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Finance Committee

Statement of Purpose

The IAASE Finance Committee will have responsibility for the development of an annual financial plan including the IAASE annual budget and shall provide financial monitoring activities.

Function and Tasks of the Finance Committee


  • The Finance Committee will provide a budget analysis of the present and future financial needs of IAASE. The Committee will make recommendations to the IAASE Executive Board for development of a IAASE Budget that encompasses the long range IAASE Strategic Plan and short range goals and actions.

  • The Finance Committee will coordinate membership fees with IAASE finances and budget recommendations.

  • The Finance Committee will provide by March 1, a proposed IAASE fiscal operating budget for review and action by the IAASE Executive Board and the membership.

  • The Finance Committee will serve as a monitor to the financial status of IAASE.

  • The Finance Committee will select and recommend an audit firm for IAASE.

  • The Finance Committee will assure that an annual audit is conducted by the contract audit firm and submitted to the Executive Board for approval.


Finance Committee Chairperson(s)

Co-Chairs

  • Gene Olsen
  • Scott Hogan


  • The IAASE President will recommend the approval of the Finance Committee Chairperson(s) from a membership list of current Members. The Chairperson(s) shall be selected from among the Members in good standing who are not elected or Chairperson of another committee.

  • Terms of the Finance Committee Chairperson(s) shall be for two (2) years and their appointment aligned with the term and recommendation of each new IAASE President. Chairperson(s) may be reappointed for successive two (2) year terms. Chairperson(s) who leave the position prior to the end of the two (2) years shall be replaced to fulfill the remaining portion of the two (2) year term.

  • The Finance Committee Chairperson(s) shall be a voting Member(s) of the IAASE Executive Board.

  • The Finance Committee Chairperson(s) will appoint Members in good standing to participate on the Committee. The Committee Chairperson(s) may add Members at any time and the term will be consistent with the term of each IAASE President.


Finance Committee Members

Brad Blades Dr. Jimmy Gunnell Dr. Gineen O'Neil
Anne Bowers Dr. Judy Hackett Tony Reeley
Tom Brim Kathy Horath Dr. Kevin Rubenstein
Dawn Conway Maggie Lesniak Dr. Tim Thomas
Dr. Lea Anne Frost    


  • The Finance Committee Members will consist of a minimum of ten (10) Members. The Finance Committee will include the IAASE Treasurer, President-Elect, Chairperson(s) of the Legislative Committee, Chairperson(s) of the Federal Committee, and the Member-at-Large / Chairperson of the Membership and Public Relations Committee, and a minimum of five (5) Members in good standing shall constitute the Committee.

  • The Finance Committee Members will be selected based on the diversity of the IAASE membership including, the IAASE regions, experience, gender and racial background.

  • The Finance Committee Members terms shall be for two (2) years and their appointment aligned with the term of each new IAASE President. The Finance Committee Members may be reappointed to successive two (2) year terms. The Committee Members who leave the position prior to the end of a two (2) year term shall be replaced to fulfill the remaining portion of the term.


Revised: 12/4/18