Who is on the RISE?

The RISE Award recognizes a person whose early accomplishments, within their career and TASBO, distinguish them as future leaders in the profession. The goal of this new award is to bring to light those individuals who are on the rise in the school business community. TASBO will honor the recipient(s) at the TASBO Engage Conference Awards Luncheon.

Nomination Criteria

  • A current Active TASBO member for no more than ten years
  • Demonstrates leadership qualities and achievements in his/her role and the potential to lead the future of school business
  • Displays a desire to advance his/her career with continued engagement in TASBO
  • Has not won the award previously

The nomination period for the 2022-23 RISE Award is now closed.

Award Sponsor

Congratulations 2022 RISE Award Recipients

Claudia Alba, RTSBA | Pflugerville ISD
Amanda Boles, RTSBA | Cypress-Fairbanks ISD
Ismael Gonzalez III, Ed.D., RTSBA | Gregory-Portland ISD
Kala Moore, RTSBA | Jacksonville ISD
Kyle Penn, Ed.D., RTSBA | Prosper ISD
Gisselle Rivera-Franco, RTSBA | Carrollton-Farmers Branch ISD
Lela Vela, RTSBA | Frenship ISD
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