Points for the OSBA Service Award accrue from local school board, district, region and state leadership, including service on an OSBA committees and local board offices and committees. 

Timeline

A board member must earn 150 points within a three-year period to achieve the OSBA Service Award. This is a rolling yearly cycle; points are accumulated from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31. Awards are presented at the spring regional conferences. 

Application process

This award does not require an application; the board member will be notified when he or she has earned the requisite points.

Requirements

Below are points allocated for leadership positions:

Service on your school board

Points

Testify before or meet in person with a state or federal legislator on behalf of your district or OSBA

5

Serve as your district's appointed representative on a local, regional or state civic organization

10

Serve on your district's business advisory committee or council

10

Serve as your district's OSBA legislative liaison

10

Serve as your district's student achievement liaison

10

Chair a district board committee

10 per committee

Serve as board vice-president

15

Serve concurrently as a career center and local or ESC board member

20

Serve as board president

20

 

Service in or on an OSBA roles or committees

Points

Capital Conference presenter or moderator

5

Serve as a delegate to the OSBA Delegate Assembly

5

Attend the BLI Focus Group session at Capital Conference

5

Serve on OSBA’s Rules Committee

5

Serve on OSBA’s Nominating Committee

5

Serve on OSBA’s Credentials Committee

5

Serve on Capital Conference Planning Task Force

5

Serve on OSBA's Federal Relations Network (FRN)

5

Serve on OSBA's SALT Team

10

Serve on OSBA's Diversity and Equity Committee

10

Serve on OSBA's OHSAA Committee

10

Serve on OSBA's Investment Committee

10

Serve on OSBA's Board Member Cabinet

10

Serve on OSBA's Audit Committee

10

Serve on OSBA's Legislative Platform Committee

10

Serve on an NSBA leadership committee

10

Serve as an Ambassador for Public Education

10

Serve as an appointed member of OSBA's Black Caucus

10

Serve on the OSBA Board of Trustees

15

Serve on the OSBA Executive Committee

15

Serve on an OSBA regional executive committee

15