Highlights from 2018-19 KASB BOLD Final SessionAndrea Hartzell
Derby USD 260 hosted the final session for this year’s BOLD (Business Operations Leadership Development) Class on June 13 and 14. The class spent the first afternoon learning from KASB Risk Management Group’s Rod Spangler and Jeremy Woydziak.
A panel discussing health insurance benefits included Kati Wolfgang, Wamego USD 320 director of human resources, Russ Miller, Andover USD 385 assistant superintendent for human resources, Matt Morford Newton USD 373 director of business services, and Larry Lyder, Lakin USD 215 superintendent of schools. A second panel joined the group to discuss district risk management profiles with a focus on property casualty insurance. The panel included Chris Conrade, Conrade Insurance Group vice-president, Bill Day, Lyons USD 405 superintendent, and Suzan Patton, Pratt USD 382 superintendent.
On Friday, Derby USD 260 staff led a discussion about the district’s 2018 successful bond campaign. Presenter were Heather Bohaty, superintendent of schools; Joe Dessenberger, finance and operations director; and Katie Carlson, communications director. The afternoon ended with group discussions and graduation.