Mission, Vision, & Values

Since 1936, the Ohio Association of School Business Officials (OASBO) has provided support and services to Ohio public school district treasurer/CFOs, business managers, food service, transportation supervisors, and finance office support staff. We empower our members by providing legislative advocacy, collaboration, and innovative education. Today we serve more than 1,500 school business officials, and more than 170 service affiliate members.

OASBO is headquartered in Westerville, Ohio and has four statewide and twelve regional chapters/committees. Membership types include professional, associate, retired, student, honorary, and lifetime. Vendors can join as service affiliate members.

Our Core Purpose

To empower Ohio’s school business officials and advance the profession.

Our Mission

An association of Ohio school business officials empowering members by providing advocacy, collaboration, and innovative education.


Our Vision

OASBO and its members are the leading experts in school finance and business operations, resulting in efficient and effective schools.

Our Values

  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Credibility
  • Diversity
  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Professionalism.


Our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Mission

We are committed to engage, educate, and empower members to better understand, appreciate, and advocate for diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people. Click here to learn more about our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion efforts.

Our Affiliations

OASBO is a state affiliate of our parent organization - ASBO International. SBOs get the benefits of both state (OASBO) and international (ASBO) membership, and tap into a vast network of resources by joining both organizations.

Our Collaborative Relationships

OASBO works closely with many other Ohio-based education non-profit organizations on important legislative advocacy efforts, professional development opportunities and school districts savings programs. We value these important partnerships, which increase both opportunities for members and the collective effectiveness of our efforts.

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