Types of Membership

To join, click one of the membership types below. 

1. Active Membership include all persons engaged in the practice of school business management. Active members can vote in NYSASBO elections and serve as NYSASBO officers and committee members.

Active Membership Dues: 0.4% of salary per year ($150 minimum)

2. Institutional Membership is available to school districts and BOCES. A designated staff person shall have the privileges of an active member. Shared business officials do not qualify under a BOCES institutional membership. 

Institutional Membership Dues: 1-5 staff members: $1,000 per year, 6-10 staff members: $1,500 per year, 11-15 staff members: $2,000 per year; 16-20 staff members: $2,500 per year.

3. SBO Staff Membership is available to employees of a school district with at least one active member in the district. SBO Staff Members can vote and serve on committees.

SBO Staff Membership Dues: $150 per year

4. Student Member include students enrolled in at least 6 credit hours and not employed full-time in a school district. Student members can serve on committees.

Student Membership Dues: $50 per year

5. Retired/Unemployed Member include former active members or SBO Staff members no longer working in a school district. Retired members can serve on committees.

Retired Membership Dues: $50 per year

6. Business Member include those persons providing services or products to school districts.

Business Membership Dues: $300 per year

7. Colleges/Universities/Non-profits includes those institutions not designated as a school district, BOCES, or company, and can designate one staff member for voting privileges and to serve on committees.

College/University/Nonā€Profit Membership Dues: $500 per year

8. Honorary Member include past presidents and those persons determined by the Executive Board who have merited such membership. Past Presidents who otherwise qualify for Active Membership shall be afforded all the privileges of Active membership until retired from education in New York State.

Honorary Membership is lifetime free membership.