David Peterson is a Candidate for Director of ASBO International



David Peterson, J.D., SFO, Ed.D.

Candidate for Director

Scottsdale Unified School District
Scottsdale, Arizona

David Peterson has been a member of the Arizona Association of School Business Officials for almost 20 years and has been a member of ASBO International for the past 15 years, serving on the Legislative Affairs Committee. Dr. Peterson is a past president and director of AASBO and he has won several honors and awards, including the State of Arizona Governor’s Award for Energy Efficiency. He earned the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations (SFO) designation. He presents at many State and National Conference on Educational Facilities and School Finance.

He joined the Scottsdale Unified School District family in July 2005 as the Chief of Facilities Management for Learners. Was promoted to Assistant Superintendent in 2007 and has served as the Superintendent for the past three years. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, holds a Juris Doctorate from Concord School of Law and a Certificate of Negotiation and Mediation from Harvard Law School and is a member of the California State Bar. Additionally, he has a Doctorate of Education from Nova Southeastern University, a Certificate of School Business Management from Central Arizona College, a Certificate of Public Schools Planning and Design from Harvard University, and a Master Degree in Civil Engineering from Arizona State University.

Prior to joining SUSD, Dr. Peterson served as the Director of Operations for Mesa Public Schools. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Arizona School Alliance and Valley Schools Employee Benefit Trust.

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Valley Schools Management Group to Present at ASBO International Meeting

Valley Schools Management Group to Present at ASBO International Meeting

 Bill Munch and Andrea Billings of the Valley Schools Management Group (VSMG) will each be presenting seminars at the Annual ASBO International Conference being held this year in Phoenix, Arizona.  ASBO stands for the Association of School Business Officials, and is an organization dedicated to working together by state and nationally, and internationally to keep school districts up to date on laws, training and opportunities for excellence.


Andrea Billings

Bill Munch

This is a treat to have the conference here in our home state from October 12-15, 2012.  Bill Munch will discuss important issues and opportunities in procurement while Andrea Billings will discuss savings opportunities through group purchasing of employee benefits.

2012 ASBO International Annual Meeting & Exposition

In a world that is increasingly “virtual,” sometimes there is just no substitute for face-to-face conversation and engagement. That’s what the Annual Meeting & Expo (AM&E) is all about. ASBO International’s AM&E brings together more than 1,200 school business leaders for a premier professional development experience. The AM&E is one of the most effective ways to advance your knowledge and skills to make a difference for student education.