David Vela. “Her efforts with CASBO not only contribute to the improvement of local school districts, but also provide us with current business services information, as well as leadership experience, which keeps our District knowledgeable and effective.”
Plotkin worked as a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) for 15 years before joining MUSD four years ago. She was elected as president by Southern Section members, having been a member herself since her CPA days.
“The purpose of CASBO is to disseminate what’s happening at the state level to the local level,” said Cheryl Plotkin, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services. “We work hard to ensure that local communities have access to information and resources to keep our schools running efficiently and successfully.”
CASBO is a non-profit organization that seeks to enhance profession development in all K-14 business disciplines across the state by keeping school business officers current on legislation and school news and connected to industry colleagues.
“Congratulations to Cheryl for her honor at the CASBO Conference,” said MUSD Superintendent of Schools Cleve Pell. “We appreciate her work with MUSD, and attribute much of our current fiscal success to her efforts.”
Cheryl Plotkin, Assistant Superintendent of Business Services, poses with her Award of Special Recognition given to her at the CASBO Annual Conference and School Business Expo held in Sacramento April 2-5 for her service as outgoing president of the CASBO Southern Section.